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Perspecta to Help Update DoD Security Vetting System Under $75M OTA

Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) secured a $75M other transaction agreement to help the Defense Information Systems Agency and Defense Security Service modernize an information technology system used to vet personnel for classified data access. The Chantilly, Va.-based company will develop a prototype based on the National Background Investigation Service’s IT platform …

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Matt Warren, John Harllee, Kate Abrey Take Leadership Roles at SE Solutions

Government technology market veterans Matt Warren and John Harllee have been named co-chief operating officers of information technology and management consulting services provider Strategic Enterprise Solutions. Warren will oversee the McLean, Va.-based company’s emerging markets sector and Harllee will manage overall corporate operations as well as growth efforts under the …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $2.3B Ceiling Increase to DoD R&D Support IDIQ

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been awarded a $2.35B contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide research, development and engineering services to Department of Defense programs. This award increases the maximum ceiling amount of APL’s indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to $7.11B, the Pentagon said Friday. Naval Sea Systems Command …

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Actionable Solutions Group Wins Potential $241M SOCOM Intell Analysis Contract

Actionable Solutions Group won a potential five-year, $240.6M contract to help the U.S. Special Operations Command analyze intelligence data. The command received 14 proposals for the single-award contract via a competition that was set aside for service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses and is obligating $2,500 at the time of award, the …

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Harris Gets $284M NOAA Contract Extension to Update Weather Satellite Ground System

Harris (NYSE: HRS) received a three-year, $284M contract extension from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to continue updating the ground computing infrastructure used to manage geostationary weather satellites. The award covers the modernization of information technology systems for the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series and increases the total contract …

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CACI to Engineer Cyber Tech Platforms Through $982M Army Contract Vehicle; Ken Asbury Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) won a spot on a potential five-year, $982M contract vehicle to develop technology platforms for U.S. Army cyber and electronic warfare missions. The multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity covers the development of software and hardware to support the military service’s program executive office for intelligence, electronic warfare …

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129 Small Businesses Get NASA Space Tech Dev’t Contracts Worth $106M Total

NASA has awarded $106M in total contract funds to 129 small businesses to further develop technology platforms that may help sustain human presence on the moon and Mars. The companies submitted 142 innovation proposals to develop, demonstrate and deliver space-based systems for planetary missions under the second phase of NASA’s …

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Navy Selects 10 Small Businesses for $240M Washington Area Construction IDIQ

Ten companies won spots on a potential five-year, $240M contract to provide construction services for the U.S. Navy within Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Washington area of operations. NAVFAC received 50 proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online portal, the Department of Defense said Monday. The IDIQ …

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Northrop Secures $164M Army Hunter UAS Support Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) received a one-year, $163.6M contract to provide a range of support services for the U.S. Army’s fleet of MQ5B Hunter drones. The company will help the military branch operate, engineer, reconfigure and maintain the unmanned aerial systems as part of the cost-plus-fixed-fee award, the Department of …

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Wells Fargo Report: Investors Seek Additional Financial Data on Gov’t Services Sector

A report by Wells Fargo Securities says that while investors like to see the growth and visibility of the government services industry, they also want more information to help them differentiate private sector players holding large contracts. WFS analysts Ed Caso and Justin Donati noted in the report the nature …

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