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HII Appoints George Jones, Tim Farrell to VP Positions; Brian Cuccias Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has appointed George Jones as vice president of operations and Tim Farrell as vice president of new U.S. Navy programs. Jones will be in charge of shipbuilding operations from construction through delivery, while Farrell will head contract capture efforts for shipbuilding programs with the Navy, HII said Tuesday. “George …

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Liam Walsh: KPMG Wraps Up Beacon Purchase

KPMG LLP has closed its purchase of Beacon Partners to add clinical management and technology consulting offerings to KPMG’s healthcare advisory services portfolio. “We seek to provide our clients with additional expertise in electronic health records implementation and optimization services, ” Liam Walsh, KPMG’s U.S. advisory industry leader for the …

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May 12 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Down, US Markets See Slight Losses

The GovCon Index declined for the second consecutive trading session Tuesday with a loss of 0.421 points to 73.488. Gains in Treasury bonds and energy shares helped offset losses in U.S. markets earlier in a day that saw raw material stocks decline, according to Bloomberg. Bloomberg reports investors believe the Federal Reserve will …

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Peter George: Fidelis Acquires Resolution1 to Expand Cybersecurity Portfolio

Fidelis Cybersecurity has bought Resolution1 Security for an undisclosed sum in a bid to offer customers a unified platform to address network and endpoint threats. The companies aim to integrate Resolution1’s security incident analysis and automated response technology with the Fidelis XPS threat prevention and detection platform, Fidelis said Tuesday. …

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Marc Arendt Joins Sevatec as BD, Cyber Services Senior Director; Burke Cox Comments

Marc Arendt, formerly director of business development for cybersecurity at Blue Canopy Group, has joined Sevatec as senior director of business development and cyber services. Arendt helped Blue Canopy Group manage its cybersecurity consulting practice at the Treasury Department, Small Business Administration, Consumer Financial Protection Board and the Internal Revenue Service, Sevatec …

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Douglas Lawton Appointed Northrop VP for Engineering Manufacturing, Logistics

Douglas Lawton, formerly vice president of electronic systems manufacturing at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named engineering manufacturing and logistics VP for two intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance divisions within Northrop’s electronic systems sector. Northrop Grumman said Monday Lawton would report to Nicholas Paraskevopoulos, VP and general manager of engineering, …

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Army Awards 3 Companies to Share Capacity on Auto ID Tech Contract

The U.S. Army has selected three companies to provide automatic identification technology data communications, software, hardware, documentation and associated services under a $181 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The Defense Department said Monday that CDO Technologies,  Lowry Solutions and SRA International will share the contract’s capacity. They will provide training, technical engineering services and warranty for authorized users …

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May 11 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Hover in Neutral

The GovCon Index mirrored slight across-the-board declines in U.S. stocks Monday to record a nominal loss of 0.037 points and closing figure of 73.906. CNBC reports investors looked to bond yields and await this week’s release of retail sales and industrial production figures in order to further their understanding of U.S. economic indicators after …

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Abry Buys Program Mgmt Software Firm Compusearch; Reid Jackson Comments

Boston-based investment firm Abry Partners has purchased acquisition and program management technology provider Compusearch from an Arlington Capital Partners–JMI Equity alliance for an undisclosed sum. Abry aims to help build up Compusearch’s portfolio of software products designed to address government contract transparency and compliance issues, Compusearch CEO Reid Jackson said Friday. SunTrust …

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Army Picks 9 Firms for $995M Info Engineering Services IDIQ

The U.S. Army has awarded positions on a three-year, $994, 675, 676 contract to nine companies for technical information engineering services. The Defense Department said Friday awardees will compete for task orders under the multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for work through May 7, 2018. Eleven proposals were submitted to the Army and awardees …

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