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VT Group Appoints Alicia Townes as SVP, CFO

Alicia Townes, formerly vice president and corporate controller of Vistronix, has joined defense technology firm VT Group as senior vice president and chief financial officer. VT Group said Friday Townes joins the company’s executive leadership team that aims to drive strategic growth and development efforts. Her appointment comes six weeks after VT …

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CACI Wins $91M Army Airborne ISR Tech Support Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won a potential four-year, $91 million task order to help a U.S. Army organization research, develop and evaluate airborne intelligence systems. The company said Monday it will assist the Flight Activity of the Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center in efforts to maintain, integrate, operate and provide …

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Michael Strianese: L3 Evaluates ‘Strategic Options’ for Vertex Aerospace Business

Michael Strianese, chairman and CEO at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), has said the company has begun to assess strategic alternatives for Vertex Aerospace business after the New York-based aerospace and defense contractor posted a goodwill impairment charge for Vertex during the third quarter of 2017. Strianese said in a statement …

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Raytheon Gets $1.5B MDA Follow-On IDIQ to Continue Support for Ballistic Missile Radar Platforms

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $1.5 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the Missile Defense Agency operate and maintain two kinds of ballistic missile radar technology. The Defense Department said Friday Raytheon’s integrated defense systems unit will continue to provide logistics support, transition and transfer, depot transition and sustaining engineering services for …

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Iridium Announces Q3 2017 Govt Services Revenue, Subscribers; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) recorded $22 million in government service revenue with 95,000 government subscribers during the third quarter of 2017. Iridium said Thursday government data and voice subscribers rose 14 percent to 40,000 during the third quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with the same period last year. The McLean, …

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General Dynamics to Supply Iraq Insensitive Munitions, Cartridges Under $93M Army FMS Contract

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential five-year, $93 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to provide 120mm insensitive munition high-explosives along with tracer tank ammunition cartridges to Iraq. The Defense Department said Friday the Army Contracting Command received one bid for the firm-fixed-price contract and will …

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Forcepoint Appoints Sean Berg Global Govts Business SVP, GM

Sean Berg, formerly vice president of sales at Forcepoint‘s global governments business, has been appointed as senior VP and general manager of the same unit. Forcepoint said Wednesday Berg will oversee the unit’s profit-and-loss functions, growth strategy and efforts to provide security technology platforms to U.S. and international government customers. Berg joined Forcepoint in …

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IT Vet Archana Deskus Named HPE Global CIO

Archana “Archie” Deskus, formerly chief information officer at oil and gas company Baker Hughes (NYSE: BHGE), has joined Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) as global CIO. HPE President Antonio Neri wrote in a blog post posted Thursday Deskus will help advance an information technology strategy as the company works to …

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AECOM Subsidiary Concludes Transition on $3.6B USAF Range Services Contract; John Vollmer Comments

AECOM’s (NYSE: ACM) URS Federal Services subsidiary has wrapped up the transition phase for a potential 16-year, $3.6 billion contract that covers range support services to the U.S. Air Force. URS Federal Services completed the transition after the service branch addressed a protest that delayed commencement of contract work, AECOM said Thursday. John Vollmer, …

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GSA Picks 70 Companies for VETS 2 IT Support GWAC

The General Services Administration has awarded 70 companies spots on a potential 10-year, $5 billion governmentwide acquisition contract for information technology support services. GSA said in a FedBizOpps award notice posted Thursday it received 187 bids for the Veterans Technology Services 2 contract vehicle through a request for proposals issued …

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