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Omar Balkissoon: OGSystems Makes Geospatial Tech Push with Urban Robotics Buy

OGSystems has bought aerial data collection technology developer Urban Robotics for an undisclosed amount as the companies aim to fuse their geospatial imaging platforms for defense and intelligence organizations. “The Urban Robotics acquisition complements OGS by matching our entrepreneurial and idea-driven culture and furthering our reputation for geospatial engineering innovation, …

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Former FBI Exec John Dvorak Joins Triple-i as CTO; Steve Ikirt Comments

John Dvorak, a former FBI technical strategist and liaison for the bureau’s work with the Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise, has returned to the private sector as chief technology officer of Information Innovators Inc. Triple-i said Wednesday Dvorak will be in charge of the company’s customer-focused technology strategies and continuous innovation initiatives. …

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Michael Burke Adds Role of Board Chairman at AECOM

Michael Burke, CEO of AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has been appointed chairman of the company’s board of directors in addition to his current position. Burke succeeds John Dionisio, who recently retired from the executive chairman role and will remain as a member of the board, AECOM said Wednesday. “I would like …

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US Navy Awards $99M Software Development, Maintenance IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded contracts worth a total of $98, 960, 000 to nine companies for the development, testing, fielding and maintenance of the service’s strike planning and execution systems software. Each contractor will have the opportunity to compete for individual task orders to design, evaluate, integrate and deploy the …

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Reuters: Arlington Capital Partners Eyes Novetta Solutions Sale

Arlington Capital Partners is considering a sale of analytics firm Novetta Solutions, which could be valued at more than $650 million, Reuters reported Tuesday. Mike Stone reports the private equity firm tapped Morgan Stanley and Houlihan Lokey to advise on a possible auction for the sale. Novetta works with defense …

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March 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips as US Stocks Retreat

The GovCon Index closed down for the second consecutive day with a loss of 0.46 points to 69.272. All sectors of the S&P 500 ended the day in negative territory on a day that saw U.S. markets end the day with broad-based losses, the Wall Street Journal reported. Investors also considered economic …

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Reuters: Finmeccanica Taps US Investment Bank to Help Offer DRS Pieces for Sale

U.S. investment bank Jefferies Group LLC will send out invitations next week in an effort to seek out potential offers for selected business units of U.S. defense contractor DRS Technologies, Reuters reported Tuesday. Pamela Barbaglia and Mike Stone report that Italian conglomerate Finmeccanica, DRS’ owners, have identified its aviation and logistics …

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Mary Davie: GSA Plans 3-Year Extensions to Networx Contracts

The General Services Administration has started talks with contractors on three-year extensions for the current set , GSA official Mary Davie wrote in a blog post published Tuesday. Davie, assistant commissioner of GSA’s office of integrated technology services, said the agency plans to extend the contract to the spring of 2020 …

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Army Adds Deloitte, ECS Federal, LOGC2 to $461M Program Mgmt IDIQ

The U.S. Army has added Deloitte, ECS Federal and LOGC2 as awardees on a potential $461 million contract for program management support services to the branch’s program executive office for enterprise information systems, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Nine companies now hold positions on the six-year firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract after the …

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Johns Hopkins’ APL Awarded $405M for Special Operations Analysis, Studies

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory will carry out analysis work and studies in areas related to science and technology for Special Operations Command under a five-year, $405 million contract. The Defense Department said Tuesday APL will also perform experiments, engineering and developmental work in order to apply investigative findings …

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