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IBM Lands $135M Recompete Contract for Army Cloud, Cognitive Computing Services; Lisa Mascolo Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured a potential $135 million contract to extend cloud services, software development and cognitive computing support for U.S. Army‘s Logistics Support Activity. The company said Wednesday it will provide managed services, apply risk management framework security controls to LOGSA’s information technology enterprise and help the Army predict vehicle maintenance issues under …

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Navy Taps BAE’s US Arm for $76M Comms, Electronics Devt Support Contract; Mark Keeler Comments

BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary has received a potential 22-month, $76 million contract from to help the U.S. Navy design, develop and field new and existing communications and electronic systems. The contract also calls for the company to test, integrate, install, certify and maintain the communications platforms for the Naval Warfare …

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Steve Levine Named Unicom Federal Sales, Marketing SVP

Steve Levine, former senior vice president of sales and marketing at information technology services provider Merlin International, has been appointed SVP of federal sales and marketing at Unicom Global‘s government business. Unicom Government said Tuesday Levine will lead a team of sales professionals in efforts to identify growth opportunities, drive revenue and …

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Former Air Force CIO William Bender Joins Leidos in SVP Role; Gerry Fasano Comments

William Bender, formerly chief information officer of the U.S. Air Force, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as senior vice president for strategic accounts and government relations. The retired Air Force lieutenant general will aim to help strengthen Leidos’ customer relationships and drive organic growth strategies in his new position, the company …

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Lookout’s Bob Stevens: Govt Tech Leaders Should Be Aware of ‘Spectrum of Mobile Risk’ to Address Device-Related Threats

Bob Stevens, vice president of federal systems at San Francisco-based mobile security firm Lookout, has said an April 2017 study released by the Department of Homeland Security indicates that threats posed by federal agencies’ use of smartphones and other mobile devices to government data are present across all areas of …

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GE Secures $92M Contract Option for Navy F/A-18E/F Aircraft Engines

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a one-year, $91.6 million contract option from the U.S. Navy to provide 24 full-rate production F414-GE-400 engines for installation into the service branch’s F/A-18E/F aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Naval Air Systems Command will obligate the full amount of the exercised option from the …

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MD Helicopters to Build Military Aircraft for Afghanistan Under $1.4B Army FMS Contract

MD Helicopters has secured a potential $1.39 billion foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to produce approximately 150 MD 530F helicopters for Afghanistan. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract also covers program management, delivery, pilot training and maintenance support services. MD Helicopters will perform work through Aug. …

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Greg Hayes: UTC-Rockwell Collins Merger Deal Aims to Advance Digital Platforms, Predictive Analytics

Greg Hayes, CEO of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has said UTC’s move to acquire Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) under an estimated $30 billion deal seeks to advance the development of digital platforms for the aviation sector, Reuters reported Tuesday. Hayes told Reuters the proposed acquisition also aims to facilitate the adoption of …

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Huntington Ingalls Awarded $105M Navy Nuclear Submarine Support Extension

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) will continue to provide support services for U.S. Navy nuclear submarines under a two-year, $105 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification covers database and configuration management, integrated logistics, engineering, technical, design, research, development, modernization and industrial services. HII landed a $564 million contract …

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Army Selects 15 Firms for $540M National Guard Facility Construction, Repair Contract

Fifteen companies have won positions on a potential $540 million contract to provide construction and repair services to the U.S. Army‘s Washington and Oregon National Guard units. The National Guard Bureau received 28 bids for the shared firm-fixed-price contract through an online-based solicitation process, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work is scheduled …

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