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Dun & Bradstreet, GSA Reach New Agreement on Use of Federal Spending Data

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2016 — Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) and the General Services Administration have agreed on a renegotiated contract on the use of collected federal spending data, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. GSA’s Kevin Youel Page wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the new contract expands access to …

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Reuters: Sales of Boeing F-15, F/A-18E/F Jets to Kuwait, Qatar Near US Approval

Boeing F-18 Super Hornet

The U.S. government could approve this month a pair of foreign military sales agreements for Qatar and Kuwait to procure up to 76 Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F-15 and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet jets worth an estimated $7 billion, Reuters reported Thursday. Tom Finn and Andrea Shalal write sources said the deals include the sale of 36 …

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Carahsoft’s John Lee: NASA’s SEWP Vehicle Drives Agency Cloud Adoption, Transition

John Lee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2016 — John Lee, vice president of cloud services and program manager for the Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement vehicle at Carahsoft, has said the NASA contract platform serves to drive cloud adoption at federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Lee wrote in a blog post published Tuesday that options …

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Curtiss-Wright Lands $80M in Contracts to Provide Ship Valves for Navy; David Adams Comments

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Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW) has secured approximately $80 million in contracts to provide various valves for the U.S. Navy‘s Virginia-class submarines and Ford-class aircraft carriers. The company said Wednesday it received the contracts from business units of Bechtel and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) as part of a ship construction support and spare parts procurement agreement. Curtiss-Wright …

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Mike Poth: FirstNet Eyes Public Safety Broadband Network Contract Award in November

wireless communications

The First Responder Network Authority closed the process Tuesday for the submission of final bids from vendors interested in the contract to build a proposed national public safety broadband network for first responders. FirstNet CEO Mike Poth said Tuesday the agency will now move to the evaluation phase and plans …

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KBR CEO Stuart Bradie: Wyle Purchase Adds US Govt R&D Contracts as Complement to Overseas Work

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KBR‘s (NYSE: KBR) move to purchase U.S. government engineering and technical services contractor Wyle Laboratories for $570 million aims to add a pipeline of domestic research-and-development services to federal agencies as a complement to work carried out overseas, KBR CEO Stuart Bradie told investors Monday. Bradie said a majority of KBR’s government …

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DHS Execs: Agency Seeking Early Feedback From Industry on IT Acquisitions

data center

The Department of Homeland Security wants potential vendors in an information technology acquisition program to give the agency feedback early in the process via responses to requests for information, DHS’ chief procurement officer said Wednesday. Soraya Correa, DHS’ CPO since January 2015, told an audience of industry executives at a Potomac Officers Club-hosted …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Hughes’ Rick Lober Talk Potential Benefits of Satcom-as-a-Service


TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, believes collaboration is key to drive the adoption of a new procurement model for satellite services at the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted Friday that the “satcom-as-a-service” …

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Fluor-Empresas ICA JV to Start Construction of $1B Diesel Refinery in Mexico


A joint venture of Fluor (NYSE: FLR) and Empresas ICA (NYSE: ICA) will begin engineering, procurement and construction work on a diesel refinery in Mexico under a $1 billion contract with Mexican state-owned petroleum firm Pemex Transformacion Industrial. ICA Fluor will provide commissioning services for two diesel hydrodesulfurization trains and related facilities under phase two …

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Arizona Public Service Picks AECOM for EPC Services Contract


TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2015 — Arizona Public Service has selected AECOM (NYSE: ACM) to install selective catalytic reduction technology and related equipment at the Four Corners Station coal-fired power plant in New Mexico, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The contract includes engineering, procurement and construction work on SCR retrofits for two units …

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