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Army Adds 10 Companies to $2B Utility Monitoring & Control Systems Contract

The U.S. Army has added 10 companies to its $2.5 billion contract to provide procurement and installation support for utility monitoring and control systems as well as other automated control and electronic security systems. The Defense Department said Monday these companies will join the three companies originally awarded positions on the firm-fixed-price contract in …

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Bill Milligan Appointed CFO at Capstone; Rich White Comments

Bill Milligan, a three-decade financial management veteran and holder of the chief financial officer roles at companies over two decades,  has joined Alexandria, Virginia-based Capstone as CFO. Capstone said Friday Milligan is a former CFO from software, information technology and professional services companies such as FCi Federal, Blue Canopy and High Performance Technologies. Rich White, CEO at …

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Woolpert to Update Design of Schools for Military Children; David Ziegman Comments

Woolpert will continue its design and professional services for the Department of Defense Education Activity program under a new $10 million contract to support the 21st Century Education Initiative. The company said Thursday it will help the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Norfolk District and DoDEA Design Center renovate the primary and secondary schools for children of U.S. military …

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Dan Johnson: General Dynamics-Raytheon JV to Support USAF Launch Facilities

A joint venture of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will provide operations, maintenance and sustainment support for the U.S. Air Force‘s space launch ranges in Florida and California under a $1.5 billion contract. Raytheon said Friday Range Generation Next will support spacelift vehicle launches and tracking as well as aeronautical, ballistic …

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Navy Adds CGI, DRS Units to Consolidated Shipboard Networks Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded CGI (NYSE: GIB) and DRS Technologies business segments positions on an eight-year, $2.5 billion contract to provide production units of the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services system. The Defense Department said Thursday that CGI Federal and DRS Laurel Technologies can compete for task orders under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract alongside …

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Andy Maner: IBM-Epic Team Forms Advisory Group for Potential DoD EHR Project

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Epic have formed a Military Health System advisory group to provide industry best practices in support of the team’s contract bid for the modernization of the Defense Department‘s healthcare management system. A press release posted Thursday on FierceHealthIT stated that the group will help guide the IBM-Epic team in the …

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FBI Vet Scott Swann Joins Morpho’s US Arm Senior Innovation Director Role

Scott Swann, formerly a special assistant to the FBI‘s executive assistant director of science and technology, has been appointed senior director of innovation at MorphoTrak‘s criminal justice and public safety segment. Morpho said Tuesday that Swann will be in charge of its U.S.-based subsidiary’s biometric and security customer portfolio. Swann is also a former executive officer …

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ATK Unveils Share Distribution Plan for Vista Outdoor Spinoff

ATK‘s (NYSE: ATK) board of directors has decided to give stockholders two shares of common stock in the future ATK sporting group spinoff company Vista Outdoor for every share of ATK common stock. ATK said Tuesday that stockholders will either receive a book-entry account statement on their Vista Outdoor common stocks or have their Vista Outdoor …

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Krisstie Kondrotis Appointed BD SVP at Spirit AeroSystems

Krisstie Kondrotis, formerly vice president of business development at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) information systems business, has joined aerostructures maker Spirit AeroSystems as senior VP for business development. The Wichita, Kan.-based company said Monday Kondrotis will be in charge of the company’s global marketing and partnership efforts in the commercial and defense markets. Kondrotis has …

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Exelis to Provide Laser Tool for NASA Climate Change Research

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will support NASA research on climate change by providing a modified Multi-Functional Fiber Laser LIDAR under a $3.5 million contract as part of the Atmospheric Carbon and Transport-America project. The company said Monday that the research is centered on monitoring how weather systems move gases such as carbon …

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