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IBM Vet Jennifer Chronis Joins Amazon Web Services to Lead DoD Business

Jennifer Chronis, a former vice president in IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) federal business and 15-year “Big Blue” veteran, has joined cloud computing services contractor Amazon Web Services as general manager for the Defense Department market, AWS has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Chronis will oversee accounts related to the four U.S. service branches and all DoD organizations …

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Oshkosh Promotes John Bryant to Corporate SVP, President of Defense Business Segment

John Bryant, senior vice president of defense programs at Oshkosh‘s (NYSE: OSK) defense business segment, has been promoted to corporate senior vice president and president of Oshkosh Defense. The company said Monday Bryant’s responsibilities will cover tactical wheeled vehicle programs, product development, manufacturing, operations, vehicle lifecycle sustainment and aftermarket services. Wilson Jones, …

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N2 Imaging Systems Secures $81M Army Contract for Sniper Weapon Sights

Irvine, California-based company N2 Imaging Systems has landed an $81 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army for the engineering, manufacturing, development and production of the Family of Weapons Sights – Sniper thermal sight system. The Defense Department said Friday the Army will use the clip-on thermal weapon sight to help snipers …

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Weekly Roundup May 30 – June 3 2016: FirstNet Contract Award Countdown Begins & more

May 30 – June 3 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The time has come and gone for industry to throw their hats into the ring in pursuit of the contract to help construct the future nationwide broadband network for …

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Retired Army Gen. John Campbell Joins BAE US Arm’s Board of Directors

John Campbell, a retired U.S. Army general and former commander of U.S. forces and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan, has been appointed to the board of directors of BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary. He will serve a three-year term on the BAE Systems Inc. board,  the company said Wednesday. “General Campbell brings extensive leadership and …

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Bert Ravelo, Wells Barlow Join AITC Executive Mgmt Team; Gabriel Ruiz Comments

Advanced IT Concepts has enlisted Bert Ravelo and Wells Barlow to join its executive management team in support of the company’s expansion efforts. Ravelo has been appointed as chief operations officer while Barlow will serve as a senior program manager for the company, AITC said April 27. Gabriel Ruiz, AITC president and CEO, …

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Vectrus Gets $174M Contract Modification for Enterprise Network Support to CENTCOM

The U.S. Army has awarded Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) a potential two-year, $173.8 million contract modification to support the U.S. Central Command’s enterprise network infrastructure. Vectrus’ systems business will perform work at various CENTCOM locations in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, the Defense Department said Thursday. DoD expects the company to finish …

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Vectrus Boosts Full-Year Guidance on 1Q Earnings, Revenue Beats

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has lifted the lower ends of its full-year earnings and revenue outlooks in part on a large contract extension given in March. The Colorado Springs-based communications services contractor now expects earnings of at least $2.02 per share compared to …

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Harris to Provide Morocco Ground, Airborne Radios Under $405M Foreign Sales Deal

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has landed a $405 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to produce and deliver single-channel ground and airborne radio systems to Morocco. The company will provide the combat net radios along with ancillary items, spare parts, installation kits, training and fielding support services under the firm-fixed-price contract …

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Weekly Roundup May 2 – May 6 2016: Defense Earnings Season Rolls On & More

May 2 – May 6 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The first full week of May represented another checkpoint for investors to gauge the financial performance of the U.S.’ largest government contractors and get an idea of what …

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