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Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015: A Post-Paris Look at the Global Arms Trade & More


Weekly Roundup Nov 16 – Nov 20 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Investors made a sharp turn this week to defense and other government contracting stocks after the Friday Paris attacks in anticipation of increased activity in the global weapons market. The GovCon …

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ASRC Federal Buys Data Networks Corp; Mark Gray Comments

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Greenbelt, Maryland-based government contractor ASRC Federal has purchased information technology services provider Data Networks Corp. for an undisclosed sum as part of a federal IT market growth push. ASRC Federal’s parent company Arctic Slope Regional Corp. announced the transaction Monday and said DNC will operate as a subsidiary within ASRC Federal. …

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ICF Lands $250M CDC Digital Media Support Contract

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ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $250 million contract to provide digital media platforms and related support services for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and CDC partners. ICF said Monday it secured the flexible ordering agreement under the Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 contract run …

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NIH Selects 65 Vendors on New $20B IT Commodities GWAC


The National Institutes of Health has awarded 65 companies positions on the five-year, $20 billion Chief Information Officer – Commodities and Solutions governmentwide acquisition contract, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Michael O’Connell writes that CIO-CS succeeds the Electronic Commodities Store III contract, which will remain valid through May 9. “This GWAC is intended …

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Steve Comber: Leidos to Support NIH Grants, Research Mgmt System

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Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will provide information technology services to the National Institutes of Health‘s Electronic Research Administration under a potential five-year, $113 million contract for work to support eRA’s electronic systems. The company said Monday that eRA develops, maintains and deploys electronic systems that manage information on NIH and Department of Health and …

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Erik Buice: Northrop Extends Work to Maintain NIH’s Pathogen Data Repositories

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential $27 million follow-on contract to help a National Institutes of Health organization update and maintain web-based repositories of viral pathogenic data. The company said Thursday it will continue to support the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases‘ Bioinformatics Resource Center …

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Mary Schwarz: ICF to Help National Cancer Institute Run Anti-Tobacco Program

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to provide communications support to the National Cancer Institute for a tobacco cessation program. The company said Monday the BPA with the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health and NCI covers messaging strategy support and added communications work across several types …

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NIH Issues RFP for $20B Health, Life Sciences IT Products Contract

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The National Institutes of Health has issued a request for proposals on a 10-year, $20 billion governmentwide contract for information technology products and services in health and life sciences, FCW reported Thursday. Jonathan Lutton writes the CIO – Commodities and Solutions acquisition contract will replace the Electronics Commodities Store III contract and includes information …

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Tor Opsahl, 30-Year Federal Market Vet, Appointed CCSi COO


Dr. Tor Opsahl, who joined Creative Computing Solutions Inc. in 2008 and an executive vice president, has been promoted to EVP and chief operating officer at the Rockville, Md.-based federal engineering services contractor. He has focused on business development and long-term growth as an EVP and helped lead the company …

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Todd Stottlemyer: Acentia Adds New CDC Contract Vehicle Spot Through BCA Acquisition

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Acentia has moved to grow its healthcare information technology market footprint by purchasing IT services contractor Business Computer Applications for an undisclosed amount. Atlanta-based BCA has more than 30 employees that work in Atlanta and in Hyattsville, Md., Acentia said Monday. Todd Stottlemyer, Acentia CEO, said his company will hold a position …

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