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Salesforce’s Kevin Paschuck: Cloud Adoption Plan Could Help Agencies Meet Service, Security Needs

Kevin Paschuck, senior vice president and chief operating officer of public sector business unit at Salesforce (NYSE: CRM), has said agencies that aim to adopt cloud technology should have a plan in place to meet service and security requirements. Agency information technology leaders “should take a top-down, mission-capability view of their …

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Parsons’ Federal Arm Hires James Lackey as Simulation, Integration Services VP

James Lackey, formerly senior vice president of the defense systems group at Quantum Research International, has joined Parsons’ federal business as VP for simulation and integration services. Parsons said Friday Lackey will manage a portfolio of hardware integration, intelligence and simulation development support offerings for the federal sector in his new position. At Quantum, …

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Brian Orsi Takes VP Role at ECS’ National Security & Intell Unit; George Wilson Quoted

Brian Orsi, formerly director of applied technology at ECS, has been promoted to vice president of advanced solutions at the Fairfax, Va.-based company’s national security and intelligence business. The 23-year industry veteran has led ECS’ efforts to deliver artificial intelligence and software engineering platforms designed for federal customers, the company said …

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BAE Ship Repair Business Wins Potential $151M Contract to Maintain USS Gettysburg

BAE Systems’ ship repair business in Norfolk, Va., has won a potential two-year, $151.3M contract to provide maintenance, modernization and repair services for the USS Gettysburg. The Defense Department said Monday the company will also offer facilities and personnel who will conduct the ship maintenance work under the firm-fixed-price procurement …

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General Atomics to Develop New MQ-9 UAV Sensor Under $134M MDA Contract

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has received a $133.9M Missile Defense Agency contract to develop, integrate and test a new sensor for use with the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle. The company will test the sensor in realistic conditions at locations within and outside the continental U.S., the Defense Department said Monday. The agency will …

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14 Small Businesses Win Spots on $499M Army Support Services Contract

The U.S. Army has selected 14 small businesses to compete for task orders to support the military service under a potential five-year, $499M contract. The Army Contracting Command received 47 bids for the multiple-award hybrid contract via the internet, the Defense Department said Monday. Orders will include project, program and …

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L3 Secures Potential $240M DISA Contract for Ka-Band Military Comms Services

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has received a potential $240M contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to help military personnel communicate during air transit. Under the non-competitive contract, L3’s integrated systems business will provide Ka-band communications support to senior leaders and their staff who travel via aircraft, the Defense Department said Friday …

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DLA Orders $217M in Boeing F/A-18 Spare Parts

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $217M delivery order to supply aircraft spare parts for the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 Super Hornet fleet. DLA issued the order under a previously awarded five-year contract that also includes an option to extend work for an additional five years, the Defense Department said …

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Kevin Wideman Named Koniag Government Services Head

Kevin Wideman, a three-decade government contracting veteran, has been named CEO of Chantilly, Va.-based Koniag Government Services. He will oversee KGS’ efforts to deliver management consulting, application development and other shared services to government clients at the federal, state and local levels, KGS said Friday. Wideman previously served as chief operating officer of ASRC …

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Boeing to Update Super Hornet IR Sensor Under Potential $152M Navy Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $152.5M contract from the U.S. Navy to update a sensor technology designed to help F/A-18E/F Super Hornet pilots locate targets at a long distance. The company will design, develop, integrate and test the Block II Infrared Search and Track system as part of an engineering change phase, the Defense Department said …

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