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Engility to Continue Air Force Remote Sensing Tech Support Under $71M Contract; Lynn Dugle Quoted

Engility (NYSE: EGL) has received a potential $71M contract to help the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center engineer and integrate remote sensing systems. The company said Tuesday it will provide systems engineering support for the missile warning and defense and battlespace awareness missions of the SMC RSS directorate. …

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UTC-Rockwell Collins Deal Gets Final Regulatory Clearance

Chinese regulators have given United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) the green light to pursue its planned $30B acquisition of Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL). UTC said Friday the approval marks the final regulatory clearance the company needed to complete its purchase of the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based avionics contractor. Farmington, Conn.-based conglomerate UTC agreed …

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Matt Pinkston Named TechnoMile Strategy, Delivery & Sales Engineering VP; Ashish Khot Quoted

Matt Pinkston, a nearly 37-year business development enterprise architect, has joined TechnoMile’s executive team as vice president of strategy, delivery and sales engineering. Pinkston will lead the McLean, Va.-based technology consulting firm’s efforts to establish a sales engineering team, address technical issues, monitor service metrics and direct product strategy initiatives, …

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StratasCorp Wins Potential $210M IDIQ to Support Military Sealift Command C4 Systems

Information technology firm StratasCorp has won a potential five-year, $210M contract to help the U.S. Navy‘s Military Sealift Command manage and sustain command, control, communications and computer systems. Stratas will support operations of C4 equipment aboard ships and installed at network operations centers, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The command received …

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FTA Seeks Contractors for $670M Transit Project Management Oversight Contract

The Federal Transit Administration seeks proposals from industry for a potential five-year, $670M contract to provide project management oversight support services for the agency. FTA plans to issue a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to evaluate the technical capacity, capability and appropriate plans of project sponsors to deliver transit infrastructure projects on …

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Report: Federal Use of GSA’s IT Schedule 70 Vehicle to Rise in Fiscal 2019

The federal government’s use of the General Services Administration’s Information Technology Schedule 70 to buy IT platforms and services is expected to increase in fiscal 2019 as agencies intend to compete their contracts through the vehicle, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. The Defense Department plans to compete its potential 10-year, $8B …

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Maximus Completes $400M Purchase of General Dynamics’ Citizen Engagement Centers; Bruce Caswell Quoted

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has concluded its purchase of federal citizen engagement centers from General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) information technology business. Maximus said Tuesday it will report the acquired assets under its U.S. federal services segment and expects the transaction to record $600M to $625M in fiscal 2019 revenue. The Reston, Va.-based government services …

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DDB Chicago Lands $4B Army Contract for Marketing Support

DDB‘s Chicago-based arm has received a potential 10-year, $4B contract to support marketing and advertising efforts of the U.S. Army. The service branch will assign performance locations and funds for work that would take place through Nov. 18, 2028, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The company will help the Army develop …

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Perspecta Gets $89.5M CMS Application Maintenance Support Task Order; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) has received a potential five-year, $89.5M task order to continue to help the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services maintain the Medicare Part B claims processing system. The Chantilly, Va.-based company said Tuesday it will provide life cycle services for system maintenance, user and production support and other …

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FireEye’s Tom Topping: Cyber Threat Intelligence Could Help Agencies Zero In on Adversaries

Tom Topping, senior director of strategic programs at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has said agencies should leverage cyber threat intelligence to manage risks and protect information technology systems from adversaries. Topping wrote that security teams can determine potential attackers as well as their tactics, techniques and procedures used to compromise data …

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