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DISA Issues RFP for $4B Global Network Services Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has started to accept proposals for a potential 10-year,  $4.3 billion contract vehicle for telecommunications services to Defense Department users, C4ISR & Networks reported Monday. Amber Corrin writes the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Global Network Services contract will work to connect at least 1 million DoD users to a single global communications network …

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Northrop to Help Navy Integrate E-2D Hawkeye Data, Comm Platforms

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a potential $146.7 million contract to build, integrate and test multiple data and communication platforms for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. The military service is obligating $27.7 million in fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds at the time of …

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Brian Brackeen: Kairos Adds Emotion Analytics Offering with IMRSV Acquisition

Kairos has bought emotion analysis technology firm IMRSV for an undisclosed amount in a move to integrate the IMRSV platform into Kairos’ facial biometrics portfolio. “The acquisition helps us achieve our goal of delivering enterprise quality tools to developers and making facial biometrics and emotion analysis accessible to all, ” …

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Raytheon to Update Patriot Under $212M, 13-Country Deal; Ralph Acaba Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will continue to update the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System under a $212 million shared engineering services agreement between the U.S. and 12 partner nations awarded via the U.S. Army. The company said Thursday the Army Aviation and Missile Command awarded the contract for systems analysis, software development, testing and …

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April 6 Market Close: GovCon Index Starts Post-Easter Week With 1% Gain

The GovCon Index rose 0.604 percent Monday to close at 69.261 on a day that saw low-trading activity by U.S. investors and many other markets worldwide closed for Easter Monday. U.S. traders had an extra day to consider the Labor Department‘s March payrolls report since markets were closed for Good Friday and will watch initial …

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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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