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Forbes Raves About ‘Virginia Mecca’ of Defense Contractors

Forbes.com recently sought out to answer why northern Virginia has become the mecca for military contractors. The publication identifies the 1991 migration of General Dynamics from St. Louis to Falls Church, Va., as the start of a domino effect that has seen the majority of the 20 largest U.S. military contractors …

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VSE Wins Potential $1.5B Contract From US Naval Sea Systems

VSE Corporation (NASDAQ: VSEC) has won a one-year $277 million cost-plus-award-fee, indefinite-delivery and quantity contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command. The contract options, if exercised, have a potential value of $1.5 billion over a five-year period. Per the contract, VSE will provide continuous lifecycle support for naval vessels bought, …

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GovCon Wire’s September Executive Move Recap

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) board of directors appointed former Continental Airlines CEO Lark Kellner as a new director of the board, where he will serve on the audit and finance committees. Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) appointed Alan Weakley president of its North American public sector defense group, where he will lead strategic direction, planning …

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GovCon Wire’s September M&A Activity Recap; Contractors Active Across Industry

While no clear sector focus dominated the merger and acquisition landscape in September, government contractors remained busy, closing on several interesting healthcare and cybersecurity deals and divesting some operations. The eight acquisitions GovCon Wire recorded were down from the 11 reported in August, but executive moves ramped up to seasonal …

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NJVC Names New GM of IT, Programs and VP of Business Development; Jody Tedesco Comments

NJVC  has announced three executive-level management moves, naming: R. Jeffrey Bongianino as general manager of IT services Michael Carr as general manager of programs Paul Polcsan as vice president of business development. “Jeff Bongianino, Mike Carr and Paul Polcsan strengthen the NJVC management team, ” said NJVC President Jody Tedesco. “The …

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New $4.6B Global Information Grid Program to Launch; DISA to Award Most Funds

The Defense Information Systems Agency will soon award an operations contract, which will draw the majority of $4.6 billion in funds set aside for a global information grid management services program. DISA’s current global support contracts are held by Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and …

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GovCon Wire’s August M&A Activity Recap; 7 of 11 Deals are for IT Specialists

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) may have made the biggest splashes in the acquisition market in August, announcing upcoming $12.5 billion and $11.7 billion cash purchases of Motorola Mobility and Autonomy Corp., respectively. But, government contractors were very active as well, making and announcing a steady clip of purchases and focusing particular …

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SAIC to Provide IT Integration Support to Marine Corps Force Management System

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has won a four-year $30 million prime contract with the U.S. Marine Corps to integrate elements of its total force structure management system. TFSMS is an enterprise IT solution that provides core capabilities necessary for organizing the Marine Corps into capability-based forces and serves as a foundation for …

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AT&T to Provide Marine Corps Network with IT Support Services

The U.S.  Navy has awarded AT&T Government Solutions (NYSE: T) a task order to provide technical support to the Marine Corps Systems Command‘s information systems and infrastructure product group, network and infrastructure services program office. AT&T will provide IT networking support services for the Marine Corps garrison classified network to Marine Corps …

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Navistar Receives $142M Marine Order for MRAP Vehicles

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command has placed a $142 million order with Navistar Defense, LLC (NYSE: NAV) for 140 international MaxxPro recovery vehicles with rocket propelled grenade nets. The order includes parts and support for the mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles. The company will produce the vehicles at its West Point, Miss., …

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