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Former GSA Official Dave McClure Joins Veris Group as Chief Strategist

Dave McClure, formerly associate administrator for the U.S. General Services Administration‘s citizen services and innovative technologies office, has joined Veris Group as chief strategist at the cybersecurity firm. He will work with clients at both federal and state levels to help their organizations adopt cloud computing platforms and strategies in …

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India Plans $2.5B Purchase of Boeing Chinook, Apache Helicopters

India has approved a deal to purchase Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Chinook and Apache helicopters for approximately \$2.5 billion, Reuters reported Saturday. Nigam Prusty writes the purchase is part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to bolster the nation’s military posture. The government also agreed on a proposal by the Indian navy to …

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Neil Albert: MCR Adds Financial Support Work With Transcom

MCR Federal has won a potential $49.9 million contract from the U.S. Transportation Command to provide financial services support for the command’s director for program analysis and financial management for nearly three years. The company said Tuesday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers program and operational cost analysis, billing and revenue, financial improvement audit readiness, financial …

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SAIC to Provide Navy With Supply Chain Mgmt Support for Up to $144M

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential 10-year, $144 million supply chain management contract for the U.S. Navy‘s industrial hardware used in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of aviation equipment. The Defense Department said Friday work on the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will be performed in California, Florida, North Carolina and …

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Boeing to Deliver Aircraft Components, Spares to Saudi Arabia for $235M

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will provide long-lead items ahead of the assembly and delivery of 24 AH-6i aircraft and associated ground support equipment and spare parts as part of a $234.7 million foreign military sale to Saudi Arabia. The Defense Department said Friday the contract work will be done in Mesa, Arizona,  through the …

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General Dynamics to Help Navy Refurbish USS Pearl Harbor

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has been awarded a $139.9 million contract modification to update and maintain the USS Pearl Harbor for the Navy. San Diego-based General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. will work to plan and execute the maintenance and alterations on the ship under the contract modification, the Defense …

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USAF Considers Air Force One Contract Split as Frank Kendall Seeks More Contract Competitions

The U.S. Air Force is looking into a potential splitting of work on the future presidential plane between Boeing (NYSE: BA) and other contractors as Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall recently pushed for more competitive contracts. Tony Capaccio reports Thursday for Bloomberg News that Kendall has noted a low contract competition rate at DoD and …

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Andrew Wittman Joins Okta as Chief Marketing Officer

Andrew Wittman, formerly chief marketing officer at CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA), has been appointed to the same role at identity and access management software firm Okta, Recode.net reported Thursday. Arik Hesseldahl writes that Wittman spent eight years at CA Technologies, where he served as senior adviser to the CEO before he …

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Navy Picks 5 Firms for $240M F-35 Hangar Construction IDIQ

The U.S. Navy‘s Naval Facilities Engineering Command has awarded positions on a potential three-year $240 million contract to five companies for F-35 maintenance hub design and construction services. Awardees include Carothers Construction, Archer Western Construction, Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors, Hensel Phelps Construction and M.A. Mortenson Construction, the Navy said …

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Vantage Partners to Continue NASA Glenn Center Aeronautics Support

Vantage Partners will continue providing engineering and scientific services to NASA‘s Glenn Research Center after the agency exercised the second option of the company’s potential $231 million contract for the work. NASA said Wednesday the one-year option is worth an estimated $46 million and starts in October. The company supports the Cleveland-based research center’s aeronautics and …

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