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Tina Dolph Named Siemens Government Technologies President, CEO; Anne Altman Quoted

Tina Dolph, a more than two-decade government industry veteran, has been named president and CEO of Siemens’ U.S. federal arm in a move that takes effect Oct. 1. “Tina’s depth of understanding in government finance, strategy and operations aligns perfectly to SGT’s continued growth,” Anne Altman, board chairman at Siemens …

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Army Picks 134 Firms for $12.1B Enterprise IT Services Follow-On Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded 134 companies spots on the potential nine-year, $12.1B Information Technology Enterprise Solutions recompete contract for services. Army Contracting Command received 187 bids for the ITES-3 Services contract, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The contractors will compete for task orders under several areas: cybersecurity; enterprise design, consolidation …

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Deloitte Digital’s Sasa Eric: Cloud Tech Could Help Agencies Transform User Engagement

Sasa Eric, a senior manager at Deloitte Digital, has said there are three factors agencies should consider as they transform operations through cloud adoption and one is the opportunity that cloud offers when it comes to enhancing user experience. Eric wrote that agencies should consider adopting a mix of cloud …

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Boeing to Replace Huey Helicopters Under $2.4B USAF Contract; Ed Dolanski Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a potential 13-year, $2.38B contract to replace the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of UH-1N Huey helicopters. The company said Monday it will deliver and maintain up to 84 MH-139 helicopters and provide training devices and related support equipment for the aircraft. MH-139 is based on the Leonardo-built AW139 helicopter that …

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L3 Acquires ASV Global in Unmanned Maritime Tech Expansion Push; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has purchased unmanned surface vessel developer ASV Global for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its autonomous maritime capabilities. The acquired company will operate as L3 ASV and will help L3 broaden its range of offerings such as integrated unmanned undersea and surface vessels, autonomous off-board …

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Robert Mullins, Stephanie Hill to Assume New Leadership Roles at Lockheed

Robert Mullins, a 20-year aerospace and defense industry veteran, has been named senior vice president for corporate strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in a move that takes effect Oct. 8. He will serve as a corporate officer and succeed Stephanie Hill, who will transition to the …

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Perspecta to Provide Network Management Support to CBP Under $75M BPA; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) has received a potential eight-year, $75M blanket purchase agreement to help the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection manage its network operations center. The company said Thursday it will provide analytics, automation tools and other information technology platforms in support of CBP’s Network Management Support Service-Network …

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System One Buys Federal IT Services Contractor TPGS; Troy Gregory, Billy Hinson Quoted

Pittsburgh, Pa.-based workforce services provider System One has acquired Reston, Va.-based intelligence services contractor TPGS for an undisclosed amount as part of efforts to expand its information technology offerings for federal civilian and defense clients. “The expertise and reputation of TPGS aligns with System One’s strategy of providing mission critical services, …

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Army Taps Chemring, Smiths Detection for Chemical Agent ID Tech Dev’t Contracts

Chemring Sensors and Electronic Systems and Smiths Detection have each won a potential 10-year contract from the U.S. Army to develop platforms designed to detect aerosols, threat vapors and other chemical agents. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says Chemring received a potential $838.5M contract and Smiths Detection a potential $667.3M …

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Northrop, SSL, Sierra Nevada Awarded NASA Small Spacecraft Dev’t Contracts

Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) innovation systems sector, Sierra Nevada and Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) SSL have each won a potential five-year, $750M contract to develop small and medium satellites, payloads, spacecraft subsystems, buses, software and ground platforms for NASA. NASA announced the awardees under the Small Spacecraft Prototyping Engineering Development and …

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