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General Dynamics to Buy CSRA in Potential $9.6B Deal; Phebe Novakovic, Larry Prior Comment

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has agreed to acquire CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) for approximately $9.6 billion in a move to form a combined information technology platforms provider in the government IT services sector. General Dynamics said Monday it will pay $40.75 in cash for each share of CSRA stock and assume …

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CIA Vet Jeanne Tisinger Joins Peraton’s New Advisory Board; Stu Shea Comments

Jeanne Tisinger, formerly deputy director for support of CIA, has been named the first member of Peraton‘s newly created advisory board. The company said Tuesday the advisory board, which will comprise government technology executives, will assist in the formation of Peraton’s growth strategy for 2018 onward. Stu Shea, CEO of Peraton, said Tisinger’s strategic …

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Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Group Adds Air Force Vet Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson, a retired U.S. Air Force major general, has joined Grant Thornton‘s public sector business as a senior strategic adviser for the defense and intelligence community. The 32-year military veteran will advise the company on security and defense business development and strategic matters, Grant Thornton said Friday. Carlos Otal, national managing …

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Parsons’ Carey Smith Helps Break Ground on Future Company Facility in Huntsville, AL

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — Parsons has begun construction of a future 25,000-square-foot building in Huntsville, Alabama, as part of efforts to expand its existing facility and deliver integrated hardware and software platforms for intelligence, defense and infrastructure customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Huntsville government said Oct. 25 the expansion is …

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Ken Asbury: CACI Gets Defense Contract Boost Amid Higher Military Spending

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2017 — Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has said the company has landed several defense contract wins resulting from the government’s increased military spending to combat the Islamic State militant group, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. CRN reported Thursday that Asbury, an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 …

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Stu Shea: Peraton to Reaffirm Existing Capabilities to Support Customer Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 21, 2017 — Peraton CEO Stu Shea has said the company will work to reaffirm its position in the space, intelligence, cyber/SIGINT, homeland security, defense and communications markets with its emergence from the sale of Harris‘ (NYSE: HRS) former government services unit to Veritas Capital. The business temporarily operated under …

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Serco’s Dave Dacquino Talks Business Opportunities, Target Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 7, 2017 — Dave Dacquino, CEO of Serco‘s business operations in North America, has said the company sees business opportunities in the areas of defense, citizen services and transportation. He told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday that Serco is also working to enter the market for providing …

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SPA Marks 45th Year in Business; William Vantine Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — Systems Planning and Analysis has celebrated its 45th year in business providing a variety of services in support of the national security and defense sectors in the U.S., GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Friday it started on July 28, 1972, with three employees …

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BAE Systems Unveils Plans for Centralized Defense Facility in Victoria, Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2017 — BAE Systems aims to open a new facility in Australia that will serve as a hub for the company’s aerospace, land and maritime business operations in Victoria, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the future defense hub will house production of the Land 400 armed …

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Stu Shea: Former Harris Gov’t Services Unit Emerges as ‘Peraton’ in Push for Nat’l Security Innovation

The former government services business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) that private equity firm Veritas Capital acquired in April has adopted the name Peraton after temporarily operating as MHVC Acquisition Corp. Peraton said Friday its new name derives from the concept that the company supports government customer missions that are critical to national …

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