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Three Wire Systems Appoints Serena Bliss as Chief Information Security Officer

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Three Wire Systems has appointed Serena Bliss, formerly senior information assurance officer at Lockheed Martin subcontractor eSolution Architects, as the new chief information security officer at Three Wire. Bliss has more than 15 years of cybersecurity experience in areas such as application development, certification and accreditation, Three Wire said Wednesday. She previously managed eSA’ …

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DRS Wins $339M Army Contract to Build Handheld Joint Targeting System

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DRS Technologies has won a potential five-year, $339.3 million contract from the U.S. Army to support the military service’s Joint Effects Targeting System initiative. The Army Contracting Command received two offers for the firm-fixed-price contract and will determine performance location with each order, the Defense Department said Thursday. DRS is scheduled to …

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Air Force Exercises $395M Lockheed Contract Option for 9th & 10th GPS III Satellites

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $395 million contract modification to build the ninth and 10th Global Positioning System III space vehicles for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force exercised an option in a previously awarded GPS III production contract and obligated $373.4 million for the modification from …

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DLA Awards Carestream Health Potential $150M Picture Archiving & Comm System Contract

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Carestream Health has been awarded a potential 10-year, $150 million contract by the Defense Logistics Agency to supply picture archiving and communications system products to the four U.S. military branches. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will provide digital imaging network PACS equipment and maintenance support services to the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps as well as federal civilian …

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DynCorp to Support US Forces in Qatar, Saudi Arabia Under 2 New AFCAP IV Task Orders

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2016 — DynCorp International has secured two additional Air Force Contract Augmentation Program IV task orders worth a total of $10.3 million to support U.S. military forces deployed in the Middle East, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it will provide F-15 Strike Eagle acquisition services to aid …

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Al Raha Group to Support Saudi F-15 Fleet Under $356M USAF Foreign Sales Deal

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded Al Raha Group for Technical Services a $355.9 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide integrated support services to Saudi Arabia’s fleet of  Strike Eagle fighter aircraft. RGTS will also manage unclassified aircraft spares and support equipment as well as support  base standups and F-15 and F-15SA flight operations of the …

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Lockheed Postpones Initial Delivery of Air Force GPS III Satellites to December

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has found an issue with a component of the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III satellites and has postponed the first satellite delivery by four months in an effort to address the matter, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Space News reported Wednesday that the company has …

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CAE Supports Australia, Canada in Air Force Simulation Exercise; Gene Colabatistto Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has supported the Australian and Canadian air forces as they participated in the U.S. Air Force-hosted Coalition Virtual Flag 16 multinational air combat training exercise, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Australia and Canada employed CAE’s full-flight mission simulators and tactical airlift crew trainers for CVF16, the company said …

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Weekly Roundup September 12 – September 16 2016: The Stock That Lifts During Rate Hike Chatter & more

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September 12 – September 16 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For those of us who follow financial markets and in particular U.S. GovCon stocks, let’s take a deep breath during this slightly slower Friday session and take a brief look …

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CHELCO to Manage Eglin Air Base’s Electric Distribution System Under $360M DLA Contract

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Choctawhatchee Electric Cooperative has won a 50-year, $360.4 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to operate and maintain an electric distribution system at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The Defense Department said Wednesday CHELCO will perform work through July 31, 2067, in support of the U.S. Air Force. DLA’s energy organization …

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