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General Dynamics to Begin Comms Nodes Production for US Army; Chris Marzilli Comments

Chris Marzilli

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is set to kick off production of vehicle-based network communication nodes under a $219 million order from the U.S. Army. Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics mission systems, said Wednesday the company’s engineering teams would upgrade technology and human-factors design in collaboration with the Army as full-rate …

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Vectrus Systems Gets $160M Army Contract Modification for SW Asia Support


Vectrus Systems, a subsidiary of Exelis (NYSE: XLS) spinoff company Vectrus (NYSE: VEC), will provide operations and maintenance support for the U.S. Army‘s communications equipment and information systems under a $160.2 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Thursday Vectrus will support the Army Network Enterprise Technology Command‘s 160th Signal Brigade and …

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Serco’s US Arm Lands Navy Cost, Engineering Analysis IDIQ; Dan Allen Comments

Dan Allen

Serco Inc. will continue to perform cost and engineering analyses on the U.S. Navy’s projects under a $20 million contract. The British contractor’s North American subsidiary will work with the Navy, Army, Air Force and Defense Department to negotiate for lower-priced weapons systems and parts under the Price Fighters program, Serco said Friday. “As …

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Karl Nell Joins Ensco as National Security Solutions VP; Boris Nejikovsky Comments


Karl Nell, a former deputy chief of staff for strategic planning at the U.S. Army Reserve, has joined Ensco Inc. as vice president of the company’s national security solutions division. Ensco said Monday he will oversee division’s work in areas such as sensor development and integration; chemical, biological and geophysical phenomenology; software applications and …

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15 Firms Land $850M Army Comms Systems Operations Contract

wireless communications

Fifteen companies have won an $850 million contract to operate and maintain classified and unclassified communications systems for the U.S. Army. The contract contains options and the firms are scheduled to complete work by April 30, 2025, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The contract awardees are: Abacus Technology A & …

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Stan Ratcliffe: NCR Seeks to Address AAFES POS Requirements

Stan Ratcliffe

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 14, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — NCR Corp. said it will provide new point of sale terminals at various Army and Air Force Exchange Service locations around the world, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. NCR Government Systems President Stan Ratcliffe said Monday the company will aim for the …

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Army Chooses IBM Hybrid Cloud to Power Logistics Systems Support

Anne Altman

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 10, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the U.S. Army selecting IBM Hybrid Cloud to run its Logistics Support Activity, a data center military decision makers rely on for logistics intelligence and technical advice as they aim for on-time and proper material distribution and equipment …

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Bechtel to Continue Operations at Pueblo Chemical Weapons Destruction Plant


Bechtel has received a $1,340,391,614 contract modification to extend the company’s design, operations and pilot testing work on the U.S. Army’s Pueblo chemical weapons destruction plant in Colorado. The company will continue to construct, operate and purchase equipment for the facility through July 19, 2019, the Defense Department said Thursday. Bechtel has …

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Christina Williams Named VP of Northrop C2 Operations; Sam Abbate Comments

Christina Williams

Christina Williams, formerly director of enterprise systems operating unit within the command and control division of Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) information systems sector, has been named operations vice president of that division. She will report to Sam Abbate, VP and general manager of the C2 business, and be responsible for the …

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Ken Asbury: CACI Lands 5th Order Under Army Software, Systems Engineering Vehicle

Ken Asbury

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received an $86 million task order to develop software for the U.S. Army’s electronic warfare systems and field the systems to ground and airborne troops. The company will also coordinate with the C3T Army reprogramming analysis team to deploy the EW systems in order to help …

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