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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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Jerry Tiefenbrunn Joins Day & Zimmermann as Gov’t Services Business Development VP

Jerry Tiefenbrunn, a 20-year U.S. Army veteran, has been named vice president of business development within Day & Zimmermann‘s government services division, GovConWire has learned. Tiefenbrunn will manage the business portfolios of Day & Zimmermann’s SOC and Mason & Hanger subsidiaries and oversee the company’s contracts with federal agencies including …

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Army Orders $194M in Cartridges From Northrop Subsidiary

A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary, booked $194M in U.S. Army orders to supply small-caliber ammunition products. Alliant Techsystems Operations will produce 5.56mm, 7.62mm and Cal. 50 cartridges at a government-owned, contractor-operated manufacturing facility located in Independence, Mo., Northrop said Tuesday. More than 18B small-caliber rounds have been produced at …

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TJFACT Secures $116M IDIQ for State Dept Vetting, Linguistics Support

Totally Joined for Achieving Collaborative Techniques has been awarded a potential $116M contract to provide vetting and linguistics services to the State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security. Atlanta-based TJFACT will provide language experts in dialects such as Arabic, Dari, Kurdish, Nepali and Pashto to support U.S. government operations in “high threat …

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Adobe’s John Landwehr: AI Could Help Agencies Deliver Personalized Citizen Experience

John Landwehr, vice president and public sector chief technology officer at Adobe (Nasdaq: ADBE), has said artificial intelligence-driven applications could help government agencies deliver better citizen experience in three ways and one is through content creation. “When AI is designed and optimized with content creation in mind, powerful advances can …

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Tim Solms Joins Dun & Bradstreet as Gov’t Segment GM

Tim Solms, former vice president and general manager of U.S. public sector at Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), has been appointed GM of government segment at commercial data and analytics company Dun & Bradstreet. He will use his platform and service management experience in the public sector to facilitate the delivery of …

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DARPA Office Director Justin Sanchez to Join Battelle as Technical Fellow

Justin Sanchez, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s biological technologies office, will officially join Battelle in late June to serve as a technical fellow. “Dr. Sanchez will be joining Battelle to lead scientific advancement across our broad portfolio of life science offerings in medical devices, pharmaceutical research, biosecurity …

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IBM Vet Peter Porter Appointed Oracle Federal System Sales Director

Peter Porter, formerly a certified client executive at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) public sector business, joined Oracle (ORCL) as director of federal system sales, G2Xchange ETC reported Monday. He has more than 30 years of technology sales experience and is responsible for leading a team of professionals that offers Oracle systems …

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Seven Firms Awarded $113M in Navy Ship Maintenance IDIQ Modifications

The U.S. Navy awarded contract modifications worth a combined $113.2M to seven companies to continue supporting maintenance efforts for surface combatant and amphibious vessels that are visiting or stationed at Naval Base San Diego. Contractors will help the service branch maintain, repair or modernize destroyers, cruisers, dock landing ships, amphibious …

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