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Serco’s US Arm Lands $187M in FAA Air Traffic Control Mgmt Contracts; Dan Allen Comments

The North American subsidiary of Serco Group has been awarded two contracts worth up to $187 million combined to help the Federal Aviation Administration carry out air traffic control work in 11 states across the U.S.’ western region. Serco Inc. will assign air traffic control specialists and safety managers to 58 towers under the FAA’s Contract Tower program …

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April 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, Earnings Give US Stocks Jolt

The GovCon Index snapped a two-day streak of declines Wednesday to record a nominal gain of 0.048 points and close at 76.028. Positive earnings reports from blue chips such as Intel, Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase helped send U.S. stocks up Wednesday and earnings shares rode a 2-percent oil price …

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General Atomics Starts Fabrication Work on ITER Central Solenoid

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — General Atomics has begun the fabrication process for a central solenoid to be used for an industry-scale tokamak fusion research project, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The part – a 13-meter-long, six-module pulsed electromagnet – will serve as the backbone of the …

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ULA Presents Vulcan Next Generation Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture United Launch Alliance’s unveiling of the Vulcan next generation launch system rocket and reusability initiative at this week’s 31st Space Symposium in Colorado Springs. The NGLS will include reusable booster …

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Dell Threat Report Suggests Training, Policy Rethink

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Dell’s annual threat report highlighting an increased incidence in point of sale malware and payment car system attacks. According to Patrick Sweeney, executive director at Dell Security, the results of the study suggest that enterprises are …

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Vinny Sica: Lockheed Moves to Software-Based Ground Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 15, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on a new framework Lockheed Martin (MYSE: LMT) plans to adopt that would allow satellite operators to integrate custom applications into ground stations to match the needs of their mission. Lockheed said Tuesday that software-based tools on ground systems offer …

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Casey Coleman to Join Unisys’ Federal Arm as Civilian Agencies Group VP; PV Puvvada Comments

Casey Coleman, formerly client executive vice president at AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) government solutions business, has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as group vice president for civilian agencies at the company’s federal business. Unisys said Wednesday Coleman will oversee service and product delivery to the company’s federal civilian agency clients. “Her expertise in areas like cloud, mobility, security …

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Rene LaVigne: CRN Recognition Validates Iron Bow Investments in Training, Infrastructure

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 14, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Rene LaVigne, Iron Bow Technologies president and CEO, said the company’s commitment to technical excellence received affirmation this week following its inclusion into the CRN Tech Elite 250 list for the fifth consecutive year, GovCon Executive reported Monday. “By leveraging …

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April 14 Market Close: GovCon Index Down on Mixed Day for US Stocks

The GovCon Index mirrored a mixed day for U.S. stocks Tuesday as it closed down 0.105 points to 76.004. Bloomberg cited increases of energy shares in tandem with oil prices and a decline in technology stocks as among the drivers of Tuesday’s trading activity. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed …

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CDC Taps General Dynamics for Vaccine Tracker Contact Center Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA April 14, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has picked General Dynamics to provide contact center, user support, customer service and technical assistance for its VTrckS online vaccine order manager and tracking system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Work on the VTrckS platform …

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