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Justice Dept OKs CenturyLink-Level 3 Merger Deal

The Justice Department has agreed to approve the pending $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) by CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), subject to court approval of certain conditions in a consent decree. CenturyLink said Monday the combined firm needs to divest 24 dark fiber strands that link 30 city-pairs across the U.S. via an …

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Jacobs Wins Potential $480M Contract for DISA Test, Evaluation, Certification Services

A business unit of Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a potential $480 million contract to provide test, evaluation and certification support services to the Defense Information Systems Agency. Jacobs Technology will primarily perform work at DISA’s headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland, and at the Fort Huachuca, Arizona-based facility of the agency’s Joint Interoperability …

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Raytheon Receives $119M Integration Support Order for Navy Tomahawk Block IV Missiles

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a delivery order to help the U.S. Navy integrate seeker suite technology and processing components into the latest variant of Tomahawk cruise missiles. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will conduct analysis, trade studies, architecture, modeling, simulation development, evaluation and prototyping activities in support of the Tactical …

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Raytheon Gets $615M Contract Modification for MDA Standard Missile-3 Production

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $614.5 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to produce 17 Standard Missile-3 weapons and provide support services. The Defense Department said Monday the modification covers SM-3 Block IIA missiles, containers, production support, engineering efforts, obsolescence monitoring, technical baseline engineering, quality assurance and audit support. Work will …

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Katherine Hammack Rejoins EY as Public Sector Group Executive Director; Mike Herrinton Comments

Katherine Hammack, a former assistant secretary of the U.S. Army, has rejoined EY as executive director within the professionals services firm’s government and public sector practice. EY said Tuesday she previously led EY’s Phoenix, Arizona-based climate change and sustainability services practice where she helped clients develop sustainability strategies and achieve Leadership in …

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Northrop to Produce Counter-IED Systems for Navy Under Potential $505M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential five-year, $505.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to start full-rate production of systems designed to protect warfighters, vehicles and structures from radio-controlled improvised explosive threats. The Defense Department said Monday Northrop will manufacture the systems under the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device …

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Microsoft Adds Arizona, Texas as Azure Government Data Center Regions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2017 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has expanded the availability of its Azure Government cloud platform to two additional data center regions in Arizona and Texas in efforts to support government customer workloads and data, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Tom Keane, general manager of engineering for Microsoft Azure, wrote in …

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Air Force Picks 4 Companies for $95M Overhead Production Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded four companies positions under a potential six-year, $95 million contract for overhead production services. Aerospace Engineering and Support, AllSource Global Management, SierTek and Young’s Engineering Services will perform tasks such as business, management and production operations support for depot maintenance under indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Friday. The contract …

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General Dynamics Border Video Surveillance Tech Reaches Full Operating Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2017 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Remote Video Surveillance System has secured full operational capability status from the Customs and Border Protection agency following two years of field tests, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the system was deployed along the southern U.S. border for the …

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Intel Plans $7B Investment for Future Semiconductor Factory in Arizona

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 10, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) plans to allot more than $7 billion toward the development of a semiconductor factory in Chandler, Arizona, that could generate approximately 10,000 jobs in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the future Fab 42 facility will utilize the 7-nanometer semiconductor …

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