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State Dept Clears Kuwait’s $343M Follow-On Boeing C-17 Logistics Support Request

Kuwait has requested follow-on logistics support for the country’s C-17 military transport aircraft from the U.S. government through a potential $342.6 million foreign military sales transaction. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Friday the deal covers the provision of an additional three years of two C-17 support and equipment to the Kuwaiti air …

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Navy Taps 6 Contractors for Potential $97M in CNO Test, Evaluation Support Services

Six companies have won spots on a potential $97.4 million U.S. Navy indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that covers operational test and evaluation analytical services to various projects managed by the Chief of Naval Operations. The Defense Department said Friday contractors will vie for task orders to help the CNO and Commander, Operational …

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Deltek to Purchase Onvia for $70M Cash

Deltek has agreed to acquire public-sector market intelligence provider Onvia (Nasdaq: ONVI) for approximately $70 million in cash, or $9.00 per share. Both companies expect to complete their combination in the fourth quarter of 2017 and Deltek said Thursday the deal will expand the firm’s GovWin IQ information product offerings for government contractors. The transaction price …

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IBM, Oracle Vet Steve McMillan to Join F5’s EVP Ranks

Steve McMillan, formerly senior vice president of Oracle‘s (NYSE: ORCL) customer success and managed cloud services business, has been appointed to serve as executive VP of global services business at F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV). He will formally join the Seattle-based application delivery networking technology provider Oct. 9, F5 said in …

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14 Firms Land Spots on $998M Air Force Weapon Systems R&D IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 14 companies spots on a potential $998 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to build weapon systems for the U.S. Air Force. Contractors will research, develop, test and evaluate weapon systems, subsystems and components under the shared multiple-award contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. USAF obligated $1,000 in fiscal …

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Raytheon Wins $269M NOAA Recompete for Weather Forecasting System Support

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential 10-year, $269 million contract to help NOAA’s National Weather Service operate and maintain a system designed to generate weather forecasts and warnings. Raytheon said Friday it will continue to manage and update hardware, software, architecture and communications tools for …

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Govt Services Vet John Hassoun Named VT Group President, CEO

John Hassoun, former president and CEO of software developer Vistronix Intelligence and Technology Solutions, has been appointed to the same dual role at Chantilly, Virginia-based defense technology provider VT Group. VT Group said Monday the more than 25-year government market veteran will oversee the company’s overall executive management and business strategy in his …

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Former Air Force CIO William Bender Joins Leidos in SVP Role; Gerry Fasano Comments

William Bender, formerly chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as senior vice president for strategic accounts and government relations. The retired Air Force lieutenant general will aim to help strengthen Leidos’ customer relationships and drive organic growth strategies in his new position, the company …

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Huntington Ingalls to Modernize USS George Washington Carrier Under $2.8B Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) a potential $2.8 billion contract to perform refueling and complex overhaul work on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington. The Defense Department said Friday the military service will obligate $1.51 billion at the time of award from the branch’s …

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AECOM Wins Potential $95M IDIQ to Support Navy Environmental Restoration Program

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has won a potential five-year, $95 million contract to provide multidisciplinary architect-engineer services for the U.S. Navy‘s Environmental Restoration Program that comprises installation restoration and munitions response efforts. The Defense Department said Tuesday AECOM’s technical services division will help the Navy evaluate site information, prepare project planning documents, conduct …

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