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IBM Vet Peter Porter Appointed Oracle Federal System Sales Director

Peter Porter, formerly a certified client executive at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) public sector business, joined Oracle (ORCL) as director of federal system sales, G2Xchange ETC reported Monday. He has more than 30 years of technology sales experience and is responsible for leading a team of professionals that offers Oracle systems …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $873M Contract for DoD R&D, Analysis & Engineering Services

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been awarded a potential $873M contract for analytic, engineering, research, development, test and evaluation services to the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The Washington Headquarters Services announced the contract award in a FedBizOpps notice posted Monday. APL will support OSD in global-regional …

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Reuters: Avaya Mulls Buyout Offer From Private Equity Firm

An investment company offered to acquire Avaya (NYSE: AVYA) in a proposed deal valuing the telecommunications equipment maker at $5B, or more than $20 per share, Reuters reported Monday. The report said Santa Clara, Calif.-based Avaya aims to grow its communications software business and cloud-based technology portfolio. The leveraged buyout …

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Roberta Gosling Named Pragmatics Federal Civilian Business VP, GM; Emile Trombetti Quoted

Roberta Gosling, a 28-year veteran of Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has been appointed vice president and general manager of Pragmatics‘ federal civilian organization. She will oversee the delivery of information technology services to government customers, as well as expand current service offerings and identify new business opportunities in her …

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Leidos to Sustain NGA Mission Apps Under $86M Follow-On Award; Vicki Schmanske Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential five-year, $85.5M contract to support adaptive maintenance of nine applications for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. The company said Thursday it will sustain legacy applications NGA analysts use to map imagery, manage structured observations and analyze data under the restructured follow-on Sustainment for Analysis …

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McAleese & Associates: Lockheed’s 2018 Sales Driven by Aeronautics, Missiles & Fire Control Businesses

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) saw its fiscal 2018 sales rise 8 percent to $53.8B and the increase was primarily driven by revenue growth in the Bethesda, Md.-based company’s aeronautics and missiles and fire control segments. Jim McAleese, founder and principal of McAleese & …

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NIH Hands Down Follow-On Business & Professional Services IDIQ

Fourteen companies will compete for task orders to provide business and professional support services to the National Institutes of Health and other Department of Health and Human Services component agencies through a potential $45M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. NIH listed the name of awardees for its NIHBPSS II procurement vehicle in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday. Scope of work …

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14 Firms Get Transcom Air Cargo Transportation IDIQ Modifications

Fourteen companies will vie for up to $41.4M in task orders to transport air cargo for U.S. Transportation Command as part of option year 1 modifications under an indefinite–delivery/indefinite–quantity contract. Work is scheduled to commence on Feb. 1 and will continue through Jan. 31, 2020, the Department of Defense said Thursday. …

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KippsDeSanto Report: Aerospace, Defense M&A Momentum to Continue in 2019

Eighty percent of 222 dealmakers who responded to a KippsDeSanto & Co. survey expect merger-and-acquisition activity in the aerospace, defense and government services markets to increase this year or remain the same as last year. KippsDeSanto said Tuesday more than 60 percent of 2019 M&A Survey respondents were executive-level corporate or strategic buyers and …

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Woolpert Eyes Military Architecture Portfolio Expansion Through Waller, Todd & Sadler Buy

Woolpert has bought Virginia Beach, Va.-based Waller, Todd & Sadler Architects for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand architecture projects with military clients. Waller, Todd & Sadler has worked with armed forces, municipalities, commercial organizations and educational institutions in more than 2K projects to date, Woolpert said Tuesday. Scott Cattran, president and …

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