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Report: Navy to Release NGEN RFP Within A Few Days

The Navy will soon start accepting proposals for a contract to revamp its entire computer network within the next few days, Politico reports. A request for proposals for the multi-billion Next Generation Enterprise Network contract could come within a few days, said NGEN spokesman Steven Davis. The awardee or awardees …

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Veritas to Buy Thomson Reuters Healthcare Business for $1.25B

Veritas Capital has agreed to acquire Thomas Reuters’ (NYSE: TRI) healthcare business for $1.25 billion cash, the companies announced Monday. The companies expect the transaction to close within the next few months. The acquisition aligns with Veritas’ goal of expanding its healthcare analytics offerings, said Chairman Robert McKeon. Mike Boswood, …

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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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