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General Dynamics Awarded $881M to Support US Military Intell Sharing System

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) unit has won a potential eight-year, $881 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help manage an automated intelligence exchange and collaboration infrastructure for the U.S. and its allies. The company said Wednesday its information technology business will provide enterprise IT support services for the ...

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Terry Halvorsen Overviews Pentagon’s Tech Adoption Culture, Spending Environment to Potomac Officers Club


The Defense Department‘s cultural aspects of technology adoption and usage are the largest areas of the agency that require changes in order to take in commercial tools at greater numbers, DoD’s chief information officer told the Potomac Officers Club Tuesday. Modified policies are also part of DoD’s larger goal to look ...

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Randy Rutledge Appointed ICF Public Health Systems VP; Ellen Glover Comments

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Randy Rutledge, formerly an information technology senior project manager at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has joined ICF International as vice president and business line leader at the company’s public health systems organization in Atlanta. ICF said Wednesday that Rutledge holds more than 20 years of experience ...

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Northrop Appoints Bruce Walker VP for Homeland Security, Civil, Regulatory & Intl Affairs

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Bruce Walker, an information technology executive who has worked on Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) homeland security programs, will assume the role of vice president for homeland security, civil, regulatory and international affairs. The company said Friday Walker will report to Sid Ashworth, corporate vice president for government relations. “Bruce will be responsible ...

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Lockheed to Explore IT Business Separation, Inks $9B Deal for Helicopter Maker Sikorsky


Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will examine a potential separation of its government information technology and technical services business components and has agreed to purchase helicopter manufacturing business Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies Corp. for approximately $9 billion. Lockheed announced both moves Monday and said its IT business segment review will look at whether to spin off or ...

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Lockheed Reports 2% Sales Bump for 2Q, Profit Up 4%

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has reported a 2.6 percent year-over-year increase in revenue to $11.6 billion for its fiscal year 2015 second quarter, which ended June 28, and a 4.5-percent increase in profit to $929 million for that same time frame. Sales in the company’s aeronautics, missiles and fire control, and mission systems and training segments ...

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GSA Awards 9 Spots on $500M IT Support Services BPA

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The General Services Administration has awarded positions to nine companies on a five-year, $500 million blanket purchase agreement for technical support services on the agency’s information technology systems. GSA awarded the BPA through its IT Schedule 70 contract vehicle for support on agency tools and services, citizen tools and services, White ...

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Abt Associates Names New VPs for IT, Health, Communications Units

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Abt Associates has appointed Mauricio Poodts, Thierry van Bastelaer and Melinda Williams to vice president roles in the company’s information technology, international health and corporate communications organizations. “We are proud to recognize these exceptional leaders who are critical to our success as a company,” Abt Associates President and CEO Kathleen Flanagan said Monday. Poodts, the company’s deputy ...

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June 15 Market Close: Greece Fears Send GovCon Index, US Stocks to Decline


The GovCon Index mirrored across-the-board declines in U.S. markets Thursday with a loss of 0.529 points to close at 75.809. Health Net (NYSE: HNT), Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and Serco Group were the only Index companies to see gains — respectively at 2.68 percent, 2.26 percent and 0.804 percent. ...

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Rick Wagner Appointed to ManTech SVP Post; Bill Varner Comments

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Rick Wagner, formerly chief strategy officer at TASC, has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of ManTech International’s (Nasdaq: MANT) advanced technical solutions division. He will oversee ManTech’s work to develop cloud computing, big data, analytics and enterprise information technology systems for the intelligence community, the company said Wednesday. The division is ...

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