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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


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


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


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


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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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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