Jacobs, NASA Ink $120M Marshall Center Services Modification

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Jacobs Technology (NYSE: JEC) and NASA have signed a potential one-year, $120 million contract modification for the company to continue engineering and science services at the agency’s based Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. NASA said Monday the modification falls under a potential $600 million contract the company was awarded in July 2012 and covers work from Sept. 27, 2014...

Army Taps 6 Firms for $300M for Armament Center Support IDIQ

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Six companies have won positions on a five-year, $300 million contract to help a U.S. Army research and development center obtain materials and services to meet the center’s requirements. The Army received nine bids for the multiple award order dependent contract via the Internet and will determine both funding and work location with each order, the Defense Department said Wednesday.  Contract...

Boeing Buys Hardware, Software Engineering Provider Ventura Solutions

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Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) has bought hardware and software engineering provider Ventura Solutions Inc. for an undisclosed amount. Ventura Solutions will operate within Boeing’s network and space systems division, Boeing said Friday. Annapolis Junction, M.-based Ventura Solutions employs nearly 140 people. LinkedInTweet+1E-mail

Mike Corkery: Deltek Purchases Axium to Boost ERP Software Market Presence

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Deltek has moved to expand its customer base in the enterprise resource planning software market by purchasing Axium, a project management software provider to architecture and engineering firms. “Acquiring Axium is part of our ongoing commitment to offer solutions that power the front and back offices of A&E firms of all sizes,” Mike Corkery, Deltek president and CEO, said Wednesday. “Axium’s...

Maria Cimilluca to Head Johns Hopkins APL’s Plant Engineering Services Dept

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Maria Cimilluca Maria Cimilluca, a former senior director at Cornell University, has been appointed to lead the plant engineering services department at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. “She brings a wide range of leadership and management experience in facilities planning, maintenance and operations,” APL Assistant Operations Director Ruth Nimmo said Wednesday. Cimilluca,...

Huntington Ingalls Buys Engineering, Project Mgmt Provider UPI

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Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has purchased engineering and project management services provider UniversalPegasus International Holdings for an undisclosed amount. Chris Kastner, corporate vice president and general manager for corporate development, will oversee the new subsidiary, Huntington Ingalls said Monday. The Houston, Tx.-based company provides design, survey, inspection and construction...

John Jordan Named President for Wyle’s Weapons Systems Support and Analysis Group; Roger Wiederkehr Comments

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John Jordan, formerly air and missile defense systems division lead of Wyle, has been named president of the company’s CAS group headquartered in Huntsville, Ala. Jordan succeeds George Prueitt and will report directly to Chief Operating Officer Roger Wiederkehr, Wyle said Thursday. “His dedication to our customers’ missions and his focus on providing outstanding service will be key elements...

BAE, SAIC to Compete for Marine Carrier Vehicle Design Services Work

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BAE Systems and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) have won two five-year contracts worth up to $205,966,570 combined to perform design and development work for a U.S. Marine Corps personnel carrier vehicle program. Four bids were submitted to the Marine Corps Systems Command for the firm-fixed-price contract and each contract has an initial value of $27,796,449, the Defense Department...

Air Force Picks 6 Firms for $950M Military Construction IDIQ

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Six companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $950 million U.S. Air Force contract for architect-engineering services to support military construction, family housing projects and programs for sustainment, restoration and modernization. The Air Force received 82 offers for the contract, which the Navy awarded through a selection process under the Brooks Act and Federal Acquisition Regulation...

Air Force Hands Down $500M Environmental Engineering Services IDIQ

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Jacobs Government Services (NYSE: JEC), Zapata and a MWH-Cardno TEC Baker-A joint venture have won positions on a potential seven-year, $500 million contract to provide architect-engineer services for the U.S. Air Force‘s environmental projects. The Air Force conducted a qualifications-based selection process under Federal Acquisition Regulation 36.6 and the Brooks Act and received 37 offers...