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Gerald Beaman Named President of Kratos’ New Drone Division; Eric DeMarco Comments

Gerald Beaman, a retired U.S. Navy vice admiral and ex-FBI special agent, has been appointed president of the newly formed unmanned combat aerial systems division at Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS). He brings 35 years of military experience to the role and will work to develop strategic programs in …

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Robert Carrigan to Succeed Sara Mathew as D&B CEO

Robert Carrigan, formerly CEO of technology media, events and research company IDG Communications, will succeed the retiring Sara Mathew as CEO of Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) on Oct. 7. He will also hold the title of president at the commercial research firm and Lead Director Chris Coughlin will assume the nonexecutive chairman …

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Army Awards Wind Portion of $7B Renewable Energy Program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected 17 companies to compete for task orders to provide wind renewable energy to the Army and Defense Department installations under a 30-year, $7 billion program. Wind is the third out of four technologies the Army has awarded under the Renewable and Alternative Energy …

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DHS Adds Small Business Teams for $22B EAGLE II IDIQ

Thirteen small businesses have won prime positions on the Department of Homeland Security‘s potential seven-year, $22 billion EAGLE II contract vehicle. Awardees will compete to help DHS and its components develop, maintain and implement technology for mission and business functions throughout a program’s lifecycle under EAGLE II’s functional category one, …

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Iridium Unveils Turnkey Payload Services Program; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications (NASDAQ: IRDM) has launched a turnkey program intended to provide customers new hosted payload opportunities for space missions. The Prime initiative seeks to offer customers a suite of launch, ground infrastructure, high-speed inter-satellite links, two-way payload control and global coverage services, Iridium said Monday. David Anhalt, a retired …

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Booz Allen to Help CDC Manage Geospatial Tech Program; Grant McLaughlin Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a five-year, $15.8 million contract to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention use geospatial science and technology for public health research. The agency’s Geospatial Research Analysis and Services Program seeks to promote the use of geographic information systems across the public health community, …

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Northrop, L-3 to Build Aircraft Radar Sensors Under DARPA Program

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $5.6 million contract to develop a radar system intended to help the U.S. Air Force find targets in harsh environments, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. John Keller writes Northrop and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) will engineer prototype imaging radar sensors under the Defense Advanced Research …

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TAPE to Help TSA IT Office Manage Admin Work; Todd Calderwood Comments

TAPE has won a two-year contract to provide administrative and support services to the Transportation Security Administration’s information technology office. The company has worked with the office as a subcontractor since 2011, TAPE said Friday. TAPE will help the chief information officer, deputy CIO and three other IT office components …

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BAE Wins $94M for Air Force Radar Warning Receiver Pricing Periods

BAE Systems has won a $94, 312, 136 contract modification from the Defense Logistics Agency that adds two more pricing periods for radar warning receiver ship sets and line replaceable units used by the U.S. Air Force. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract also supports foreign military sales arrangements with up …

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