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ICF Lands $250M CDC Digital Media Support Contract

ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $250 million contract to provide digital media platforms and related support services for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and CDC partners. ICF said Monday it secured the flexible ordering agreement under the Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 3 contract run …

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Northrop Awarded $203M Air Force Global Hawk Maintenance Contract

Northrop Grumman has received a one-year, $203, 559, 738 contract modification to maintain the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of Global Hawk unmanned aircraft. The company will perform planning, operations and maintenance services under the option from a previously-awarded contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Northrop will perform work in San Diego …

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Reuters: Lockheed Eyes IT Business Combination with Another US Contractor

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has begun discussions about a possible combination of its government information technology and technical services businesses with a fellow U.S. contractor, Reuters reported Friday. Mike Stone writes Lockheed is in early-stage talks with Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH),  CACI (NYSE: CACI),  Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and Science Applications International …

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October 2 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Swing Positive After AM Losses to Close Up

The GovCon Index recovered from early losses Friday after the release of September’s jobs report to record a gain of 0.689 points and close at 70.664. U.S. stock markets turned sharply negative after the open and remained down for the morning session, then rode a spike in crude oil prices to …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015: Frank Kendall’s Outlook on Defense Sector Consolidation & More

Weekly Roundup Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The military’s chief weapons buyer sought to throw cold water this week on the idea of consolidation among the U.S.’ largest prime contractors in a year that has …

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WSJ: NASA Space Cargo Transport Competition Down to 4 Bidders

NASA has narrowed the list of bidders in a $14 billion industry competition to support the agency’s cargo resupply missions to the International Space Station, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Andy Pasztor lists Boeing (NYSE: BA), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada and SpaceX as the remaining contenders for …

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Amy Bleken Promoted to CEO at Buchanan & Edwards

Amy Bleken, vice president of corporate development at Buchanan & Edwards, has been promoted to CEO at the Arlington, Virginia-based government technology advisory services company. She assumed the CEO post Thursday and succeeds Brian Karlisch, who will transition into the role of board chairman, Buchanan & Edwards said. Karlish said …

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EPAWSS Prime Boeing Subcontracts BAE to Develop EW System for F-15

The U.S. Air Force has named Boeing (NYSE: BA) the prime contractor on the $4 billion Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System program to upgrade the electronic warfare and threat detection functions of F-15 aircraft. The company said Thursday EPAWSS will replace the Tactical Electronic Warfare System on approximately 400 F-15E and F-15C jets …

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Versar Finalizes Johnson Controls Security Systems Buy

Versar (NYSE: VSR) has closed its purchase of the federal security systems integration business of Johnson Controls for $20 million in cash and contingent payments. The companies unveiled the deal last month and Versar said Thursday that Johnson Controls Security Systems changed its name to Versar Security Systems following the …

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CAE, Wyle to Help Train US Air Force Aircraft Crews Under $275M IDIQ

CAE USA and Wyle Laboratories have received an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a combined value of $275 million to train U.S. Air Force crews on flying various types of aircraft. The companies will develop initial, recurrent and instructor aircrew training for 43 types of aircraft, the Defense Department said Thursday. Wyle and CAE …

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