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Army Names 4 Firms on Potential $93M Contract for Aerial Target Systems Research

The U.S. Army has selected four companies for positions on a potential $93.4 million contract for research, development, test and evaluation services focused on aerial target systems over a five-year period. The Defense Department said Tuesday Griffon Aerospace, Kord Technologies, Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) and Trideum may bid for orders …

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Vencore to Deliver Program Mgmt, Other Support Services for Army Laser Demonstrator

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2017 — Vencore will provide engineering, test and program management services in support of its QWK Integrated Solutions joint venture’s work to develop a laser technology under the U.S. Army‘s High Energy Laser Technical Vehicle Demonstrator effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The QWK joint venture with Kratos Defense and …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober a Panelist at UK MilSatCom Conference in November

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems executive Rick Lober will serve as a panelist at the Global MilSatCom Conference to be held in the U.K. from Nov. 7 to 9 and contribute to discussions on ground-based systems for military satellite communications, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. SMi Group said Tuesday Lober, …

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State Dept OKs $250M Military Education, Training Support Deal With Saudi Arabia

The State Department has given Saudi Arabia the green light to acquire professional military education, English language training assistance and technical training support under a potential $250 million foreign military sales agreement. Saudi Arabia’s navy blanket order program for training services also covers technical documentation, logistics, program support and contractor and U.S. …

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Navy Taps 4 Firms for Systems Engineering, Logistics Support Contracts

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), G2 Software Systems and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) have won separate contracts to provide technical support services for the U.S. Navy. Each of the three-year, multiple-award contracts contains two option years, the Defense Department said Monday.   SAIC …

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Christopher Fountain Named Kinnser Software COO; Chris Hester Comments

Christopher Fountain, former CEO and president of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions‘ (NASDAQ: KTOS) SecureInfo subsidiary, has joined Kinnser Software as chief operating officer. He will be in charge of Kinnser’s sales and marketing activities and responsible for developing and executing business growth and customer support strategies, Kinnser said Thursday. …

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Navy Hands Down $780M for Data Products Instruction, Development

The U.S. Navy has awarded a potential $780 million contract for acquisition and life-cycle support of training data products, the Defense Department announced Friday. Contractors will compete for task orders to carry out an instructional systems development process involving analysis, design, development, implementation, evaluation, sustainment and delivery of products. Awardees …

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Former NRC CISO Patrick Howard Joins SecureInfo; Christopher Fountain Comments

Former Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chief Information Security Officer Patrick Howard has joined Kratos Defense and Security Solution Inc.’s (NYSE: KTOS) SecureInfo subsidiary. Christopher Fountain, senior vice president for Kratos’ SecureInfo cybersecurity business unit, said Howard will provide thought leadership to SecureInfo regarding critical infrastructure protection. Howard said he will work alongside cybersecurity …

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Navy to Award Up to $2B in Training Systems IDIQ Orders to 28 Contractors

The U.S. Navy has handed out multiple-award contracts to 28 companies underneath its Training Systems Contract III indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department announced yesterday. The Pentagon said the total amount of the multiple-award contracts, including options, will not exceed $2 billion. Eighteen companies will compete for LOT 1 task orders …

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GovCon Wire’s August M&A Activity Recap; 7 of 11 Deals are for IT Specialists

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) may have made the biggest splashes in the acquisition market in August, announcing upcoming $12.5 billion and $11.7 billion cash purchases of Motorola Mobility and Autonomy Corp., respectively. But, government contractors were very active as well, making and announcing a steady clip of purchases and focusing particular …

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