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General Dynamics Subsidiary Gets $2B Contract Modification for Additional Virginia-Class Submarine Materials

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a $2.04B contract modification to provide additional materials required to build the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class submarines from fiscal 2019 through fiscal 2023. The modification falls under a previously awarded sole-source contract and includes additional long lead-time material and economic ordering quantity …

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Intel-Cray Team to Build First Exascale Supercomputer for DOE Lab Under $500M Contract

The Department of Energy selected a team of Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) and Cray (Nasdaq: CRAY) to build and deliver a supercomputing system to DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago by 2021 under a contract worth more than $500M. DOE said Monday the Aurora machine is designed to integrate exaFLOP computational capacity …

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NASA to Issue RFP for Potential $6B Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition IV Contract

NASA plans to release in April a draft request for proposal for a potential 10-year, $6B follow-on contract vehicle for spacecraft systems and related services. The Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition IV contract will provide a means for NASA and other federal agencies to procure commercial offerings in support of science and …

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Former Engility CFO Wayne Rehberger Joins QTS Board

Wayne Rehberger, former senior vice president and chief financial officer of Engility, has joined the board of directors at QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS). His appointment brings the number of QTS’ board members to 10, including nine independent directors, the data services company said Wednesday. The 35-year financial management veteran …

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Black & Veatch Names Four VPs to Lead Federal Programs

Black & Veatch has appointed Steve Scott, Mohan Singh, John Somerville and Rod Staponski to vice president roles as part of the company’s federal service expansion strategy. “Based throughout the U.S., these four experts bring tremendous experience in defense-related program management,” Randy Castro, president of the federal business at Black …

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FBI Picks 13 Contractors for Architectural, Engineering Service IDIQs Worth $137.5M Total

The FBI has awarded a pair of multiple-award contracts worth a combined $137.5M for architectural, engineering and planning services for the bureau’s construction projects within and outside continental U.S. Eight companies will vie for task orders to provide the services throughout the FBI’s region under an $87.5M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and …

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Former ASRC Federal CTO Carl Buffington Joins Koniag Government Services as Chief Growth Officer

Carl Buffington, former chief technology officer of ASRC Federal and a more than 20-year technology industry veteran, has been appointed chief growth officer at Koniag Government Services. He will lead the development and implementation of growth strategies related to operational collaboration, mergers and acquisitions, executive leadership and business development, Koniag …

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Unit-ASRC Construction Wins $129M Army Contract to Build Radar System Power Plant

Unit-ASRC Construction has won a potential $128.6M contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build a power plant for the Long Range Discrimination Radar system at Clear Air Force Station in Alaska. The Army received three bids for the project, which is slated to be completed by December …

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Northrop Secures $322M Navy Contract to Develop Extended-Range Anti-Radiation Missile System

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) received a $322.5M engineering and manufacturing development contract for an extended-range configuration of a U.S. Navy missile system. The company’s innovation systems sector will design, test and integrate a new solid rocket motor technology for the AGM-88G Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range, the Department …

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Former MicroPact CFO Daniel Smith Joins Tyto Athene as Finance Chief

Daniel Smith, former chief financial officer at MicroPact, was appointed to the same role at  Tyto Athene, a systems integrator based in Herndon, Va. Smith brings 25 years of finance, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, banking and valuation consulting experience to the company, according to a statement released by Tyto …

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