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General Dynamics NASSCO to Modernize Navy Guided Missile Cruiser Under Potential $155M Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has landed a potential $154.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to update, repair and maintain systems of a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser. NASSCO will provide workforce and facilities needed to coordinate, integrate and complete requirements for the USS Cowpens ship’s fiscal 2018 modernization period availability, the …

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ACT I Appoints Shawn Boykin to VP Role; Neil Albert Quoted

Shawn Boykin, a former director of business development at Vencore and AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has been appointed vice president and manager of operations at Advanced Concepts and Technologies International‘s newly established operation in Huntsville, Ala. He will serve as the liaison for the acquisition management services contractor’s various efforts to support partners …

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DISA Selects MC Dean for Potential $96M IT Support Contract

M.C. Dean has won a potential five-year, $95.9 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide information technology services to the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic and U.S. European Command. The Defense Department said Monday the company will design, develop, procure, fabricate, configure, integrate, install and perform logistics …

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Cloudera’s Tim Solms: Cloud Tools Can Help Agencies Glean Insights From Data

Tim Solms, vice president of public sector at Cloudera (NYSE: CLDR), has said government agencies that aim to obtain insights from large amounts of data should look to cloud platforms that offer high-volume storage and computing capabilities. Solms wrote that agencies seeking to make more informed decisions and build up …

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DARPA Awards Seven Spots on Potential $850M Technical, Analytical Services IDIQ

Seven companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $850 million contract to provide technical and analytical support services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA received 12 offers for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said Monday. Contractors will vie for cost-reimbursable, fixed-price …

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Lockheed to Design Hypersonic Weapon Tech Under Potential $480M Air Force Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential $480 million contract to design a second hypersonic weapon technology for the service branch. Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business will support critical design review, test and production readiness efforts under the Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon program, the Defense Department said Monday. Work under …

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Aerospace Industry Vet Brendan Curran to Head Boeing’s AvionX Business

Brendan Curran, formerly president of Crane Co.’s aerospace and electronics group, has been named president of a Boeing (NYSE: BA) business organization that produces avionics and electronics systems. The more than 20-year aerospace industry veteran will lead the AvionX organization and Boeing’s aftermarket strategy across the defense, commercial and services businesses in his new …

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Vykin Wins Potential $385M DISA IDIQ to Engineer Combatant Command Networks

Vykin has won a potential five-year, $385 million from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide network engineering support for combatant commands that operate in a mission partner environment. The Defense Department said Monday the company will receive funds at the task order level and that the agency will allocate a $500 …

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Perspecta Gets $96M Army Data Collection Support Follow-On Contract; Mac Curtis Quoted

Perspecta’s (NYSE: PRSP) Vencore subsidiary has won a potential five-year, $96 million follow-on contract to continue to provide review and data collection support services for the U.S. Army’s ground combat and aviation systems and tactical wheeled vehicles. The Sample Data Collection and Analysis contract also covers operational sustainment analysis and health usage monitoring …

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Cubic Subsidiary Lands $522M Army Contract Modification for Satellite Antennas, Training Services

The U.S. Army has awarded Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) GATR Technologies subsidiary a $522.5 million contract modification to provide multiple-size Inflatable Satellite Antenna systems, kits, spares and training support. The Defense Department said Friday the Army Contracting Command will determine work locations and funds upon issuance of each order under the contract that …

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