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John Hassoun Appointed Vistronix CEO, Deepak Hathiramani to Retain Board Chair Title

John Hassoun, corporate president at Vistronix since January 2013, has been appointed to succeed founder Deepak Hathiramani as CEO of the Reston, Va.-based technology services contractor and will continue to hold the corporate president title. The company said Monday it appointed Hassoun chief executive in its push to grow Vistronix’s footprint in the …

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January 5 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down On Final Day of 2014

The GovCon Index retreated on the final day of 2014, closing Wednesday at 70.629, down 0.884 point, or 1.267 percent. The Nasdaq composite index ended the year at 4, 736.06, down 0.87 percent, the Standard & Poor’s 500 at 2, 058.90, a decline of 1.03 percent, and the Dow Jones industrial average at 17, 823.07, …

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WBB, SAIC, Metron Win Spots on $180M Navy Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Whitney Bradley & Brown, Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and Metron positions to compete for task orders under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract worth $180.5 million. The Defense Department said Dec. 29 that the contract includes warfare, campaign and mission-level analyses and assessments, modeling and simulation, and support …

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BAE to Provide Army With 5 Armored Vehicle Variants for $383M

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments business has received a $382.6 million order to provide the U.S. Army with five variants of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle. The Defense Department said Dec. 23 that the company will deliver general purpose, mortar carrier, mission command, medical evaluation and medical treatment AMPV variants. The order is …

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General Atomics to Configure US Air Force’s Predator, Reaper UAS for $375M

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems company has received $375.2 million contract to configure the U.S. Air Force’s Predator/Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles and maintain the systems’ software. The company will also provide logistics support, inventory control point management, flight operations support, depot repair and depot field maintenance for the UAS, the Defense Department said …

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Lockheed Awarded $662M Transport Aircraft Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $662, 032, 335 contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to build 10 transport planes and 20 quick engine change kits. The award covers the production of four HC-130J, three KC-130J, two MC-130J and one C-130J aircraft, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The …

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Kratos Lands Satcom Ground Equipment, Services Contracts

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has won $40 million in contracts from three unnamed customers to provide ground-based satellite communication products and services. The orders are for satcom terminals, command and control systems, and related support, Kratos said Tuesday. San Diego, California-based Kratos also offers satellite and terrestrial network management, …

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Boeing to Support Navy Aircraft Maintenance Software System

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $27.5 million delivery order modification to perform support work on the U.S. Navy‘s automated maintenance environment for two kinds of carrier-based aircraft. The branch issued the contract under a basic ordering agreement covering F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G sustainment, the Defense Department said Tuesday. AME …

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SAP NS2 to Maintain Military Sealift Command’s Sybase Software

SAP’s (NYSE: SAP) national security services business unit has landed a nearly $11 million contract to maintain the Sybase software license portfolio of the Military Sealift Command. The company will also provide unlimited right to copy existing and new software licenses to the military command, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The …

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Raytheon to Supply Multispectral Targeting Systems to US Navy, Air Force

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded two separate contracts worth $27.6 million and $17.8 million from the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force, respectively, to supply multispectral targeting systems to the military services. The Navy and Air Force seek airborne, electro-optic, infrared, turreted sensor systems to fulfill the requirements for their …

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