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Decisive Analytics Lands WHS Major Program Support Task Order

Decisive Analytics has secured a potential $67.3 million task order from the Washington Headquarters Services agency to provide program support for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Systems Engineering. The company said Tuesday it will work with DASD(SE) to integrate new engineering practices for major Defense Department programs as part …

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NSA Vet Phil Quade Named Fortinet Chief Information Security Officer; Ken Xie Comments

Phil Quade, former special assistant for cyber of the National Security Agency director, has joined Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) as chief information security officer and strategic consultant to C-level enterprise clients. Fortinet said Tuesday Quade will oversee the company’s information security, compliance with global regulations and standards as well as efforts to …

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Fincantieri Subsidiary Awarded $86M IDIQ to Help Navy Maintain Mine Countermeasure Ship Engine, Diesel Generator

Fincantieri‘s North American subsidiary has received a potential $86.3 million contract to support maintenance of main propulsion diesel engine and diesel generator on the U.S. Navy‘s Mine Countermeasure-1 class ships. The multiple award, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a $15.7 million initial value and the base period will run through January 2018, the Defense Department …

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Defense Science Board Selects Mitre VP William LaPlante to Co-Chair Software Acquisition Task Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2017 — The Defense Science Board has selected William LaPlante, vice president of Mitre‘s intelligence business, to co-chair a task force on software design and procurement for defense systems, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Mitre said Friday LaPlante will help lead the task force that will evaluate the …

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Textron Subsidiary Wins $475M USSOCOM Unmanned Aircraft ISR Services IDIQ

AAI, a subsidiary of Textron (NYSE: TXT),  has won a potential $475 million contract to provide unmanned aircraft system intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has an ordering period of four and a half years and will run through July 2022, the Defense Department said Monday. USSOCOM received …

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General Atomics to Provide Phase 1 Logistics Support for France’s Reaper Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business a one-year, $24 million delivery order to provide Phase 1 logistics support for France’s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GA-ASI will perform work in Poway, California, through Dec. 31, 2017, …

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Harris to Supply Tactical Radio Spare Parts to Army, DLA Under $403M IDIQ

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has been awarded a potential five-year, $403.3 million contract to provide tactical radio system spare parts to the U.S. Army and the Defense Logistics Agency. The company will perform work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in New York through Jan. 5, 2022, the Defense Department said Friday. DLA will finance the procurement with Army and defense …

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ManTech to Help Test Navy’s Weapons, Combat Systems Under $87M Task Order; Dan Keefe Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has secured a potential five-year, $87 million task order to help the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division test and evaluate  weapons and combat systems. The company said Friday it will provide comprehensive T&E services across the U.S. Navy‘s weapons and combat systems programs that cover Navy and Defense Department …

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Report: James Mattis Agrees to Cut Ties With General Dynamics If Confirmed as Defense Secretary

Defense Secretary nominee James Mattis has agreed to resign from his board position at General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and divest all of his business holdings with the company if the Senate confirms him as the next leader of the Defense Department, Politico reported Saturday. Jeremy Herb and Connor O’Brien write Mattis, who received formal nomination last …

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BAE Unit Wins $79M Contract to Maintain Navy Amphibious Transport Dock

BAE Systems’ Norfolk, Virginia-based ship repair business has won a potential $79.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to repair, update and maintain the USS San Antonio. The Defense Department said Friday that BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair will provide the facilities and personnel who will perform and coordinate the ship maintenance, repair …

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