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McAleese & Associates: Air Force’s Will Roper Eyes New Contractor Business Model

A report by McAleese & Associates says Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, is set to host Friday, April 26, an “open door” with industry on new contractor business models. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote …

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McAleese & Associates: GAO Examines Navy’s Cost Estimate for Columbia-Class Submarine Program

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from a Government Accountability Office study on the U.S. Navy’s cost estimate for the Columbia-class submarine acquisition program. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, wrote in the report that GAO challenged the technological maturity of several …

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DHS Awards LMI $25M Task Order to Provide Program Management and Technical Support Services

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate Office of National Laboratories awarded LMI a $25 million task order with options for multiple years to provide program management and technical support services with two additional one-year options to extend the task order, LMI announced on Tuesday.  LMI will provide …

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McAleese & Associates: Air Force Execs Talk Prototyping, Agile Software Dev’t at AFA Symposium

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the speeches of Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Will Roper, the service’s acquisition chief, at an Air Force Association symposium that kicked off Thursday in Orlando, Fla. Wilson discussed the need for the service to dominate time, space …

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Leidos’ James Reagan Talks ‘Products’ Companies as Potential Acquisition Targets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 26, 2019 — James Reagan, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has indicated during a recent earnings call that the company is more interested in potential acquisitions of products companies rather than those that offer services only, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Reagan, …

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Federal Procurement Vet Greg Rothwell Joins GovConRx Advisory Board

Greg Rothwell, a more than three-decade federal acquisition market veteran, has joined the advisory board of Reston, Va.-based GovConRx. He will join other government procurement professionals on the board to support the senior management team and provide strategic direction for the company, GovConRx said. Rothwell became the first chief procurement …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Calls for Clear Gov’t Strategy, Funds for Commercial Satcom Procurement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, has said the government needs a defined strategy and funding for the acquisition, operations and maintenance of commercial satellite communications capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 13. Space News reported Dec. 12 …

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CenturyLink’s David Young Outlines EIS Contract Consolidation With Level 3

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 1, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has consolidated its position on the General Services Administration‘s $50B Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract a year after the close of its Level 3 Communications acquisition, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 4. Nextgov reported Oct. 3 that Level 3 has been removed from the pool …

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Report: CACI to Buy Former CSRA Systems Engineering Business From General Dynamics

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has agreed to purchase a General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit for approximately $80 million, the Washington Business Journal reported Tuesday. Sources said the transaction involves CSRA’s former systems engineering and acquisition services unit that performed work for Naval Sea Systems Command and was acquired by General …

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Equinix’s Government Business Completes Integration of Verizon’s Terremark Data Centers; David Peed Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2018 — Equinix‘s (Nasdaq: EQIX) government solutions arm has completed its integration of Verizon’s former business unit Terremark Federal Group, marking the closure of Equinix’s $3.6 billion acquisition of 29 data centers from Verizon, ExecutiveBiz reported July 17. Equinix said TFG will serve to expand its contract …

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