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Army Issues New Round of $7B Renewable Energy Program Awards; Robert Ruch Comments

The U.S. Army added 21 companies in January and February to the branch’s $7 billion program covering work to develop and produce renewable energy for the Army and Defense Department. Seventy-nine contractors now hold positions on the 30-year program and awardees will compete for task orders to provide renewable energy by …

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CDW-G, Pentagon Ink 3-Year Adobe License Pact; Dave Bennett, Michael Basla, Michael Krieger Comment

CDW-G and the Defense Department have signed a three-year, $40.5 million agreement for the company to offer Adobe products to 2.6 million personnel at the Army,  Air Force and Defense Information Systems Agency. The joint enterprise license agreement covers subscriptions to products such as Acrobat Pro, Experience Manager Document Services and Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions, …

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Big Sky Associates to Help DoD Org Build Insider Threat Defense Framework; John Dillard Comments

Big Sky Associates has been awarded a contract to help a Defense Department organization design a framework for protecting information systems against insider threats. The unnamed DoD customer aims to implement an insider threat detection program to comply with a presidential memorandum on information security, Big Sky said Wednesday. John Dillard, …

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Deltek: Pentagon, Army, GAO Plan 2014 IT Contract Competitions

Three federal agencies will launch technology programs later this year and award contracts through competition to perform the work, the Washington Post reported Friday. Ashley Bergander, research manager at Deltek, lists the Defense Department, U.S. Army and Government Accountability Office as among the agencies that will award information technology contracts this …

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General Atomics Awarded $117M for 38 Air Force Reaper UAVs

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has been awarded a $117, 286, 467 contract to help the U.S. Air Force field 38 variants of the company’s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle. The Air Force is obligating $41, 507, 146 at the time of award from research and development funds in fiscal years 2013 …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Awarded $520M for Virginia-Class Submarine Materials

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has been awarded a $520 million contract action to acquire long lead time materials for work on four Virginia-class submarines for the U.S. Navy. The Navy is obligating $283, 711, 000 in funds at the time of award and no funds will expire at …

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Kevin Stramara Appointed MBDi BD Consultant; Bill Scheessele Comments

Kevin Stramara, former Honeywell (NYSE:HON) aerospace senior director for defense and space business development, has been named an MBDi BD consultant, MBDi said Monday. In his new role, he will be responsible for growing the revenue of clients in process, planning and change management ventures. Bill Scheessele, MBDi president and CEO, …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Targets New Contract Vehicles As DRC Buy Closes

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has closed its $11.50-per-share acquisition of Dynamics Research Corp. as part of a growth strategy to target markets such as healthcare and homeland security. DRC holds 300 active contracts and that figure includes several positions on indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quality contract vehicles awarded by the Defense Department and civilian agencies, …

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Kevin Cook Appointed CFO, Mike McConnell to Retire as Vice Chair at Booz Allen

Kevin Cook, senior vice president and corporate controller at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has been promoted to chief financial officer and treasurer and will assume those roles on July 1. His appointment is one in a series of executive transitions at the McLean, Va.-based consulting firm as both Vice …

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Mary Allison Yourchisin to Help Lead AC4S Business Development in VP Role

Mary Allison Yourchisin, a former business development manager at Intelligent Decisions, has joined Tampa, Fla.-based Advanced C4 Solutions as vice president of special operations. She is the first woman to serve as president of the National Defense Industrial Association’s Tampa chapter and is also a former vice president of the …

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