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GE to Manufacture CH-53K Helicopter Engines Under $143M Navy Contract

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation business has received a $143.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to for the low-rate initial production of lots 1 and 2 turboshaft engines for CH-53K heavy-lift helicopters. The Defense Deparment said Thursday GE Aviation will supply 22 T408-GE-400 engines, peculiar support equipment and spares as well as provide programmatic and logistics …

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Navy Picks 4 Firms for C4I Technical, Engineering Support Contracts

Four companies have won separate potential five-year contracts to provide engineering and technical support for the U.S. Navy’s command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems and information technology platforms. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific received four offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts that have a two-year base term …

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7 Firms Win Spots on Potential $150M Army Mission Training Systems Support Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded seven companies spots on a potential five-year, $150 million contract to support the service branch’s mission training complex systems. Eighteen bids were submitted to the Army Contracting Command for the hybrid contract via an online solicitation and work is scheduled to occur through Nov. 14, …

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Lori Scherer Named Intell Portfolio VP at Mitre-Operated Natl Security Engineering Center

Lori Scherer, formerly deputy director of intelligence portfolios at Mitre, has been named VP of intelligence portfolios at the National Security Engineering Center, a federally funded research and development center the nonprofit company manages for the Defense Department. In her previous role, the more than 25-year company veteran worked with interdisciplinary teams to …

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BAE Unit to Modernize Navy Dock Landing Ship Under Potential $184M Contract

A business unit of BAE Systems has secured a potential $183.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to execute fiscal 2018 modernization work on a Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship. The Defense Department said Tuesday BAE’s Norfolk Ship Repair business will help the service branch maintain, update and repair USS Tortuga systems …

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HIG Acquires WBB to Expand Govt Market Footprint; Robert Olsen, Jeff Zanarini Comment

Private equity investment firm H.I.G. Capital has bought Reston, Virginia-based program management and consulting services provider Whitney, Bradley and Brown for an undisclosed sum. WBB CEO Robert Olsen said in a statement published Tuesday the company aims to utilize H.I.G.’s resources in efforts to expand services for federal agency customers. WBB …

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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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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent Executive Moves and Federal Nominations

Weekly Roundup November 6 – November 10 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In recent weeks a number of significant private sector executive moves and potential federal moves have been announced. Let’s take a quick look at these executive movement and …

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Govt Services Vet Duane Andrews Named Accelera Board Chairman

Duane Andrews, former CEO of QinetiQ North America, has joined cloud services provider Accelera Solutions as chairman of the board. Accelera said Wednesday Andrews brings to the company leadership experience in the government services industry that included a seven-year stint as QNA CEO. Steve Weiss, Accelera president and chief operating officer, said …

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Ball Aerospace Wins Potential $94M Air Force Contract for Low-Earth Orbit Satellite Tech Support

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has won a potential two-year, $93.7 million U.S. Air Force contract to provide a weather system follow-on microwave technology for a low-Earth orbit satellite. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also conduct system design and risk reduction efforts for the satellite equipped with passive microwave imaging radiometer and …

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