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Mitchell Jukanovich Joins Tripwire as Federal Sales VP; Dave Dickison Comments

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Mitchell Jukanovich, formerly senior director of intelligence and international sales for Forcepoint, has joined Tripwire as vice president of federal sales. He will oversee the company’s sales efforts in the public sector as part of his new role, Tripwire said Thursday. Dave Dickison, VP of worldwide sales at Tripwire, said the company will …

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Woolpert Promotes Scott Cattran to President, CEO

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Former Woolpert Chief Operating Officer Scott Cattran has been appointed as the architecture, engineering and geospatial company’s new president and CEO. Cattran started work with Woolpert in 1999 as a phase manager in the Dayton, Ohio, headquarters and has since helped develop the firm’s Western presence and secure sales worth more than $30 million for …

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L-3 Subsidiary Wins $302M Navy Logistics Support Contract for C-12 Transport, Trainer Planes

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A subsidiary of L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has won a potential $302.2 million contract to provide logistics services for the C-12 Huron utility lift aircraft of the U.S. Navy. L-3 unit Vertex Aerospace will perform post-production, aircraft maintenance and materials delivery for Marine Corps Reserve C-12 as well as Navy TC-12B trainer aircraft, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Vertex Aerospace …

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KEYW Lands Spot on $245M Naval Research Lab IT Support Contract

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The U.S. Navy has added KEYW Corp. (Nasdaq: KEYW) as an awardee on a potential $245 million contract for engineering and technical support to the information technology division within the Naval Research Laboratory. KEYW will join the eight contractors initially awarded spots on the five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity vehicle earlier this week, the Defense Department said Wednesday. …

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Palantir Secures $222M SOCOM Contract for Software Licenses, Support Services

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Palantir Technologies has landed a $222 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command for the delivery of All Source Information Fusion software licenses and associated support services. The Defense Department said Wednesday Palantir will provide ASIF licenses to support SOCOM’s Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. SOCOM will …

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DISA Taps 8 Firms for $137M Spectrum Engineering, Operational Support IDIQ

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The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded eight companies spots on a potential five-year, $137 million contract to provide spectrum engineering and operational spectrum support for the Defense Spectrum Organization. DISA awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract through a competitive procurement process with 10 offers received, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The multiple-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract …

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May 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Nudges Gain on Boeing, Navistar Lift

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The GovCon Index nudged out a gain of 0.081 points to 78.273 Wednesday on contributions from Boeing (NYSE: BA) and armored truck manufacturer Navistar International (NYSE: NAV). Boeing surged 1.07 percent and Navistar rose 9.09 percent, while shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) rebounded by one-half percent a day after its stock was downgraded to “Sell” from “Hold” by …

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Bill Evanina to Speak at Potomac Officers Club Spring Cybersecurity Summit

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TYSONS CORNER, VA., ‘May 25, 2016 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — announced that Bill Evanina, Director, Office of the Nat’l Counterintelligence and Security Executive of National Counterintelligence and Security Center Executive (NCSC) will be a guest speaker at the Spring 2016 Cybersecurity Summit. Join us for …

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TransDigm to Purchase Aircraft Component Maker Data Device Corp for $1B

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Cleveland-based aircraft component maker TransDigm (NYSE: TDG) has agreed to purchase databus and power control system manufacturer Data Device Corp. and its parent company ILC Holdings from Behrman Capital for approximately $1 billion in a push to add new products for military, space and commercial customers. Transdigm said Wednesday it expects to close the transaction that is subject to …

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Mike Lawrie: CSC Has ‘All Options’ on Table for HPE’s US Public Sector Arm Post-Merger

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Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) CEO Mike Lawrie told investors Tuesday the company will consider an undefined range of options regarding Hewlett-Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE)’s U.S. public sector business in conjunction with CSC’s merger into HPE’s enterprise services segment. Tysons, Virginia-based CSC is subject to a two-year non-compete agreement in the federal government field …

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