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Former Spectrum CSO Ralph Wade Joins Booz Allen as a VP

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has appointed former Spectrum Chief Strategy Officer Ralph Wade as a vice president, GovCon Wire has learned. Wade had previously served as vice president for Spectrum’s operations in the Washington region. He led the company’s strategic initiatives for its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and information …

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GovConExec Spring Issue Expands on Big Data Opportunities, Mergers

GovConExec, published by GovCon Wire’s parent company Executive Mosaic, released the Spring 2012 issue, providing the latest news and government contracting executive views on healthcare, mobility, the current budget environment as well as on the new market buzz big data. GovConExec explores how big data is impacting the contracting community …

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Air Force Awards $7B Piece of Second NetCents IDIQ; Rene LaVigne Comments

The U.S. Air Force has awarded $6.9 billion in contracts for networking and information technology equipment, the Defense Department announced Monday. The award covers the products portion of the NetCents II contract, which has an overall ceiling value of $24.2 billion, according to Deltek. Companies will provide commercial-off-the-shelf products for …

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Bill Hoover Comments on American Systems $1.5B Navy Vessel Contract Spot

American Systems will help the Navy transfer the branch’s legacy vessels to foreign buyers as part of a potential $1.5 billion contract, the company announced Monday. President and CEO Bill Hoover said in a release that the company and a team of subcontractors will support the Naval Sea Systems Command’s …

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GDIT Names James McManamon a Navy, Marines Services Area VP

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has appointed James McManamon vice president of the Navy and Marine Corps services business area within the information technology unit. He will be responsible for the unit’s strategic business development and planning. Ken Slaght, a vice president and general manager, said maritime stakeholders in industry and …

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DHS Awards $3B Communications Equipment IDIQ

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $3 billion contract to a group of companies for tactical communications services, according to a FedBizOpps posting. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity has two base years and three option years. Services will range from providing communications equipment, infrastructure and related services. Awardees include: ACG Systems …

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GDIT Wins Potential $64M Army CENTCOM Communications Contract

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) has won a potential $64.5 million contract to help the U.S. Army establish enterprise communications for U.S. Central Command. The company said its information technology unit received the five-year contract from the U.S. Army’s Network Enterprise Technology Command. GDIT will provide information assurance, cyber security, engineering and …

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Harris Names Ted Hengst IT Services Head; William Brown Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has appointed Ted Hengst as president of its information technology services business unit, the company announced Wednesday. He originally joined the communications and information technology company in 2006 as president of that unit, later assuming the chief information officer and corporate vice president roles in 2010. …

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Air Force Adding $700M to NetCents Contract Ceiling

The U.S. Air Force wants to increase the ceiling for its information technology contract by $700 million before it expires in the fall, Washington Technology reports. The Air Force wants to increase the Network Centric Solutions’ contract ceiling value to account for potential risks prior to awarding the follow on …

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State Department Taking Contractor Bids for UAVs

The State Department has received dozens of bids from contractors as it seeks to acquire a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles to protect diplomats in Iraq and other high-risk countries. The department is accepting responses to its request for proposals through April 23, it said in an updated posting Monday …

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