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Karen Dahut, Christopher Ling, Kristine Martin Anderson to Take New Leadership Roles at Booz Allen

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has named three executives to new roles, effective April 1, as Joseph Logue, an executive vice president who leads the McLean, Virginia-based management and technology consulting firm’s defense and intelligence businesses, prepares to retire on June 30. Karen Dahut, an EVP responsible for the company’s …

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State Dept OKs Poland’s Requests for $500M in Mobile Rocket Launcher, Air-to-Air Missiles

The State Department has cleared Poland’s request to buy a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System and AIM-120C-7 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles from the U.S. government under two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $500 million combined. Poland asked to purchase Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System M31A1 Unitary, GMLRS M30A1 alternative warheads, Army …

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L3 Subsidiary to Engineer Flight Test Equipment Under Potential $196M Navy Contract

An L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary has received a potential $195.6 million  contract from the U.S. Navy for the provision of flight test instrumentation engineering and support services. L3’s Interstate Electronics Corp. business will perform work at various locations across the U.S. and in U.K. under the sole-source contract that has a $45.4 million …

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CIA Vet Jeanne Tisinger Joins Peraton’s New Advisory Board; Stu Shea Comments

Jeanne Tisinger, formerly deputy director for support of CIA, has been named the first member of Peraton‘s newly created advisory board. The company said Tuesday the advisory board, which will comprise government technology executives, will assist in the formation of Peraton’s growth strategy for 2018 onward. Stu Shea, CEO of Peraton, said Tisinger’s strategic …

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SAS CTO Oliver Schabenberger to Add COO Title; Jim Goodnight Comments

Oliver Schabenberger, chief technology officer at SAS Institute, will assume additional duties as chief operating officer at the Cary, North Carolina-based analytics software company beginning on Jan. 1. SAS said Monday Schabenberger will oversee customer support, sales and marketing efforts and help the firm implement business priorities and provide strategic …

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Palo Alto Networks’ Rick Howard: ‘Automatic Orchestration’ Can Aid Agencies’ Cyber Defense Efforts

Rick Howard, chief security officer at Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW), has said government agencies with several cybersecurity tools should adopt the “automatic orchestration” approach that works to consolidate and manage all those tools through a common platform. Howard wrote that such a platform works to help agencies gain visibility …

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ManTech Awarded Potential $816M State Department Personnel Security Contract; Dan Keefe Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential multiyear, $816 million contract to help the State Department implement physical and electronic security meant to safeguard U.S. diplomatic personnel worldwide. The company said Monday it will provide 24-hour technical security services to the department’s domestic and overseas operations under the contract. “We are …

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Nate Carey Promoted to VP, Controller at Ball Corp.

Nate Carey, formerly assistant controller of Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL), has been promoted to vice president and controller of the Broomfield, Colorado-based aerospace contractor. He succeeds Shawn Barker, who transitioned to a new role as the corporation’s finance transformation VP, Ball said Monday. Carey joined Ball in 2014 after he previously spent 13 years …

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DLA Taps Oshkosh Subsidiary for $400M Material Handling Equipment Supply Contract

An Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) subsidiary has won a five-year, $400 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply material handling equipment to U.S. military branches and federal civilian agencies. DLA awarded the contract to JLG Industries after a competitive acquisition process with seven offers received, the Defense Department said Monday. JLG will perform contract …

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Army Releases Mobile Protected Firepower Vehicle RFP

The U.S. Army has issued a request for proposals for a combat vehicle program designed to address the capability gap in the service’s infantry brigade combat teams and operate alongside ground mobility and light reconnaissance vehicles within the IBCT structure. A FedBizOpps notice published Nov. 21 says the Mobile Protected …

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