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Huntington Ingalls Lands Potential $564M US Navy Submarine Support Contract

Huntington Ingalls Inc. (NYSE: HII) has been awarded a potential $564, 023, 324 contract to perform technical and logistics services for various U.S. Navy submarine classes. The company will work to engineer, design, configure and update the Los Angeles, Seawolf, Virginia and Ohio-class submarines, special mission submersible interfaces and submarine …

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July 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Mixed

The GovCon Index ended the week in negative territory to close at a loss of 0.272 points and end at 77.103. Index company Honeywell (NYSE: HON) saw its share price jump nearly 2 percent after the company reported an increase of $1.51 earnings per share for its second fiscal quarter, up …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Lands $68M DIA Missile Analysis Contract

Parsons has been awarded a five-year, $68 million contract with the Defense Intelligence Agency to perform scientific and technical support on a missile systems analysis program. The company will work to design, test and analyze offensive missile systems, subsystems and technologies the DIA considers dangerous to the U.S. and its …

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US Army Awards $245M Construction Task Order to Four Firms

Four companies have received a $245 million task order to construct, repair and maintain a U.S. Army real property. Howard W. Pence Inc., T & T Construction Enterprises, RL Alvarez Construction and Commonwealth Support Services II will perform work at Ft. Knox, Kentucky through July 15, 2020, the Defense Department …

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Report: Boeing to See Orders for P-8I, Apache, Chinook From India

India’s defense acquisition council has approved the country’s purchase of four new P-8I maritime surveillance planes from Boeing (NYSE: BA) under a $1 billion deal with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes that the order is part of an option clause in India’s 2009 contract to acquire eight …

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Leidos Lands Spot on Army ISR R&D Support Contract; John Fratamico Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a prime position on a five-year, $49 million contract to support the U.S. Army Research Laboratory’s work on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technologies. Leidos said Thursday it is one of seven companies that will compete for task orders under the ISR concepts research and …

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July 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, US Stocks Advance After Greek Parliament’s Austerity Vote

The GovCon Index recovered its losses from the previous day’s session to record a gain of 0.539 points and close at 77.375. U.S. stocks also rose after positive earnings reports from blue chips Citigroup and Intel and the Greek parliament’s vote to approve a series of austerity measures in return for financial aid …

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Doug Wolfe Overviews CIA’s Commercial Cloud Push, Innovation Agenda to Potomac Officers Club

The CIA‘s move to adopt commercial cloud computing technologies aims to get those tools directly into the hands of mission personnel and customers and have new products tailored to their goals, the agency’s chief information officer told the Potomac Officers Club Thursday. Doug Wolfe, the CIA’s CIO and a 30-year agency veteran, …

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Dell-General Dynamics-Microsoft Team to Help USAF Adopt Cloud Collaboration Tech

A team comprising Dell, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will help to construct a cloud-based online productivity and collaboration platform for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force’s Collaboration Pathfinder system will be built to employ a U.S. Defense Department-dedicated version of Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud technology, the military …

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TASC Vet Lisa Donnan Joins BeyondTrust as Federal Business VP

Lisa Donnan, formerly a vice president at TASC, has joined Phoenix-based cybersecurity firm BeyondTrust as vice president of its federal business. She brings more than two decades of federal business experience to her role and will work to help broaden BeyondTrust’s presence in vulnerability management and privileged account management markets, the company …

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