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DIA Awards $125M Sensor Engineering, R&D Contract to Johns Hopkins APL

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a potential five-year, $125 million contract to research, develop, integrate and engineer specialized sensor systems. APL will support multiple divisions within the advanced technologies office at DIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology under the sole-source contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Dave Buss: Cubic to Support Army Mission Training Under Potential $975M IDIQ

Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) global defense segment has landed a spot on a potential five-year, $975 million contract vehicle for training, communications and technical support to various U.S. Army mission training complexes. Dave Buss, president of Cubic Global Defense, said in a statement published Thursday the company seeks to leverage its NextTraining strategy …

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Comprehensive Health Services Forms DoD Advisory Board

Comprehensive Health Services has established a new board of advisers that will work to provide strategic guidance to the executive leadership in support of the Cape Canaveral, Florida-based workforce medical services contractor’s business capture and development efforts within the Defense Department. The company said Wednesday the new DoD advisory board held Oct. …

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Orbital ATK Shareholders OK $9.2B Merger With Northrop; David Thompson Comments

Shareholders at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have approved a deal for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to acquire the Dulles, Virginia-based aerospace and defense contractor in an estimated $9.2 billion transaction. Holders of at least 99 percent of shares in Orbital ATK voted to approve the merger during the Wednesday meeting, …

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Andrew Ivers Named L3 Corporate SVP, Comms System Business President

Andrew Ivers, president of broadband communications sector and communication systems-west division at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), will assume the roles of corporate senior vice president and president of communication systems business segment at the New York-based aerospace and defense contractor starting Jan. 1. The company said Wednesday Ivers will directly report …

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Anthony Fleury Joins Federal IT Contractor MCPGOV as Strategic Executive

Anthony Fleury, formerly corporate vice president and president of weapon systems group at Shadow Group Solutions, has joined MCPGOV as a strategic executive at the government information technology platforms provider , GovConWire has learned. Before he joined Shadow Group in 2010, Fleury worked for more than a year at DLH Solutions as …

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State Dept Approves $415M Laser Guided Bomb Sale to Singapore

The State Department has approved Singapore’s request to procure laser guided bombs, associated equipment and support services under a potential $415 million foreign military sales agreement. Singapore’s request includes 40 GBU-10 Paveway II LGB units, 84 GBU-12 Paveway II LGB units, 60 FMU-152 or FMU-139D/B fuzes, AIM-120 telemetry kits and target drones, …

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General Dynamics Unit Lands Spot on Potential $975M Army Mission Training Support IDIQ

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business unit has secured a position on a potential five-year, $975 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for simulation and training support services to the U.S. Army. Work under the Mission Training Complex Capabilities Support contract encompasses constructive, live, first-person and virtual gaming exercises, General Dynamics said Wednesday. GDIT …

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Rick Wagner Promoted to Lead ManTech’s Mission, Cyber & Intell Group

Rick Wagner, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), has been promoted to president of that same unit in a move that takes effect Jan. 1. ManTech said Wednesday Wagner will succeed the retiring Bill Varner, who has led the …

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Cubic to Extend Army Training Support Under $61M Contract; Dave Buss Comments

Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has received a potential five-year, $61 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s rotational and pre-deployment training exercises. The company said Wednesday its global defense segment will continue to provide training support services at the Army’s Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, Louisiana, under the contract that has one base year …

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