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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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Beth McGrath Takes Director Role at Deloitte Consulting’s Federal Practice

Beth McGrath, formerly the deputy chief management officer at the Defense Department, has been appointed a director for the federal practice at Deloitte Consulting LLP. She will be responsible for providing strategies to federal government and commercial clients for innovation within their business operations, the firm said Tuesday. Janet Foutty, Deloitte’s federal …

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Harris to Update DoD Soldier Radio Waveform; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received a $9 million order from the Defense Department to update the U.S. Army‘s soldier radio waveforms for battlefield tactical communications. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity order was awarded under the 2012 SRW Software In-Service Support vehicle and booked in the first quarter of Harris’ 2014 fiscal year, …

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Pentagon Wants Israel to Have Ospreys By 2015

The Defense Department has prioritized a foreign military sales order from Israel for six Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter-built V-22 Ospreys ahead of the U.S. Marine Corps, Defense News reported Thursday. Marcus Weisgerber writes Israel’s formal request for modified versions of the tilt-rotor aircraft came this week following Defense …

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HP Wins $56M to Update DoD Security Clearance Systems; Marilyn Crouther Comments

HP (NYSE: HPQ) has won a $56 million task order to update personnel security clearance systems at the Defense Department’s defense manpower data center. The company will also develop a new Joint Verification System for the Defense Information System for Security using HP Transformation and Integration Services, HP said Thursday. “To meet the complex …

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Potomac Officers Club Event Featuring DoD CIO Teri Takai is Less than a Month Away

On Thursday, September 26 the Potomac Officers Club will hold yet another event in its “headline speakers on headline topics” series when Teri Takai,  assistant secretary of defense for networks and information integration and CIO of the Defense Department, visits 2941 restaurant to speak to industry executives. Takai is just the …

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Deltek Analyzes DoD, OMB Cyber Budget

Deltek has noted discrepancies in the cybersecurity budget request figures of the Defense Department and the Office of Management and Budget, The Washington Post reported Monday. John Slye, an advisory research analyst at Deltek and author of the report, quoted news reports as saying the Pentagon is seeking $4.6 billion …

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Lockheed Wins $217M DoD Info Environment Contract; Willie Callahan Comments

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won a position on a potential five-year $217 million contract to provide the U.S. Defense Department with information management tools and services that would help carry out its missions. Work for the agency’s Chief Information Office includes the creation of a joint information environment …

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ManTech to Engineer AF Space, Missile Systems

A ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) subsidiary has won a $15, 297, 820 contract modification to perform systems engineering and integration work for U.S. Air Force space and missile systems. ManTech SRS Technologies will perform work at three Air Force Bases in Los Angeles and Vanderberg, Calif. as well as Cape …

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DoD, DIA Award 9 Contractors $750M Intelligence Training Contract

The U.S. Defense Department and the Defense Intelligence Agency‘s Virginia contracting activity has awarded nine companies spots on an intelligence training contract valued at $750 million over a five-year period. According to the contract announcement, the Pentagon expects the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to expire on Nov. 30, 2017. The nine companies included in …

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