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PSC, Fairfax Chamber Reveal Washington GovCon Awards Nominees

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 15, 2015 — GovCon Executive reported Monday on the list of finalists to the 13th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards and former DynCorp CEO Paul Lombardi’s nomination to the Greater Washington Government Contractors Hall of Fame. Each year, the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015

Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Second quarter earnings season has concluded for many GovCon firms and all five of the industry’s most notable U.S.-based identities reported results that surpassed Wall Street analyst forecasts. …

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Lockheed Lands Upgrade Work on Navy Shipboard EW System

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 27, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Friday on Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) receiving a $154 million contract to upgrade the AN/SLQ-32 electronic sensor onboard U.S. Navy carriers, warships and cruisers. The contract includes the provision of more systems to modernize the technology suite under Block 2 of …

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Abt Associates Names New VPs for IT, Health, Communications Units

Abt Associates has appointed Mauricio Poodts,  Thierry van Bastelaer and Melinda Williams to vice president roles in the company’s information technology, international health and corporate communications organizations. “We are proud to recognize these exceptional leaders who are critical to our success as a company, ” Abt Associates President and CEO Kathleen Flanagan said Monday. Poodts, the …

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Boeing Mulls A-10 Warthog Upgrade for Potential Export Plan

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 18, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is considering upgrading the A-10 Warthog for international customers, if congressional support against the aircraft’s planned retirement follows through,  ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Aviation Week and DoD Buzz reports said company officials attending this week’s Paris Air Show have …

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Acquisition Company GDEF to Buy STG in $165M Cash-Stock Deal

Acquisition company Global Defense & National Security Systems (NASDAQ: GDEF) has agreed to purchase Reston, Va.-based government contractor STG for approximately $165.5 million in cash and stock,  GDEF said Wednesday. GDEF expects to close the $10.55-per-share transaction in the third quarter of the company’s 2015 fiscal year and the deal is subject to the approval of its shareholders. The company’s fiscal …

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Pivotal Cloud Foundry Now Deployable on Mirantis OpenStack

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 12, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Pivotal and Mirantis forming an alliance to deliver the Pivotal Cloud Foundry platform as a service on the Mirantis OpenStack cloud infrastructure. The two companies said the partnership seeks to provide clients with scalable, cloud-native applications with which …

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Mike Petters Cites Irwin Edenzon’s Leadership in Nimitz Award Nomination

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 17, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) President and CEO Mike Petters has credited Irwin Edenzon’s efforts during his tenure as president of Ingalls Shipbuilding to the current state of the HII subsidiary’s portfolio. Petters nominated the retired official to the Navy League’s …

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US Navy Orders Additional Landing Craft, Air Cushion Vehicles from Textron; Tom Walmsley Comments

Textron (NYSE: TXT) has received an $84, 087, 095 contract option from the U.S. Navy to build additional landing craft, air cushion vehicles. The company will produce crafts 102 and 103 at its New Orleans-based shipyard and deliver the vehicles in the fourth quarter of 2019 under the Navy’s Ship-to-Shore …

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Paul Donahue: Private Equity Firm to Acquire G4S Government Solutions

An unnamed private equity firm has agreed to purchase Florida-based security firm G4S Government Solutions for $135 million. G4S GS also changed its name to Centerra Group LLC and the renamed company will offer protection and fire support services in the federal market, Centerra said Tuesday. “The private equity firm plans …

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