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KBR Unit Awarded $91M Contract to Support Navy Base Operations in Bahrain, UAE

KBR‘s (NYSE: KBR) government services unit has received a $91 million contract to deliver support services for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic base operations in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. The company announced Tuesday the contract awarded to KBRwyle covers housing, unarmed security, equipment maintenance, utilities, waste management, custodial, material handling, personnel movement …

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Akamai’s Tom Ruff: Agencies Should Adopt Agile Tech As Part of Cyber ‘Defense-In-Depth Strategy’

Tom Ruff, vice president of public sector at Cambridge, Massachusetts-based content delivery network and cloud services provider Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), has said government agencies should establish a comprehensive “defense-in-depth strategy” to protect networks from distributed denial-of-service attacks, cross-site scripting and other cyber threats. Ruff wrote such a strategy seeks …

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ManTech Inks $180M Deal for InfoZen in Federal Civilian Market Push; Kevin Phillips Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has agreed to buy Bethesda, Maryland-based information technology platforms provider InfoZen through a $180 million cash transaction that would grow ManTech’s managed cloud services and information technology offerings for the federal civilian market. The companies expect to close the deal in October, subject to approval under the …

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Former Govplace CFO Mark Serway Named HDS Federal Finance Chief, Operations VP

Mark Serway, former chief financial officer of government technology provider Govplace, has joined Hitachi Data Systems‘ federal business as CFO and vice president of operations. He will report to HDS Federal President and CEO David Turner and oversee the unit’s controllership, treasury, tax, information technology and customer support functions, Hitachi Data Systems said …

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Sierra Nevada Lands Potential $205M IDIQ for USSOCOM Counter-IED Tech Support

Sierra Nevada Corp. has secured a potential five-year, $205 million contract to provide support services for electronic warfare technology the U.S. Special Operations Command uses to disrupt radio-controlled improvised explosive devices. The Defense Department said Monday SNC will support the command’s Dismounted Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare systems and perform contract work …

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Margaret Anderson Takes Managing Director Role at Deloitte Federal Health Practice

Margaret Anderson, formerly executive director at Washington-based FasterCures, has joined Deloitte Consulting LLP as a managing director for federal health practice. Deloitte said Monday Anderson will oversee the firm’s health outcome improvement efforts through the advancement of platforms and collaboration with stakeholders across federal health, life sciences and nonprofit sectors. Anderson’s …

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Navy Taps 4 Firms for Submarine, Shipboard C4ISR Training Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies potential five-year contracts to provide training support for the service branch’s submarine, ashore and tactical afloat shipboard command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. The Defense Department said Monday the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific received nine proposals for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts that …

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Maersk Subsidiary to Operate, Maintain Navy Sealift Vessels Under Potential $196M Contract

A Maersk Line subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $196.3 million contract from to help the U.S. Navy operate and maintain seven USNS Bob Hope-class military vehicle cargo ships. U.S. Marine Management Inc. will support the military branch’s surge large, medium-speed roll-on/roll-off vessels at sea globally under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department …

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Northrop to Buy Orbital ATK in Potential $9.2B Deal; Wes Bush, David Thompson Comment

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has agreed to purchase Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) for approximately $9.2 billion in a push to accelerate innovation efforts and expand technology offerings. Falls Church, Virginia-based Northrop said Monday it will pay $7.8 billion in cash and assume $1.4 billion in net debt from Orbital ATK under the transaction. …

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Kirk Herdman Named KeyW Corporate Strategy, Business Devt EVP

Kirk Herdman, formerly executive vice president of corporate strategy at KeyW (Nasdaq: KEYW), has been named EVP of corporate strategy and business development at the Hanover, Maryland-based contractor. KeyW said Friday Herdman succeeds Michele Cook, who will leave her role as business development EVP to pursue other career goals. Herdman joined …

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