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Day & Zimmermann Extends Maintenance Support Contract at Nebraska Power Plant

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19,  2015 — Day & Zimmermann has been awarded a contract that extends its engineering and maintenance work with the Nebraska Public Power District for another four years, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said it will perform the services in support of NPPD operations at the Cooper …

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2 QTS Data Centers Get FISMA High Authorization, Accreditation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19,  2015 — QTS Realty Trust has achieved FISMA high authorization and accreditation for its data center and colocation service facilities in Richmond and Atlanta-Metro, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The two sites, verified by Veris Group as the third-party assessment organization, offer a combined 2.3 million square feet …

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Northrop Breaks Ground on UAS R&D Facility at Grand Sky

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will operate a new research and development facility for drone technologies at Grand Sky, North Dakota, to serve as the main tenant of the 217-acre unmanned flight application development park, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Construction has begun on the $10 million …

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Lockheed Demos Laser Beam Control Turret

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has developed a turbulence-taming turret that works to expand the laser capabilities of jet aircraft with a 360-degree field of regard, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. A prototype of the Aero-adaptive Aero-optic Beam Control turret has undergone over 60 field tests since …

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ATF Picks CACI Enterprise Content Management System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 19,  2015 — CACI (NYSE: CACI) will provide enterprise content management support services to the Justice Department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives under a $22 million GSA Schedule 70 contract. The company said it will deploy technology under the task order in support of ATF’s …

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October 19 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Nominal Decline

The GovCon Index closed Friday at a nominal decline of 0.069 points to 73.244 for a weekly decline of 1.25 percent after two weeks of positive performance ahead of third quarter earnings season.   U.S. markets posted gains for the third consecutive week amid lower expectations of an interest rate increase, according to the Wall Street Journal. …

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Jacobs Awarded Texas Highway Improvements Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16,  2015 — Jacobs Engineering Group will provide construction, engineering and inspection work for the Texas Department of Transportation in support of the US 75/PGBT Interchange Improvements project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The upgrades include auxiliary lanes construction, railroad bridge extension, improvements to connectors and work on the …

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ICF to Perform Health Informatics Work for CDC under CIMS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16,  2015 — ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) has secured $21.9 million worth of task orders to provide health informatics support for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. ICF said Wednesday the work includes a five-year contract to conduct operations, maintenance and technical …

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Peace Corp Adopts IBM Talent Management Suite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16,  2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the U.S Peace Corps adotping IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) cloud-based talent management platform under contract with IBM company Kenexa. The talent suite helps fill the corps’ volunteer and recruit requirements worldwide using a software as a service platform with social and mobile components, IBM said …

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USAID Selects Deloitte for Vietnam Climate Change Support Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 16,  2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Deloitte Consulting being awarded a contract to provide support for a U.S. Agency for International Development-led climate change initiative in Vietnam. Work under the $9.4 million contract involves implementation of the Vietnam Low Emission Energy Program in collaboration with the …

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