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EverWatch Acquires DES for Intell Community Services Push

Ashburn, Va.-based national security contractor EverWatch has purchased information technology services provider Dynamic Engineering Solutions for an undisclosed sum. Robert Miller, president of EverWatch, said in a statement released Monday the company seeks to expand its technical knowledge of and relationship with the intelligence community through the acquisition. Founded in 2011, DES is …

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Matthew Pfrommer Named Strategic Capabilities VP for Cubic Mission Solutions Business; Mike Twyman Quoted

Matthew Pfrommer, who joined Cubic (NYSE: CUB) last year, has been appointed vice president of strategic capabilities at the company’s mission solutions business. He will aim to implement business strategies, establish a CMS innovation center and identify new growth opportunities through technology development efforts in his new role, Cubic said Wednesday. CMS President Mike …

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Granicus Buys SouthTech for Gov’t Records Mgmt Automation Strategy; Mark Hynes Quoted

Granicus has bought California-based government records management contractor SouthTech Systems for an undisclosed sum to add a platform used to automate agencies’ filing processes. SouthTech developed a technology that works to help public sector clerks and recorders manage records such as birth, marriage, land and death certificates, Granicus said Tuesday. Mark Hynes, …

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Perspecta Awarded $486M Navy, Marine IT Network Support Extension; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) has secured an eight-month, $486M contract modification to extend information technology support services under the Department of the Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Network program. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command issued the modification to extend a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract’s potential ordering period from Oct. 1, 2019 to May …

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Frank Dimina Appointed Splunk Public Sector VP

Frank Dimina, who joined Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK) in 2016, has been appointed VP of the technology firm’s public sector arm, GovCon Wire has learned. In his current role, Dimina oversees Splunk’s federal, state, local and higher education businesses. He previously managed the company’s work with federal civilian clients as area VP …

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Air Force Taps Five Companies for $473M Follow-On Calibration Lab Support IDIQ

Five companies have landed spots on a potential 10-year, $473M contract vehicle to provide personnel and management support to the U.S. Air Force‘s precision measurement equipment laboratories. The Enterprise Contracted PMEL Services II contract will include the provision of materials, tools and other items necessary for professional and technical metrologists to calibrate equipment for the …

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Textron to Buy Howe & Howe in Autonomous Vehicle Market Push; Lisa Atherton Quoted

Textron (NYSE: TXT) is acquiring Waterboro, Maine-based robotic ground vehicle manufacturer Howe & Howe Technologies for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand autonomous technology offerings across land, sea and air domains. The industrial conglomerate said Thursday Howe & Howe’s vehicles and applications will complement its portfolio of unmanned platforms, control systems …

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ULA Gets $152M Contract for Rocket Launch Services to NRO Mission; Tory Bruno Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) joint venture United Launch Alliance has received a potential $152.4M contract to produce a heavy rocket for the National Reconnaissance Office‘s Launch Mission One. The Defense Department said Wednesday ULA will help the agency launch the mission with a heavy configuration of the Delta IV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle. The U.S. …

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Pacem Makes Defense Tech Market Push Through Amtec Less Lethal Systems Buy

Pacem Solutions International has completed its acquisition of tactical, operational and training equipment manufacturer Amtec Less Lethal Systems for an undisclosed sum. Falls Church, Va.-based Pacem said Thursday the deal would allow the company to expand into the defense and security markets across Middle East and Africa, East Europe and Asia. Michael Quesenberry, former president of ordnance and …

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Garry Schwartz Promoted to Huntington Ingalls MDIS Group President; Andy Green Quoted

Garry Schwartz, formerly vice president and general manager of the training, cyber and engineering business at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) mission driven innovative solutions group, has been promoted to president of the MDIS business. He will work at the company’s Fairfax, Va. office and will oversee the MDIS’ culture, growth and performance …

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