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Connectec Lands $97M Army Contract for Mortar Weapon Components

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Connectec has secured a five-year, $96.7 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide mortar weapon components and related support equipment to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will supply parts for 60mm and 81mm lightweight mortar weapons as well as mounts, baseplates, direct support tools and basic issue items for 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortars. The …

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Mission Essential Acquires IMT Corp for C4ISR Market Push

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Herndon, Virginia-based military and intelligence services contractor Mission Essential has purchased systems integration and software engineering company Information Management Technology Corp. for an undisclosed sum to grow communications-related work with the Defense Department. Mission Essential said Thursday that IMT will operate as a subsidiary under the new ownership and also add technical support and sustainment service offerings …

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FMS Program Head Joe Rixey to Headline Global Weapons Trade Discussion Forum for Potomac Officers Club

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The top uniformed officer over the U.S. government’s foreign military sales program will keynote an Aug. 3 breakfast forum hosted by Executive Mosaic’s Potomac Officers Club in Falls Church, Virginia to discuss the global arms trade’s current environment and the role of domestic industry in efforts to help defense agencies support …

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American States Utility Services Wins $510M Contract to Maintain Eglin AF Base Water Systems

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American States Utility Services Inc. has won a 50-year, $510 million contract to operate and maintain the water distribution and wastewater collection systems at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will perform work in Florida and California through May 31, 2067. The U.S. …

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June 29 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Post-Brexit Shock Reversal as Primes Lead Surge

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Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index staged a second consecutive session of recovery Wednesday from the post-Brexit shock that loomed over global financial markets during the prior two trading days with McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) as the top driver of gains with the prime defense stocks and platform also top performers. The GovCon …

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AAP: Raytheon Selected for $218M Australia Test Range System Update Contract

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Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) subsidiary has been awarded an estimated $218 million contract to update monitoring and sensor systems at the Woomera test range in the country’s southern region, Australian Associated Press reported Monday. Max Blenkin writes the 47,177-square-mile military facility currently houses missiles, unmanned aircraft and manned aircraft used for test exercises carried out by …

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Clark Construction Group to Build Army Fort Meade Office Building for $616M

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Clark Construction Group has won a $616.3 million contract to construct a multi-story office building for the U.S. Army at Fort Meade, Maryland. The company is tasked to complete the construction work by Aug. 11, 2020, and could perform additional tasks through options under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday. The firm-fixed-price …

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IBM Vet Jennifer Chronis Joins Amazon Web Services to Lead DoD Business

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Jennifer Chronis, a former vice president in IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) federal business and 15-year “Big Blue” veteran, has joined cloud computing services contractor Amazon Web Services as general manager for the Defense Department market, AWS has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Chronis will oversee accounts related to the four U.S. service branches and all DoD organizations …

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Parsons Inks Pledge of Support for Guardsmen, Reservist Employees; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 3, 2016 — Parsons has pledged its support for employees who are members of the U.S. National Guard and Army Reserve forces under an agreement with the Defense Department‘s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve office, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday it signed a …

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Parsons Wins $63M MDA Capability Integration Contract

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Parsons has won a five-year, $63.2 million contract with options to support the Missile Defense Agency‘s warfighter strategic integration directorate in the deployment and integration of missile defense capabilities into the military services. The Defense Department said Thursday Parsons will provide planning, operations, life-cycle and performance management, readiness, maintenance, transition, program …

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