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‘Fierce’ Competition for New NATO Cyberwar Contract; US Firms Eye Foreign MKTs

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is collecting contract bids today from more than 300 companies across its 28 member nations to expand the alliance’s cybersecurity capabilities, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The initial award is for $42 million, but Daniel Michaels cited industry officials as saying a contract win …

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Daniel Allen to Head CACI’s U.S. Operations, Effective Jan. 1

CACI International Inc.‘s (NYSE: CACI) current chief operating officer Daniel Allen has been appointed president of the company’s U.S. operations,  effective Jan. 1, 2012. The move comes as current president of U.S. operations William Fairl announced his intent to retire effective Sept. 1, 2012. For more on Fairl’s pre-retirement plans, check out our coverage on GovCon …

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Final RFP for Navy NGEN Delayed, 2nd Draft RFP Coming Dec. 19

The U.S. Navy will not be releasing the final request for proposals for its next-generation enterprise network on Dec. 21 as it had previously scheduled. In a post Friday on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the Navy said it will instead release an update to its draft RFP on Dec. …

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TWD Hires Contracting Vet Bradley Stegman to Lead All Programs; Mike Lee Comments

TWD & Associates announced today that it has hired Bradley K. Stegman to oversee the execution and performance of all company programs and projects as TWD’s new vice president of programs. Stegman has previous worked with SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and BAE Systems. TWD said he …

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Former ManTech Exec Linda Metz Joins Mission Essential as VP for Contracts

Mission Essential Personnel has named Linda Metz as vice president for contracts and procurement. Metz most recently was VP of contracts for ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT). Over her 25-year career of supporting federal, international and commercial defense firms, she has also held positions with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and CGI after it acquired American …

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David Melcher Comments on Completed ITT Spinoffs

  ITT Corp. (NYSE: ITT) has completed its previously announced separation plan, retaining its core industrial offerings and spinning off its defense and information solution business into ITT Exelis and its water technology and services business into Xylem. Open trading of Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and Xylem (NYSE: XYL) shares will begin Tuesday. ITT Corp. …

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Pamela Drew Comments on TASC’s Hire of CIA Veteran as VP in SE&I

TASC Inc. has named Bob Pattishall as a vice president in its strategic capabilities and technology group. Pattishall served the CIA for 25 years before joining Veridian Corp. and then Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace systems sector, where he most recently lead the development and deployment of a major program as …

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Four Major Defense Contractors Report 3rd Quarter Earnings Growth

Four of the largest American defense contractors released third quarter financial results on Oct. 26, 2011. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Boeing (NYSE: BA) Lockheed Martin reported $665 million in earnings from continuing operations, an increase of 19 percent from the third quarter of …

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Washington Post Claims Va. Gov. McDonnell Going After Lockheed Jobs

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell may be trying to entice Lockheed Martin to relocate its headquarters to Virginia from its current location in Bethesda, Md., according to a report from the Washington Post. Anita Kumar wrote Friday that the company was irked after the Montgomery County (Md.) Council discussed a resolution asking Congress to spend less on wars, and Virginia “immediately …

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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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