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Mike Johnson Promoted to Parsons Vice Chairman, Chief Development Officer

Mike Johnson, formerly president of Parsons‘ infrastructure business, has been named vice chairman and first chief development officer of the company. Parsons said Thursday Johnson will report to Chairman and CEO Chuck Harrington and oversee client and partner relationships in his new role. He will also lead opening sales and partner channels …

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Ball Aerospace Gets $255M Modification for Weather System Follow-on Microwave

Ball Aerospace and Technologies has received a $255.4M firm-fixed-price contract modification to continue development and fabrication work for the U.S. Air Force‘s Weather System Follow-on Microwave program for a low-Earth orbit satellite. The modification is the result of an exercised option and raises the contract‘s cumulative value to $349M, the …

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John Baylouny Named Leonardo DRS EVP, COO

John Baylouny, formerly chief technology officer for Leonardo DRS, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer at the Arlington, Va.-based defense contractor. Leonardo DRS said Thursday Baylouny succeeds Terry Murphy, who is due to retire at the end of this year, and will oversee eight business units as well as supply …

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CTI Wins Potential $241M Air Force Contract to Help Train MQ-9 Operators

Crew Training International has won a potential five-year, $241.4M contract to help the U.S. Air Force train aircrew of MQ-9 multimission remotely piloted aircraft and associated courseware. The Air Force’s Acquisition Management and Integration Center received eight offers for the firm-fixed-price contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2018 Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap Forum

On Thursday, Oct. 25th, GovCon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2018 Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap Forum, featuring a keynote address from Dale Ormond, principal director, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering. His remarks were followed by an …

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Five Firms to Provide Security Support Services Under $4B Army Contract

The U.S. Army has selected five companies to compete for orders under a potential six-year, $4B firm-fixed-price, multiple-award contract for the delivery of security support services. The service branch will assign work locations and funds with every order for work that would occur through Nov. 1, 2024, the Defense Department …

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Calibre Acquires IT Services Provider Spear

Calibre Systems has purchased Herndon, Va.-based information technology services contractor Spear for an undisclosed sum. Joe Martore, Calibre president and CEO, said in a statement released Wednesday the acquisition presents an opportunity for the company to offer a diverse set of IT platforms and certified resources, further support clients and …

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DCCA Secures $139M DoD Intell Systems Support Contract; David Bower Quoted

Data Computer Corp. of America has received a potential five-year, $138.9M contract to support the signals intelligence and cyber platforms of an undisclosed Defense Department intelligence customer. DCCA said Wednesday it will provide mission-critical DevOps modifications to suit an agile environment to support the DoD agency’s operations with the U.S. government and …

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Raytheon to Help NGA Build Automation, AI, Analytic Tools; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has booked a pair of contracts worth up to $600M combined to develop artificial intelligence, data automation and analytic technologies for the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. The company said Wednesday it will lead efforts to manage elevation content and precise imagery through the NGA’s Janus initiative. Dave Wajsgras, president …

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CACI Wins Potential $125M Military Sealift Command IT Support Contract

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won a potential five-year, $125.3M contract from the U.S. Navy to help Military Sealift Command operate and manage business information technology systems and interfaces with the branch’s enterprise defense business platforms. The Defense Department said Tuesday CACI’s enterprise solutions business will also support MSC in efforts to consolidate command …

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