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Booz Allen CFO Ties $250M Aquilent Deal to ‘Vision 2020’ Digital Services Strategy


Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) Chief Financial Officer Lloyd Howell characterized to investors Wednesday the firm’s pending $250 million acquisition of digital services contractor Aquilent announced Tuesday as a “tuck-in, capability-based” versus other large scale-focused transactions in the industry over the past year. Howell told attendees of the Credit Suisse Industrial Conference in Palm Beach, …

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Johns Hopkins APL Secures $98M DARPA Engineering, R&D Support IDIQ

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a potential five-year, $98 million contract for engineering, development and research services. APL will help DARPA create and maintain a tool to support engineering and developmental efforts that seek the practical application of scientific and technical investigative findings or theories, …

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Former Honeywell Defense & Space Chief Carey Smith Joins Parsons as Federal Unit Head

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Carey Smith, former president of Honeywell‘s (NYSE: HON) defense and space business, has joined Parsons Corp. as president of the Pasadena, Calif.-based engineering and infrastructure services contractor’s U.S. federal business unit. Parsons said Tuesday Tom Roell will return to his full-time post as vice chairman and chief risk adviser after …

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NASA Selects 9 Companies to Support Johnson Space Center’s Flight Operations Directorate

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NASA has awarded nine companies indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth a total of $49.5 million over five years for specialized engineering, aeronautics and manufacturing support services to the Johnson Space Center’s flight operations directorate. The space agency said Friday task orders encompass aerostructural engineering and analysis, aeromechanical systems, aeroavionics, electrical and software, ground support engineering …

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Air Force Awards 11 Spots on $300M West Region Design, Construction Services IDIQ


Eleven companies have won spots on a five-year, $300 million contract for design, construction and engineering services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will vie for task orders to design, build, repair, renovate or restore Air Force facilities and infrastructure within the West region using a wide range of …

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Jacobs Lands $246M NASA Contract Modification for Marshall Center Science, Engineering Services

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Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has received a potential 10-month, $246.5 million contract modification to continue to provide engineering, science and technical support for NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. The modification seeks to exercise an option in the Engineering and Science Services and Skills Augmentation contract and represents a $150 …

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DOT Taps Engility for Potential $369M FAA Air Traffic Mgmt System Update Contract


Engility (NYSE: EGL) has received a potential five-year, $369 million contract from the U.S. Transportation Department to provide technical and engineering services in support of the Federal Aviation Administration’s efforts to update the country’s air traffic management system. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract awarded by DOT’s Volpe National Transportation Systems Center also …

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General Dynamics to Support Coast Guard Search-and-Rescue Program Under $126M Follow-On Award

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A business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential three-year, $125.6 million contract for support work on the U.S. Coast Guard‘s command, control and direction-finding communications system. General Dynamics Mission Systems will provide Rescue 21 program management, system maintenance and sustainment engineering services to the USCG’s Command, Control, and Communications Engineering Center, the company said …

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SAIC to Support IT Systems Installation at Future Air Force C2 Facility

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2016 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will provide technical engineering and installation support for a future command-and-control facility of the U.S. Air Force in Nebraska under a $47 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday it will help the Space and Naval Warfare Systems …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Lands $330M Nuclear Submarine Contract Option


General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has secured a $329.6 million contract modification to perform design, planning yard, engineering and technical support work on active nuclear submarines for the U.S. Navy. The service branch obligated $284,038 from its fiscal 2016 “other” procurement funds at the time of award of the modification, the Defense Department said …

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