Darwin McDaniel

Tech Services Vet Jay Hadley Appointed CGI Consulting Services VP

Jay Hadley, a more than 22-year information technology services veteran, returned to CGI (NYSE: GIB) as vice president of consulting services, G2Xchange ETC reported Thursday. He served as director of CGI’s environmental, health and safety IT practice from 2004 to 2006. Hadley most recently led the civilian business unit of DRT …

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DLA Selects Three Companies for $580M in Storage Battery Supply IDIQs

The Defense Logistics Agency awarded three companies contracts worth potentially $580.5M combined to provide storage batteries to the U.S. Army, Navy and Marine Corps. Each firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has two base years and three option years, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. Work is slated to occur through April 2, …

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Serco Receives $82M Air Force Civil Engineering IT Support Order; Dave Dacquino Quoted

The North American arm of Serco Group secured a potential $82.3M task order to deploy, manage and sustain a new civil engineering information technology platform for the U.S. Air Force. Serco Inc. will help the service branch implement the IBM-built (NYSE: IBM) TRIRIGA integrated workplace management system as part of the …

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Lockheed to Modify Army Rocket Hardware Design Under $238M Contract

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $237.5M contract to perform hardware design modification on the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System. Lockheed will also support the qualification process for the modified GMLRS design under the fixed-price-incentive contract, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work is scheduled to occur through …

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GE Awarded $343M F/A-18 Aircraft Engine Support Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) secured a potential five-year, $343.5M contract for repair, replacement and program support work on engine components of the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 A to D aircraft variants. The performance-based logistics requirements contract has a $77.6M base value for initial work that runs through March 2020, the Department …

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DynCorp Gets $111M in Army Support Extensions Under LOGCAP IV Contract

DynCorp International has received a pair of task order extensions worth $111.4M combined to continue providing support services to U.S. Army facilities at Fort Irwin in California and Kwajalein Atoll on the Marshall Islands. The company said Thursday it will continue to support missions at the U.S. Army National Training …

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General Dynamics to Offer Army Cyber, EW Platforms via $980M IDIQ Vehicle; William Patterson Quoted

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has landed a spot on a potential 10-year, $980M contract vehicle to provide technology platforms in support the U.S. Army’s electronic and cyber warfare missions. The R4 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will serve as a means for the service branch to order new cyber tools as well as …

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ECC Extends Hurricane Recovery Support at Marine Corps Base Under $122M Modification

Environmental Chemical Corp. will continue to support hurricane recovery efforts at a U.S. Marine Corps installation in Jacksonville, N.C., under a $121.7M contract modification from Naval Facilities Engineering Command. The Department of Defense said Wednesday ECC will provide roof repairs, internal and external building repairs and civil repairs at Marine …

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Former Salesforce CFO Graham Smith Appointed Splunk Board Chair

Graham Smith, former chief financial officer at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has been named chairman of the board of directors of data management software vendor Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK). Smith has served as a board member at Splunk over the past eight years, the company said Monday. He previously held finance leadership …

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Navy Exercises $245M Northrop JCREW System Production Contract Options

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will manufacture another set of systems designed to protect ground troops, vehicles and permanent structures from radio-controlled improvised explosive devices under a $245M contract modification from the U.S. Navy. The Navy exercised the two-year option under its Joint Counter-Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Increment 1 …

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