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Bechtel, CH2M Hill, PwC Awarded UK Managed Service Provider Contracts

The U.K. defense ministry has selected three companies to provide defense equipment and support services to the country’s military under the ministry’s 10-year, $261.7 billion armed forces equipment program. Bechtel won a contract on air and fleet support, CH2M Hill on land and joint enabler areas and PwC on human resource services, the ministry said Tuesday. “The …

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Balaji Yelamanchili, Jeff Scheel Join Symantec Security Group’s VP Ranks

Balaji Yelamanchili and Jeff Scheel, respectively former vice presidents at Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) and FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE), have been appointed to senior leadership roles at Symantec‘s (NASDAQ: SYMC) security business unit. Symantec said Tuesday Yelamanchili will serve as executive VP and general manager of enterprise security products and Scheel will …

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November 5 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Tuesday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Tuesday at 68.521, slightly up 0.082 or 0.120 percent. U.S. stocks ended mixed on the back of anxious investors over the congressional elections and an oil price drop, CNBC reported Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average went up 17.60 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17, 383.84, while …

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Exelis to Repurchase Up to $350M in Shares Over 2-Year Period

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) plans to repurchase its outstanding common stock worth as much as $350 million following the board of directors’ approval of a two-year share repurchase program. The company said Tuesday it will repurchase an undefined number of shares at any time within the period ending Nov. 4, 2016, based on federal securities legislation and …

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Exclusive: Jim Lawler Joins ICF as SVP, Chief HR Officer

Jim Lawler, formerly chief human resource officer at TASC for four years, has joined ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) as chief HR officer and will also serve as a senior vice president at the company, ICF has confirmed to GovCon Wire. “I came to ICF because of the energy here, the company’s proven ability to …

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Booz Allen Arm to Help Air Force Wing Develop, Test C4ISR Tools; Lee Wilbur Comments

A Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) subsidiary has won a $53 million contract to provide systems engineering services in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s C4ISR development and maintenance work at a Florida-based test and evaluation center. Booz Allen Hamilton Engineering Services LLC will deliver technical, engineering and research management support to the 96th Test Wing at …

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Raytheon to Help Maintain Air Force ISR Ground Systems, Distribute Data; Todd Probert Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $174.5 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force‘s intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and distributed command ground system operations. The company will work with the service to process and distribute ISR data to ground troops under the follow-on contract,  Raytheon said Tuesday. “Our contractor field service representatives offer mission critical expertise and …

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NASA Taps ASRC Federal Subsidiary for Program Analysis Contract

ASRC Federal‘s InuTeq subsidiary will provide documentation, configuration and scheduling management and other support services to NASA under a potential five-year, $296 million contract. NASA said Monday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Program Analysis and Control IV contract is effective Jan. 1 and also covers general business and accounting services. A 45-day phase-in period will begin …

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Christine Walrath: ICF to Help HHS Evaluate National Suicide Prevention Programs

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $18.5 million task order to help the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services review federally funded suicide prevention programs. ICF said Monday it will also work with HHS’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to design, implement and disseminate strategies …

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Michael Leiter, Former NCTC Chief, to Join Leidos as BD and Strategy EVP

Michael Leiter, who served as director of the National Counterterrorism Center under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, will join Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as executive vice president of business development and strategy on November 17, the company said Tuesday. Leiter will oversee the Reston, Virginia-based company’s activities in areas of …

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