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KippsDeSanto’s Warren Romine: Defense Spending, Market Factors Could Drive M&As

Warren Romine, managing director at KippsDeSanto & Co., has said more middle-market defense contractors are considering divestitures as they assess their capacity to keep up with market trends, the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. Romine told the publication in an interview he expects increased U.S. defense budget and low interest rates to also drive acquisition and divestiture efforts.

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Six Contractors Win Spots on $425M Air Force Multiple-Award Construction IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has selected six companies to support construction projects on Germany-based military sites under a potential five-year, $425M contract. Contractors will design, build, repair, alter, renovate, maintain or sustain commercial and residential structures under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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PSC’s David Berteau: Contractors Likely to Rethink Workforce Security Approach Amid US-Iran Tensions

David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran could prompt government contractors to reexamine personnel security measures in the Middle East, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. "Companies have to be thinking right now, What do I need to do differently, what do I need to be prepared for, will the government have threat information, will they share it with me?"

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EM’s Weekly Roundup: POC Hosts Unmanned Systems in the Future Fight Forum, Baird’s 2019 Government & Defense Conference, $152M Contract for Booz Allen, Executive Moves for GDIT, Leidos & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Tuesday, Potomac Officers Club (POC) hosted its Unmanned Systems in the Future Fight Forum featuring Maj. Gen. Peter Gersten, special assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans and Programs (AF/A5/8) for the U.S. Air Force, as the keynote speaker. In addition, an expert panel featuring Jim Thomson …

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Seven Contractors Win Spots on $195M IDIQ for NAVFAC Southeast Area Construction Services

Seven companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $195M contract to support military construction projects within  Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Southeast area of operations in north Florida and south Georgia. NAVFAC received 40 proposals for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online portal,  the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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Deloitte: Cyber Framework, Use of AI, Blockchain Could Help Protect Defense Industrial Base

A new Deloitte report has identified challenges U.S. defense contractors and suppliers face when it comes to complying with cybersecurity regulations and measures that could be implemented by companies to adhere to such regulations and build up a cyber-resilient security posture.

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