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Lockheed, Northrop, CGI Federal Land Spots on SSA IT Services Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and CGI’s (NYSE: GIB) federal business have won spots on a Social Security Administration contract to provide information technology services. A FedBizOpps notice published Monday says the potential 10-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers IT services for SSA’s office of the deputy commissioner for systems …

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Report: Federal Agencies, Services to Begin Solicitations for Billion-Dollar Contracts in Fall 2017

Two federal agencies, two service branches and a Defense Department component are expected to launch solicitations for billion-dollar contracts by fall and winter of 2017, Federal News Radio reported Monday. John Cavadias, a governmentwide acquisition contract contracting officer at the General Services Administration, told the radio station GSA remains on track …

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Boeing, Northrop Win $678M in USAF Contracts for Ground-Based ICBM Tech Maturation Work

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $349.1 million contract to Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a $328.6 million contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to perform technology maturation and risk reduction work for the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinentinal ballistic missile program. The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center in Utah received three bids for …

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General Dynamics, Lockheed Vet James McConville Named Privia President, CEO

James McConville, a more than 20-year federal market veteran, has joined Privia as president and CEO of the Herndon, Virginia-based government contracting bid, capture and proposal software company. He previously held a similar dual-role at Aeromech Engineering and served as an executive vice president at Chandler/May, both of which Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) …

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Former DoD Official Katrina McFarland Joins TransUnion Govt Advisory Board

Katrina McFarland, formerly assistant secretary for acquisition at the Defense Department, has been appointed to the government advisory board at Chicago-based credit reporting and data management services provider TransUnion (NYSE: TRU). She will work to provide insights to the leadership team as TransUnion works to meet the public sector’s requirements, the …

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Lockheed Receives $427M F-35 Ancillary Military, Pilot Flight Equipment Order

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $427 million order from the U.S. Navy to provide ancillary military and pilot flight equipment for the 11th batch of low-rate initial production F-35 jets. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed will supply the F-15 equipment to the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, non-DoD participants and foreign military sales customers. Work is …

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August 21st Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up As Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) reversed last weeks downward trend to close up 0.133 percent to 99.026. Advancing and declining shares were almost evenly split on the day. The major indices closed mixed with minor movement in either direction. The S&P500 advanced 0.12 percent to 2,428.37, while DJIA moved up by 0.13 percent to  21,703.75, and the NASDAQ Composite …

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MG Garrett Yee Added to Panel for 2017 Army Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 21, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added MG Garrett Yee to the list of panelists for the 2017 Army Forum. One of the top priorities for the Army is modernization, particularly in regards to its information technology capabilities. …

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State Dept OKs Romania’s Request for $1.25B in Mobile Rocket Launchers, Humvees

The State Department has given Romania the go-ahead to buy High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, other military equipment and related services from the U.S. government under a potential $1.25 billion foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is listed as the prime contractor for the transaction that covers HIMARS launchers, Guided-Multiple …

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Skyhigh Networks’ Kevin Jones: Cloud Security Controls Key to Agencies’ Visibility Into Data, Employees’ Activities

Kevin Jones, vice president of public sector at Campbell, California-based cloud security access broker Skyhigh Networks, has said government agencies should adopt cloud-based controls to ensure visibility into data and protect them from security vulnerabilities and other cyber threats. Jones wrote that deploying cloud security controls seeks to enforce a …

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