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Army Taps Raytheon, Palantir for Potential $876M Ground Intell System Support Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Palantir Technologies have won spots on a potential 10-year, $876 million contract to help the U.S. Army address technology requirements for the service branch’s Distributed Common Ground System. The Defense Department said Thursday the DCGS-Army Capability Drop 1 program requires an integrated hardware and software platform designed to support training, security, usability, …

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Douglas Rosendale Joins Deloitte as Federal Chief Medical Interoperability Officer

Douglas Rosendale, formerly CEO of clinical informatics consulting firm CAIRNformatics, has been named federal chief medical interoperability officer at Deloitte‘s consulting business. The more than 25-year healthcare veteran will work with federal clients to help them address interoperability goals through the use of technology, Deloitte said Wednesday. Kevin Brault, a principal and …

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Northrop Vet Tom Vice Named Aerion President, COO

Tom Vice, formerly president of aerospace systems sector at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Reno, Nevada-based Aerion Supersonic as president and chief operating officer. Vice will report to Brian Barents, Aerion chairman and CEO, and oversee the development, certification and delivery of the firm’s AS2 supersonic aircraft, the company …

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NASA Selects 128 Tech R&D Proposals for $96M SBIR Phase II Award

NASA has awarded multiple two-year contracts worth a combined $96 million to 128 proposals from U.S. small businesses that will conduct research and development projects in support of the agency’s future space missions. Selected companies will perform R&D work under the second phase of NASA’s 2017 Small Business Innovation Research program, …

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Gary Wentz to Lead ULA Government, Commercial Programs in VP Role

Gary Wentz, formerly vice president of human and commercial systems at United Launch Alliance, has been appointed VP of government and commercial programs. He will oversee ULA’s efforts to help customers manage programs and missions, integrate hardware and launch space missions in his new position, the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) …

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Raytheon Lands $73M Award to Update FAA Air Traffic Control Automation System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $73 million contract modification from the Federal Aviation Administration to update a computer system that works to help air traffic controllers manage airspace. The company said Tuesday it will conduct the first technical refresh of FAA’s Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System in an effort to facilitate …

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DXC, Air Force Vet Earl Matthews Joins Verodin as SVP, Chief Strategy Officer

Earl Matthews, formerly vice president and general manager of enterprise security solutions division at DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), has joined Verodin as senior VP and chief strategy officer. Matthews will be a part of Verodin’s leadership team and oversee the development and execution of the McLean, Virginia-based security instrumentation firm’s …

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Former Phacil Exec Mark Cabrey Joins Technica as CFO

Mark Cabrey, former president and chief operating officer of Phacil, has joined information technology contractor Technica as chief financial officer. Technica said Tuesday the nearly three-decade industry veteran brings customer and corporate relations experience as the Dulles, Virginia-based company aims to build up its position in the government IT market. At Phacil, he initially …

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The Acacia Group Splits Intelligent Decisions Into 2 Independent Companies

Investment firm The Acacia Group has acquired Intelligent Decisions and split the Ashburn, Virginia-based federal information technology contractor into two independent companies as part of its strategy to seek growth opportunities in the federal market. One of the two companies – ID Technologies – will focus on products and combine …

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Glen Post to Retire as CenturyLink CEO in May

Glen Post, CEO of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) over the past 26 years, will retire from his position in May and be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer and President Jeff Storey. Post originally planned to retire on Jan. 1, 2019 but he decided to move his retirement earlier and make it effective on …

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