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Peraton to Help DoD Open Electromagnetic Spectrum to Industry; Stu Shea Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 7, 2017 — Peraton will help the Defense Department prepare the availability of the electromagnetic spectrum for commercial use under two task orders from the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Defense Spectrum Organization valued at a combined $12.5 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 30. The company said Nov. 30 it …

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PAE Unit Lands Contract Modification for Navy Test Range Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 7, 2017 — A PAE business unit will support the engineering, operations and maintenance of the U.S. Navy‘s Atlantic Test Ranges under a $64.7 million modification to a previously awarded contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday PAE Applied Technologies will provide test range services including laboratory and field testing …

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Accenture Federal Services’ George Franz Earns Army Cyber Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 7, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) executive George Franz has secured recognition for his work in cybersecurity as a recipient of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s Saint Isidore Army Cyber Award, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Franz, a managing director of Accenture Federal Services and former director of …

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Kevin Greer to Lead CGI Federal Business Consulting, Shared Services in VP Role

Kevin Greer, former managing director of federal shared services at Accenture (NYSE: ACN), has joined CGI‘s (NYSE: GIB) federal arm as vice president of strategic business consulting and shared services. CGI said Wednesday Greer will establish and lead the company’s new Strategic Business Consulting Center of Excellence in his new position. In his …

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Michael Baker International Promotes 30-Year Vet Frank Terak to Federal Market SVP

Frank Terak, national market lead for the U.S. Army and Army Corps of Engineers market segment at Michael Baker International, has been promoted to senior vice president of the federal markets practice at the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based engineering and consulting services provider. Terak will provide direction to the federal markets group’s …

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General Dynamics Awarded $432M for FY 2018 Virginia-Class Submarine Work

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a potential $432 million contract modification to support the U.S. Navy‘s development research and design work on Virginia-class submarines in fiscal 2018. The Defense Department said Tuesday Electric Boat will help the Navy maintain and update design of Virginia-class submarines as well as support …

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DXC’s Earl Matthews Proposes Civilian Cyber Reserve Unit to Support Gov’t, DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2017 — Earl Matthews, vice president of DXC Technology‘s (NYSE: DXC) enterprise security solutions group, said a civilian reserve cyber corps will work to help the government and Defense Department address the need for more cyber professionals to defend DoD and critical infrastructure networks, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The retired …

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Leidos to Support Navy Acoustic Engineering Measurement Hub in Alaska

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2017 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will help operate and maintain a U.S. Navy acoustic engineering measurement facility in Alaska under a potential $41.9 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock division’s Southeast Alaska Measurement Facility …

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Cubic Lands USAF Contract for Combat Training System Support to Saudi Arabia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2017 — Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) defense business will deliver logistics support for the P5 Combat Training System in use by Saudi Arabia’s military under a $14.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the foreign military sales contract runs through Feb. 28, …

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Carey Smith: Parsons’ Williams Electric Acquisition to Boost Control Systems Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 4, 2017 — Carey Smith, federal group president at Parsons, said the company sees new opportunities in the control systems sector following its acquisition of control systems integration firm Williams Electric, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Smith, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, told the Pasadena Star-News in …

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