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Michael Ruppert Promoted to Mercury Systems CFO, Treasurer

Michael Ruppert, executive vice president for strategy and corporate development at Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY), has been promoted to chief financial officer and treasurer at the Andover, Massachusetts-based defense electronics maker. He succeeds Gerald Haines, who held the CFO and treasurer roles for three years, Mercury Systems said Monday. Mark Aslett, …

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Former NGA CIO Robert Laurine Joins QTS’ Federal Advisory Board; David McOmber Comments

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has appointed Robert Laurine, former chief information officer of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, to the company’s federal advisory board. He joins the six-member federal advisory board that will provide insights to the QTS leadership team in efforts to establish a hybrid data center road map for government clients, …

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State Dept OKs Finland’s Requests for $735M in Harpoon Block II, Evolved Seasparrow Missiles

The State Department has cleared Finland’s request to buy Harpoon Block II surface-launched missiles and Evolved Seasparrow Missiles under two foreign military sales agreements worth approximately $734.7 million combined. Finland asked to purchase RGM-84Q-4, RGM-84L-4, RGM-84Q-4 upgrade kits, RTM-84L-4 and RTM-84Q-4 Harpoon Block II+ Extended Range Grade B missiles under a potential $622 million FMS …

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Fortinet, Symantec Vet Andrew Del Matto Named Citrix CFO

Andrew “Drew” Del Matto, formerly chief financial officer at Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT), will join Citrix Systems (Nasdaq: CTXS) as executive vice president and CFO in a move that takes effect Feb. 19. Del Matto will directly report to David Henshall, Citrix president and CEO, and oversee the software firm’s capital and …

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Oliver Ratzesberger Appointed Teradata COO

Oliver Ratzesberger, most recently executive vice president and chief product officer of Teradata (NYSE: TDC), has been appointed chief operating officer at the data management and analytics company. Teradata said Monday Ratzesberger will report directly to President and CEO Vic Lund and oversee the firm’s go-to-market strategy as part of his COO responsibilities. He …

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Lockheed Gets $120M Delivery Order Modification for Initial F-35 Air Vehicle Spares

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $119.7 million delivery order modification from the U.S. Navy to provide initial air vehicle deployment spares packages for the F-35 program. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed’s aeronautics business will deliver the spares in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s F-35 delivery schedules. DoD noted firm-fixed-price order …

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Dell Technologies Mulls Potential Merger With VMware; Pat Gelsinger Comments

Dell Technologies (NYSE: DVMT) said in its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday that its board of directors has begun to assess potential business opportunities that include a possible merger with VMware (NYSE: VMW). Round Rock, Texas-based Dell Technologies said it also considers an initial public offering of its …

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Brian Householder Appointed Hitachi Vantara CEO, Scott Kelly Promoted to COO

Brian Householder, formerly president and chief operating officer at Hitachi Vantara, will succeed Ryuichi Otsuki as CEO of the Santa Clara, California-based information technology and services contractor in a move that takes effect April 1. The company said Wednesday Otsuki will transition to the role of deputy general manager of …

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Booz Allen Wins $621M Task Order Under DHS Cyber Defense Program

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) a six-year, $621 million task order to develop and implement cybersecurity tools under the next phase of DHS’ governmentwide Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation initiative. Booz Allen said Friday it became the first prime contractor on the Dynamic and Evolving …

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31 Small Businesses Added to GSA OASIS Contract Vehicle

The General Services Administration has awarded 31 companies spots on the small-business portion of the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract vehicle. GSA said Friday the latest addition completes the first “on ramp” for the OASIS SB Pool 2 contract and brings the total number of small-business participants to 161. …

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