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Tetra Tech Vet Susan Chodakewitz to Join Nathan Associates as CEO

Susan Chodakewitz, president of Tetra Tech’s (NYSE: TTI) aviation management and information technology subsidiary, has been appointed to succeed Lakhbir Singh as CEO of economics consulting firm Nathan Associates. Chodakewitz will officially start as CEO on April 27 and will become the first chief executive to have been appointed outside the company, …

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Richard Montoni: Maximus Wraps Up Acentia Purchase

Maximus (NYSE: MMS) has closed its $300 million cash purchase of Acentia to add technology products and service offerings to Maximus’ federal portfolio. “The acquired client relationships and contract vehicles serve as an additional growth platform for our U.S. federal business, ” Richard Montoni, CEO of Maximus and an inductee …

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US Air Force Awards $84M Electronic Warfare Simulations IDIQ to Avarint

Avarint LLC has been awarded a potential five-year,  $83, 740, 389 contract to supply virtual integrated electronic warfare simulation systems to the U.S. Air Force. The Buffalo, New York-based company will provide a multispectral battlespace environment in support of the military branch’s sensor and fused system performance test efforts, the Defense Department …

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Robert Leduc to Succeed Mick Maurer as President of UTC’s Sikorsky Biz; Gregory Hayes Comments

Robert Leduc, a 35-year veteran at United Technologies (NYSE: UTX), has been named president of UTC’s Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary. He will succeed Mick Maurer, who has been appointed as UTC senior vice president of strategic projects, the company said Thursday. Both Leduc and Maurer will report to Gregory Hayes, UTC president …

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Navy Awards Additional 464 Companies Spots on SeaPort-e Vehicle

The U.S. Navy has selected 464 companies to compete for task orders in 22 functional service areas under the SeaPort Enhanced multiple-award contract potentially worth $5.3 billion per year. The Defense Department said Thursday the contractors will support the U.S. Marine Corps, Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Systems Command, Space …

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Air Force Picks 17 for $6B Network Operations Support IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 17 companies spots on a potential seven-year, $5.79 billion contract meant to provide federal civilian and military agencies with network operations and infrastructure services. USAF picked the awardees through a small business competition and is obligating a $2, 500 minimum guarantee at the time …

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April 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Inches Up, Traders Eye Iran Talks

The GovCon Index closed on a nominal rise Thursday — up 0.062 points to 68.857 — and recorded an even 15-15 split between risers and fallers. The final trading day of the week saw news of a possible nuclear agreement between Iran and major world powers weigh on investors, who largely want to see …

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NASA Includes 118 Small Business Teams on IT Products, Services GWAC

NASA has awarded 118 smaller and disadvantaged businesses positions on the agency’s Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract vehicle to provide information technology systems and services to federal customers. The SEWP V program has “a $25 minimum per order of supplies or services and a per contract maximum of $20 …

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HII Subsidiary to Build 8th US National Security Cutter for $500M; Jim French Comments

A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) division has been awarded a $499.8 million contract to build the U.S. Coast Guard‘s eighth national security cutter. Ingalls Shipbuilding scheduled the delivery of the NSC Midgett to the military branch for 2019, HII said Tuesday. “We continue to fold in learning for each …

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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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