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Tom Sharpe: GSA Aims to Connect Agencies, Small Businesses Through OASIS

The General Services Administration has awarded 125 professional services contracts to a group of small businesses for work across the federal government. GSA awarded the contracts under its One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services Small Business vehicle, which aims to give agencies a single hybrid source for meeting both commercial and …

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Booz Allen Unveils New Approach to Address Reform; Angela Zutavern Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton has rolled out a program designed to help enterprises deal with what Angela Zutavern, vice president and Strategic Innovation Group  leader, terms as the “new normal” of constant change associated with reforms and compliance. The Reform service includes strategies intended to provide guidance on how to implement the required changes …

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Exelis to Repair and Modify Navy Minesweeper Systems; Dave Prater Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a $13 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division to provide maintenance, repair and modification services to its two airborne mine countermeasure systems with the U.S. Navy. The company said Monday it will work on the Airborne Mine Neutralization System and …

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ASRC Federal Wins $110M Extension for NASA Goddard Contract; Paul Dillahay Comments

ASRC Federal Space and Defense has won a two-year extension to its Multidiscipline Engineering and Technology Services II contract with NASA for a $110 million maximum value. ASRC Federal said Thursday the bridge contract continues its systems engineering support and other services for the James Webb Space Telescope and various missions …

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Robert Smith: Lockheed-Visible Assets Team Builds Electromagnetic Asset Tracking Tech

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Visible Assets have co-developed a wireless asset tracking and identification technology designed to use electromagnetic fields for environments where traditional radio-frequency signals have difficulties. The RuBee technology is based on the IEEE 1902.1 wireless protocol standard and is built to tag and track sensitive items …

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Mark Mykityshyn: Tangible Security Buys A&N Associates in Move to Grow Military & Intell Cyber Work

Tangible Security has acquired cybersecurity service provider A&N Associates in a move to grow its cybersecurity offerings and deepen its relationships in the military and intelligence communities,  Dr. Mark Mykityshyn, Tangible Security’s executive chairman, said Wednesday. The deal represents Tangible’s second acquisition in the past six months and forms part of …

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James Ballard, Ann John, Daniel Mendez, Peter Schulte Join Citizant’s Board

Information technology and business services contractor Citizant has elected four new members to its expanded board of directors, following a recapitalization in 2012 and consolidation of ownership. The recapitalization of the company was facilitated by SunTrust Bank and CM Equity Partners,  Citizant said Wednesday. “Collectively, they have all the wisdom and experience …

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Michael Baker Int’l Awarded $838M for F-16 Foreign Sales Support; Kurt Bergman Comments

Michael Baker International will provide engineering, construction, training and operational support services to the U.S. Air Force worth up to $838 million under multiple three-year contracts. The company said Tuesday that its subsidiaries KS International and Sallyport Global Services will work at the Balad Air Base in Iraq to help prepare F-16 aircraft …

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General Dynamics Canadian Subsidiary Inks $13B Saudi Armored Vehicle Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary will deliver civilian and military armored vehicles and provide maintenance and training services to Saudi Arabia under a potential $13 billion contract, Defense News reported Friday. Ontario-based General Dynamics Land Systems Canada will design and develop the vehicles for a planned initial delivery in 2016. Ken Yamashita, …

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Stuart Thorn Joins Curtiss-Wright Board of Directors; Martin Benante, David Adams Comment

Stuart Thorn, president and CEO at electric cable manufacturer Southwire Company, has been elected to the board of directors at Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW). He started at Southwire in 2001 as president and chief operating officer before becoming CEO a year later, Curtiss-Wright said Wednesday. Martin Benante, Curtiss-Wright chairman, said Thorn will bring …

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