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David Johnson Named Honeywell Federal Solutions VP

David “DJ” Johnson, an 11-year Honeywell (NYSE: HON) veteran, has been named vice president of the industrial conglomerate’s newly created federal solutions business, GovConWire has learned. He will work through the business’ Washington, D.C.-based office to manage contracts with the Energy Department, National Nuclear Security Agency and other government agencies. HFS …

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SAIC Books $255M US Space Systems Engineering Contract; Mark Escobar Quoted

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has secured a potential $255 million contract from an undisclosed customer to provide systems engineering and technical assurance services for space-related missions within the continental U.S. The company said Thursday it will develop mission-planning tools with a model-based system engineering platform as part of the contract. …

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Chemring to Deliver Explosive Detection System Under $93M Army Contract

Chemring‘s sensors and electronic systems business has landed a $92.5 million U.S. Army contract to provide an explosive detection system designed for use on the battlefield. Under the firm-fixed-price contract, the company will deliver Husky Mounted Detection System units, as well as spare and repair parts, to the Army, the …

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DoD Adds 15 Contractors to Potential $28B Tech R&D Services IDIQ

Fifteen companies have landed spots on the unrestricted full-and-open track of a potential nine-year, $28 billion contract vehicle for technology research and development services to the Defense Department. DoD said Tuesday this group of contractors may vie for at least $15 million in task orders under Pool 1 of the Defense Technical Information Center’s Information Analysis …

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Kavitha Prabhakar Named Deloitte Civil Gov’t Sector Lead

Kavitha Prabhakar, a principal at Deloitte’s consulting business, has been appointed to lead the civil government practice of the professional services company. She will oversee the unit composed of more than 3,000 practitioners who support 22 federal agencies and succeeds Diane Murray, who has taken a new role as delivery excellence leader for Deloitte, …

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Lockheed Gets Potential $3B USAF Contract to Build Missile Warning Satellites

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential $2.93 billion contract to design and build three missile warning satellites that would succeed the service’s current Space Based Infrared System. Lockheed’s space systems business will also analyze requirements, procure critical path flight hardware and conduct risk reduction efforts ahead of a system critical …

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