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Salient CRGT Wins $105M USAID IT Program Support Contract; Tom Ferrando Quoted

Salient CRGT has secured a five-year, $105 million contract to help the U.S. Agency for International Development manage information technology portfolio, consolidate IT services, adopt cloud computing approaches, update networks and secure systems. The single-award USAID Strategic Programs contract covers support for the agency’s Office of the Chief Information Officer …

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Lockheed Books $842M in USAF Missile Production Contracts

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) two firm-fixed-price contracts worth $842.7 million combined to build more anti-ship and air-to-surface missile systems. Lockheed will produce 137 Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles for the program’s fourth and fifth production lots under a $414.3 million award that also involves foreign military …

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SwRI Wins $99M USAF Contract to Study Aircraft System Degradation

Southwest Research Institute will help the U.S. Air Force study the degradation process for aircraft structures under a potential six-year, $99 million contract. The nonprofit organization will conduct research and engineering work on aging systems and materials in support of the Center for Aircraft Structural Life Extension, also known as …

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Serco Wins Potential $154M Navy Force Protection Tech Sustainment Order

Serco Inc., the British defense contractor’s North American division, has won a potential $153.5 million task order to help the U.S. Navy maintain hardware, software and firmware for a global anti-terrorism force protection program managed by Commander, Navy Installations Command. This award falls under a potential $600 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract …

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Stewart Wharton Returns to TAPE as Operations VP

Stewart Wharton, who served as director of naval and cyber accounts at Technical and Project Engineering from 2011 to 2016, has rejoined the company as vice president of operations. He will be responsible for implementing programs and supervising employees who support federal customers, TAPE said Thursday. The retired U.S. Navy …

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VA Issues $590M in Orders for IT Hardware, Support Services

Colossal Contracting and Regan Technologies have received three-year task orders worth $590 million in total value to help the Department of Veterans Affairs procure information technology hardware and single- and multi-function device warranty support services, FedHealthIT reported Thursday. VA awarded the tasks through NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract …

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Nika to Help Manage DOD Medical Facilities via $125M Army Contract Vehicle

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Nika a position on a potential five-year, $125 million contract to help operate and maintain the Department of Defense’s medical facilities within the continental U.S. Nika said Thursday it will support maintenance, facility operations and systems, project development, occupancy, commissioning and general project …

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Two Nonprofits Create New Consortium to Support US Defense Electronics Base

Advanced Technology International and the U.S. Partnership for Assured Electronics have established a consortium as both nonprofit organizations aim to drive domestic production of electronic systems for defense use. ATI said Thursday the Defense Electronics Consortium will support a research and development effort focused on lead-free electronics manufacturing as part …

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Former NetCentrics CEO Cynthia Barreda Joins Preferred Systems Solutions as COO

Cynthia Barreda, former CEO and president of information technology company NetCentrics, has been named chief operating officer of Preferred Systems Solutions. CMS Equity Partners-backed PSS said Wednesday that Barreda brings more than 25 years of IT and federal contracting experience to PSS and will oversee market verticals for its mission …

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CDC Vet Danny Connelly Named Zscaler Americas CISO

Danny Connelly, former associate chief information security officer of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been named CISO for the Americas business operations at Zscaler. He brings more than two decades of technology experience to the company and will be responsible for its cybersecurity strategy in the government …

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