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PAE to Help Ship Mail Transport Tools for Postal Service; John Heller Comments

PAE has been awarded a seven-year, $90.4 million contract to provide mail transport equipment support services to the U.S. Postal Service at an equipment service center in Chicago. The company said Friday it will process, store and ship mail transport equipment such as sacks, trays, pallets, wheeled containers and other equipment used to move …

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EMC Buys Encryption Provider CloudLink; Chad Sakac Comments

EMC (NYSE: EMC) has bought security provider CloudLink for an undisclosed amount in a move to address data security requirements of clients, CRN reported Friday. Matt Brown writes Ottawa, Canada-based CloudLink will form part of EMC’s federation enterprise hybrid cloud and continue its membership in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem. Chad …

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Jacobs Engineering to Continue Test Evaluation Support for NASA

Jacobs Technology will continue to provide NASA with test evaluation and support services at the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico under a one-year, $100 million contract option. NASA said Friday it exercised the second of two options to extend its three-year, $300 million Test Evaluation and Support Team contract with …

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HDR Wins $75M Marine Species Monitoring IDIQ from US Navy

HDR Environmental, Operations, and Constructions Inc. has won a $75 million contract from the U.S. Navy to handle marine species monitoring studies for the naval facilities engineering command in Atlantic and Pacific areas. The Norfolk, Virginia-based company will work to survey aerial and ship board, perform passive acoustics, identify images, collect …

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April 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets 1%, Stocks Fall on Greece Reports

The GovCon Index hit a 15-day low Friday as it closed with a decline of 1.439 percent — or 1.064 points — to end the day at 75.027. McKesson (NYSE: MCK) was the only Index company to see its stock price rise Friday. Investors showed concerns over reports that Greece could …

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Raytheon Lands $2B Patriot Missile Sale; Daniel Crowley Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a more than $2 billion contract to provide Patriot fire units, equipment and training services to an international customer. The company said Friday it booked the contract as a direct commercial sale during the second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year. Patriot air and …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility to Support USAID’s Agricultural Programs in Senegal

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) will provide technical assistance services to the U.S. Agency for International Development for the Feed the Future program in Senegal under a four-year, $24 million contract. The company said Thursday it will support on-the-ground operations, including natural resource management, agricultural production and marketing. “Under this contract, we will continue to support …

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John Heller: State Dept Extends PAE Support for US Diplomatic Mission

PAE will continue to provide personnel to perform operations and maintenance work at U.S. embassies and consulates in Asia and Europe under a five-year, $48.3 million contract from the State Department. The company said Thursday the new contract extends its support for the U.S. diplomatic mission across 15 European and Asian locations. “We look forward to …

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David Bower: DCCA to Engineer Federated Data Environment for CMS

Data Computer Corp. of America has been selected to engineer a cloud-based system for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ data collection and analytics program. DCCA CEO David Bower said Wednesday that the company would design the data environment to incorporate “the full spectrum of data sources into a …

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Nicholas Paraskevopoulos Appointed Northrop Electronic Systems EM&L Head

Nicholas Paraskevopoulos, a 12-year Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) veteran, has been named vice president and general manager for engineering, manufacturing and logistics in the corporation’s electronic systems segment. He will manage the sector’s EM&L processes, systems and technical and product lifecycle support services in his new position, Northrop said Thursday. …

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