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Forbes Raves About ‘Virginia Mecca’ of Defense Contractors

Forbes.com recently sought out to answer why northern Virginia has become the mecca for military contractors. The publication identifies the 1991 migration of General Dynamics from St. Louis to Falls Church, Va., as the start of a domino effect that has seen the majority of the 20 largest U.S. military contractors …

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VSE Wins Potential $1.5B Contract From US Naval Sea Systems

VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC) has won a one-year $277 million cost-plus-award-fee, indefinite-delivery and quantity contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command. The contract options, if exercised, have a potential value of $1.5 billion over a five-year period. Per the contract, VSE will provide continuous lifecycle support for naval vessels bought, …

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GovCon Wire’s September Executive Move Recap

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) board of directors appointed former Continental Airlines CEO Lark Kellner as a new director of the board, where he will serve on the audit and finance committees. Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) appointed Alan Weakley president of its North American public sector defense group, where he will lead strategic direction, planning …

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GDIT to Provide Command, Control Services in Korea

The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) IT business unit a $16, 443, 478 firm-fixed-price contract to provide command, control, communications and computer information systems maintenance for the 1st Signal Brigade throughout the Korean peninsula. Work will be performed in Korea with an estimated completion date of September …

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GovCon Wire’s September M&A Activity Recap; Contractors Active Across Industry

While no clear sector focus dominated the merger and acquisition landscape in September, government contractors remained busy, closing on several interesting healthcare and cybersecurity deals and divesting some operations. The eight acquisitions GovCon Wire recorded were down from the 11 reported in August, but executive moves ramped up to seasonal …

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GDAIS Wins Potential $87M Award to Develop Anti-Mine Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) advanced informational systems business unit has won a potential $86, 719, 986 U.S. Navy contract to engineer, manufacture and develop a surface mine countermeasure unmanned underwater vehicle. The SMCM UUV system will enhance the capabilities of the fleet mine warfare commander and address the Navy’s need to …

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GDIT to Provide Management Services to Veterans Brain Injury Center

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) IT business unit will provide program management services to the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center on a five-year $14.3 million task order with TRICARE. The company will provide program administration, conference planning, strategic communications and accounting support. Through the TRICARE evaluation, analysis and management support indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract …

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GovConExec Magazine Fall Issue Identifies Peak Markets for GovCon Industry

Executive Mosaic, the publisher of GovCon Wire and a stable of online news properties geared toward the government-contracting industry, has launched the fall issue of its quarterly print magazine, GovCon Exec . The latest issue focuses on growth opportunities for government contractors. This issue comes at a time where the nation is taking …

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GDIT Added to $45M IDIQ for Remotely Piloted Vehicles

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) IT business unit has been added to a $45 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. The work will support all aspects the remotely-piloted vehicles and aircraft. The company said it will develop new design methods to improve supply chain and manufacturing …

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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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