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Xator Buys Merlin’s Professional Services Unit in Govt, Critical Infrastructure Market Push

Information technology and security services provider Xator has bought the professional services business of Englewood, Colorado-based cybersecurity company Merlin International for an undisclosed sum. Reston, Virginia-based Xator said in a Dec. 1 news release the acquisition would help expand its presence in the government and critical infrastructure markets. Merlin’s professional …

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Emergent to Update DHA’s Software Licensing Model Under Potential $99M Contract

Emergent has won a potential five-year, $98.8 million contract to help the Defense Health Agency update its licensing model for software products from Oracle (NYSE: ORCL). The Defense Department said Monday that Emergent will migrate and consolidate previous contracts for Oracle-made platforms as part of DHS’ efforts to eliminate duplication of procurement activities. DHA aims to implement …

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Northrop Vet Matt McQueen Named Peraton Chief Comms Officer; Stu Shea Comments

Matt McQueen, previously a communications executive in charge of cyber branding at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Peraton as chief communications officer. McQueen will oversee strategy development and implementation of communications initiatives in the areas of media relations, employee engagement, branding and executive communications, Peraton said Monday. “With Peraton’s fresh …

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BAE Closes Potential $6.7B Deal to Supply Typhoon Fighter Jets to Qatar

BAE Systems has secured a potential $6.69 billion contract to supply Qatar’s air force with 24 Eurofighter Typhoon multirole fighter jets. The company said Sunday it expects to start deliveries in late 2022 and will also provide in-service support and initial training services as a prime contractor on the contract. A consortium composed of BAE, …

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ManTech’s Kevin Phillips Honors Retiring MCIS President Bill Varner, Successor Rick Wagner

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) hosted a retirement party for Bill Varner, outgoing president of the Herndon, Virginia-based information technology services contractor’s mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group. Varner, who is also an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, will retire by the end of December after an eight-year career at ManTech. …

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DTRA Releases Draft Solicitation for Potential $435M IT Services IDIQ

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency has issued a draft solicitation for a potential $435 million contract to provide information technology support services in support of the agency’s chief information officer and information integration and technology services directorate. DTRA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday it plans to award the …

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Air Force Taps Boeing for $87M Combat Survival Radio Logistics IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE:BA) has received a potential five-year, $87.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide logistics services for the Combat Survivor Evader Locator System designed to aid in search and rescue of isolated military personnel. The Air Force obligated $13.3 million at the time of award from its operations and maintenance; and …

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L3 Subsidiary Lands $79M Contract to Help Manage AETC Trainer Aircraft Base Supply

A subsidiary of L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has secured a $79.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to manage and sustain the base supply of T-1A trainer aircraft for the Air Education and Training Command. L3’s Vertex Aerospace business will support AETC’s fleet of 178 T-1A trainers under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department …

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General Atomics to Build Air Force RPA Ground Control Stations Under $134M Contract

A General Atomics business unit has received a potential $134 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce ground control stations for remotely piloted aircraft. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will produce block 30 terminals at a company facility in Poway, California, and is expected to finish work by Jan. 31, 2020, …

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Report: PwC Mulls Sale of Govt Consulting Practice

PwC is considering selling the financial auditing and consulting firm’s government consulting practice that could be valued at approximately $500 million, Reuters reported Saturday. Sources told Reuters PwC expects the planned transaction to help the company pursue growth opportunities in providing auditing services to government agency clients and has tapped …

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