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AT&T Wins USPS Connectivity Contracts Worth $54M; Stacy Schwartz Comments

AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) federal government business unit will provide the U.S. Postal Service connectivity services under two contracts potentially worth $53.5 million. The first contract covers upgrades to data network connection at USPS retail and support hubs in U.S. and its territories, AT&T said Monday. Under the second contract, AT&T …

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Former Centcom Chief James Mattis Joins General Dynamics Board of Directors

Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, who led U.S. Central Command for three years until March 2013, has joined the board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) The nearly four-decade military veteran officially joined the board Wednesday and retired from the Marine Corps in May, the company said Wednesday. …

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DHS Adds 18 Teams to Potential $22B EAGLE II IDIQ

The Department of Homeland Security has added 18 teams of contractors to the agency’s potential seven-year, $22 billion EAGLE II vehicle for information technology support services. Eleven contracts went to companies for business and technical management services and seven awards are for service delivery across the lifecycle of DHS technology …

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SAIC Picked for DHS Undersea Cable Infrastructure Task Order

The Department of Homeland Security plans to award Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) a task order to continue supporting a U.S. undersea cable infrastructure program. DHS intends to award the company $2, 758, 776 for scientific, engineering and technical assistance services on or about Sept. 23, the department said in a …

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GE Closes $4.3B Buy of Avio Aviation Business; David Joyce Comments

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has completed its $4.3 billion acquisition of the aviation business from Italy-based aerospace technology maker Avio S.p.A. GE has integrated the business into its GE Aviation Subsidiary and the business now operates under the name Avio Aero, GE said Aug. 1. David Joyce, president and CEO …

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Maritza Montiel Named Deloitte Federal Chief, Robin Lineberger Moves to Lead Client Service Role

Maritza Montiel, a four-decade Deloitte veteran and U.S. deputy CEO, has been appointed to succeed Robin Lineberger as chief executive of the firm’s federal practice, a Deloitte spokesperson has confirmed to GovCon Wire. Lineberger has moved into a strategic lead client service role as part of a series of leadership …

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Report: McAfee Public Sector CTO Phyllis Schneck to be Named DHS Cyber Undersecretary

The Department of Homeland Security will nominate Phyllis Schneck, public sector chief technology officer at McAfee, to serve as deputy undersecretary of cybersecurity, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Danny Yadron writes Schneck will oversee DHS’ programs for protecting U.S. networks from local and international hackers. She also would join DHS …

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AT&T, CSC to Jointly Develop Enterprise Cloud Tech; Mike Lawrie, Andy Geisse Comment

AT&T (NYSE: T) and Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) have partnered to develop technologies that are intended to help global enterprises move to virtual cloud computing environments. The seven-year alliance combines CSC’s BizCloud and other cloud, consulting and applications services with AT&T’s network and infrastructure platform, the companies said Tuesday. Mike …

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URS Corp. 2Q Revenue Up 4%, Oil & Gas Jumps 74%

URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) recorded a 4 percent year-over-year increase in revenue for the second quarter of its 2013 fiscal year that ended June 28, the company said in its Tuesday earnings release. The San Francisco-based engineering and construction contractor also recorded $67.3 million in net income for the quarter, …

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