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SOSi Names 30-Year Industry Vet Cheryl Kosmann as Procurement VP

Cheryl Kosmann, a three-decade government and commercial market veteran, has joined SOS International as vice president of procurement. She will oversee SOSi’s global procurement and subcontracting efforts, the company said Thursday. Kosmann most recently served as chief operating officer at a northern Virginia-based company that offers military logistics support services. Before that, …

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FirstNet Vet TJ Kennedy to Chair Secured Communications Board

TJ Kennedy, former president of the First Responder Network Authority, has joined Secured Communications as chairman of the company’s board of directors. The 25-year public safety and wireless technology veteran established The Public Safety Network company after his tenure at FirstNet, Secured Communications said Thursday. He led the independent government authority from …

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IAP Subsidiary and PAE Win Spots on Potential $547M Centcom Transport Services Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded spots to a PAE business unit and an IAP Worldwide Services  subsidiary on a potential five-year, $547 million contract to support the U.S. Central Command’s theater transportation mission. PAE Government Services and Readiness Management Support will vie for task orders to provide heavy lift, material handling equipment, line haul …

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L3 Acquires Minority Stake in Peak Nano Optics; Christopher Kubasik Comments

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has purchased a minority stake in nanotechnology developer Peak Nano Optics for an undisclosed amount. Dallas, Texas-based Peak Nano uses a gradient refractive index technology to design and manufacture electro-optical lenses for visible to near-infrared applications, L3 said Wednesday. Christopher Kubasik, president and CEO of L3, said the investment offers the …

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By Light Makes Intell Community Expansion Push Through Axom Merger

By Light Professional IT Services has agreed to merge with internal service provider Axom Technologies in a push to expand the delivery of information technology services to intelligence and defense communities. “Our merger with Axom represents a significant milestone in the achievement of our vision to strengthen our services offerings, …

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Devin Talbott: Enlightenment Capital Invests in ByteCubed to Help Address Govt Tech Demand

Enlightenment Capital has invested in Arlington, Virginia-based technology and consulting service contractor ByteCubed to support the latter’s growth strategy in the data science, business intelligence and technology automation areas. ByteCubed will use investment from Enlightenment Capital to pursue organic and inorganic growth opportunities, the investment company said Tuesday. Devin Talbott, a managing partner at …

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Draper Lab Gets $133M Contract Modification for Navy, UK Missile Guidance System Production

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory will produce missile system guidance technology for the U.S. Navy and U.K. government under a potential three-year, $132.9 million contract modification. Work also covers failure verification, test, repair and recertification of inertial measurement units, electronic assemblies and electronic modules for the Trident (D5) MK 6 guidance system, …

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Lockheed Gets $149M Navy Contract Modification for F-35 Logistics Services

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has received a $148.7 million U.S. Navy contract modification to provide recurring logistics support for F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The Defense Department said Wednesday the services will applied to F-35 units that have been delivered to the Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps, as well as non-DoD and foreign military …

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NSA Vet Cheryl Peace Joins Cyxtera as Federal Group COO

Cheryl Peace, formerly a senior executive at the National Security Agency, has joined Cyxtera Technologies as chief operating officer of the information technology infrastructure company’s federal group. Peace’s “experience offers a deep understanding of the complex challenges that government agencies face in securing their infrastructure and protecting their information,” Greg …

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Eric DeMarco: Kratos Eyes Defense Business Focus With Public Safety & Security Divestiture

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has agreed to sell its public safety and security system integration business to Securitas Electronic Security for approximately $69 million in cash. Eric DeMarco, Kratos president and CEO, said in a statement published Wednesday the divestiture concludes the execution of the company’s strategy to transition …

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