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Angie Petty: Federal IT Consolidation Program Brings Opportunities for Contractors

The U.S. government’s initiative to consolidate federal data centers presents a business opportunity for information technology contractors, Angie Petty of Deltek wrote for the Washington Post in an article published Sunday. Petty, a senior principal analyst at Deltek, writes government agencies are seeking cloud computing and other information technology services in order to meet …

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CH2M HILL Wins $46M Contract with ‘Rapid Transportation’ Authority; Daniel Grabauskas Comments

CH2M HILL has won a potential five-year, $46.1 million contract to help oversee the next phase of a rail project in Honolulu, Hawaii, RT&S Magazine reported Wednesday. The article notes CH2M HILL will support oversight of scheduling, design review, cost estimates, planning, environmental assessments and interface management activities. “This new contract …

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BAE to Build Navy Missile Decoys; David Logan Comments

A BAE Systems division has been awarded a $28.2 million contract by the U.S. Navy to develop decoys for guarding fighter-bomber jets from radar-guided missiles, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Sunday. John Keller writes the electronic systems segment will build 262 AN/ALE-55 fiber optic towed decoys with 70 electronic frequency …

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State-Owned Israel Military Industries Open to Privitization Bids; Moshe Ya’alon Comments

Israel officials plan to sell state-owned Israel Military Industries after ministers agreed on a privatization plan for the defense company, Defense News reported Wednesday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes that the Israeli government will make the $650 million company available to domestic and international companies that will need to form an Israeli management team …

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Tod Weber: Limited Funds Are Driving a New Paradigm in Public Sector IT

Tod Weber, CEO and Chairman of Software AG Government Solutions, sees the federal information technology space changing in the current budget environment. “A new paradigm is emerging in the public sector IT arena as leaders focus on a prove it first and prove it fast mentality before committing their limited …

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Dynetics to Design Army Test Architectures; David King Comments

Dynetics has won a multiple-award contract to design test execution and launch augmentation services for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Army Forces Strategic Command. Dynetics will develop concepts, test conduct and additional test architectures beginning Nov. 15, 2013, through Nov. 14, 2015, for the Army’s testing requirements, …

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Philip Hawkins, Taylor Pickett Appointed to COPT Trustees Board; Thomas Brady Comments

Taylor Pickett and Philip Hawkins, respectively the CEOs of Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. and DCT Industrial Trust Inc., have been elected to Corporate Office Properties Trust‘s (NYSE:OFC) board of trustees. Picket’s appointment took effect Thursday and Hawkins will begin to serve on the COPT board starting Jan. 1, the company …

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Holly Beveridge Named Vistronix CFO; John Hassoun Comments

Holly Beveridge, a more than 25-year contracting veteran, has been appointed chief financial officer at Reston, Va.-based national security technology provider Vistronix. Beveridge is a certified public accountant and will be responsible for overseeing the financial activities of the entire organization in her new position, Vistronix said Nov. 11. John …

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