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CACI Closes $550M L-3 NSS Govt Services Business Buy; Ken Asbury, Michael Strianese Comment

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has completed its $550 million cash acquisition of the National Security Solutions business from L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) as part of a growth strategy to target enterprise information technology and intelligence markets. CACI said Monday it expects NSS, a mission services provider for the government sector, …

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NASA Taps Mori Associates for $300M Johnson Center IT, Comm Services Contract

Mori Associates has received a potential five-year, $300 million contract from NASA to provide information technology, multimedia and communication services to the Johnson Space Center in Texas. NASA said Tuesday work on the cost-plus-award-fee contract will begin April 1 and covers support to JSC’s information resources directorate and external relations office. The center serves as the …

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Boeing Awarded Contract for Risk Reduction Support on Future Air Force One

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a contract of an undisclosed value to help identify risk reduction strategies for the U.S. Air Force‘s Presidential Aircraft Recapitalization program. The Air Force said Friday it will issue post-award modifications to procure Boeing’s 747-8 commercial aircraft to serve as a basis for the company …

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Raytheon Secures $564M Modification on Joint Polar Satellite Radiometer Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $564 million contract modification by NASA to produce imaging radiometers for two follow-on Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft. The company said Thursday it will provide two Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instruments for integration into JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 satellites that are meant to support the …

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Air Force Picks 6 for $538M Battle Mgmt, C2 Systems Integration IDIQ

Six companies have won spots on a potential seven-year, $538 million contract to engineer and integrate battle management and command-and-control systems for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force received 10 offers for its Platform for Engineering and Integration of Tactical and Strategic Systems contract through a competitive process and has obligated …

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Military Vet Recruiter Orion Buys Novotus; Mike Starich Comments

Orion International, a military talent acquisition services provider to corporate clients, has purchased recruitment company Novotus for an undisclosed amount. Orion CEO Mike Starich said in a statement released Tuesday he believes the transaction works to combine the companies’ capabilities. Cory Kruse will continue to lead Novotus as president and aims …

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PwC Buys Praxism to Grow Cyber Services Portfolio

PwC has acquired Scotland-based consulting firm Praxism for an undisclosed sum as the companies seek to help organizations secure data through identity and access management strategies. Colin Slater, digital and cyber partner at PwC’s Scottish arm, said in a statement published  Monday the acquisition is part of a push to expand the company’s presence …

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SOSSEC Awarded $99M C4ISR Data Sharing System Prototyping OTA

System of Systems Security has won a potential five-year, $99 million “other transaction” agreement with the U.S. Air Force to develop, integrate and test information sharing technology prototypes for various C4ISR systems. The Air Force Research Laboratory received six offers for the program through a competitive procurement,  the Defense Department said Thursday. SOSSEC comprises …

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David DeWalt: FireEye Makes Cyber Threat Intell Push Through $200M iSIGHT Buy

FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) has bought security threat intelligence company iSIGHT Partners for $200 million cash in a bid to help enterprise clients detect and respond to sophisticated cyber attacks. Former iSIGHT shareholders are eligible to receive an additional $75 million in cash and stock if the business meets the target …

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Symantec, Carlyle Group Modify Proposed Veritas Deal’s Value, Terms

The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) will pay $7.4 billion to acquire Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) subsidiary Veritas under amended financial terms of a proposed acquisition deal the parties expect to close Jan. 29. Symantec and Carlyle previously announced an $8 billion purchase price for the data management business. Michael Brown, Symantec president and CEO, …

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