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America the Beautiful. USO Smashes Last Year’s Fundraising Record

USO-Metro’s 15th Annual Stars and Stripes Benefit for the Troops has raised more than $250K in funds, breaking last year’s contribution record. Elaine Rogers, president and CEO of USO-Metro, presided over the annual networking event held Thursday at Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center in Virginia to raise funds for the …

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Army Hands Down $37.4B C4ISR Program Support Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded a potential $37.4B contract that covers knowledge-based professional engineering support services to command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance programs. The Army Contracting Command received 388 bids for the procurement vehicle via the internet, the Defense Department said Thursday.  Work is scheduled to occur through …

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Navy Issues RFP for NGEN Recompete’s Services Portion

The U.S. Navy has issued a request for proposals for the potential eight-year, service management, integration and transport portion of the Next Generation Enterprise Network Recompete contract. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command plans to award a single indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five-year base period and three …

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Pacem Makes Defense Tech Market Push Through Amtec Less Lethal Systems Buy

Pacem Solutions International has completed its acquisition of tactical, operational and training equipment manufacturer Amtec Less Lethal Systems for an undisclosed sum. Falls Church, Va.-based Pacem said Thursday the deal would allow the company to expand into the defense and security markets across Middle East and Africa, East Europe and Asia. Michael Quesenberry, former president of ordnance and …

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Radiant Solutions to Build Crowdsourcing, Machine Learning Tools Under $92M NGA Contract; Tony Frazier Quoted

Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) Radiant Solutions subsidiary has received a potential $92M contract option to help the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency prototype, build and implement crowdsourcing and machine learning technologies. Radiant Solutions aims to further develop its DeepCore computer vision software development kit and Tomnod platform under the third phase of NGA’s Small Business Innovation Research …

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Boeing Unveils New Computing & Networks Org, Names Charles Toups Lead

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has launched a new organization to build communications and computing platforms for government and commercial aerospace applications. Charles Toups, formerly vice president and general manager of Boeing’s research and technology unit, will lead the Disruptive Computing and Networks organization that will operate in Southern California as part …

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Darren Conner Promoted to Dewberry Engineering Practice Head

Darren Conner, a 33-year veteran of Dewberry, has been promoted to president of the Fairfax, Va.-based professional services contractor’s nationwide engineering practice. He succeeds Dan Pleasant, who will continue his role as chief operating officer at Dewberry, and will oversee 50 offices that offer environmental, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, energy and transportation engineering …

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Northrop Awarded $697M Navy Contract for EA-18G Aircraft System Upgrades

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) mission systems business has landed a potential five-year, $697M contract to update system configuration sets of the EA-18G Growler aircraft for the U.S. Navy and Australia as a foreign military sales customer. The company will also augment airborne electronic attack and warfare systems, and apply the final …

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