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General Dynamics Gets $610M to Construct DDG 122 Destroyer

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Bath Iron Works subsidiary has been awarded $610.4 million in funds to construct DDG 122, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer the business will build under a five-ship, $3.4 billion order the U.S. Navy originally placed two years ago. “This announcement allows us to continue efforts associated with planning and construction of DDG 122, …

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Lockheed, Austal Awarded Navy Littoral Warship Contract Modifications; Joe North Comments

Austal USA and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have received contract modifications for each company to build two more Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S. Navy, USNI News reported Wednesday. Megan Eckstein writes the military service awarded Lockheed approximately $362 million for the construction of one LCS and about $79 million …

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Motorola Solutions Buys PublicEngines for Intelligence-Led Policing; Bob Schassler Comments

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has further added to its public safety portfolio with the acquisition of PublicEngines, a Utah-based provider of citizen engagement and public safety products for government and law enforcement agencies. “The acquisition of PublicEngines reinforces Motorola Solutions’ commitment to helping our customers implement intelligence-led strategies that deter crime and improve outcomes, ” Bob Schassler, …

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CACI Adds LTC Engineering Associates to C4ISR Portfolio; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE:CACI) moved to grow its C4ISR offerings with the purchase of technical products and services provider LTC Engineering Associates for an undisclosed sum. Ken Asbury, president and CEO of CACI and an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 list for 2015, said Wednesday the company aims to further its national security …

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April 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Extends Decline, Jobs Report Sends Stocks Down

The GovCon Index fell for a second consecutive day Wednesday as it recorded a loss of 0.471 points to 68.596. U.S. markets entered negative territory after the ADP Research Institute said companies added 189, 000 workers to payrolls in March, which missed estimates of many economists, according to Bloomberg. Bloomberg also cited …

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Bill Ballhaus: SRA to Purchase Qbase Assets for Health IT, Homeland Security Push

SRA International has agreed to acquire a portion of Qbase‘s government services business for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand work with homeland security, law enforcement and healthcare government agencies. SRA said Tuesday it expects to complete the acquisition by April and the assets it will purchase encompass information technology and professional services. Qbase is a privately-held software …

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Air Force NETCENTS-2 Application Services IDIQ Grows to 20 Awardees

The U.S. Air Force has added 10 companies to a potential 10-year, $960 million contract vehicle for application services under the service branch’s Network-Centric Solutions-2 initiative, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Twenty companies in total will compete for sustainment, integration, migration, training, testing and operational and help desk support work through the …

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InfoZen to Help DHS Operate, Maintain Transportation Vetting Programs; Raj Ananthanpillai Comments

InfoZen will provide operational and technical services to support the Transportation Security Administration’s vetting programs for five years under a $212 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security. The company said the contract is designed to help TSA comply with Office of Intelligence and Analysis requirements, InfoZen said Tuesday. Raj Ananthanpillai, CEO of InfoZen, …

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Stephen Metz Joins American Systems as Navy Program VP, Executive Director; Peter Smith Comments

Stephen Metz, a 31-year U.S. Navy veteran, has been named vice president and executive director of Navy programs at American Systems. He succeeds the retiring Steve Bonwich and will oversee the company’s business units that provide support work across the Department of the Navy in his new position, American Systems …

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L-3 Division to Support Air Force E-3 Flight Simulation Program

An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) division has received a $9.3 million contract to provide the U.S. Air Force with a system for training pilots to operate the E-3 airborne warning and control system aircraft. The sole-source contract also includes program management, flight training simulation and logistics support services, the Defense …

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