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Former SAIC, SRA Exec Clyde Nixon Joins MetroStar as Chief Growth Officer

Clyde “Tom” Nixon, a more than 25-year public sector market veteran, has joined MetroStar Systems as chief growth officer at the Reston, Virginia-based information technology and consulting services contractor. He will oversee MetroStar’s growth strategies and help align its business operations with consumer preferences and market dynamics in his new …

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Raytheon Gets $302M FMS Contract Modification for Saudi Arabia Joint Standoff Weapons

Raytheon‘s (NYSE:RTN) missile systems business has received a $302.4 million modification under a foreign military sales contract with the U.S. Navy to manufacture air-air-to-ground missile systems for Saudi Arabia. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification covers the procurement of 618 AGM-154 Block III C Joint Standoff Weapons along with containers, spares, support equipment and engineering …

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Centurum Wins Potential $91M Contract to Restore Navy Mechanical Units

A Centurum subsidiary has won a potential five-year, $90.7 million contract to help the U.S. Navy restore airborne and ground electro-mechanical and mechanical units. Centurum Information Technology will provide depot-level repair and restoration of mechanical units and worldwide technical support to the Navy fleet, shore facilities and government agencies, The Defense Department said Tuesday. …

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Keith Rigdon Promoted to Comprehensive Health Services Program Director

Keith Rigdon, former director of operations at Comprehensive Health Services, has been promoted to program director at the Cape Canaveral, Florida-based workforce medical services company. Comprehensive Health Services said Monday Rigdon will oversee the company’s work with the Department of Health and Human Services and will continue his role as program coordinator for …

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FireEye’s Tony Cole: Intelligence-Led Cyber Strategy Should Focus on Risk Mitigation

Tony Cole, vice president and global government chief technology officer at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has said federal agencies should establish an intelligence-led cybersecurity strategy that transitions the focus from regulatory compliance toward risk mitigation. The adoption of an intelligence-driven strategy calls for agencies to know their adversaries and the tools these …

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Xator Buys Merlin’s Professional Services Unit in Govt, Critical Infrastructure Market Push

Information technology and security services provider Xator has bought the professional services business of Englewood, Colorado-based cybersecurity company Merlin International for an undisclosed sum. Reston, Virginia-based Xator said in a Dec. 1 news release the acquisition would help expand its presence in the government and critical infrastructure markets. Merlin’s professional …

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Lockheed Wins Potential $78M Navy IT Security Support Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential five-year, $77.7 million contract to provide cybersecurity support for U.S. Navy information technology systems. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed will help the military branch’s cyber personnel to design, analyze, develop, test, integrate, deploy and operate IT security platforms. Five offers were submitted to the Naval Air …

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