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Lockheed to Build Airborne Launch Control System Prototype Under $81M USAF Contract; Vinny Sica Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $81 million contract to design and build a prototype designed to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aerial launch control system aboard the E-6B Mercury airborne command post aircraft. The service awarded the technology maturation and risk reduction contract through the Airborne Launch Control …

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Weekly Roundup October 31 – November 4, 2016: Final Pre-Election Week Brings News Flurry & more

October 31 – November 4, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In this last full week before a most unusual election, the evolving narrative of a re-shaping government contracting landscape added more chapters as this week’s assortment of stories GovCon Wire covered …

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Blue Coat’s Michael Fey to Join Symantec as President, COO; Dan Schulman Comments

Michael Fey, president and chief operating officer at Sunnyvale, California-based security and network technology provider Blue Coat, will serve in the same roles at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) upon completion of the latter company’s acquisition of Blue Coat. Symantec said Monday Fey will report to the incoming Symantec CEO Greg Clark, formerly CEO of …

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Honeywell Wins $130M DTRA Instrumentation Test Support IDIQ

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has won a potential 10-year, $130 million contract to provide instrumentation test services for the test diagnostics branch under the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s research and development office. DTRA received two proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that contains a base term of five years and five option years, the Defense …

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Fortinet, Intel Launch Programs to Address Cyber Workforce, Info-Sharing Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 23, 2016 — Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) and Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) have unveiled separate cybersecurity initiatives that seek to address shortages in the workforce and information-sharing activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. San Jose Mercury News reported Tuesday Fortinet will open a Network Security Academy while Intel works to drive threat intelligence …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets NASA Funds for Compact Gamma-Ray Spectrometer

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received $3 million in funds from NASA to advance the development of a miniature, gamma-ray spectrometer for the space agency’s future research missions. APL said Thursday it will collaborate with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to develop the compact tool, dubbed GeMiNi Plus, …

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Lockheed Extends Support for Navy’s Intell-Sharing System; Rob Smith Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will continue its support for the U.S. Navy‘s cross-domain intelligence-sharing system, called Radiant Mercury, for an additional five years under two new contracts potentially worth a combined $90 million. The company said Wednesday that Radiant Mercury works to enable U.S. and allied forces to exchange operational and intelligence …

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Canada Taps General Dynamics for Wideband Global SATCOM Station Program

Canada’s defense department has awarded approximately $70 million in contracts to General Dynamics Canada (NYSE: GD) for work to design, build and support three communications stations for the country’s military to connect to the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite constellation. The department said Wednesday that these contracts fall under the anchor …

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ManTech, SAIC Vet Terry Ryan Joining VT Group As CEO

  VT Group has appointed Terry Ryan, formerly chief operating officer of ManTech International‘s (NASDAQ: MANT) emerging markets group, to succeed the retiring David Dacquino as CEO. The Arlington, Va.-based defense contractor said Ryan will assume the chief executive role Monday. “I am thrilled with the opportunity to join VT …

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Cisco to Acquire Cloud Networking Firm Meraki for $1.2B; Rob Soderbery Comments

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced Sunday that it will buy San Francisco-based Meraki Inc. for $1.2 billion to expand its cloud computing solutions for customers, according to an Associated Press article. Meraki CEO Sanjit Biswas is expected to lead Cisco’s new cloud networking group that will be formed as a …

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