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General Dynamics Gets $125M Contract Modification for US, Foreign Military Bomb Components

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has received a $125M contract modification from the U.S. Army to supply general purpose and tritonal bomb components to domestic and foreign military sales clients. General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems will supply hardware for MK80 and BLU-109 bombs under the modification that …

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Army Taps WiseStaff for $118M Military Health System Nursing Personnel Contract

WiseStaff has won a potential $118M contract from the U.S. Army to deploy nursing personnel to all Military Health System facilities located in the San Antonio metropolitan area. The company will recruit licensed vocational nurses and certified nursing assistants for the San Antonio MHS, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. …

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McAleese & Associates: Patrick Shanahan on Space Development Agency’s Acquisition Authority

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report on key takeaways from the testimonies of Department of Defense and Air Force officials at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing held Thursday. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 recipient, wrote in the report that …

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Four Companies Win Spots on Potential $82B Army LOGCAP V Contract Vehicle

The U.S. Army has selected four companies to compete for military logistics support task orders under a potential $82B contract vehicle over 10 years. Army Contracting Command received six bids for the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program V through an online-based solicitation process, the Department of Defense said Friday. LOGCAP V …

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ACT-IAC Names David M. Wennergren CEO

The American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council announced on Thursday that David M. Wennergren has been named chief executive officer, effective May 13th. Ellen Glover, former IAC Chair, led a search committee to recommend the best candidate for the position. Wennergren was selected from a large pool of …

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Amazon, Microsoft Emerge as Final Competitors for $10B DoD JEDI Cloud Contract

A spokeswoman for the Department of Defense said Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) are the last two contenders for DoD’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Elissa Smith, a spokeswoman for the Pentagon, said Microsoft and Amazon were the only companies that met …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2019 Data Management Forum, Michael Conlin, Chief Data Officer for the Defense Department, Gives Keynote Address

On Wednesday, April 10th, GovCon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the 2941 Restaurant in Falls Church, Va. for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Data Management Forum. The forum featured a panel discussion about augmented data management, and Michael Conlin, chief data officer for the U.S. Department of Defense, …

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SAIC Receives $90M Contract Extension for US Military Facility Maintenance Supplies

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will continue to provide maintenance, repair and operational supplies to U.S. military facilities under a nine-month, $90M bridge contract from the Defense Logistics Agency. The Department of Defense said Wednesday SAIC will perform work through Jan. 8, 2020 at various locations in Maryland, Virginia, West …

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Teresa Shea Joins Raytheon as Cyber Warfare, Mission Innovations VP; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

Teresa Shea, formerly executive vice president of technology at In-Q-Tel, has joined Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as VP of cyber warfare and mission innovations within the intelligence, information and services business. She will report to John DeSimone, VP of cybersecurity and special missions at Raytheon IIS, and lead the integration of …

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Ken Krieg Named LMI Board Chair; David Zolet Quoted

Ken Krieg, a board member at LMI since 2008, has been elected to serve as board chair of the Tysons, Va.-based management consulting firm. He succeeds Todd Stottlemyer, who will continue to serve on LMI’s board, the company said Wednesday. “We are honored to see Ken step into the role …

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