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CMS, Lockheed Vet Karen Shields Named Serco Inc. Health Sector VP; Dave Dacquino Comments

Karen Shields, a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services veteran, has been appointed vice president of health sector at Serco Inc. — the British contractor’s North American arm. She will oversee efforts to grow a portfolio of consulting, operational and business processing platforms designed to help customer agencies deliver healthcare services to …

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Harris Lands Potential $765M IDIQ to Supply Navy Portable Radios, Ancillary Parts

Harris‘ (NYSE: HRS) radio frequency communications unit has received a potential $765 million to provide multiple portable radio systems and ancillary parts to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday the company will also help the service branch field manpack, handheld, fixed-mount, vehicular and base station radios that address …

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ManTech Completes $180M InfoZen Purchase; Kevin Phillips Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has wrapped up its $180 million cash acquisition of Bethesda, Maryland-based information technology platforms provider InfoZen. ManTech said Monday it will run InfoZen as part of its mission solutions and services group headed by Daniel Keefe and expects the IT services contractor to contribute approximately $25 million to fiscal …

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Polaris Alpha Continues Space, C4ISR Market Expansion With Solidyn Buy

Polaris Alpha has acquired Denver, Colorado-based engineering and cloud computing services provider Solidyn Solutions for an undisclosed sum in a push to accelerate the development of space-based systems for national security clients. Peter Cannito, CEO of Polaris Alpha, said in a statement published Monday the company made the acquisition to also expand …

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Foreign Investment Committee Wraps Up MDA-DigitalGlobe Transaction Review

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has completed its review of the proposed $3.6 billion acquisition of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) by Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates. MDA said Thursday it secured clearance from the New York Stock Exchange to list and trade its common shares on NYSE under the ticker symbol “MDA” …

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Lockheed Gets Potential $1.12B Navy Contract Modification for Trident II Missile Production, Systems Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded a potential five-year, $1.12 billion contract modification to Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems business for the production of Trident II D2 missiles and support for deployed systems. The Defense Department said Friday the modification contains a $418.7 million initial value and also includes D5 life extension production services. Work …

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CyberCore Seeks to Advance Growth Strategy Via Enlightenment Capital’s Strategic Investment

Enlightenment Capital has invested in CyberCore Technologies in an effort to help the Elkridge, Maryland-based information communication technology platforms and services contractor execute its growth strategy to pursue new opportunities and broaden its capabilities. Tina Kuhn, CyberCore president and CEO, said in a statement published Wednesday the company will use …

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Navy Awards BAE Potential $122M Contract to Supply Mk 38 Mod 3 Machine Guns, Spares

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments business will provide Mk 38 Mod 3 machine gun systems and associated spares to the U.S. Navy under a potential $121.5 million contract. The Defense Department said Friday the Naval Surface Warfare Center will obligate $32,787,486 at the time of award from fiscal 2015 and 2017 Navy …

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IT Industry Vet Maria Pernas Named Capgemini Group General Counsel

Maria Pernas, formerly senior vice president and group general counsel at information technology company Atos, has been named group general counsel at consulting, technology and outsourcing services provider Capgemini. She previously managed contract management and regional legal functions at Atos and served as group diversity program manager for the Bezons, France-based …

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ULA Gets $832M Contract Modification Under Air Force Expendable Launch Vehicle Program

United Launch Alliance has received a potential one-year, $832.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide program management and mission assurance support for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will also perform systems engineering, vehicle integration, launch infrastructure sustainment and …

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