Linda Mills, Northrop Corporate VP of Operations, to Retire in January

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Linda Mills Linda Mills, corporate vice president of operations at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and a 35-year veteran of both Northrop and the former TRW, plans to retire from the company on January 3, 2015. Northrop disclosed Mills’ pending retirement in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing released Wednesday. The news was first reported by Jill Aitoro of the Washington Business...

Jan Marshall to Serve as Cubic VP, CIO; Bradley Feldmann Comments

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Jan Marshall, founder of the jlm Coaching and Consulting group, has joined Cubic (NASDAQ: CUB) as vice president and chief information officer. In her new role, Marshall will take charge of the team handling information technology solutions delivery, infrastructure, applications and processes, Cubic said Tuesday. “Her passion for transforming IT within a company to impact the business will...

NASA Adds 41 Contracts to $20B Enterprise IT GWAC Program

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NASA has awarded an additional 41 contracts under a potential $20 billion program that covers work to deliver information technology equipment, peripherals and related services across the federal government. Forty-one contractors will compete for task orders to provide server support systems under the “Group C” category of NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract...

ICF Wins $100M NIH Health Informatics BPA; Ellen Glover Comments

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to provide clinical information management services to multiple National Institutes of Health facilities and partner organizations. The company said Tuesday it will continue helping NIH institutes and centers collect, analyze and disseminate a range of biomedical, health and disaster data. Work will also include...

Andrew Robinson: ICF to Help Establish Pension Agency’s IT Program Mgmt Group

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a four-year, $25 million task order to help the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. create and operationalize a department that would manage PBGC’s information technology programs. The company said Thursday it will provide subject matter and technical consulting services to build the PBGC IT program management office. “We are committed to employing program...

NASA Awards 56 Contracts Under Potential $20B Govt-Wide IT Products, Services IDIQ

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NASA has awarded 56 contracts under a potential 10-year, $20 billion vehicle that covers information technology products and services for the space agency’s centers and other federal agencies. The agency said Wednesday that the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V program includes a five-year base period for work between Nov. 1 and Oct. 31, 2019, as well as a five-year option to...

Haden Land: Lockheed’s Newly Formed Israeli Subsidiary to Focus on Security Tech Offerings

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has created an Israel-based business unit to offer cybersecurity tools and other enterprise information technology products to customers in that country, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Amir Mizroch writes that Lockheed formed the Israeli subsidiary to also pursue defense contracts as well as technology partnership and investment deals. “We’re going...

InuTeq to Help NASA Manage Flight Research, IT Services

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InuTeq has been awarded a potential five-year, $73 million contract to help NASA manage operations at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. NASA said Friday that the company will work with the center’s mission information and test systems directorate on areas such as flight research operations, flight simulations and information technology services. The company...

Navy Taps 5 Contractors for $2.5B Shipboard Networks IDIQ

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on an eight-year, $2,529,500,000 contract to five companies for work to produce and install shipboard networks that are intended as a bridge to the branch’s future afloat networks. The Defense Department said Wednesday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract contains no options and awardees...

Army Plans FY 2016 Battlefield Intell Tech Development Competition

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The U.S. Army is preparing to open a competition for a new military information technology system that would help the branch collect, analyze and share intelligence data, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Brendan McGarry writes the service issued a request for information on Wednesday for its Distributed Common Ground System Increment 2 program. The branch wants industry to propose ideas on how the military...