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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Leadership Talks Transition, Opportunities After Buying SAIC’s T&E Business

Executives Joe Kopfman, Peter Smith, Chris Braccio and Jason Frye break down the deal and its impact on the Chantilly, Va.-based professional, technical and information technology services contractor. In September 2012, AMERICAN SYSTEMS announced it would purchase SAIC‘s test and evaluation business as it looked to capture opportunities “in a market that traditionally …

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Ron Costella Rejoins American Systems As Training Lead; Jason Frye Comments

Ron Costella, a 20-year U.S. Army veteran, has rejoined American Systems as vice president and executive director of the training and operational services business segment. Costella will be responsible for developing and implementing a growth strategy for the segment, which provides security assistance training for the departments of Defense and …

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American Systems Promotes 35-Year Vet Joe Kopfman To EVP, Compliance Head; Bill Hoover Comments

  American Systems has promoted 35-year company veteran Joe Kopfman to serve as executive vice president of contracts and administration and chief compliance officer. Kopfman, former contracts and administration VP, will continue leading those functions and adds responsibility for ethics and mergers and acquisitions programs, the company said Wednesday. He …

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Army Awarding Up to $315M for Security System Support

The U.S. Army has awarded 10 companies positions on a potential $315 million contract to support security and control systems. According to the Defense Department, work under the firm-fixed-price award will occur through Dec. 6, 2017 and the Army will determine location with each order. Awardees include: American Systems BAE …

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SAIC Completes Sale of Test and Evaluation Business to AMERICAN SYSTEMS; Bill Hoover Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has completed the sale of its test and evaluation business to AMERICAN SYSSTEMS Corp. and the terms of the sale were not disclosed, according to a Washington Technology article. AMERICAN SYSTEMS said the acquisition will help its work with the Defense Information Systems Agency’s joint interoperability test command. …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS to Buy SAIC’s Testing Unit; Bill Hoover Comments

AMERICAN SYSTEMS has agreed to acquire SAIC Inc.’s (NYSE: SAI) testing and evaluation unit and expects to close the transaction by mid-October, AMERICAN SYSTEMS announced Thursday. SAIC announced last week it plans to complete a split into two independent, publicly-traded companies by the second half of fiscal year 2014. Close to 300 …

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American Systems Names Ruth Bowers IDIQ, Proposal Lead

American Systems has appointed Ruth Bowers as a vice president, where she will lead proposal development and the company’s services center for indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts. The company said she will participate in all activities related to pursuing, capturing and winning new business opportunities. She will also lead efforts in identifying, tracking …

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American Systems Names John Manning Acquisition Unit VP; Peter Smith Comments

American Systems has named John Manning vice president of the company’s acquisition and logistics strategic business area, the company announced Monday. That business area provides professional management and advisory services for customers with large acquisition and supply chain programs. He will be responsible for driving new business opportunities, the company …

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Bill Hoover Comments on American Systems $1.5B Navy Vessel Contract Spot

American Systems will help the Navy transfer the branch’s legacy vessels to foreign buyers as part of a potential $1.5 billion contract, the company announced Monday. President and CEO Bill Hoover said in a release that the company and a team of subcontractors will support the Naval Sea Systems Command’s …

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American Systems Appoints CSC, IBM Vet Mark Fry to Expand Ala. Business; Peter Smith Comments

American Systems named Mark Fry regional representative for the company’s operations in Huntsville, Ala., American Systems announced Monday. Fry will be responsible for expanding American Systems’ business with its government customers in the Huntsville region. American Systems Chief Operating Officer Peter Smith said the company appointed Fry for his experience in business …

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