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HII Newport News Shipbuilding Gets Navy RFP for 2 Ford-Class Carriers

The U.S. Navy has issued a request for proposal to Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division to determine potential cost savings associated with the procurement of two Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers. “In keeping with the National Defense Strategy, the Navy developed an acquisition strategy to combine the …

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Vectrus Gets $385M Modification on Army Base Operations Support Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded a nine-month, $385 million contract modification to a Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) subsidiary to help the military branch operate its facilities in Kuwait. The Army Contracting Command has obligated $43.9 million in fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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KBR’s Govt Arm to Support Multimission Navy Datalink System Under $69M IDIQ Award

The government services business of KBR (NYSE: KBR) has secured a 60-month, $69.3 million contract to help the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division engineer and maintain a U.S. Navy datalink system. KBRwyle will provide full life cycle support for the Light Airborne Multipurpose System MK III Datalink the service branch uses to transmit command and …

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Patrick Nicolet Named Capgemini Group CTO

Patrick Nicolet, formerly head of the competitiveness program and India operations at Capgemini, has been appointed as group chief technology officer. Capgemini said Friday Nicolet will oversee technology and innovation efforts as CTO and will continue to serve on the group executive board. Lanny Cohen, former group chief technology and innovation officer, will …

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The Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speaker List for 2018 Border Protection Innovations & Technology Forum Panel

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 19, 2018 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has rounded out the speaker list for the 2018 Border Protection Innovations and Technology Forum, adding Rachelle Henderson, Executive Director, Border Enforcement and Management Systems Directorate (BEMSD), Office of Information and Technology of U.S. …

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CACI Offers $7.2B Cash & Stock for CSRA

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has offered to acquire CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) for approximately $7.2 billion in cash and stock, or $44.00 per share, in a bid to form a combined entity that will deliver mission services and enterprise support offerings to government clients. Arlington, Virginia-based CACI said Sunday its board …

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Gulf Island Shipyards to Build Navy Towing, Salvage & Rescue Ships Under Potential $523M Contract

A Gulf Island Fabrication subsidiary has won a potential $522.7 million contract to design and construct up to eight ships based on current commercial towing offshore models. The contract awarded to Louisiana-based Gulf Island Shipyards has an initial value of $63.6 million to fund the first Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ship and includes options …

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Army Vet Ted Harrison Joins TAPE in SVP Role; Louisa Long Jaffe Comments

Technical and Project Engineering has appointed Theodore “Ted” Harrison, a retired U.S. Army major general, as senior vice president of the company’s products division. He will lead the newly established division in efforts to develop training products and service offerings for the government and commercial sectors, TAPE said Friday. Louisa Long Jaffe, TAPE president and …

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Raytheon Wins $511M IDIQ to Help Air Force Manage ‘Cobra Dane’ Radar System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a potential $511 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force maintain, operate and sustain the military branch’s Cobra Dane radar system. The company’s intelligence, information and services business will perform work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract at Eareckson Air Station in Alaska through March 2025, the Defense Department said Friday. Cobra …

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KeyW Completes Sotera Integration, Reports Rise in FY 2017 Revenue

Bill Weber, president and CEO of KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), has said the company has completed integration efforts with regard to its purchase of Herndon, Virginia-based national security technology contractor Sotera Defense Solutions. KeyW closed its $235 million cash acquisition of Sotera in April 2017 in an effort to expand its footprint in …

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