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SAIC Closes $2.5B Engility Buy; Tony Moraco Quoted

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) completed its $2.5B acquisition of Engility days after shareholders at both companies approved the merger deal at their respective meetings. SAIC said Monday the combined firm will continue to operate in Reston, Va., under the corporate name SAIC and leadership of CEO Tony Moraco. Moraco …

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Daniel Jablonsky Named Maxar President, CEO; Howell Estes Quoted

Daniel Jablonsky, formerly president of Maxar Technologies’ (NYSE: MAXR) DigitalGlobe subsidiary, has been named president and CEO of the parent company. Jablonsky succeeds Howard Lance, who has stepped down from his roles at Maxar, the company said Monday. “Dan’s experience as president of DigitalGlobe, after previously serving as both general counsel …

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Smiths Detection to Supply DHS Radiation Portal Monitors Under Potential $291M IDIQ

Smiths Detection has received a potential $291M contract from the Department of Homeland Security to supply a checkpoint technology designed to detect radiation emitting materials. The company said Monday it will provide radiation portal monitors to the DHS’ Office of Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. RPMs work by …

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Intel Vet Diane Bryant Named Broadcom Independent Director

Diane Bryant, a 32-year veteran of Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) and former chief operating officer of Google‘s (Nasdaq: GOOGL) cloud business, has been appointed an independent director at Broadcom‘s (Nasdaq: AVGO) board of directors. Broadcom said Monday Bryant has more than three decades of leadership experience in the semiconductor, enterprise information technology …

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SAIC, Engility Shareholders Approve $2.5B Merger Deal

Stockholders at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and Engility (NYSE: EGL) have approved at their respective meetings SAIC’s proposed $2.5B acquisition of the Chantilly, Va.-based engineering services contractor. Holders of more than 98 percent of shares in SAIC voted Friday to approve a proposal to issue shares of common …

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Microsoft Gets $1.7B Contract for IT Product Enterprise Services to DoD, Intell Community

The U.S. Navy has awarded Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) a potential five-year, $1.76B contract to support company-made products for the Department of Defense, U.S. Coast Guard and the intelligence community. DoD said Friday the company will provide engineering services to help software developers and other product teams utilize knowledge database, tools, source …

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General Dynamics to Support Joint Staff Training Under Potential $501M IDIQ; Rich Farinacci Quoted

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business has landed a spot on a potential $501M contract vehicle from the Department of Defense to support joint force development programs. The company said Friday it will compete for task orders to provide cybersecurity, planning, execution and analysis services for Joint Chiefs of Staff ‘s J7 …

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Dr. Marie Sandrock Leads SCO’s Mission to Integrate AI Technology Into Military Operations

Dr. Marie Sandrock, deputy director of the Defense Department’s Strategic Capabilities Office, oversees SCO’s mission to develop new and innovative technologies to shape and counter emerging threats across all domains, bringing game-changing capabilities to the Joint Force. As SCO’s deputy director, Dr. Sandrock’s top priority for research and engineering is …

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Robert Helm, Thomas Kirchmaier, Elizabeth Schmid to Assume New Roles at General Dynamics

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has appointed Robert Helm, Thomas Kirchmaier and Elizabeth Schmid to new positions, effective April 1. Helm, senior vice president for planning and development, will serve as special adviser to the CEO and will continue to support strategic initiatives of the company, General Dynamics said Friday. Kirchmaier, VP for strategic …

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David Rowland Named Accenture Interim CEO; KC McClure Appointed CFO

David Rowland, a 35-year Accenture (NYSE: ACN) veteran, has been appointed to serve as CEO of the global professional services contractor on an interim basis. He succeeds Pierre Nanterme, who resigned the post due to health issues and intends to support his successor in an advisory role, the company said Friday. …

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