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Former Scitor Exec Timothy Dills Named LinQuest President, CEO

Timothy Dills, the former president of Scitor, has been named president and CEO of space systems technology developer LinQuest. He will work in LinQuest’s Chantilly, Va., office and will lead corporate development strategy aimed at identifying new business opportunities, expanding customer base, attracting talent and increasing stakeholder engagement, the company …

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Army Taps Five Firms for Potential $100M Crane Rehabilitation, Replacement Contract

Five companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $99.9M contract to rehabilitate and replace crane platforms for the U.S. Army. The Army Corps of Engineers received nine bids for the contract via an online solicitation process and will determine funds and work locations upon issuance of individual orders, the …

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Battelle Helps NIAID Provide Training on Ebola Outbreak Response

Two Battelle employees have helped the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases conduct training for local researchers and teams responding to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Battelle said Monday its staff took part in a 16-day program aimed to train Congolese researchers at the Institut …

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City Light & Power to Manage Keesler AFB Electric Distribution System Under $127M Contract

City Light & Power has won a 50-year, $126.6M contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to own, operate and maintain an electric distribution system at Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi. DLA’s energy organization received four responses for the fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Department …

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Lockheed THAAD Missile Defense System Support IDIQ Ceiling Increases to $2.3B

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received an $830.6M contract option from the Missile Defense Agency to continue developing a key element of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system. The company will develop additional THAAD increments, support ground and flight testing operations and help the agency sustain the Ballistic Missile …

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DLA Awards $90M Fire, Emergency Equipment Supply Contract Extension to Six Firms

Six small businesses have received 120-day bridge contracts worth $90M combined from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide equipment for the U.S. military’s fire and emergency operations. The Department of Defense said Thursday work under the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract extensions will take place in California, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia and Washington through …

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Navy Awards $366M GE T-64 Engine Parts Repair Contract

A General Electric (NYSE: GE) business unit has received a potential five-year, $366.2M contract to repair components of T-64 engine that powers the U.S. Navy’s heavy-lift helicopters. GE Aviation will fix 18 head-of-family part numbers under the sole-source, firm-fixed-price requirements contract, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. The Navy will obligate …

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Retired Navy Adm. Michelle Howard Elected to IBM Board

Michelle Howard, a retired U.S. Navy admiral, has been elected to serve on IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) board of directors beginning on March 1. The 35-year military veteran retired in December 2017 after she served as commander of Allied Joint Force Command Naples and U.S. Naval Forces in Europe and Africa, …

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Mitre Makes Senior Leadership Appointments; Jason Providakes Quoted

Mitre has promoted one executive and hired two executives as the McLean, Va.-based nonprofit corporation aims to transform business operations. The company said Monday Kathleen Federico, most recently a vice president and chief human resources officer, has elevated to the positions of senior VP and chief HR and strategic communications …

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Five Companies Land Spots on Potential $535M DTRA IT Support Contract

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency has selected five companies for a potential 10-year, $535M contract to provide information technology support services throughout the DTRA enterprise. Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) IT business, Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), NT Concepts and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will compete for task orders under the …

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