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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2018 Multi-Domain Battlefield Forum

On Thursday, Nov. 1st, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2018 Multi-Domain Battlefield Forum, where keynote speaker Brig. Gen. Chance Saltzman, director of current operations, U.S. Air Force, discussed the challenges and strategic opportunities facing multi-domain operations. An expert panel followed, featuring: …

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William Rittershaus Named SPA Huntsville Operations Director; William Vantine Quoted

William Rittershaus, formerly senior system engineer of Systems Planning and Analysis and a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has been appointed director of the company’s operations in Huntsville, Ala. He will oversee business strategy and development activities targeting Conventional Prompt Strike or hypersonics-related projects within the region in his new role, SPA said …

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ASRC Federal’s Mark Gray Leads ‘Incredibly Successful’ Heart Walk, Over $2M Raised for Third Straight Year

The 2018 DC Heart Walk, held Nov. 3rd at the National Mall, has raised over $2M for the third consecutive year. “Thank you for your commitment to our incredibly successful 2018 DC Heart Walk campaign. Your hard work and relentless effort have helped us raise $2,324,000 to date with time …

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Northern Virginia, NYC to House Amazon’s Two New HQs

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) has officially chosen New York’s Long Island City and Northern Virginia’s Arlington to accommodate its new headquarters with plans to invest $5B and generate at least 50K jobs across the two sites. “These two locations will allow us to attract world-class talent that will help us to …

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Alion to Boost Military ISR Capabilities via $769M Task Order Under OASIS Contract

Alion Science and Technology has secured a $769M task order under the General Services Administration’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract to boost the U.S. armed forces’ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. The company said Tuesday its work under the Joint Capability Embedded Technology Insertion and Integration task order …

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BAE Systems to Support Army Intelligence Training Under $100M Contract; Peder Jungck Quoted

BAE Systems has received a $100M contract to support training needs of the U.S. Army‘s 116th Military Intelligence Brigade in technical, functional and general areas. The four-year effort is intended to increase the brigade’s understanding of regional threats and modernize training for soldiers, the company said Tuesday. Work under the …

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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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Former WBB CFO Wayne Wilkinson Named Ace Info EVP, COO

Wayne Wilkinson, formerly chief financial officer at Whitney, Bradley and Brown, has joined Ace Info Solutions as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He will be in charge of the Reston, Va.-headquartered firm’s business development and finance efforts, as well as the rest of its strategy and operations, Ace …

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GSA Picks 16 Small Firms for $15B On-Ramp Building Maintenance & Operations Phase I IDIQ

The General Services Administration has awarded 16 small businesses spots on the first phase of a potential $15B, 10-year contract to provide building maintenance and operations support for federal agencies at zone 1. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the companies will vie for task orders under the small business track …

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Ellen Lord: DoD Continues to Evaluate Proposed L3-Harris Merger

Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Defense Department, has said DoD is working with antitrust regulators to find out if the proposed merger of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) would have an impact on the “competitive landscape,” Reuters reported Wednesday. “We’re working through the process. We …

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