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GSA Picks 31 for Zone 1 Building O&M Services Under $30B GWAC Program

The General Services Administration has awarded 31 companies spots on two potential 10-year contracts worth up to $30 billion combined to provide building maintenance and operations support at the federal government’s Zone 1 sites. Nine companies will compete for task orders under the BMO Unrestricted contract and 24 vendors have been awarded small-business positions …

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Wahid Nawabi Adds President Role at AeroVironment; Tim Conver Comments

Wahid Nawabi, chief operating officer at AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV), will assume additional duties as president of the company. Nawabi previously served as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s efficient energy systems business segment, with responsibility in business strategy and new product launch, AeroVironment said Friday. “As president and …

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Navy Awards $636M Ship Engineering, Technical Services IDIQ to 7 Companies

Seven companies have won positions on a potential $636 million contract to perform engineering and technical support work on vessels operated by the U.S. Navy and allied forces. Contractors will compete for work to help the military service update and install ship hulls as well as mechanical and electrical systems, …

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Jeff Yorsz Joins QinetiQ NA as President

Jeff Yorsz, a former general manager at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Adaptive Optics Associates subsidiary, has been appointed president of defense technology firm QinetiQ North America. He will be responsible for all aspects of business operations and strategic programs in his new position, QNA said Tuesday. “Historically QNA has developed …

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Philippe Logak Named Acting Thales Chairman, CEO

Philippe Logak, corporate secretary and general counsel at Thales, has been appointed to serve as the company’s chief executive and chairman on an interim basis. He succeeds Jean-Bernard Levy, who has stepped down to lead French electric utility firm EDF, Thales said Thursday. Logak joined Thales in 2013 as general …

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NASA Taps 8 Firms for Construction, Nonconstruction Services to Glenn Research Center

Eight companies will compete for task orders under a new five-year NASA contract worth up to $200 million to provide construction and nonconstruction services to the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. NASA said Thursday that task orders will include include architecture and civil, mechanical and structural engineering,  demolition and design build, instrumentation and …

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Sally Wallace Named DRS C4ISR Group President; William Lynn Comments

Sally Wallace, formerly vice president of operations for the maritime and combat systems business of DRS Technologies, has been named president of the Finmeccanica subsidiary’s C4ISR business group. She will oversee DRS’ intelligence, computing, networking and sensor fusion businesses, DRS said Wednesday. William Lynn, CEO of DRS and Finmeccanica North America, …

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Robert Gaylord Appointed L-3 Maritime Systems President

Robert Gaylord, formerly a senior vice president and general manager at L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), has been promoted to president of the company’s maritime systems business, GovCon Wire has learned. The business comprises of 80 employees across two facilities in New Orleans and Leesburg, Va. that work to integrate electrical …

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IBM Launches Private Infrastructure Cyber Service; Kris Lovejoy Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has introduced a service offering to help private infrastructure companies adopt cybersecurity guidelines released by the White House last week. IBM designed the Industrials Controls Cybersecurity Consulting service for organizations to create a road map for bolstering network defenses and preventing attacks on physical assets, the company said …

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Linda Hudson Joins Energy Firm Southern Company’s Board of Directors

Linda Hudson, former president and CEO of BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary, has been elected to the board of directors at energy firm Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and will continue to serve as an adviser and external director at BAE Systems Inc. Hudson led the subsidiary’s armament and technical products unit …

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