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BAE Ship Repair Business Wins Potential $151M Contract to Maintain USS Gettysburg

BAE Systems’ ship repair business in Norfolk, Va., has won a potential two-year, $151.3M contract to provide maintenance, modernization and repair services for the USS Gettysburg. The Defense Department said Monday the company will also offer facilities and personnel who will conduct the ship maintenance work under the firm-fixed-price procurement …

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Kevin Wideman Named Koniag Government Services Head

Kevin Wideman, a three-decade government contracting veteran, has been named CEO of Chantilly, Va.-based Koniag Government Services. He will oversee KGS’ efforts to deliver management consulting, application development and other shared services to government clients at the federal, state and local levels, KGS said Friday. Wideman previously served as chief operating officer of ASRC …

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Boeing to Update Super Hornet IR Sensor Under Potential $152M Navy Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $152.5M contract from the U.S. Navy to update a sensor technology designed to help F/A-18E/F Super Hornet pilots locate targets at a long distance. The company will design, develop, integrate and test the Block II Infrared Search and Track system as part of an engineering change phase, the Defense Department said …

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DoD Adds 15 Contractors to Potential $28B Tech R&D Services IDIQ

Fifteen companies have landed spots on the unrestricted full-and-open track of a potential nine-year, $28 billion contract vehicle for technology research and development services to the Defense Department. DoD said Tuesday this group of contractors may vie for at least $15 million in task orders under Pool 1 of the Defense Technical Information Center’s Information Analysis …

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Kavitha Prabhakar Named Deloitte Civil Gov’t Sector Lead

Kavitha Prabhakar, a principal at Deloitte’s consulting business, has been appointed to lead the civil government practice of the professional services company. She will oversee the unit composed of more than 3,000 practitioners who support 22 federal agencies and succeeds Diane Murray, who has taken a new role as delivery excellence leader for Deloitte, …

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Aerospace Industry Vet Brendan Curran to Head Boeing’s AvionX Business

Brendan Curran, formerly president of Crane Co.’s aerospace and electronics group, has been named president of a Boeing (NYSE: BA) business organization that produces avionics and electronics systems. The more than 20-year aerospace industry veteran will lead the AvionX organization and Boeing’s aftermarket strategy across the defense, commercial and services businesses in his new …

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Huntington Ingalls Secures $188M Contract to Support Navy Supercarrier Refueling Project

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has secured a one-year, $187.6 million contract to provide engineering and advance planning services for a refueling complex overhaul effort on the USS John C. Stennis ship. The Defense Department said Friday the company firm will offer preparation services such as material forecasting, long lead …

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Raytheon Lands $110M Air Force Weapons Package IDIQ

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $110 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce, certify, integrate and sustain Paveway laser-guided bombs. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract also offers a total-package acquisition approach for foreign military customers, such as the Philippines, that actively leverage or have expressed interested …

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Bill Parker Appointed MCR President, CEO

Bill Parker, a more than two-decade government technology market veteran, has been named president and CEO of McLean, Va.-based program management and engineering services provider MCR. He succeeds Vince Kiernan, who will continue to serve on MCR’s board of directors, the company said Monday. Parker has held various leadership positions at …

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ICF to Acquire DMS Disaster Consultants

ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) has moved to expand the Fairfax, Va.-based company’s disaster management and resilience business with the acquisition of DMS Disaster Consultants. Boca Raton, Fla.-based DMS works with public sector clients to help them develop risk management and mitigation strategies as well as manage data from disaster recovery efforts using the disasTRAX software, ICF said …

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