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Robert Gough Appointed as VP of Northrop Combat Avionics Systems Business

Robert Gough, formerly director of Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) operations in the information systems communications division, has been named vice president of the combat avionics systems business within the company’s electronic systems sector. He will oversee the sector’s combat avionics portfolio that comprises avionic sensor systems and radars for the …

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Jim Brabston: Camber Awarded $210M to Continue USPS Enterprise IT Services

Camber Corp. has been awarded a potential seven-year, $210 million contract to help the U.S. Postal Service develop and engineer software systems throughout the agency’s enterprise. The company said Monday it will also provide technical design, code and application development, systems integration, configuration and network management, risk assessment and help …

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Thomas Kennedy: Raytheon, Websense Eye Cyber Tech Integration Through New JV

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Vista Equity Partners have agreed to integrate Raytheon’s cyber products division and Vista’s portfolio company Websense into a new, single cybersecurity technology firm through a transaction the companies expect to finish in the second quarter of 2015. Raytheon said Monday it will also acquire Websense for …

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PAE to Help Ship Mail Transport Tools for Postal Service; John Heller Comments

PAE has been awarded a seven-year, $90.4 million contract to provide mail transport equipment support services to the U.S. Postal Service at an equipment service center in Chicago. The company said Friday it will process, store and ship mail transport equipment such as sacks, trays, pallets, wheeled containers and other equipment used to move …

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EMC Buys Encryption Provider CloudLink; Chad Sakac Comments

EMC (NYSE: EMC) has bought security provider CloudLink for an undisclosed amount in a move to address data security requirements of clients, CRN reported Friday. Matt Brown writes Ottawa, Canada-based CloudLink will form part of EMC’s federation enterprise hybrid cloud and continue its membership in the Microsoft Azure ecosystem. Chad …

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Jacobs Engineering to Continue Test Evaluation Support for NASA

Jacobs Technology will continue to provide NASA with test evaluation and support services at the White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico under a one-year, $100 million contract option. NASA said Friday it exercised the second of two options to extend its three-year, $300 million Test Evaluation and Support Team contract with …

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HDR Wins $75M Marine Species Monitoring IDIQ from US Navy

HDR Environmental, Operations, and Constructions Inc. has won a $75 million contract from the U.S. Navy to handle marine species monitoring studies for the naval facilities engineering command in Atlantic and Pacific areas. The Norfolk, Virginia-based company will work to survey aerial and ship board, perform passive acoustics, identify images, collect …

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April 17 Market Close: GovCon Index Plummets 1%, Stocks Fall on Greece Reports

The GovCon Index hit a 15-day low Friday as it closed with a decline of 1.439 percent — or 1.064 points — to end the day at 75.027. McKesson (NYSE: MCK) was the only Index company to see its stock price rise Friday. Investors showed concerns over reports that Greece could …

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Raytheon Lands $2B Patriot Missile Sale; Daniel Crowley Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a more than $2 billion contract to provide Patriot fire units, equipment and training services to an international customer. The company said Friday it booked the contract as a direct commercial sale during the second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year. Patriot air and …

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