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Triple-i Buys Cyber, Health-Focused IT Firm CCSi; Leo Phelan Comments

Information Innovators Inc. has acquired information technology contractor Creative Computing Solutions Inc. for an undisclosed sum in a push to grow in the cybersecurity and health services markets. Triple-i said Tuesday CCSi is also an authorized third-party assessment organization for cloud service providers that seek to offer their products to federal agencies. Rockville, Md.-based CCSi holds …

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Exelis Reports 5% Revenue Bump for 1Q, Profit Up 13%

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. The McLean, Va.-based defense technology contractor said revenue increased 4.94 percent year-over-year to $785 million and profit rose 13.46 percent from the prior year period to $59 million. Revenue for …

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Bill Aubin Appointed Hytrust Federal Sales VP; Rudy Cifolelli Comments

Bill Aubin, formerly vice president of CounterTack‘s federal business, has joined HyTrust as VP for federal sales and brings almost 20 years of technology sales experience in the private and public sectors. HyTrust said Tuesday Aubin’s experience covers strategy development,  account management, sales leadership and systems integrator relationship management. “We all know the …

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William Bradley to Depart NIC; Harry Herington Comments

William Bradley Jr. is set to retire as executive vice president, chief administrative officer, general counsel and corporate secretary for NIC (Nasdaq: EGOV) on Dec. 31. Bradley served as executive officer of NIC in 1998 upon the company’s formation and later joined its board of directors for a short term, NIC …

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Boeing Extends P-8A Aircraft Training Support for US Navy, Australia

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $118, 148, 562 contract modification to keep training U.S. Navy and Australian air force crews on the P-8A maritime aircraft. The company will supply and install two operational flight trainers, two weapons tactics trainers and upgrades for the training center for the Navy, the Defense …

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Army Taps 7 Firms for ISR R&D Support Under $50M Contract

The U.S. Army has chosen seven companies to support research and development work on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance concepts under a five-year, $49.9 million order-dependent contract. The Defense Department said Tuesday the following companies will perform work depending on each task order: Applied Research Associates Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) Calnet EOIR …

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May 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Tumbles 1%, Trade Deficit Report Sinks US Markets

The GovCon Index had two straight days of gains wiped out during Tuesday’s trading session as it closed 1.372 percent lower to end at 73.332. Serco Inc. was the only Index company to close Tuesday in positive territory. News that March’s $51.4 billion trade deficit beat expectations of many market …

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Keith McGhee to Lead Global Training, Development at American Systems; Jason Frye Comments

Keith McGhee, former senior consulting manager at Valkyrie Enterprises, has joined American Systems as vice president and director of the latter company’s global training and development directorate. He will lead business development and workforce, financial, project and contract management functions for the GTD group, American Systems said Tuesday. “Keith will pioneer new opportunities and …

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Scitor to Join SAIC’s New Intell Customer Group Upon Deal’s Closure; Tony Moraco Comments

Systems engineering contractor Scitor will join Science Applications International Corp.‘s (NYSE: SAIC) new intelligence community customer group following SAIC’s completed $790 million cash acquisition of Scitor. SAIC announced the deal’s closure Monday and said Scitor President Timothy Dills will lead the new group, which SAIC estimates to represent 11 percent of its total customer mix. Scitor generated $600 …

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Army to Unveil $192M in Prototyping, Testing Contracts

The U.S. Army plans to award five contracts worth $192 million combined for small businesses to provide system development, design and testing support under the Rapid Acquisition of Materials for Prototyping program. In a notice posted Friday on FedBizOpps, the Army said it will release a request for proposals May 15 and accept responses through …

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