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L-3 Strikes Potential $315M Deal to Buy Aviation Security Tech Maker MacDonald Humphrey

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L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has purchased U.K.-based aviation security technology maker MacDonald Humfrey Automation in a deal potentially worth up to $315.5 million for an effort to add new automation and robotic tools for deployment at airports worldwide. The deal comes nearly one month after L-3 said it would purchase Implant Sciences‘ explosive trace …

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Vormetric’s Wayne Lewandowski: Cloud Encryption Gateway to Drive Gov’t Cloud Adoption

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2016 — Wayne Lewandowski, vice president of federal operations at Vormetric, believes the combined functionalities of public and private clouds in cloud encryption gateways will work to help government agencies address security concerns regarding the use of third-party cloud service providers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. He wrote in …

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L-3 Signals More Acquisitions This Year, CACI & Raytheon Pivot to Organic Growth Focus

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Differing acquisition strategies among government services contractors and defense primes became a main discussion topic analysts raised in earnings calls Thursday morning with three GovCon companies that stated financial results. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) hinted it could make more acquisitions this year with three announced already so far, while CACI International (NYSE: CACI) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) all signaled …

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IDC Report Names Unisys Among Federal System Integrator Leaders; PV Puvvada Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2016 — An IDC MarketScape vendor assessment report has recognized Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) security and cloud offerings and ranked the company as a “leader” among systems integrators for the federal government, GovCon Executive reported Friday. IDC stated that Unisys supports federal clients through specific government domain practices and cost management strategies, …

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Lockheed Martin Opens Defense, Security Programs to Polish Industry

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 9, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa, a state-owned defense consortium in Poland, have signed a letter of intent for PGZ member companies to take part in Lockheed’s defense and security programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The agreement works to boost the involvement of PGZ …

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Parsons Names Vice Chairman Tom Roell to Interim Federal Leadership Post

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Thomas “Tom” Roell, vice chairman and chief risk adviser at Parsons Corp., has been appointed interim president of the Pasadena, California-based engineering and construction services contractor’s federal business unit and will maintain his other current roles for the company. Parsons said Wednesday Roell will continue to be based at the company’s …

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DHS Selects Chenega Infinity for Potential $117M Law Enforcement Training Center Security Services Contract

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The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a potential eight-year, $117 million contract to Chantilly, Virginia-based contractor Chenega Infinity for security services at four DHS-operated law enforcement training centers in the U.S. DHS announced the award in a Wednesday FedBizOpps notice and said the company will be responsible for round-the-clock security enforcement and …

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Apollo Group, Constellis Executives to Buy Out Security Services Contractor

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A group of investors including New York City-based Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) along with executive team members at Constellis Group have agreed to undertake a buyout of the global security services contractor for an undisclosed sum. Constellis Group said Friday it expects the transaction to close by the end of September and the …

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General Dynamics Awarded Potential $149M DARPA Classified Network Services Contract

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General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has been awarded a potential five-year, $149 million contract for systems development and threat detection services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency as DARPA aims to achieve early detection of suspicious activity on its network. The company said Tuesday its mission systems business unit will offer …

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Chenega Lands $146M Contract for NASA Kennedy Center Security Services

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A Chenega Corp. subsidiary has been awarded a potential five-year, $146.3 million contract to provide security, emergency management and protective services to NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Chenega Infinity will help NASA manage physical security systems, access procedures, 911 dispatch activities and firefighting, aircraft rescue and life support operations at KSC, the space …

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