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Boeing Unveils New Computing & Networks Org, Names Charles Toups Lead

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has launched a new organization to build communications and computing platforms for government and commercial aerospace applications. Charles Toups, formerly vice president and general manager of Boeing’s research and technology unit, will lead the Disruptive Computing and Networks organization that will operate in Southern California as part …

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Darren Conner Promoted to Dewberry Engineering Practice Head

Darren Conner, a 33-year veteran of Dewberry, has been promoted to president of the Fairfax, Va.-based professional services contractor’s nationwide engineering practice. He succeeds Dan Pleasant, who will continue his role as chief operating officer at Dewberry, and will oversee 50 offices that offer environmental, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, energy and transportation engineering …

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Northrop Awarded $697M Navy Contract for EA-18G Aircraft System Upgrades

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) mission systems business has landed a potential five-year, $697M contract to update system configuration sets of the EA-18G Growler aircraft for the U.S. Navy and Australia as a foreign military sales customer. The company will also augment airborne electronic attack and warfare systems, and apply the final …

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ViON Wins Potential $330M DISA IDIQ for SPARC Processor Capacity Services

ViON has won a potential 10-year, $329.6M contract to provide SPARC processor capacity services at Defense Information Systems Agency data centers. DISA received two proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and will obligate $630K in fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds on the first delivery order, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The IDIQ has a five-year …

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General Dynamics NASSCO Gets $137M Navy Sea Base Support Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has received a potential $136.8M contract to obtain long lead-time materials and provide pre-production and engineering support for the U.S. Navy’s Expeditionary Sea Base 6. NASSCO would use the funds to acquire components for the base’s propeller and shafting, centrifugal pumps, fuel and lube oil purifiers, integrated …

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Enlightenment Capital Launches National Security-Focused Company

Enlightenment Capital has formed a company with the goal to provide defense and intelligence technologies and support services for the U.S. government’s national security missions. Everwatch is headquartered in Ashburn, Va., and consolidates four entities acquired by Enlightenment, the investment group said Monday. “We are thrilled to join forces with Enlightenment, as …

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Akamai’s Patrick Sullivan: DevOps, Agile Methods Could Help Agencies Stay Ahead of Cyber Vulnerabilities

Patrick Sullivan, senior director of global security strategy at Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said agencies that aim to eliminate cyber vulnerabilities should use DevOps and agile methods. “Agencies need to be extremely agile to stay ahead of vulnerabilities, and as they move to models that are heavily based on …

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DISA Issues Final RFP for $6.5B GSM-O IT, Telecom Support Recompete Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a final solicitation for the potential 10-year, $6.52B Global Solutions Management-Operations follow-on contract for telecommunications and information technology services, Bloomberg Government reported Monday. GSM-O II is a single-award contract that covers IT support for the Department of Defense Information Network/Defense Information Systems Network, …

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Army Picks 12 Firms for $249M Chemical, Biological Defense Support Contract

Twelve companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $249M contract from the U.S. Army to support the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense. The Army Contracting Command received 21 bids for the firm-fixed-price contract, which runs through Oct. 14, 2023, the Defense Department said Monday. JPEO-CBD is …

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DynCorp Wins $152M Navy TH-57 Helicopter Logistics Support IDIQ

DynCorp International has won a potential three-year, $152.2M contract to provide logistics services to the U.S. Navy’s fleet of TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopters. The company will also supply material to support organizational and depot-level maintenance work on 188 TH-57s, the Defense Department said Monday. The Navy received two offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract …

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