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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


Parsons has won a $63.2 million contract 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 and strategic support …

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DLA Taps Zimmer for $381M Orthopedic Products Supply IDIQ

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Zimmer US Inc. has received a potential five-year, $380.98 million order from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide orthopedic supplies to the four U.S. military branches and federal civilian agencies. The contract contains a one-year base period and four one-year options and the agency will use defense working funds from fiscal year 2016 through …

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General Atomics to Buy Ducommun’s Aerospace, Defense Tech Services Business


General Atomics has agreed to acquire aerospace and defense technical services business Miltec from electronics manufacturing company Ducommun for approximately $14.6 million cash. The transaction is subject to customary closing terms and is intended to increase General Atomics’ technical expertise in developing small satellites, hypersonic vehicles and similar platforms, General Atomics said …

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DCMA Head Wendy Masiello: Agency Seeks Increased Small Business GovCon Participation


The Defense Contract Management Agency is working on ways to help small businesses increase their participation in the government contracting market and gain an education on the sector prior to their entry, DCMA’s director told the Potomac Officers Club Thursday. Air Force Lt. Gen. Wendy Masiello told a GovCon and …

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State Dept Clears Lithuania’s $55M Raytheon-Lockheed Javelin Missiles Purchase Request


The State Department has approved the sale of Javelin missiles worth $55 million to Lithuania under a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. Lithuania ordered 220 Javelin missiles, 10 Javelin fly-to-buy missiles and 74 Javelin command launch units from the U.S. government, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said …

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DLA Taps Johnson Outdoors for $200M Tent Supply Contract


Johnson Outdoors in New York, doing business as Eureka Tents, has won a potential four-year, $200 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply commercial tents to the U.S.’ four military branches. Twenty offers were submitted to DLA for the firm-fixed-price contract through a competitive bidding process, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Johnson …

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Frank Kendall: DoD On Track for FY 2017 Budget Release, R&D Concerns Hold

Frank Kendall

The Defense Department is on schedule in its plan to deliver its fiscal year 2017 budget plan by the end of January or early February, the Pentagon’s lead acquisition official told the Potomac Officers Club Wednesday. Frank Kendall — undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics — told the audience in McLean, Virginia …

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CAE’s Gene Colabatistto: Training & Simulation Sector to See Increased Military Interest, Industry Activity

Gene Colabatistto

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 1, 2015 — Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE‘s (NYSE: CAE) defense and security group, believes increased military interest in simulation technology and “portfolio shaping” of companies will drive the training and simulation industry, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Colabatistto told Defense News in an interview published Saturday that the military services …

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Leidos 3Q Earnings Top Wall Street Forecasts, Revenue In Line; Roger Krone on M&A Market


Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported third quarter earnings of 71 cents per share to exceed the consensus Wall Street forecast by 5 cents and prior year figures by 6 cents. Profit climbed 44.12 percent from the same …

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