October 30 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Wednesday’s Close

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The GovCon Index closed Wednesday at 66.977, down 0.297 or 0.445 percent. The Federal Reserve has ended a bond-buying program it had imposed to stimulate the economy, an announcement Reuters said Wednesday sent indicators to finish on a low. The Dow Jones fell 31.44 points, or 0.18 percent, to 16,974.1. The Standard & Poors 500 fell 2.75 points, or 0.14 percent, to 1,982.3. Nasdaq lost 15.07...

Mark Escobar: SAIC to Help Manage Supply Chain, Logistics at Navy Fleet Readiness Hubs

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential 10-year, $240 million contract to provide supply chain management and logistics services to the U.S. Navy‘s fleet readiness centers. The FRCs work to maintain and repair naval aircraft, as well as build airframes, engines, components and support equipment for the Naval Aviation Enterprise, SAIC said Monday. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity...

SAIC Lands $424M Defense Logistics Agency Maintenance, Operations Contract

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Science Application International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a $423.8 million contract with the Defense Logistics Agency to provide maintenance, repair and operations services to the U.S. military. The contract contains a two-year base period and two 18-month options, the Defense Department said Monday. The Fairfield, New Jersey-based company will perform the services for the U.S. Army, Navy,...

SAIC to Provide Navy With Supply Chain Mgmt Support for Up to $144M

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential 10-year, $144 million supply chain management contract for the U.S. Navy‘s industrial hardware used in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of aviation equipment. The Defense Department said Friday work on the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will be performed in California, Florida, North Carolina and...

CSC Vet Sam Visner Joins ICF as Cybersecurity Business SVP, GM

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Sam Visner Sam Visner, a 35-year cybersecurity and intelligence veteran and a former Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) executive, has joined ICF International as senior vice president and general manager of the Fairfax, Virginia-based company’s cybersecurity business. “Sam is a recognized authority in cyber policy, programs and technology. Bringing Sam to ICF demonstrates our commitment...

Former SAIC, Deloitte BD Chief Brad Center Joins HighPoint Global; Tom Miller Comments

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Brad Center Brad Center, formerly a head of business development at Deloitte Services and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), has joined HighPoint Global to lead the development of offerings for government and commercial clients. HighPoint said Thursday that Center previously worked with government agencies such as the General Services Administration and Treasury Department and...

Kimberly Admire to Lead SAIC’s Human Resources Office; Tony Moraco Comments

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Kimberly Admire, formerly vice president of culture, diversity and equal opportunity programs at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will take the chief human resources officer role at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC). She will succeed Brian Keenan, who served in that role since 2007, beginning Aug. 11, SAIC said Monday. “Kim brings more than 20 years of industry experience and...

Boeing Vet Roger Krone to Join Leidos as CEO; John Jumper to Remain Chairman

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Roger Krone Roger Krone, president of the network and space systems business unit at Boeing (NYSE: BA) for nearly six years, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as CEO on July 14 to succeed the retiring John Jumper, Leidos said Tuesday. This announcement comes nearly five months after Jumper announced his plans to retire from the chief executive role after nearly two years in the post at Leidos, which includes...

Former SAIC SVP Thomas Burns Joins ENSCO as CEO; Paul Broome Comments

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Thomas Burns, a former senior vice president at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), will serve as president and CEO of ENSCO starting June 30. ENSCO said Tuesday Burns holds experience in working with both commercial and federal government clients and will succeed the retiring Gregory Young. “[Burns'] innovative, entrepreneurial mindset and wealth of experience in leading...

Steven Rizzi Joins PAR Government Systems as National Capital Region VP; Stephen Lynch Comments

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Steven Rizzi, a former SAIC (NYSE: SAI) executive, has joined PAR Technology (NYSE: PAR) subsidiary PAR Government Systems Corp. as vice president for national capital region operations. The intelligence industry veteran will report to ISR Innovations Vice President Matthew Cicchinelli and lead both business expansion and other initiatives, PAR said Thursday. At SAIC, Rizzi helped lead technology...