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Michael Maiorana Appointed Verizon Public Sector Head

Michael Maiorana, formerly a region president at Verizon Wireless (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ), has been appointed senior vice president of public sector markets for Verizon’s enterprise solutions business. He succeeds Susan Zeleniak, a 16-year company veteran who has retired after a 39-year career in the telecommunications industry, Verizon said Monday. Maiorana most recently …

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Matthew Worrick Named WBB Contracts VP; William McMullen Comments

Matthew Worrick, a more than 25-year contracting veteran, has been appointed vice president of contracts at Reston, Va.-based government services provider Whitney, Bradley and Brown. He brings industry experience serving federal agencies such as the departments of State, Homeland Security, Defense, Justice and Health and Human Services, WBB said Monday. …

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Army Hands Down $600M for DoD Energy Program Support

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded positions on a potential $600 million contract to 11 businesses for services supporting energy conservation and alternative energy projects for the Defense Department. Forty-six bids were submitted to the Corps’ engineering support center for the non-multi-year, no option, firm-fixed price contract, the Pentagon …

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Rockwell Collins to Sell Kaiser Optical Systems Subsidiary; Kelly Ortberg Comments

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) will sell its Kaiser Optical Systems subsidiary, a holographic and spectrographic instrumentation maker,  to Endress+Hauser for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is expected to close in early fiscal 2014 and the subsidiary represents represent less than one percent of Rockwell Collins’ total revenue, Rockwell Collins announced Aug. 30. “This divestiture …

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CH2M Hill Wins $2.1B Extension on DOE Nuclear Complex Cleanup Project

CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Co. has won a five-year, $2.1 billion extension to continue helping the Energy Department carry out a cleanup project at a decommissioned nuclear complex in Hanford, Wash., the Tri-City Herald reported Friday. Annette Cary writes the contract was initially worth $4.5 billion over five base years and included …

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Northrop Wins $114M for 3 Air Force Global Hawks

Northrop Grumman has won a $114 million contract to provide three unmanned aerial vehicles and related components to the U.S. Air Force, Reuters reported Friday. The company will purchase materials and gears for airborne command and control systems to produce the Global Hawk Block-30 units. Congress told the Air Force to purchase the …

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Lockheed, Pentagon Close $8B in F-35 Contracts; Lorraine Martin Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department have closed on two new contracts worth $7.8 billion for the sixth and seventh batches of F-35 aircraft, Reuters reported Friday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the company received a $4.4 billion order for 36 F-35s and another $3.4 billion order for 35 F-35s. …

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DHS Adds 30 Businesses to $22B EAGLE II Vehicle

The Department of Homeland Security has selected 30 businesses to develop, implement and maintain technology for DHS mission and business functions under the department’s seven-year, $22 billion Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II contract vehicle. Fifteen businesses won positions under the unrestricted track of EAGLE II functional category one and …

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MITRE to Help Air Force Manage Acquisitions, Programs for $1.7B

MITRE Corp. will provide systems engineering and integration support to the U.S. Air Force for ceiling and non-ceiling programs under a $1, 724, 333, 098. The cost-reimbursable contract also includes $741, 988 in fiscal year 2014 foreign military sales funds to support 21 countries, the Defense Department said Friday. MITRE will …

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Dean Popps Joins Global Integrated Security Board; David Gompert Comments

Dean Popps, a former senior executive at the Defense Department, has been appointed a board director at Global Integrated Security Inc. He most recently served as acting assistant Army secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology and as the Army’s acquisition executive under the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations, Global Strategies Group said …

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