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Wittenberg Weiner Consulting Wins Potential $200M SOCOM Training Support Contract

Wittenberg Weiner Consulting has won a potential five-year, $200 million contract to help U.S. Special Operations Command implement joint collective training and exercises. USSOCOM received 10 proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a competitive 8(a) set-aside acquisition process, the Defense Department said Thursday. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds worth $25 million will cover …

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Aerospace Industry Vet John Elbon Joins ULA as COO; Tory Bruno Comments

John Elbon, a 35-year veteran of Boeing (NYSE: BA), has succeeded Dan Collins as chief operating officer at United Launch Alliance. ULA said Thursday Elbon most recently served as vice president and general manager of the space exploration division at Boeing’s defense, space and security business. In this capacity, he led the …

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Former Lockheed, Leidos Exec Melanie Heitkamp Named L3 SVP, Chief HR Officer

Melanie Heitkamp, formerly senior vice president of human resources at Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) defense and intelligence group, has been appointed SVP and chief HR officer of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) in a move slated to take effect May 21. L3 said Thursday Heitkamp will succeed the retiring Kevin Weiss and oversee the company’s recruitment …

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Teledyne COO Al Pichelli Adds President Title

Al Pichelli, chief operating officer at Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY) since October 2015, has been appointed to serve in the additional role of president. The more than 37-year company veteran succeeds Robert Mehrabian, who will focus on his current duties as chairman and CEO, Teledyne said Wednesday. Pichelli previously led the California-based industrial conglomerate’s instrumentation …

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KBR Closes Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies Buy; Stuart Bradie Comments

KBR (NYSE: KBR) has completed its purchase of Greenbelt, Maryland-based government technology and engineering services contractor Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies. Houston-based KBR said Wednesday it intends to retain most of SGT’s current structure and integrate the business into its government services arm KBRwyle. SGT offers technology platforms and services to NASA and other government …

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Ken Asbury: CACI to Continue Army Counter-Insurgency Mission Support Under $145M Task Order

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a potential $145 million task order to help a U.S. Army unit track insurgent networks and systems that can pose national security risks. The company said Wednesday it will research, examine and integrate intelligence data for the Army Intelligence and Security Command’s Counter Insurgency Targeting Program, …

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ViON to Help DISA Use IBM Servers Under Potential $171M IDIQ; Tom Frana Comments

ViON has received a potential 10-year, $170.9 million contract to supply chip sets for the Defense Information Systems Agency to use IBM-built (NYSE: IBM) servers. Under the contract, ViON will provide System P computer chips for the Power Systems server platform at multiple DISA facilities on an on-demand basis, the company said Wednesday. …

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HII Promotes Eric Crooker to Ingalls Shipbuilding Contracts, Pricing VP

Eric Crooker, formerly director of contract administration at Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division, has been named vice president of contracts and pricing in the same division. He succeeds Don Perkins, who is due to retire on July 1, and will oversee contracts, pricing and estimating, import and export functions …

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Air Force Selects DSoft for Potential $96M Space, Cyber Analysis Contract

DSoft Technology, Engineering & Analysis has won a potential $95.9 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force analyze cyber and space environments. The Air Force’s 21st Contracting Squadron received four offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that covers simulation, modeling, analysis and decision support services, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Colorado-based DSoft will …

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State Dept OKs $180M in F-16 Training Support, Precision Guided Kit Requests From Netherlands

The State Department has approved two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $180 million combined for the Dutch government to buy from the U.S. government M1156 precision guided kits as well as defense services and articles in support of its air force’s F-16 training unit. The Netherlands requested to purchase …

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