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Torch Technologies Lands $63M Test Provisioning Support Contract With MDA

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Torch Technologies has won a potential five-year, $62.8 million contract to provide advisory and assistance services for the Missile Defense Agency’s test provisioning process. The company will perform engineering support for flight and ground tests, test infrastructure and advance technology under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work will occur in …

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IBM’s Keith Salzman: Blockchain an Emerging Tech With Applications in Health IT

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 26, 2016 — Keith Salzman, chief medical information officer at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services unit, has said blockchain is an emerging technology that can help the healthcare information technology sector address challenges in efficiency and security, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Salzman wrote in a blog post published …

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Leidos Takes Over NSF Antarctic Program Work From Former Lockheed IS&GS

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will assume responsibility for the work previously held by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) under the National Science Foundation’s U.S. Antarctic Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NSF said Monday the transfer is part of Leidos’ merger with Lockheed’s information systems and global …

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Cameron Chehreh: Govt Legacy Software Structure Poses Biggest Challenge to IT Modernization Efforts

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2016 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer at Dell‘s federal business, has stated that the structure of legacy software for off-the-shelf government products poses the biggest challenge to the information technology modernization efforts of the government, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. Chereh said that virtualization technology, software-defined networking, virtualized data …

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5 Firms Win Spots on $78M Air Force Weapon, C4I Systems Support IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded five companies positions on a potential three-year, $78.4 million contract to provide information technology support for the military branch’s weapons and command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract also covers project management, intelligence, security, staff support, system engineering and subject matter …

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7 Firms Land $117M in Contract Modifications Under Navy Technical, Engineering Support IDIQ

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The U.S. Navy has awarded seven companies contract modifications worth $117.3 million combined to continue to provide technical and engineering services for the service branch’s vessels. The contract modifications were awarded to exercise the second option year on a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Navy Modernization Program, the Defense …

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ACT-IAC Names HPE’s Judith Douglas as Institute for Innovation Advisory Board Vice Chair

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 12, 2016 — Judith Douglas, a client industry executive at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), has been appointed vice chair of the American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council’s Institute for Innovation Advisory Board, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. ACT-IAC said Wednesday Douglas will help the institute provide thought leadership …

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12 Firms Receive $88M in Contract Modifications Under NETCENTS-2 Application Services IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded contract modifications worth a combined $88 million to 12 companies to provide information technology application services through the military  branch’s Network-Centric Solutions-2 vehicle. The Defense Department said Tuesday work will occur through June 20, 2022 and the Air Force will determine performance locations based on task orders. In June …

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Technica to Support Air Force IT Operations Under $224M NETCENTS-2 Task Order

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Technica Corp. has won a potential five-year, $224.4 million task order to provide information technology services to the U.S. Air Force under the service branch’s Network-Centric Solutions-2 contract vehicle. The order has a one-year base period that will run through July 31, 2017, and covers IT support for the Air Force National Capital Region, the Defense …

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Philip Jaurigue, Glen Ives, Dennis DePriest Take New Leadership Roles at Sabre

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Philip Jaurigue, Glen Ives and Dennis DePriest have taken on new roles at Warrington, Pennsylvania-based professional services company Sabre Systems Inc. in a restructuring move intended to step up operational outcomes for employees, customer and business partners. Sabre said Wednesday Jaurigue, president and CEO, will move into the new role as chairman …

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