Marine Corps Selects 6 Firms for Tactical Research Support IDIQ

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Six companies have been selected to compete on a potential $70 million contract for combat research, analysis and operations support services to the U.S. Marine Corps. The base period is slated to run through Oct. 21, 2015 and work could extend for two additional years if options are exercised, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Contractors will deliver the professional services to USMC Combat and...

Mike Denning Joins Verizon’s Enterprise Arm as Global Security VP

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Mike Denning Mike Denning, formerly senior vice president and general manager of CA Technologies’ (NASDAQ: CA) security business unit, has joined Verizon Enterprise (NYSE: VZ) as vice president of global security. He will be responsible for the company’s global security operations centers, cyber intelligence center, product management and development organization and security sales operations, Verizon...

Booz Allen Buys Genova Technologies’ Health IT Portfolio; Kristine Martin Anderson Comments

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Booz Allen Hamilton has moved to expand its federal health information technology business by acquiring Genova Technologies‘ healthcare assets for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is intended to supplement Booz Allen’s work to deliver technical and engineering health IT services to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and other federal customers, Booz Allen said Monday. “We’re...

October 6 Morning: Friday Surge in GovConIndex

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The GovConIndex rose 0.797, or 1.23 percent, to 64.085 by riding on an increase in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Friday’s rise came after four consecutive days of declines and new figures that show an increase in hiring by U.S. employers.       Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price Change %Change Healthnet 46.47 1.70 3.80% Engilty Holding Inc. 32.77 1.00 3.15% Exelis...

Jeff Ondris Named Constellation West Federal Civilian Affairs VP; Lisa Wolford Comments

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Jeff Ondris, formerly eastern region director at Constellation West, has been named vice president of the company’s federal civilian affairs work. He will be responsible for Constellation West’s business and pipeline development, strategic planning and account management functions, the company said Tuesday. “Since joining Constellation West over a year ago, Jeff has been instrumental...

Logical-R JV, Booz Allen Land Ames Research Center Financial Support IDIQ

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Logical-R Joint Venture and Booz Allen Hamilton will collaborate to provide financial support services for the Ames Research Center under a $61.2 million contract with NASA. The contract contains a two-year base period, a 45-day phase-in period and three one-year options and Logical-R will commence work on Oct. 14, NASA said Wednesday. Both companies will perform financial management, program...

Booz Allen Wins Potential $100M WMD Intell Support IDIQ

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Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has been awarded a potential $95.5 million contract to help the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency track weapons of mass destruction globally. DTRA is obligating $1,690,000 at the time of award from fiscal 2013 research and development funding sources, the Defense Department said Monday. The company will support WMD countermeasure operations, intelligence and data...

Horacio Rozanski to Succeed Ralph Shrader as Booz Allen CEO

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Horacio Rozanski Horacio Rozanski, president and chief operating officer at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), will succeed the retiring Ralph Shrader as chief executive of the McLean, Va.-based consulting firm on Jan. 1, 2015. Shrader, a 40-year company veteran, will keep his role as chairman of the board of directors after he officially retires from the CEO role on Dec. 31 of this year, Booz Allen...

Bechtel-Led Consortium Takes Mgmt Responsibility for Y-12, Pantex National Security Sites

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A Bechtel-led team has taken over the responsibility for the management and operations of two national security facilities in Tennessee and Texas under a potential 10-year contract with the National Nuclear Security Administration. Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC will oversee the operations of the Oak Ridge, Tennessee-based Y-12 National Security Complex and the Amarillo, Texas-based Pantex Plant,...

Doug Lane Joins Capgemini Government Solutions as CEO; Tim Bridges Comments

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Doug Lane, a 30-year consulting and information technology veteran, has joined Capgemini Government Solutions LLC as CEO. Lane will report directly to Capgemini U.S. LLC CEO Tim Bridges and be responsible for the Capgemini subsidiary’s strategic direction and service delivery to federal, state and local government clients, Capgemini said Tuesday. Bridges said Lane will work to assist Capgemini’s...