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Report: UAE, Lockheed Seal $1.6B F-16 Upgrade Deal

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential $1.6 billion order to perform upgrades to the United Arab Emirates’ F-16 fighter aircraft, The National reported Sunday. The report said UAE’s armed forces entered numerous defense deals with U.S. companies, which include an agreement for Lockheed to modernize 80 F-16s. Lockheed CEO …

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Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Group Adds Air Force Vet Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson, a retired U.S. Air Force major general, has joined Grant Thornton‘s public sector business as a senior strategic adviser for the defense and intelligence community. The 32-year military veteran will advise the company on security and defense business development and strategic matters, Grant Thornton said Friday. Carlos Otal, national managing …

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Highlights From The Bridge on November 12th: How The Private Sector Can Help Rebuild The Infrastructure of The Hurricane Impacted Areas

On November 12th at 11 am on WJLA; and 6PM on News Channel 8 Host of The Bridge Jim McCarthy was joined by Dale Morris, Senior Economist, Embassy of the Netherlands, Harriet Tregoning, Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD and Alex Kaplan, Head, North America & Senior Vice …

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November 13th Morning Report: GovCon Index Ends the Week Down While Major Indices Close Mixed

In reviewing last weeks market performance the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) ended the week down 0.74 percent from Mondays opening price settling at 107.303. Twenty stocks declined for the week versus ten that advanced. The three major indices all closed mixed on Friday; the S&P500 closed down 0.09 percent to 2,582.30 while …

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The Bridge on November 12th – How The Private Sector Can Help Rebuild The Infrastructure of The Hurricane Impacted Areas

On November 12th at 11 am on WJLA; and 6PM on News Channel 8 Host of The Bridge Jim McCarthy will feature the third and final installment on Hurricanes Irma, Maria and Harvey. This episode will focus on the recovery and emergency response after the hurricanes subsided, and how the private …

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Deborah Ricci Succeeds Barry Broadus as Constellis CFO

Deborah Ricci, formerly senior vice president of finance and accounting at Constellis, has been promoted to chief financial officer of the Reston, Virginia-based risk management and operational support services contractor. Constellis said Thursday Ricci succeeds Barry Broadus and will oversee the company’s financial strategy and operations as CFO. “Debbie is extremely qualified for this …

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ASRC Federal Appoints Military Healthcare Vet Richard Terry to VP, Client Relations Exec Roles; Mark Gray Comments

Richard “Chip” Terry, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel and former acting chief information officer of the Military Health System, has been named vice president and client relations executive for federal health and defense programs at ASRC Federal. ASRC Federal said Thursday Terry will lead ASRC Federal’s partnership and customer base growth efforts …

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Former AT&T Exec Anthony Robbins Joins Nvidia as North American Public Sector VP

Anthony Robbins, former vice president for defense at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) global public sector business, has joined California-based technology firm Nvidia (Nasdaq: NVDA) as VP for the North American public sector. He will lead NVIDIA’s federal and defense business operations across the region as well as its higher education and research …

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GE Lands Potential $643M Air Force FMS Contract for Aircraft Engines, Spares

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a potential seven-year, $643 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide F110-GE-129 aircraft engines and spares to three foreign military sales clients. The Defense Department said Thursday GE will also provide updated engine monitoring system computers, over-and-above repair services for government-furnished properties …

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Govt Services Vet Duane Andrews Named Accelera Board Chairman

Duane Andrews, former CEO of QinetiQ North America, has joined cloud services provider Accelera Solutions as chairman of the board. Accelera said Wednesday Andrews brings to the company leadership experience in the government services industry that included a seven-year stint as QNA CEO. Steve Weiss, Accelera president and chief operating officer, said …

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