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Diffeo Buys Cloud Search Tech Developer Meta Search

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based knowledge discovery firm Diffeo has purchased Boston-based startup Meta Search for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to expand search and discovery technology offerings. Diffeo said Tuesday it also renamed Meta Search’s platform to Diffeo Cloud Search as part of the acquisition. “Diffeo’s customers in government, financial services …

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Belcan Buys Kemtah Group in Govt IT Services Expansion Push

Belcan, a portfolio company of private investment firm AE Industrial Partners, has purchased The Kemtah Group for an undisclosed amount in a strategy to expand the former’s government information technology services business. Belcan CEO Lance Kwasniewski said in a statement released Thursday the transaction comes five months after it acquired Intercom Consulting & Federal Systems. …

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L3 Completes $117M Purchase of Implant Sciences’ Explosive Trace Detection Business

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), then L-3 Communications, has wrapped up its purchase of Implant Sciences’ explosive trace detection business for $117.5 million cash through an asset purchase agreement. Michael Strianese, chairman and CEO of L3, said in a statement released Thursday the acquisition will help expand L3’s presence in national security …

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MacB Eyes Cyber Portfolio Expansion Via Enlighten IT Consulting Purchase

MacAulay-Brown has purchased Enlighten IT Consulting for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand MacB’s portfolio of cybersecurity offerings and client base in the federal market. MacB will operate EITC as a wholly owned subsidiary and that EITC CEO Shawn Justice will directly report to Sid Fuchs, president and …

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Dynetics Buys Aviation & Missile Solutions, Names Cindy Griner AMS President

Huntsville, Alabama-based engineering, applied science and information technology contractor Dynetics has purchased technical services provider Aviation & Missile Solutions for an undisclosed amount. Dynetics said Thursday it will operate AMS as a wholly owned subsidiary, effective Jan. 2, and has appointed Cindy Griner, manager of Dynetics’ engineering services and solutions division, to succeed …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Current Gov’t Satcom Procurement Model Not Fit for Complex Acquisition Demand

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 30, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has stated that the government’s current satellite communications procurement model is fragmented and unable to address new complex demand, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 22. “The government should no longer follow a procurement …

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Leonardo Buys Remaining Sistemi Dinamici Shares in Unmanned Tech Portfolio Expansion Push

Leonardo, then Finmeccanica, has purchased the remaining 60 percent of shares in Pisa, Italy-based Sistemi Dinamici from systems engineering firm IDS for an undisclosed sum in a strategy to expand Leonardo’s portfolio of unmanned systems. The transaction includes the acquisition of Sistemi’s SD-150 Hero unmanned helicopter program and will allow Leonardo to combine its …

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Roper Technologies Completes $2.8B Deltek Buy

Sarasota, Florida-based industrial and technology conglomerate Roper Technologies  (NYSE: ROP) has wrapped up its acquisition of Deltek for $2.8 billion. Roper completed the transaction three weeks after it agreed to purchase Deltek from private equity firm Thoma Bravo. Roper said Wednesday it funded the deal with cash on hand, funds under its credit facility …

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GSA Green-Lights Small Biz Portion of Human Capital & Training GWAC Vehicle

The General Services Administration has issued a notice to proceed for the small-business portion of a potential $11.5 billion governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle meant to help agencies access customized human capital strategy, organizational performance, training and development support services. Stephanie Kenitzer, a GSA community manager, writes in a blog entry posted Nov. 28 …

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Wayne Lewandowski: Vormetric Explores Data Transformation, Cloud After Acquisition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2016 — Wayne Lewandowski, vice president of federal operations at Vormetric, has said data transformation and cloud are two areas that the data protection technology provider is exploring following its acquisition by Thales Group. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday that Thales, in turn, is looking into …

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