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NASA Selects Two Firms for $264M Flight Research Center Support Contract

Two companies have landed spots on a potential eight-year, $264M contract for engineering and technical support services to NASA‘s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. Analytical Mechanics Associates and New Horizons Aeronautics will vie for task orders under the ETSS indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, NASA said Thursday. Work is scheduled to commence on Feb. 1 next …

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Donna Morea to Succeed Edward Sanderson as SAIC Board Chair; Tony Moraco Quoted

Donna Morea, a director of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) since 2013, has been appointed to serve as chairman of the board of directors at the Reston, Va.-based government information technology services contractor once its $2.5B all-stock acquisition of Engility (NYSE: EGL) closes in January. SAIC said Wednesday Morea will succeed Edward Sanderson, who will remain with …

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Cerberus to Acquire Sparton; Tarek Ajouz Quoted

New York-based private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management has agreed to pay $18.50 in cash for each outstanding share of Sparton’s (NYSE: SPA) common stock. Sparton said Wednesday its board of directors cleared the transaction, which is expected to conclude in the first quarter of calendar year 2019. Tarek Ajouz, a managing director …

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Harris Refiles Antitrust Notification for L3 Merger Deal

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has withdrawn and refiled a notification required under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 with regard to its proposed merger with L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL). Harris resubmitted the notification Tuesday and the waiting period for the notice under the antitrust law is set to expire on Jan. 10, …

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Booz Allen to Evaluate NASA Johnson Space Center Programs Under Potential $112M BPA

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential five-year, $112M blanket purchase agreement to conduct independent programmatic and institutional assessments at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The agency said Thursday the company will review and evaluate organizational tactical and strategic planning approaches at the center under the BPA, The company will also …

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CMS Vet Henry Chao Named FEI Chief Technology Officer

Henry Chao, a more than two-decade veteran of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has been appointed chief technology officer at Columbia, Md.-based health information technology contractor FEI Systems. FEI said Tuesday Chao will oversee the development of service offerings for CMS and state Medicaid programs and coordinate product alignment efforts for the …

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