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Booz Allen Vet Kenneth Saenz Joins Allegheny as EVP; Arria Hines Comments

Kenneth Saenz, formerly a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has been named an executive vice president of management and technology services contractor Allegheny Science & Technology. He will oversee energy market-related programs and help AST identify capability areas to deliver program management support and technologies to industry and …

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Leonardo DRS Completes $150M Daylight Solutions Buy

Leonardo DRS has wrapped up its acquisition of quantum cascade laser platforms manufacturer Daylight Solutions for approximately $150 million. The transaction received regulatory approvals and clearance from Daylight Solutions’ stockholders, Leonardo said Monday. Leonardo DRS agreed to purchase 100 percent equity stake in Daylight Solutions in March in a move …

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Navy Taps 4 Firms for Nonlethal Weapon R&D Services

Four companies will compete for task orders under a U.S. Navy contract to provide research and development support for nonlethal weapons systems across a range of capability functional and technology areas. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head explosive ordnance disposal technology division in Maryland received 11 offers for the …

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Boeing’s Caryn Nightengale Named Liquid Robotics CFO; Gary Gysin Comments

Caryn Nightengale, formerly director of corporate development at Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security segment, has joined Sunnyvale, California-based unmanned maritime systems maker Liquid Robotics as chief financial officer. She will report to Gary Gysin, Liquid Robotics’ president and CEO, and oversee financial management, contracts, information technology and global trade …

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Austal USA Lands $584M Navy Contract for Littoral Combat Ship Construction

Austal’s U.S. arm has received a potential five-year, $584.2 million contract to build a Littoral Combat Ship for the U.S. Navy. The fixed-price-incentive contract covers LCS class services and integrated data environment assistance and includes options for post-delivery availability support and construction of additional LCS vessels, the Defense Department said Friday. Austal …

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VMware’s Bill Rowan: Software-Defined Networking Key to Agencies’ Workload Mgmt, Security Efforts

Bill Rowan, vice president of federal sales at VMware’s (NYSE: VMW), has said software-defined networking platforms are designed to help agencies build and compartmentalize networks without shutting down the entire infrastructure in the event of a cybersecurity breach. Rowan wrote that SDN tools could help agencies manage workloads in public cloud …

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Level 3 Vet Edward Morche to Serve as CenturyLink President of Strategic Enterprise, Federal and State Gov

Edward Morche, a 16-year Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) veteran, will serve as president of strategic enterprise, federal government and state government business unit at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) once the Monroe, Louisiana-based telecommunications firm completes its pending $34 billion acquisition of Level 3. Erich Sanchack continues to lead the federal government group. Morche will …

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Antonio Neri Promoted to HPE President; Meg Whitman Comments

Antonio Neri, executive vice president and general manager of enterprise group at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE), has been promoted to president at the Palo Alto, California-based technology company. Neri will oversee HPE’s four primary business lines and the company’s HPE Next efforts that aim to streamline operations, seek new …

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5 Companies Secure $199M in NASA IT Support Contracts

Five companies have received contracts worth $199.3 million combined to help NASA’s flight operations directorate develop, maintain and sustain information technology systems and software platforms. NASA said Tuesday it awarded the Joint Operations and Integrated Systems Technology contracts to Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), …

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4 Firms Land Spots on $492M Navy Digital Network System Increment III Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies positions on a potential eight-year, $492.4 million contract to provide increment III production units and related supplies for the service branch’s Automated Digital Network System. Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), Leonardo DRS, Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and Serco‘s U.S. subsidiary will work to support the tactical wide area …

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