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DoD Taps Carahsoft for Potential $125M Red Hat Software, Services BPA

Carahsoft Technology has received a potential five-year, $125 million blanket purchase agreement to provide Red Hat’s (NYSE: RHT) software and services to the Defense Department and related agencies. The BPA will run through April 1, 2023, and includes training and maintenance support services for DoD, the U.S. Coast Guard and intelligence agencies, …

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Navy Intends to Award $1.86B IDIQ for Boeing P-8A Trainers

The U.S. Navy plans to negotiate a potential 10-year, $1.86 billion contract with Boeing (NYSE: BA) for the procurement of new and updated P-8A Poseidon training systems. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will include upgrade work on aircrew and maintenance training systems for the Navy and the Australian air …

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Private Equity Firms Buy Space Tech Maker LinQuest

CoVant Management and Madison Dearborn Partners have purchased Los Angeles-based space systems technology platforms provider LinQuest for an undisclosed sum. LinQuest CEO Leon Biederman will continue to oversee the company and maintain “a significant minority ownership position” in the firm along with other members of the management team, CoVant said Tuesday. Biederman …

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Steve Fieler to Succeed Cathie Lesjak as HP CFO

Steve Fieler, head of treasury and corporate finance at HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ), has been promoted to chief financial officer of the personal computer and printer systems maker in a move that takes effect July 1. HP said Tuesday the 11-year company veteran will succeed Cathie Lesjak, who will serve as interim chief …

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Northrop Vet Justin Gans Joins Elbit Systems’ US Arm as Strategy, Corporate Development VP

Justin Gans, formerly director of portfolio development at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace sector, has been named vice president of strategy and corporate development at Elbit Systems‘ (Nasdaq: ESLT) U.S. subsidiary. Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO at Elbit Systems of America, said in a statement published Tuesday Gans will help expand the company’s …

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NGA Selects 10 Firms for Potential $920M Geography Data Management Contract

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has tapped 10 companies for content management of community-sourced data on topographic and human geography under a potential 10-year contract worth $920 million. Work for NGA’s Janus Geography initiative will take place at the contractors’ facilities, the agency said in a notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps.gov. Companies …

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Leonardo DRS Secures Potential $841M DISA IDIQ for Computing Hardware, Engineering Services

Leonardo DRS has received a potential 10-year, $841.5 million contract to supply new hardware and provide engineering services for a computing platform the U.S. Army uses to manage networked-battle command information. DRS’ network and imaging systems team in Melbourne, Fla., will help address the Army’s Mounted Family of Computer Systems II requirement under …

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Adobe’s John Landwehr: Personalized Digital Services Key to Citizen-Centric Experience

John Landwehr, a vice president and public sector chief technology officer at Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE), has said government agencies seeking to deliver the same type of user-centric experience that the private sector offers should personalize the digital experience and tailor it to the individual needs of citizens. Landwehr wrote that in order …

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NASA Exercises Orbital ATK Contract Options for NOAA’s 3rd, 4th JPSS Weather Satellites

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will develop two more weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in addition to the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft after NASA exercised options that would bring the total amount of the contract to approximately $460 million. The company said Friday it is currently building …

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General Dynamics, American Ordnance Selected for $511M Army Mortar Propelling Charge Supply Contract

American Ordnance and General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) ordnance and tactical systems subsidiary have won positions on a five-year, $511.2 million contract to provide 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortar propelling charges to the U.S. Army. Both contractors will vie for task orders under the firm-fixed-price contract and will perform work through May 24, 2023, the …

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