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ICF Revenue Up 11% in 1Q; Sudhakar Kesavan Comments

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The Fairfax, Va.-based consulting and technology services contractor said total revenue increased 11.61 percent year-over-year to $245.05 million. Chairman and CEO Sudhakar Kesavan attributed ICF’s first quarter performance in …

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Don Maclean Joins DLT as Chief Cybersecurity Technologist

Don Maclean, a more than 20-year government information technology security veteran, has been named chief cybersecurity technologist at DLT Solutions. He will be responsible for helping the company grow its portfolio of technology offerings designed to secure IT systems, DLT said Thursday. Maclean joined the company after five years at …

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Army Taps 8 Companies for Special Warfare Technical Support

The U.S. Army has selected eight companies to provide special warfare technical support under a five-year, $48 million contract. The Defense Department said Thursday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract runs through May 6, 2020. Contract awardees include: Advanced Mission Systems Barbaricum Black Tree Group Metis Solutions Mistral Silverback7 Universal Strategy Group WinTec Arrowmaker The Army …

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US Navy Picks Five Firms for $20M HVAC Construction IDIQ

Five companies have won a combined $20 million contract to design and construct heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems at various U.S. Navy buildings and structures. The companies will perform transportation, supervision, quality control, professional design and management services for the mechanical construction project at the Naval Support Activity Crane Division …

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Navy Selects 5 Small Businesses to Provide Passive Security Barrier Services

The U.S. Navy has awarded five small businesses spots on a five-year, $90 million contract to provide passive security barrier services to Defense Department facilities worldwide. DoD said Thursday the companies can compete for task orders on logistics support; installation, development and field supervision of marine facilities; and engineering, design, prototyping and testing of …

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May 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Level, Jobs Report to Loom Over Markets

The GovCon Index ended Thursday’s trading session with a nominal gain of 0.015 points to 73.162 as U.S. stocks recorded slight gains ahead of Friday’s payrolls report. Richard Sichel, chief investment officer at Philadelphia Trust Co., told Bloomberg the jobs data from the Labor Department could be “even more newsworthy than usual” in …

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QTS to Purchase Cloud Contractor Carpathia for $326M; Peter Weber Comments

Overland Park, Kan.-based data center operator QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has agreed to acquire Dulles, Va.-headquartered cloud computing provider Carpathia Hosting for $326 million in an effort to grow both companies’ colocation and managed services market footprints. QTS said Thursday it expects to close the deal sometime in the middle of 2015 and the …

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PAE Signs Deal to Buy A-T Solutions in Nat’l Security Growth Push; John Heller Comments

Arlington, Va.-based infrastructure and logistics services contractor PAE has agreed to purchase counterterrorism services provider A‑T Solutions from owners CI Capital and CoVant for an undisclosed sum. PAE said Thursday it expects to close the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals,  by the end of May and intends to build up its …

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Sunil Ramchand Promoted to CEO at Mission Essential; Chad Monnin Comments

Sunil Ramchand, chief strategy and business development officer at Mission Essential since 2012, has been promoted to CEO at the Herndon, Virginia-based contractor. He succeeds Peter Horvath, who has held the CEO post for the past three years, and will report to Chairmen Chad Monnin and Gregory Miller, Mission Essential …

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SAIC Lands $118M Seaport-e Task Order for Deployment Prep Support; Tom Watson Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will support the U.S. Fleet Forces Command‘s fleet deployment training program under a potential five-year, $118.5 million task order awarded by the U.S. Navy. The company said Thursday it will help develop and implement fleet training policies and directives, design the curriculum and develop, assess and …

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