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Peter Blocker Joins MCR Federal as Defense Southeast Region VP; Vince Kiernan Comments

Peter Blocker, former vice president of the integrated mission systems business unit at Sierra Nevada, has joined MCR Federal as vice president for the latter company’s defense sector business in the U.S. Southeast region. Blocker will oversee MCR’s office in Huntsville, Alabama and work with defense sector clients in Florida, …

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Amit Yoran: RSA Seeks Transformation Ahead of Dell’s Acquisition of Parent Firm EMC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2016 — RSA‘s transformation initiative in 2015 works to augment the sales and customer service of its business, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Amit Yoran, president of the EMC (NYSE: EMC) subsidiary, said in a CRN interview published Tuesday these efforts are based on a study of customer …

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Symantec Sets Jan. 29 Close for $8B Veritas Sale to Carlyle Group

The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) is set to conclude its potential $8 billion acquisition of Veritas from Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC) on Jan. 29 after the closing conditions are met. Bill Coleman, formerly a partner at venture capital firm Alsop Louie Partners, will serve as CEO of Veritas upon the deal’s close, …

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Leidos Wins Spot on $750M USSOCOM ISR Support Contract; Sam Gordy Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has secured a prime position on a potential five-year, $750 million contract to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support to the U.S. Special Operations Command. Leidos said Thursday it is one of the four companies that will compete for task orders under the firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Sam …

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Neil Albert: MCR Eyes Space Market With New Task Orders From Air Force SMC

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 9, 2015 — MCR Federal will provide financial management and acquisition services to the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center under two task orders with a combined value of $24.6 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the task orders are in support of SMC’s milsatcom …

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Wayne Rehberger: Engility Eyes Bigger GovCon Bids With Added TASC Capabilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 8, 2015 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) CFO Wayne Rehberger said the company seeks to double the size of its bid for government contracts as it builds on its $1.3 billion acquisition of TASC in February, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Washington Business Journal reported Friday the acquisition has helped grow …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Eyes Balanced Portfolio After February TASC Acquisition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 7, 2015 — Tony Smeraglinolo, CEO of Engility (NYSE: EGL), said the company continues to work to diversify its portfolio following its acquisition of TASC in February, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “This kind of balanced portfolio is key to our growth as it gives us different market channels …

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William LaPlante to Leave USAF Acquisition Lead Post, Rejoin Mitre

William LaPlante will step down as assistant secretary for acquisition at the U.S. Air Force after three years of civilian service in the branch and transition to a senior role at Mitre, the military branch announced Thursday. The Air Force added the Defense Department will reappoint LaPlante to the Defense Science Board to advise …

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AECOM FY 2015 Earnings Top Wall Street Forecast; URS Costs to Extend in FY 2016

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported earnings per share of $3.08 for the company’s 2015 fiscal year ended Sept. 30 to exceed the consensus Wall Street estimate by 1 cent. Fourth quarter earnings at the Los Angeles-based engineering and construction services firm …

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Lockheed Appoints Dan Schultz President of New Sikorsky Unit; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Dan Schultz, formerly vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) ship and aviation systems business, will serve as president of the company’s newly acquired Sikorsky helicopter business. Lockheed said Friday Schultz led Sikorsky’s integration into the Lockheed mission systems and training organization as the acquisition moved toward a close last week. “He …

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