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Thales to Acquire Gentex Corp. “Visionix” Business; Allan Cameron Comments

Thales (NYSE:HO) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the helmet mounted display and motion tracking businesses of Gentex Corp. “This acquisition is a strategic fit that complements Thales’ global portfolio of Helmet Mounted Sight and Display systems for rotary and fixed wing platforms, ” said Michel Mathieu, head of Thales’ Avionics …

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DoD, DIA Award 9 Contractors $750M Intelligence Training Contract

The U.S. Defense Department and the Defense Intelligence Agency‘s Virginia contracting activity has awarded nine companies spots on an intelligence training contract valued at $750 million over a five-year period. According to the contract announcement, the Pentagon expects the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to expire on Nov. 30, 2017. The nine companies included in …

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NJVC Realigns, Promotes Programs Lead Michael Carr to CTO; Jody Tedesco Comments

NJVC has promoted Michael Carr, formerly acting chief technology officer and senior vice president of programs, to the CTO position on a permanent basis, the company announced Wednesday. This promotion is one of a series of executive moves as the company carries out an organizational realignment. Dave Lavanty, formerly SVP …

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QinetiQ Names TASC, GDIT Vet Bruce Feldman National Systems SVP; John Sutton Comments

Qinetiq North America has appointed Bruce Feldman senior vice president for the national systems sector within the mission and information solutions operating unit, the company announced Monday. He will manage service delivery and technology development for contracts with both intelligence and defense customers. “Bruce comes to the company with more …

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Booz Allen to Buy ARINC’s Defense Systems Engineering Business; Shrader, Belcher Comment

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) has agreed to acquire ARINC Inc.’s defense systems engineering and support division, ARINC announced Tuesday. Booz Allen said it will pay approximately $154 million in cash for the ARINC division and expects the transaction to increase its earnings in fiscal year 2014, which begins April 1, 2013. “DSES …

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iRobot to Provide Army Spares, Controllers

IRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) has won a $10 million contract from the U.S. Army’s robotic systems joint program office to provide maintenance training and spares for the iRobot 310 SUGV, the company announced Monday. The Army has already ordered $2 million in spares and delivery is scheduled to finish by …

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Navy Hands Down Potential $750M C4ISR Engineering IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded a $750 million contract to five companies for engineering services on C4ISR initiatives and programs (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance). The Defense Department said Wednesday the Navy received seven offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, multiple award contract through a full and open …

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Army Hands Down $7B for Software, Systems Engineering

The U.S. Army has awarded a potential $7 billion contract to several companies for software and systems engineering services, the Defense Department announced Thursday. Companies will compete for task orders under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through Sept. 30, 2017 and the Army will determine work location with each order. Awardees include: …

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Lockheed Announces $4.6B DISA Info Grid Contract Team; Gerry Fasano Comments

The Lockheed Martin-led team on a potential $4.6 billion contract to run the Defense Department‘s global information grid includes Xerox subsidiary ACS, AT&T, BAE Systems, ManTech International and Serco’s U.S. subsidiary. Lockheed made its announcement Wednesday on the heels of the Government Accountability Office‘s decision to uphold Lockheed’s win of …

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ATK Names 18-Year Legal Vet Scott Chaplin SVP, General Counsel; Mark DeYoung Comments

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has appointed Scott Chaplin senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective Oct. 1. The company said the 18-year legal veteran will serve as the company’s principal legal officer and oversee corporate legal functions including government contract oversight, regulatory compliance and global sales team support. He will also …

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