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July 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds, US Stocks Advance After Greek Parliament’s Austerity Vote

The GovCon Index recovered its losses from the previous day’s session to record a gain of 0.539 points and close at 77.375. U.S. stocks also rose after positive earnings reports from blue chips Citigroup and Intel and the Greek parliament’s vote to approve a series of austerity measures in return for financial aid …

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Doug Wolfe Overviews CIA’s Commercial Cloud Push, Innovation Agenda to Potomac Officers Club

The CIA‘s move to adopt commercial cloud computing technologies aims to get those tools directly into the hands of mission personnel and customers and have new products tailored to their goals, the agency’s chief information officer told the Potomac Officers Club Thursday. Doug Wolfe, the CIA’s CIO and a 30-year agency veteran, …

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Dell-General Dynamics-Microsoft Team to Help USAF Adopt Cloud Collaboration Tech

A team comprising Dell, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will help to construct a cloud-based online productivity and collaboration platform for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force’s Collaboration Pathfinder system will be built to employ a U.S. Defense Department-dedicated version of Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud technology, the military …

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TASC Vet Lisa Donnan Joins BeyondTrust as Federal Business VP

Lisa Donnan, formerly a vice president at TASC, has joined Phoenix-based cybersecurity firm BeyondTrust as vice president of its federal business. She brings more than two decades of federal business experience to her role and will work to help broaden BeyondTrust’s presence in vulnerability management and privileged account management markets, the company …

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SOS International to Provide Army Base Life Support in Iraq for $125M

SOS International will provide base life support at U.S. Army bases in Taji and Besmaya in Iraq through mid-2018 under two prime contracts worth $125 million combined in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. The company said Wednesday the contracts cover lodging, office space, medical and meal services, Internet communications and other services, equipment, supplies …

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Crowley to Maintain Navy’s Maritime Prepositioning Force Ships for $43M

The U.S. Navy has selected Crowley Technical Management to provide operations and maintenance services for six Maritime Prepositioning Force ships under a $43 million firm-fixed-price contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract runs through September 2016 and has four one-year options, which will bring the total potential contract value to $231.6 million. The ships …

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State Dept OKs South Korea’s Request for $2.5B in F-16 Upgrade Services

South Korea plans to modernize the country’s KF-16 fighter aircraft fleet through a potential $2.5 billion foreign military sales deal approved by the U.S. State Department. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will be the prime contractors for the planned modernization of 134 KF-16C/D Block 52 jets, …

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July 15 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends 4-Day Gain Streak

The GovCon Index closed slightly down today with a loss of 0.035 points to end the Wednesday trading day at 76.835. The GovCon Index spent most the trading day in the positive, however it dipped late in the day following the major U.S. markets on concerns of the Federal Reserve …

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Neal Creighton: CounterTack Buys ManTech Commercial Cyber Division in Endpoint Security Push

CounterTack moved to grow its endpoint threat detection and response technology offerings with the acquisition of ManTech International‘s (Nasdaq: MANT) commercial sector-focused cybersecurity software division — ManTech Cyber Solutions International. ManTech will own an equity stake in CounterTack and be the endpoint security company’s global distribution partner as part of the …

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Marianne Meins Named Parsons National Security Division BD Manager; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

Marianne Meins, a more than 25-year national security veteran, has joined Parsons as a corporate vice president and manager of business development at the national security division within the company’s government services unit. “Her extensive background leading business development initiatives and depth of knowledge of both the political and technological …

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