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DynCorp Extends Army Aviation Maintenance Support for $56M; James Myles Comments

DynCorp International will continue its aviation maintenance support for the U.S. Army under a $56 million modification to the Army Aviation Field Maintenance contract from the Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command. The company said Tuesday it will provide field- and sustainment-level maintenance services for the regions covered by the Theater Aviation Sustainment Manager outside …

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Zulfikar Ramzan Joins RSA as CTO; Amit Yoran Comments

Zulfikar Ramzan, formerly chief technology officer at Elastica, has joined EMC’s (NYSE: EMC) RSA security division as CTO. Ramzan will oversee the development of RSA’s technology strategy, with focus on providing customers with technologies to counter threats, RSA said Tuesday. Amit Yoran, president of RSA (a 2015 Wash100 recipient), said …

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Cloudera Appoints Vishal Rao as Field Operations SVP; Tom Reilly Comments

Vishal Rao, formerly worldwide vice president of field sales at Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK), has joined Cloudera as senior vice president for field operations. Cloudera said Monday Rao will be in charge of the company’s global sales, business development and service delivery. “Cloudera’s mission to drive big value with big data for our …

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March 16 Market Close: GovCon Index Rises as Dollar, Oil Fall Ahead of Fed Meeting

The GovCon Index started the week off with a rise of 1.66 percent — or 1.166 points — to close at 69.061 on Monday. Investors will look to see if the Federal Open Market Committee will retain the word “patient” in its next statement scheduled for Wednesday after its two-day March meeting, CNBC reports. …

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CACI to Help US Army Sustain Fire Support, C4ISR Systems; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received $86 million in task orders to sustain the U.S. Army’s fire support systems and command and control software support services. CACI said Monday the company will continue to provide software support and engineering services to the Army’s communications-electronics command software engineering center under the two-year orders. …

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Northrop to Produce Additional Navy GATOR Radars

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $113, 276, 299 contract modification to produce additional ground/air task-oriented radars for the U.S. Navy. The Navy has ordered two more G/ATOR systems under a previously awarded contract and this new order brings the total production covered under that contract for six systems, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Boeing Gets $714M Army Contract Modification for CH-47 Helicopters

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will provide 26 remanufactured CH-47F and four new CH-47s helicopters to the U.S. Army under a $713, 896, 061 modification to a previously received contract. The Defense Department said Friday the deal includes the option for two more new CH-47s and obligated long-lead funding for production lot 14. Boeing will perform work …

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March 13 Market Close: GovCon Index Sinks, Dollar Rise Sends US Stocks Down

The GovCon Index mirrored widespread losses across U.S. markets Friday with a decline of 0.588 points to close at 67.895. Navistar (NYSE: NAV) and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) were the only Index companies to record gains for the day. Another strong day for the U.S. dollar against the euro could foreshadow future corporate …

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NASA Extends Dynetics’ IT Support for Marshall Space Center

Dynetics has been awarded a $59.3 million contract modification to continue supporting information technology systems at NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center through Jan. 31, 2016. The modification increases the value of a previously awarded contract to $393.5 million, Dynetics said Thursday. Work will include IT security, planning, architecture, management, help …

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Boeing to Help Air Force Build Turboprop Engine System

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $30 million contract to develop a turbo propulsion technology under the military service’s Versatile Affordable Advanced Turbine Engines III program. The Defense Department said Thursday USAF received 34 bids through a competitive procurement and is obligating $106, 502 at …

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