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Terry Halvorsen Overviews Pentagon’s Tech Adoption Culture, Spending Environment to Potomac Officers Club

The Defense Department‘s cultural aspects of technology adoption and usage are the largest areas of the agency that require changes in order to take in commercial tools at greater numbers, DoD’s chief information officer told the Potomac Officers Club Tuesday. Modified policies are also part of DoD’s larger goal to look …

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Maximus Meets 3Q Wall Street Earnings Estimate, Beats Revenue Forecast

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has reported fiscal year 2015 third quarter earnings of 64 cents per share, a figure in line with Wall Street’s consensus projection. That figure includes costs related to the the Reston, Va.-based public sector health and human services contractor acquisitions of Acentia and Remploy, both of which …

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Orbital ATK Tops 2Q Wall Street Estimates By 26 Cents, Beats Revenue By $50M

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has reported fiscal year 2015 second quarter earnings of $1.28 per share to beat the consensus Wall Street estimate by 26 cents. The Dulles, Va.-based rocket and launch vehicle manufacturer posted a $76.6 million profit for the quarter. Second quarter revenue was $1.13 billion and analysts’ projections by $50 million. …

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Mark Price Appointed as Deloitte Vice Chairman, US Public Sector and State Government Lead; Brian Kanter Comments

Mark Price, formerly Deloitte’s lead for state government and higher education strategy and operations practice, has been named vice chairman and U.S. public sector and state government lead of the company. Price will succeed 26-year Deloitte veteran Jessica Blume and be responsible for industry practices such as health and human services, …

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BAE Lands $248M Aircraft Systems Support Contract with USAF

The U.S. Air Force has awarded BAE Systems a potential six-year, $248.2 million contract to provide electronic countermeasures technology and automatic testing and support equipment for F-16, C-130 and B-1B planes. The Defense Department said Wednesday the sole-source contract also covers spares sustainment as well as aircraft systems repair and engineering services. …

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Re/code: EMC, VMware Mull Downstream Merger

EMC (NYSE: EMC) is examining the possibility of being acquired by VMware (NYSE: VMW), wherein EMC holds a majority stake, Re/code reported Wednesday. Arik Hesseldahl writes the idea of a downstream merger between the two companies came as EMC reviews strategic options and faces pressure from activist investor Elliott Management. …

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NAVSEA Starts Federal Data Breach Response Service Solicitation

The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has started to accept bids on a contract for data breach response services to address the cyber attack on the Office of Personnel Management‘s background investigations database, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Aliya Sternstein writes NAVSEA seeks a vendor to develop a website for notifying the …

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August 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Climbs, US Stocks Neutral on Oil Losses & Tech Earnings Reports

The GovCon Index showed strong movement after three days of flat activity to record a gain of 0.672 points and close at 76.807. Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) closed up 8.80 percent to $44.01 after the Reston, Va.-based contractor reported second quarter earnings that beat Wall Street consensus estimates. U.S. stocks traded in …

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Silver Lake Invests $1B in Motorola Solutions; Greg Brown Comments

Private equity firm Silver Lake has signed a $1 billion strategic partnership and investment agreement with Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) in a push to accelerate the availability of “smart” public safety communication systems. Greg Brown, CEO of Motorola Solutions, said Wednesday the company seeks to “combine Silver Lake’s expertise in …

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NJVC Promotes Chris Andersen, Michael Carr, Jeff Bongianino

Virginia-based information technology provider NJVC has promoted Chris Andersen,  Michael Carr and Jeff Bongianino to president, chief operations officer and senior vice president for business development, respectively. The company said Monday Andersen, who previously served as executive vice president and chief financial officer, will be in charge of the development and execution of its corporate …

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