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State Dept OKs South Korea’s Request for $2.5B in F-16 Upgrade Services

South Korea plans to modernize the country’s KF-16 fighter aircraft fleet through a potential $2.5 billion foreign military sales deal approved by the U.S. State Department. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will be the prime contractors for the planned modernization of 134 KF-16C/D Block 52 jets, …

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July 13 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Rise in Tandem After Greece Pact

The GovCon Index extended its gains from the previous two trading days into Monday with a rise of 1.06 percent to close at 76.396 as U.S. markets welcomed reports over a deal between Greece and its creditors. CNBC reports that pact would keep Greece in the Euro zone and get financial aid in return …

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Navy Picks 7 Firms to Help Design, Build Unmanned Marine Tech

Seven companies will compete for task orders under a U.S. Navy contract to produce hardware and software for unmanned maritime systems intended to detect mines. The Defense Department said Monday the potential three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract could run through July 5, 2018 and covers design, fabrication, installation, test and evaluation, fielding, …

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Systems Made Simple Lands VA Caregiver, Payroll Support Contracts; Horace Blackman Comments

Systems Made Simple has been selected to sustain the Department of Veterans Affairs’ caregiver application tracker in an effort to address the growing requirements of caregivers. The CAT system works to provide resources to the caregivers who conduct in-home healthcare services for veterans through the caregiver support program, Systems Made …

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David Kopf Joins Anaren as President of Space & Defense Group

David Kopf, formerly vice president of engineering and operations at Astronics AeroSat, has joined Anaren as president of the company’s space and defense group. His experience in leadership and business development at various technology-based space and defense companies works to support the business group’s capabilities, Anaren President and CEO Larry Sala …

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Jill Hruby to Head Sandia Nat’l Labs; Rick Ambrose Comments

Jill Hruby has been appointed to succeed Paul Hommert as director of Sandia National Laboratories and as president of Sandia Corp. in a move that will take effect July 17, the Albuquerque Journal reported Monday. Sandia, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary, runs the federally-funded research and development lab for the National Nuclear Security Administration. “Jill has the right combination …

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Systems Made Simple Lands 2 VA IT Support Contracts

Systems Made Simple has been awarded two contracts to help the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs update the agency’s pharmaceutical software applications and develop information technology performance monitoring metrics. The Lockheed Martin-owned (NYSE: LMT) company said it will build clinical decision support tools for VA pharmacists to crosscheck prescriptions and …

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Pamela McGregor Joins Spear as Strategic Accounts SVP; Gino Antonelli Comments

Pamela McGregor, formerly vice president of defense and advanced programs at Unisys (NYSE: UIS), has been appointed senior VP of Spear‘s strategic accounts division. She will be responsible for helping capture new contracts and customers in the federal government market as well as oversee the organization’s efforts to deliver big …

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Gregory Hayes: UTC to Decide on Sikorsky Spinoff or Sale Move in ‘Coming Weeks’

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) will leave the helicopter manufacturing business through a separation of its Sikorsky Aircraft business in a move UTC expects to complete by the end of its third quarter. “Over the coming weeks, we’ll determine whether a spinoff or direct sale is the best way to enhance Sikorsky’s long-term success …

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Rick Wagner Appointed to ManTech SVP Post; Bill Varner Comments

Rick Wagner, formerly chief strategy officer at TASC, has been appointed senior vice president and general manager of ManTech International’s (Nasdaq: MANT) advanced technical solutions division. He will oversee ManTech’s work to develop cloud computing, big data, analytics and enterprise information technology systems for the intelligence community, the company said Wednesday. The division is …

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