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Paul Falkler Joins Vistronix as National Intell Programs Corporate VP; John Hassoun Comments

Paul Falkler, formerly director of strategic development at Varen Technologies, has joined Vistronix as corporate vice president for national intelligence programs. Falkler will be responsible for Vistronix’s integration programs, capture initiatives and activities in mergers and acquisitions, the company said Wednesday. John Hassoun, corporate president of Vistronix, said Falkler will work to …

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Deltek’s Ashley Bergander: Government Likely to Soon Solicit Bids on Several Multi-Billion Dollar GWACs

Deltek expects the government to start accepting bids to win positions on three large contracts in the next two months, research manager Ashley Bergander wrote Monday for the Washington Post. The Herndon-based industry research firm believes the multiple-award, government-wide federal contracts will provide teaming opportunities for large and small contractors. By …

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Navy Awards Seven Spots on $877M Training Services IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential five-year,  $876, 934, 815 contract vehicle to seven companies for training support services under the Joint Force Development program. Eight offers were submitted to the Naval Supply Systems Command’s Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk for the cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity program, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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URS to Help Navy Maintain Training Range Systems for $343M

URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will help the U.S. Navy maintain training range systems at facilities in the U.S. under a potential five-year, $343 million task order. The contract to support the Navy’s Combined Tactical Training Range also includes work to help CTTR engineer and configure training range systems, URS said Tuesday. …

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Tom Captain of Deloitte: US Defense Firms to Increasingly Eye Foreign Military Sales

A new Deloitte report indicates a 2.6 percent decrease in the defense sector’s total fiscal year 2013 revenue due to Defense Department-wide spending cuts last year. Deloitte analyzed the performance of several defense contractors in the U.S. and found that profitability for U.S. defense vendors rose 17.9 percent despite the revenue …

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Robert Carey Joins CSC to Lead Public Sector Cyber Business

Robert Carey, former principal deputy chief information officer at the Defense Department, has joined Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) as a vice president and general manager in the company’s cybersecurity business line. He will oversee the company’s cyber business in the public sector, CSC said Monday. Samuel Visner, vice president and …

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Air Force Taps 5 Firms for $75M Property Renovation IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded five positions on a potential one-year, $75 million contract for maintenance and repair work on military and federal property. The Air Force received 29 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award construction contract and will award task orders to perform work, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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DISA Vet Bruce Bennett Joins Suss Consulting as Executive Consultant

Bruce Bennett, formerly deputy chief technology officer at the Defense Information Systems Agency, has joined Suss Consulting as an executive consultant, Washington Technology reported Wednesday. Mark Hoover writes that Bennett will aim to contribute his experience in working on terrestrial and satellite networks to the federal IT consulting company. Bennett has also …

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Navy Awards 7 Spots on $83M Program, Financial Mgmt Services IDIQ

Seven companies have won positions on a potential three-year,  $83, 333, 333 contract to provide program and financial management services to the U.S. Navy. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic received 12 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract via SSC Atlantic’s e-commerce website and FedBizOpps, the Defense Department said Tuesday. …

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Former DoD Counsel Kathy Brown Joins Covington & Burling

Kathy Brown, formerly an associate general counsel at the Defense Department, has joined Covington & Burling as a special counsel and will focus on the firm’s aerospace, defense and security industry portfolio. “I look forward to assisting Covington clients in navigating the labyrinth of government acquisition regulations and the daunting M&A …

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