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Nicolas Farah Named CACI Mission Solutions & Services Group Head; DeEtte Gray Comments

Nicolas Farah, an executive vice president of CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has been appointed as leader of the company’s mission solutions and services group. He will report to DeEtte Gray, president of CACI’s US operations, and will oversee the unit that offers command and control, communications, logistics, material readiness, surveillance and reconnaissance …

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Army Vet George Franz Appointed to Lead Accenture Defense & Security Business Initiatives

George Franz, a retired U.S. Army major general and former operations director of the U.S. Cyber Command, has joined Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as managing director of defense and security business initiatives. Accenture said Tuesday Franz will provide cybersecurity and adaptive technology expertise and work with federal clients to help them …

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Alion Science Names Christopher Zember as Strategy Chief, Todd Borkey as CTO

Alion Science and Technology has expanded its leadership team with the creation of the chief strategy officer position and appointment of a new chief technology officer in support of defense clients’ efforts to maintain military readiness and technological edge. Christopher Zember, formerly CTO at Alion Science, will serve as CSO …

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Northrop to Support Navy Triton UAV Sustainment Under $66M Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide test and maintenance services for the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicles under a $66.3 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday Northrop Grumman Systems received the task order as part of a basic ordering …

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Lockheed to Help MDA Test, Integrate Low-Power Laser on UAV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will support a Missile Defense Agency project to test and integrate a low-power laser to an unmanned aerial vehicle under a $9.4 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract is part of the Low Power …

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Lockheed, Austal USA Secure Navy LCS Construction Contracts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Austal’s U.S. arm have received six-year contracts worth $584.2 million each to help the U.S. Navy build Littoral Combat Ships. The contract modification awarded to Austal USA covers LCS design, planning, construction and testing activities in exercise of an option to a previously awarded contract, the …

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5 Firms Land $189M in Navy Installation Command Professional Services IDIQs

Five companies have won potential five-year contracts worth up to $188.8 million combined for professional services to the commander of the Navy Installation Command. The Defense Department said Thursday each indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a base ordering period of 36 months along with an optional 24-month ordering period and covers program management, administrative, engineering, …

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Northrop Gets Potential $130M Contract for Japan Global Hawk UAS Production Materials

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential $130.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to obtain long lead materials for Japan’s future Global Hawk unmanned aerial systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the materials are needed to commence the production of three Block 30 Global Hawk vehicles, two ground control elements, an integrated …

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Leidos-Led Team Deploys MHS Genesis EHR System to 3rd Military Facility; Jerry Hogge Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and its partners Cerner and Accenture have implemented a new electronic health record system at Naval Hospital Bremerton in Washington as part of the initial operational capability rollout to the Pacific Northwest, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 27. The team fielded the MHS …

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Johns Hopkins APL Adds Former DoD Official Robert Work as Senior Fellow

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has named Robert Work, former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, as a senior fellow to help shape government and military policy and technology programs, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. “His broad expertise, particularly his insights on autonomy, artificial …

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