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SupplyCore Wins $97M Contract for Army, Marines Water Purification Systems

SupplyCore has received a $97 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide water purification systems to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps. The contract is for the supply, distribution and storage of water purification systems for the service branches, the Defense Department said Monday. The contract includes a four-year …

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Deadline for FirstNet Proposal Submissions Extended to May 13

The First Responder Network Authority has extended the deadline for interested vendors to submit their final bids on the agency’s national public-safety broadband network project from April 29 to May 13. FirstNet said Friday it also released a batch of responses to the more than 400 questions that the agency has received from …

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February 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Up on Strong Day For All Markets

The GovCon Index climbed significantly today closing at 72.232 up 1.114 percent, pulling itself out of correction. All three markets — the Dow Jones Industrial, S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite — all showed robust gains approaching 1.50 percent, with WTI crude oil closing up 6.21 percent to $31.48. As reported …

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Kratos Lands Aerial Target System Repair, Logistics Contract with Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) a potential six-year, $37 million contract to provide logistics and repair services for the military branch’s subscale aerial target system. Kratos said Monday it will also supply consumable and peculiar reparable spares for BQM-167A flight operations at Tyndall Air Force Base in …

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ManTech-Jadwalean Team to Support Saudi Arabia’s F-15 Fleet Under $175M Contract

A team comprising ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) and Jadwalean International Operations & Management Co. has been awarded a potential five-year, $175 million contract to provide F-15 fleet advisory and technical support services to Saudi Arabia. The companies will deploy personnel in Saudi Arabia to support the country’s F-15 systems and equipment, …

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CAE Reaches Deal to Buy Lockheed Commercial Aviation Training Business

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has agreed to acquire the commercial aviation training business of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for an undisclosed sum with no timeframe given for the transaction’s projected closure. Montreal-based CAE said Monday said it seeks to expand its customer-installed base of commercial flight simulators and add new assets such as full-flight simulators, simulator parts and equipment, facilities, …

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Cubic Lands Army Home-Station Training Contracts; Bill Toti Comments

Cubic has been awarded $44 million in contracts to provide tactical engagement simulation systems to the U.S. Army for use in training exercise scenarios. The company said Monday it will produce instrumentable-multiple integrated laser engagement system individual weapon systems for the Army’s program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation. “We …

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February 22 Morning Report: GovCon Index Sees Slight Gain

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a gain of 0.066 percent to 71.436. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 saw slight declines following another oil price drop, while the Nasdaq Composite received a boost from Applied Materials (Nasdaq: AMAT) and technology stocks to end the day in the positive.   Top …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 16 – Feb. 19 2016: The M&A Deal Leaders in 2016’s Wash100 & more

Feb. 16 – Feb. 19 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Over the past two weeks here, we have taken different looks at Executive Mosaic’s 2016 Wash100 list of the government contracting arena’s most influential voices and pulled out some similarities between …

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Lloyd Howell to Succeed Kevin Cook as Booz Allen CFO, Treasurer; Horacio Rozanski Comments

Lloyd Howell Jr., executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and head of the firm’s civil commercial group, has been appointed as the new chief financial officer and treasurer at the McLean, Virginia-based consulting services contractor. Howell will succeed the retiring Kevin Cook on July 1 and also …

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