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Former Booz Allen Exec Tony Vanchieri Named Buchanan & Edwards Business Devt Director

Tony Vanchieri, formerly a senior associate at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has been named director of business development at Arlington, Virginia-based government information technology and consulting services provider Buchanan & Edwards. He will oversee efforts to seek contract opportunities with the departments of Justice and Homeland Security in support …

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Vectrus Gets $522M Army Contract Modification for Kuwait Base Operations Support

A Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) subsidiary has received a potential one-year, $521.6 million contract modification to continue to provide security and base operations services in the U.S. Army’s area of responsibility in Kuwait. Vectrus Systems will perform contract-related work through March 28, 2018, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army Contracting Command will obligate $213.2 …

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Revision Military Lands $98M Army Contract for Combat Helmets

Revision Military has received a potential five-year, $98.1 million contract to supply combat helmets to the U.S. Army. The company said Tuesday it will manufacture the helmets at its facility in Newport, Vermont, through March 6, 2022 under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The Army Contracting Command received five offers for the …

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Report: Lockheed Aims to Save $5B on F-35 Program Amid Lot 11 Contract Negotiations

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has initiated talks with suppliers to generate $5 billion in cost savings on the F-35 program as the company negotiates a contract to produce the 11th batch of fighter jets, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Julie Johnsson and Anthony Capaccio write Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson, also an inductee into …

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Emergent BioSolutions to Deliver Anthrax Vaccines to National Stockpile Under $100M BARDA Contract

Emergent BioSolutions (NYSE: EBS) has received a potential two-year, $100 million contract from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to deliver BioThrax anthrax vaccines to the Strategic National Stockpile. The award came three months after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention awarded Emergent a potential $911 million follow-on contract to supply …

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Sam Raha Returns to Agilent as Strategy, Corporate Devt Senior VP

Samraat “Sam” Raha, formerly vice president of global marketing at San Diego-based genomics firm llumina (Nasdaq: ILMN), has been appointed senior VP of strategy and corporate development at Agilent Technologies (NYSE: A). He will report directly to Agilent President and CEO Mike McMullen and serve as a strategic adviser to the Santa …

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Report: Former Unicredit CEO Alessandro Profumo to Succeed Mauro Moretti as Leonardo CEO

Alessandro Profumo, former CEO of Italian bank Unicredit, has been tapped by the Italian government to succeed Mauro Moretti as CEO of Leonardo, Defense News reported Saturday. A spokesman for Italy’s finance ministry told Defense News that Profumo will work to support the state-controlled defense contractor’s business development efforts in the …

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Retired Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle to Succeed Craig McKinley as NDIA President, CEO

Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, a retired Air Force general, has been appointed president and CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association in a move that will take effect in June. Carlisle will succeed Craig McKinley, who announced plans in August 2016 to retire after a two-year term as NDIA’s president and …

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State Dept Clears $150M Hellfire II Missile Sale to UK

The State Department has approved the U.K.’s request to purchase AGM-114-R1/R2 Hellfire II Semi-Active Laser missiles from the U.S. government under a potential $150 million foreign military sales agreement. The U.K. government asked to buy 1,000 Hellfire II missiles, logistics assistance and related program services in order to provide close air support to coalition …

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CenturyLink, Level 3 Shareholders OK $34B Merger Deal

Shareholders at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) and Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) have separately approved the deal originally announced in October 2016 for CenturyLink to buy Level 3 for approximately $34 billion in a cash-and-stock transaction. Holders of approximately 81.2 percent of all outstanding shares in Level 3 voted in favor of the merger …

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