Mary-Louise Hoffman

DISA Extends $427M Cloud Storage Contract Proposal Due Date

The Defense Information Systems Agency has pushed back again the deadline on bids for a potential $427 million commercial cloud storage services contract, FCW reported Wednesday. Frank Konkel writes industry proposals for the Enterprise Storage Service II contract are now due Nov. 19, following a one-week deadline extension in October. …

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General Dynamics to Update Air Force, Air Natl Guard Base Firewalls; Charlie Plummer Comments

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has won a potential two-year, $25.3 million task order to update firewall and automated security management systems at Air Force and Air National Guard bases. General Dynamics Information Technology won the order under the Network-Centric Solutions indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracting vehicle, the subsidiary said Tuesday. Charlie Plummer,  vice president …

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Mark Skinner Joins Northrop in Aerospace Systems Sector VP Role; Bob Burke Comments

Mark Skinner, a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral and 36-year veteran, has joined Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace systems sector as vice president and deputy of business and advanced systems development. He will be responsible for growing the sector’s presence in the Washington area and act as the sector’s primary …

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Louis Berger to Help FERC Review Energy Projects; Jess Commerford Comments

The Louis Berger Group has won a $15 million contract to conduct environmental reviews of non-government hydropower projects for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains one base year and four option years, Louis Berger said Thursday. Louis Berger will work with FERC to analyze and document licensing …

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Catherine Gridley Joins Northrop as Technical Services Sector Business Development VP

Catherine Gridley, formerly vice president of the aviation business at DynCorp International, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as VP of business development for the company’s technical services sector. Gridley will be responsible for the sector’s business development activities and also oversee capture activities in her new position, Northrop said Thursday. …

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Terry DiVittorio Appointed KCG Cybersecurity VP; Dusty Wince Comments

Terry DiVittorio, formerly a director for Blue Canopy‘s cybersecurity business unit, has joined Knowledge Consulting Group as vice president of cybersecurity strategy and solutions development. The more than 20-year industry veteran will be charged with developing strategies to grow KCG’s portfolio of network defense, incident response and security offerings, KCG …

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Stuart Taylor Joins Sabre as Senior Director, Natl Security Adviser

Stuart Taylor, a former director with Allen Vanguard International, has joined Sabre Systems as a senior director and national security and intelligence adviser. Taylor will oversee market strategies and new business proposals for domestic and overseas customers’ counterterrorism, homeland security and critical infrastructure protection requirements, Sabre said Oct. 31. He most …

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William Maguire Named IntelliDyne COO; Tony Crescenzo Comments

William Maguire, who joined IntelliDyne in 2010, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the Falls Church, Va.-based government contracting firm. The nearly three-decade business operations and information technology veteran will be responsible for developing and executing operational strategies and business growth plans in his new role, IntelliDyne said …

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ATK Closes $985M Purchase of Ammo Maker Bushnell; Mark DeYoung Comments

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has wrapped up its acquisition of weapon accessory manufacturer Bushnell Group Holdings for $985 million cash. Bushnell will operate under ATK’s sporting arm that is led by Jay Tibbets,  senior vice president and group president,  ATK said Monday. ATK estimates the sporting group will represent 45 percent of …

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Pentagon Seeks Industry Support for Health IT Contract Extension

The Defense Department is seeking a contractor to perform support work on its electronic medical records management platform through 2018, Nextgov reported Thursday. Bob Brewin writes the solicitation would extend the timeline for DoD’s Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application and Composite Healthcare System contract vehicle. Science Application International Corp. …

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