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DoD Seeks to Lock in Next Lockheed F-35 Orders By Fall

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 25, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) could be nearing final talks with the Defense Department over a new round of F-35 fighter jet orders. Reuters reported Tuesday on remarks by Frank Kendall, the Pentagon’s top acquisition chief, referring to negotiations for the ninth and …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 21 – Sept 25 2015: ULA Acquisition Talk Bubbles Again, OPM’s Latest Hack Revelation & more

Weekly Roundup Sept 21 – Sept 25 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Could GovCon see at least one more blockbuster merger-and-acquisition deal in 2015? One week after Aerojet Rocketdyne’s $2 billion bid for the United Launch Alliancewas rejected, the propulsion technology …

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Booz Allen’s Greg Wenzel Among Panelists in ‘Modernizing the Military’ Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 25, 2015 — Greg Wenzel,  executive vice president and lead of digital Solutions/C4ISR within Booz Allen Hamilton’s (NYSE: BAH) Strategic Innovation Group, will be among the panelists at an upcoming discussion on military modernization, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The Oct. 7 event in Washington, D.C., hosted by …

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Chris Hamm, GSA Officials Overview ‘Innovation in Acquisition’ Push to Potomac Officers Club

The General Services Administration wants increased participation and input from industry on contracting requirements as the government seeks to change its methods for the acquisitions of technologies and professional services, GSA officials told the Potomac Officers Club Thursday. Chris Hamm, director of GSA’s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center, said his …

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Reports: US Regulators OK Lockheed’s Sikorsky Acquisition

U.S. regulators have approved Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) $9 billion acquisition of United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal writes that filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indicate that U.S. officials, as well as regulators in Japan and South Korea, have approved the acquisition deal. …

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Harris Wins $390M USSOCOM Handheld Radio IDIQ

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has won a $390 million contract to produce new handheld radios for the U.S. Special Operations Command. The company will build the radio units in Rochester, New York, through August 2020, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Special Operations Command Contracting Office received three bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.

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Lockheed Lands $120M Navy Submarine Imaging System Engineering Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $120, 400, 598 contract modification to engineer and test the U.S. Navy’s submarine imaging system. The company will work to design, refresh, reverse engineer, assess and develop the AN/BVY-1 system, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Lockheed will execute the option under a previously awarded …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Discusses Ka-band as Military Satcom Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 23, 2015 — Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch has touted the merits of using Ka-band satellite communications technology as a tool designed to meet the data handling requirements of military missions today, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Ka-band frequency works to support the Defense Department’s work through reliable, resilient delivery of …

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TCS Wins $68M DoD Cyber Curriculum Contract; Drew Morin Comments

TeleCommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) has won a potential six-year,  $68 million contract to develop a curriculum and training services for Defense Department cyber workforce. TCS said Wednesday the company will integrate its Art of Exploitation cybersecurity portfolio and PerformanScore tool into the training delivery. “DoD’s cyber workforce development efforts are one …

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GardaWorld Acquires Aegis Group; Stephan Cretier Comments

GardaWorld has closed its purchase of private security services provider Aegis Group for an undisclosed sum in a move to grow in the global protective services market. KippsDeSanto & Co. — financial adviser to Aegis Group on the transaction — announced the deal’s completion Tuesday and said GardaWorld seeks to increase its footprints in …

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