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Boeing Secures $240M Contract for Saudi Air Force AWACS Tech Upgrades

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $240.2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support the first phase of the Saudi Arabian air force’s airborne warning and control system modernization program. The Defense Department said Monday Boeing will modernize AWACS communications, mission computing and navigation systems as well as …

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Navy Taps 6 Contractors for Potential $97M in CNO Test, Evaluation Support Services

Six companies have won spots on a potential $97.4 million U.S. Navy indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that covers operational test and evaluation analytical services to various projects managed by the Chief of Naval Operations. The Defense Department said Friday contractors will vie for task orders to help the CNO and Commander, Operational …

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DynCorp Tapped for Base Camp Support to Relief Operations in Puerto Rico

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — DynCorp International will provide base camp support services for military and civilian personnel involved in post-Hurricane Maria relief operations in Puerto Rico under an estimated $75 million contract change order from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it received the change order …

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Army Picks 4 Companies for $95M Infrastructure Recovery, Emergency Mgmt Support Contract

Four companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $95 million contract to provide infrastructure recovery, emergency management, flood recovery and military support services to the U.S. Army. The awardees are IOIE EQM JV, LRS EMR JV and Iron Mike-Bristol JVB, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army Corps of Engineers received 10 bids for the …

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Wesley Blankinship Joins SPA as Emerging Market, Advanced Tech VP; William Vantine Comments

Wesley Blankinship, formerly a senior vice president of Belcan‘s government services business, has joined Systems Planning and Analysis as vice president of emerging markets and advanced technologies at the Alexandria, Virginia-based contractor. SPA said Blankinship brings to the company his previous experience in professional services and business capture support delivery to government clients …

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ERAPSCO Awarded $220M Navy Sonobuoy Contract Modification

ERAPSCO has received a three-year, $219.8 million contract modification to manufacture 166,500 signal underwater sound sonobuoys for U.S. Navy anti-submarine warfare missions. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will supply AN/SSQ 36, AN/SSQ-53, AN/SSQ-62, AN/SSQ-101, AN/SSQ-125 and MK-84 sonobuoy units to the service branch. Contract work will occur in Florida and Indiana …

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KBR Subsidiary Gets $116M in US Military Logistics Support Task Order Modifications

The U.S. Army has awarded KBR‘s government services unit a pair of task order modifications worth $116 million combined for logistics support to U.S. military programs in Europe and the Arabian Peninsula. KBRwyle will continue to support forward planning, maintenance, base operations and weapon transportation services under a $70 million modification …

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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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