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STG Makes Intell Community Push Through $119M Deal for Preferred Systems Solutions

Reston, Va.-based government technology services contractor STG Group has agreed to acquire software engineering and computing provider Preferred Systems Solutions for $119 million in a push to add new footprints in the intelligence community and other national security agencies. STG said Tuesday it expects to close the transaction by the end of March pending …

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Harris Lands $189M Contract to Build UAE’s Integrated Battle Mgmt System

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has secured a two-year, $189 million contract to build an integrated battle management system for the United Arab Emirates’ military. The contract was booked during the company’s fiscal 2017 first quarter under the Emirates Command and Control System Land Tactical System program that aims to integrate, coordinate and maximize the efficiency …

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Harris to Sell Govt IT Services Business to Veritas Capital for $690M

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has agreed to sell its government information technology services business to private equity investment firm Veritas Capital for approximately $690 million in the military radio maker’s second major divestiture over less than one month as part of its larger portfolio reshaping effort. The deal comes approximately three weeks …

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FLIR Systems Purchases Norway-Based UAS Maker Prox Dynamics for $134M

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) has acquired Oslo, Norway-based unmanned aerial systems manufacturer Prox Dynamics for approximately $134 million to create a new UAS business within the buyer’s surveillance segment. FLIR said Wednesday it also intends to expand its airborne sensor product line with the addition of Prox Dynamics. “The team at Prox Dynamics operates with …

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GovCon Vet Paul Rempfer Named STG Business Devt SVP; Phil Lacombe Comments

Paul Rempfer, formerly a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has joined Reston, Virginia-based information technology services contractor STG Group as senior vice president of business development. STG said Tuesday he will coordinate with other STG senior executives and oversee capture, business development and proposal management functions in his new position. The two-decade industry veteran …

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Leidos Boosts Full-Year Guidance on 3Q Earnings Beat, Huntington Ingalls Misses Street’s Estimates

GovCon Index-listed companies Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) and Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) released third quarter financial results before markets opened Thursday with both contractors at different stages in major merger-and-acquisition activity. Leidos, the U.S.’ largest government services provider, raised full-year guidance for both earnings per share and revenue as third quarter EPS exceeded the …

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Huntington Ingalls to Buy Camber for $380M to Add IT, Govt Services Market Footprints

Military shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has agreed to acquire government services contractor Camber Corp. for $380 million in a move to diversify revenue and add new information technology work with U.S. defense, intelligence and civilian agencies. Huntington Ingalls’ move for Camber comes in a year where other larger defense prime contractors …

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Tony Frazier: The Radiant Group Acquisition to Support Expansion of DigitalGlobe Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2016 —  Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has said DigitalGlobe’s acquisition of geospatial information services contractor The Radiant Group serves to support the former’s services business expansion efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Frazier stated in a blog post published Wednesday that integrating …

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John Fant, Michael Cameron Take Director Roles at Noblis NSP Subsidiary; Ellen McCarthy Comments

John Fant and Michael Cameron have joined Noblis NSP, a subsidiary of scientific research and engineering services contractor Noblis, as directors of special intelligence programs and cyber solutions, respectively. Both appointees hold decades of strategic development experience and aim to help grow NSP’s footprint in the defense, intelligence and law enforcement markets, Noblis said …

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L-3 Signals More Acquisitions This Year, CACI & Raytheon Pivot to Organic Growth Focus

Differing acquisition strategies among government services contractors and defense primes became a main discussion topic analysts raised in earnings calls Thursday morning with three GovCon companies that stated financial results. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) hinted it could make more acquisitions this year with three announced already so far, while CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) all signaled …

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