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Navy Awards FFG(X) Frigate Conceptual Design Contracts to 5 Firms

The U.S. Navy has awarded five companies contracts to come up with a conceptual design of the service’s future guided missile frigate. The Naval Sea Systems Command received six proposals for the firm-fixed-price contracts as part of the FFG(X) ship program, the Defense Department said Friday. NAVSEA selected Austal, Fincantieri Marinette …

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General Dynamics Gets $149M Army Contract Modification for Stryker Vehicle Parts

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business has secured a $148.9 million contract modification to supply parts for the U.S. Army‘s Stryker ground combat vehicles. The Defense Department said Friday that GDLS will perform work under the modified contract through Feb. 28, 2019. Stryker medium-weight vehicles are designed to address a gap between the capacities of …

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Pamela Drew Joins Serco’s US Board; Dave Dacquino Comments

Pamela Drew, formerly executive vice president and president of information systems business at Harris’ (NYSE: HRS) Exelis subsidiary, has joined the board of directors of Serco’s North American arm. Serco Inc. Chairman and CEO Dave Dacquino said in a statement released Thursday Drew’s track record in new business pursuit and capture will …

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Peter Marcin Named CallisonRTKL Federal Group Head

Peter Marcin, a more than 20-year government real estate industry veteran, has been named vice president of the federal team and public sector leader at CallisonRTKL. CallisonRTKL said Wednesday Marcin will be responsible for expanding the company’s federal workplace portfolio in his new position. He most recently served as head of government services …

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CenturyLink Unveils Strategic Govt Exec Leadership Team; David Young Comments

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has named eight executives to the strategic government leadership team that will work to support federal agencies, educational institutions, national and regional public consortiums and defense companies. The company said Thursday the executives will directly report to David Young, regional vice president of strategic government, and help …

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Air Force Vet Mark Hughes Named ACT I CFO; Michael Niggel Comments

Mark Hughes, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has been appointed chief financial officer at Advanced Concepts and Technologies International. He will oversee the Arlington, Virginia-based government acquisition support services provider’s programs, budgeting and strategic planning efforts as well as assess merger and acquisition opportunities, ACT I said Thursday. Hughes’ “commercial …

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Arlington Capital Makes Intell Community Tech Push Through IAI Purchase

Arlington Capital Partners has purchased Chantilly, Virginia-based systems engineering and technical analysis services provider Integrity Applications Inc. for an undisclosed sum. The Washington-based private equity firm said Wednesday it plans to merge IAI with human intelligence platforms provider Xebec that Arlington Capital acquired in 2017. David Wodlinger, a partner at Arlington …

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Craig Mueller Promoted to Federal Sales VP at FireEye

Craig Mueller, formerly director of federal civilian sales at FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE), has been promoted to vice president of federal sales at the California-based security company, Homeland Security Today reported Wednesday. The report said Mueller will aim to identify, expand and implement FireEye’s federal government sales strategy in his new …

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81 Firms Land Spots on $15B GSA Alliant 2 Small Business GWAC

The General Services Administration has awarded 81 companies spots on the small business portion of a potential 10-year, $15 billion governmentwide acquisition contract vehicle for information technology platforms and services. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday it received 493 offers for the Alliant 2 Small Business GWAC. The agency noted the …

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Veritas Capital to Buy PwC’s US Public Sector Business

Veritas Capital has agreed to purchase the U.S. public sector business of PwC for an undisclosed sum. Veritas said Wednesday it will rename and run the business as an independent company once it finalizes the transaction and completes regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. The U.S. public sector business will …

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