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Where is Ball Aerospace’s Carol Lane Vacationing This Summer

Ball Aerospace’s Carol Lane spoke with GovCon Executive about her favorite vacation spot:  “Last summer, my daughter and I went to Canouan in the Grenadines, ” she said. “We were the only Americans staying at this particular resort. The temperature is generally not that different from the beaches around here, …

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Thursday’s Featured Job: Cyber Strategist at Northrop Grumman

Job Description Roles and Responsibilities: The Cyber-Security and Enterprise Services (CES) Operating Unit within NGIS’s Defense Enterprise Services (DES) Business Unit has an immediate need for a Cyber-Security Strategist (CSS). The CSS will: Be responsible for establishing a multi-year Cyber-Security strategy for CES. This strategy will establish an actionable plan …

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DynCorp Acquisition Official; Bill Ballhaus Comments

DynCorp International’s acquisition by Cerberus Capital Management is a done deal, the firm reports. “With this announcement, DynCorp International enters an exciting new chapter, ” said Bill Ballhaus, DynCorp International’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Built on six decades of trusted performance for the U.S. government, this solid foundation will …

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Raytheon, Serco, SAIC, Northrop Grumman Claim Defense Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) was awarded  a $9, 057, 931 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Robust Electric Laser Initiative (RELI).  The purpose of RELI is to take advantage of technology advances for high energy laser (HEL) systems over the past five years; perform technology risk reduction …

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Lockheed Banks Half-Billion Dollar Deal; CACI, BAE Ink Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is being awarded an advance acquisition contract with an estimated value of $522, 200, 000 to provide for long-lead efforts and materials associated with the production and delivery of 42 low-rate initial production Lot V F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.  …

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General Dynamics Picks Up Quintet of DoD Deals Worth Several Hundred Million

According to the Department of Defense, “General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is being awarded a $105, 353, 508 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2303) for long-lead time construction for DDG 1001; long-lead time material for DDG 1002; and engineering and production support services.  Work is expected to be performed in …

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SAIC Wins Air Force Software Deal

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) claimed a task order by the General Services Administration (GSA) Greater Southwest Region to support software development and sustainment support of the U.S. Air Force. The task order has a one-year base period and three one-year options for valued at over $19 million. “SAIC is committed to …

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ACS, A Xerox Company’s Joe Doherty on Saving Michigan Money

ACS, A Xerox Company (NYSE: XRX) is helping Michigan’s program that provides Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) save more than 25 percent in processing costs by moving from paper-based food vouchers to an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) system. According to ACS, “Michigan’s WIC program provides nutritious foods and nutrition education …

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