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Jim Propps: DLT to Deliver Red Hat Products to Social Security Administration

DLT Solutions will provide enterprise-grade Red Hat software and services to the Social Security Administration under a potential five-year blanket purchase agreement. The company said Tuesday SSA seeks to consolidate orders for Red Hat platforms and related consulting and training services across its organization by using the strategic sourcing method. …

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Richard Stapp Joins Northrop as VP of Aerospace Systems Tech Development

Richard Stapp, formerly director of special programs at the office of the defense secretary, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as vice president of technology development in the company’s aerospace systems sector. The retired Air Force brigadier general will report to Dale Burton, VP of research and technology within Northrop’s aerospace systems sector,  Northrop said …

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George Slessman: IO to Separate Cloud, Data Center Businesses as it Seeks ‘Clarity of Purpose’

IO will separate by early next year into two standalone entities — the IO colocation and cloud services firm and a new company named BASELAYER, which would provide modular data center hardware and infrastructure management services. “By separating the two [businesses], we create clarity of purpose to accelerate the growth of …

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Tetra Tech Awarded $216M to Help USAID Promote Gender Equality in Afghanistan

The U.S. Agency for International Development has awarded Tetra Tech (NASDAQ: TTEK) a potential $216 million to help the agency launch a gender equity campaign to empower Afghan women. Tetra Tech said Monday the initial task order has a $42 million value and calls for the company to support USAID’s …

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December 2 Market Close: GovCon Index Rebounds as Biotech, Energy Shares Drive Market

The GovCon Index gained some ground Tuesday from the previous day’s loss with an increase of 0.387 percent — or 0.273 points — to close at 70.263. Biotechnology and energy companies were the major drivers of activity on the major stock markets and investors also drew confidence in data that showed growth in construction spending during …

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John Wilson Named VP of MITRE’s Nat’l Security Engineering Center; Alfred Grasso Comments

John Wilson, formerly technical director of MITRE‘s information technology technical center, has been named vice president of programs and technology of the nonprofit company’s national security engineering center. He most recently led MITRE’s effort to apply information technology across national security and civilian customer programs, MITRE said Monday. “We look forward to John applying his leadership …

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Leidos Arm to Install Defense Fuel Software at DoD Sites; Mary Craft Comments

A Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) subsidiary has won a potential $37 million contract with the Defense Logistics Agency to install a defense fuel software in several Defense Department facilities worldwide. Varec will provide installation, repair and training services for BSM-E and eConvergence hardware and software, Leidos said Monday. The contract contains a seven-month base period and four …

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Rockwell Collins to Upgrade US Navy’s Hawkeye Integrated Training System; LeAnn Ridgeway Comments

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has won a potential $40 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Navy‘s E-2D Hawkeye integrated training system. Rockwell Collins said Monday will work with ASI to update an operational flight trainer. The company will also modify the tactics trainer and maintenance trainer, and supply spares. LeAnn Ridgeway, vice president and general manager …

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Raytheon to Design Defense Operation Center for Qatar Under FMS Program; Dave Gulla Comments

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) will design an air and missile defense operation center for Qatar under a $75.6 million foreign military sale contract between the Middle East nation and the U.S. The defense operation center incorporates the Patriot system, Early Warning Radar and terminal high altitude area defense system, Raytheon said Monday. “The …

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Dan Paul: General Dynamics to Continue Hydra-70 Production for Army

A division of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will supply the U.S. Army with a Hydra-70 rocket system under a new five-year contract awarded through the U.S. Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal. The company said Monday its General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems business will continue to manufacture the air-to-ground rocket system to support military operations. …

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