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June 4 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Slide Ahead of Jobs Report

The GovCon Index lost nearly a full week’s worth of gains Thursday as it closed down 1.864% percent — or 1.117 points — to end at 75.920. A large-scale selloff of U.S. bonds and a lack of news from Greece’s debt talks impacted U.S. markets Thursday with traders set to watch Friday’s …

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Omniplex Names Patrick Piccininno CIO, David Singer to Head Investigative Services Group

Omniplex World Services Corp. has appointed Patrick Piccininno as vice president and chief information officer and David Singer to president of investigative services group. Piccininno will oversee the security, information assurance, programming and infrastructure functions as the lead of information technology department, Omniplex said May 13. The two-decade IT veteran …

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Former Exelis CEO David Melcher Appointed AIA Chief Executive

David Melcher,  formerly CEO of defense technology manufacturer Exelis, will join the Aerospace Industries Association trade group as president and CEO on June 8, the AIA said Thursday. Melcher led McLean, Va.-based Exelis through its October 2011 spinoff from ITT Corp. (NYSE: ITT) into an independent company and May 2015 sale to …

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SRA Awarded 7-Year FERC IT Services Contract; Paul Nedzbala Comments

SRA International has been awarded a potential seven-year, $85 million contract to provide information technology support services to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The company said Thursday it established a team and a strategy to help the energy-market regulator to manage the agency’s IT infrastructure. Paul Nedzbala, executive vice …

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Stan Highsmith: Fulcrum to Help DoD Develop, Sustain Intell Data Resources

Fulcrum has been awarded a contract worth at least $70 million to deliver intelligence support services to the Defense Department. Stan Highsmith, senior vice president of Fulcrum’s COCOM and maritime division, said Monday the company would help the military develop, evaluate and sustain intelligence data repositories, analytical tools, language translation systems …

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DARPA Taps Raytheon, Vencore Subsidiaries for IP Cyber Research Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) BBN Technologies subsidiary and Vencore‘s Applied Communication Sciences separate research contracts under the Edge-Directed Cyber Technologies for Reliable Mission program. BBN’s contract is worth $12.2 million and ACS’ contract has a value of $11.8 million, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Both agreements span across two 18-month phases …

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Boeing to Repair Minuteman III Guidance Set for $466M

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $466.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to repair the guidance system of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. The Defense Department said Wednesday Boeing will perform missile guidance repairs at a facility in Newark, Ohio, through June 2, 2021. DoD has initially obligated $22.7 million from …

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Mark Von Schwarz Named President of L-3 Aerospace Systems; John McNellis Comments

Mark Von Schwarz, formerly president of the ISR and aircraft systems sector and mission integration division at L-3 Communications’ (NYSE: LLL) aerospace systems segment, has been named president of the segment. L-3 said Wednesday that Von Schwarz, who also assumes a senior vice president role at the company, will succeed John …

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Northrop Appoints Stuart Linsky, Mick Jaggers to Roles Under Aerospace Systems Unit

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Stuart Linsky as vice president of engineering and global product development for the aerospace systems business and Mick Jaggers as VP and program manager of the Global Hawk programs. The company said Wednesday Linsky will succeed retiring Peggy Nelson and lead the aerospace systems sector’s product delivery …

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Air Force Issues RFP for RD-180 Engine Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force is seeking public-private investment proposals for the development of alternative Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle engines. USAF said Tuesday the solicitation comes under an initiative to replace the Russian-made RD-180 with locally made rocket propulsion systems. Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves, commander of the Air Force’s Space and …

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