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Wayne Prender to Lead Textron’s Unmanned Systems Ground Control Tech Business

Wayne Prender, formerly program director for Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) small/medium-endurance unmanned aircraft systems business, has been appointed ground control technologies vice president at the Textron Systems segment. The company said Tuesday the seven-year Textron veteran will be in charge of its unmanned command-and-control systems, remote video terminals and other unmanned technology offerings. Prender has …

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Scott Turner Joins IntelliDyne as Healthcare IT Business Development Senior Director

Scott Turner, a 27-year veteran in government business development and electronic engineering, has joined IntelliDyne LLC as senior director of healthcare information technology business development. He will work to capture healthcare IT business opportunities within Defense Department and civilian agency markets, IntelliDyne said Friday. Turner most recently served as vice …

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Navy Awards Additional Mgmt Support Funding to Booz Allen, Engility, National Technologies & SAIC

The U.S. Navy has awarded a series of contract modifications for financial management and program support services to four companies that will compete for task orders to perform work. The Navy has established a $10, 553, 653 ceiling for the one-year ordering period and will obligate funding on individual task orders as they are …

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Andy Maner: IBM, Epic Extend Partnership to Chase DoD EHR Contract

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and medical information technology firm Epic have teamed up to pursue a Defense Department contract to modernize IT systems that are built to manage electronic health records of service members and their families. The team plans to offer DoD a joint technology platform that will aim to …

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Army Awards $774M to 6 Firms for IT Tools, Services

The U.S. Army has awarded a one-year, $774 million contract modification to six companies for information technology hardware, software and related services. The Army issued the modification to the contractors under the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – 2 Hardware vehicle, the Defense Department said Monday. Funding and work locations will be …

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Good Technology Buys Fixmo’s US, Sentinel Integrity Services Assets; Christy Wyatt Comments

Good Technology has moved to grow its public sector business by acquiring certain assets of Fixmo such as Fixmo U.S. and the Sentinel Integrity Services business. Good Technology will incorporate the Fixmo assets into its mobility platform, work to expand its employee base and further the company’s research and development …

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John Jordan Named President for Wyle’s Weapons Systems Support and Analysis Group; Roger Wiederkehr Comments

John Jordan, formerly air and missile defense systems division lead of Wyle, has been named president of the company’s CAS group headquartered in Huntsville, Ala. Jordan succeeds George Prueitt and will report directly to Chief Operating Officer Roger Wiederkehr, Wyle said Thursday. “His dedication to our customers’ missions and his …

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John Fratamico: Leidos to Help DTRA Build WMD Info Collection Tools

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will provide tools to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency for evaluating chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear and high-yield explosive events under a potential $12 million task order. The company said Monday that DTRA will use the web-based tools to help subject matter experts, the Defense Department and other government agencies collaboratively …

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DISA Implements DoD Mobility Security Update for Android

The Defense Information Systems Agency has deployed the DoD Mobility Capability 2.0 release supporting Android/Samsung Knox platforms on May 9, as part of the DoD Mobility Unclassified Capability program. DISA said Wednesday that it wants the implementation to boost mobile capability for the military while leveraging a mobile device management system to secure devices …

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Defense Department Seeks Proposals for New Retiree Pay System

The Defense Department wants to replace its legacy retiree pay system with an off-the-shelf application for the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Bob Brewin writes the Defense Logistics Agency has issued a request for proposals in search of vendors to develop a new Defense Retiree and Annuitant …

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