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Bob Kipps: 2013 GovCon M&A Slowing ‘To a Trickle’

GovCon M&A Activity Slows to a Trickle Bob Kipps, Managing Director, KippsDeSanto & Company The hangover to last year’s deal frenzy continues. As mentioned last month, deal announcements during the first part of 2013 are likely to be well below the past levels given the compression of deals into 2012–for …

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Boeing Buys CPU Technology’s Security Chip Business; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has acquired CPU Technology’s microprocessor business for an undisclosed sum as it moves to help protect its clients from information assurance attacks. Acalis’ microprocessors contain software and hardware designed to help guard Boeing’s onboard systems, the aerospace and defense company said Monday. Boeing’s global strike division, within …

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Booz Allen Wins 3 SPAWAR Contracts Worth $95M; David Karp Comments

  Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has been awarded three contracts with a total value of over $95 million by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, according to a company statement.   “In today’s budget environment, our clients, including the Navy, are looking at the cost of doing business, ” said David …

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QinetiQ Names DHS Vet Richard Burke Strategic Programs Head; John Sutton Comments

QinetiQ North America has appointed eight-year Department of Homeland Security veteran Richard Burke director of strategic programs in the mission and information solutions business unit. The company said Burke will be responsible for aligning the company’s portfolio in the cyber intelligence, agile software development, big data and mobility with homeland …

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Northrop Names 33-Year Navy Vet Jack Dorsett Integrated Mission Systems VP; Mike Twyman Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed retired Navy Vice Adm. Jack Dorsett vice president of the integrated mission systems business within the information systems sector, the company said Monday. The 33-year Navy veteran will report to Mike Twyman, sector VP and general manager of the defense systems division. Dorsett will …

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ManTech Names SAIC Vet Fleetwood Lilley a Cyber Contracts VP; Bill Varner Comments

ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has appointed Fleetwood Lilley vice president of contracts for the mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group. The company said Wednesday he will manage commercial, federal, state and local government contracts. “Fleetwood brings 28 years of contracts oversight and cyber-centric leadership, ” said Bill Varner, president and …

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General Dynamics Completes Fidelis Buy; Lou Von Thaer Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has completed its acquisition of Fidelis Security Systems, a provider of cybersecurity tools for real-time network visibility, analysis and control. General Dynamics said Fidelis will become a part of its advanced information systems unit and did not disclose the value of the cash transaction. Lou Von …

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