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General Atomics to Provide UAS Logistics Support Under AF Foreign Military Sale

A General Atomics business unit will provide logistics support for U.K.-operated unmanned aircraft as part of a potential $34.6 million foreign military sale through the U.S. Air Force, the San Diego Business Journal reported Thursday. General Atomics’ aeronautical systems group will perform work through Oct. 31 at facilities in Poway, California, and abroad, the …

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Mike Barthlow Joins Cubic as C4ISR Strategy VP; Mike Twyman Comments

Mike Barthlow, formerly executive vice president and chief strategy officer of Iris Technology, has joined Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) defense applications business as vice president of C4ISR strategy and business development. The company said Thursday Barthlow will oversee the segment’s market expansion and partnerships and support its secure communications portfolio through the recently acquired DTECH Labs. …

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Timothy Cooke Appointed ASI Government President, CEO

Dr. Timothy Cooke, president of the consulting division at ASI Government, will serve as president and CEO at the Arlington, Virginia-based professional services contractor beginning on Feb. 15. He succeeds Kimberly McCabe, who has led the company over the past four years and will remain as a board member, ASI …

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Executive Mosaic Unveils 2014-2015 Wash100 Inductees: The GovCon Sector’s Most Influential Voices

The 2014 GovCon market experienced an active year that saw several of its major players either combine forces or make acquisitions, realign their organizations in an effort to adjust to new realities and reorganize the executive teams that steer their companies in an evolving market. Sequestration and budget shifts in …

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January 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Sets Record High, Traders Welcome ECB Stimulus Plan

The GovCon Index set a new record-high Thursday with a gain of 1.134 points — or 1.543 percent — to close at 72.346. All but two stocks on the index recorded increases in a day that saw the GovCon Index surpass the previous record of 71.722 set on Dec. 26, 2014. U.S. stocks …

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Philippe Llorens Appointed New CEO at Atos-EMC-VMware Alliance

Canopy has named Philippe Llorens as its new CEO to succeed outgoing Jacques Pommeraud, who is bound for Salesforce as senior vice president for success services, Business Cloud News reported Wednesday. Canopy — a three-year-old alliance that comprises Atos, EMC and VMware — makes cloud products and services for the enterprise such as Cisco networking and …

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Bridget Coulon Named VP of Northrop’s Corporate Office, Enterprise Shared Services HR; Denise Peppard Comments

Bridget Coulon, formerly director of the electronic systems sector at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been named vice president of human resources for the company’s corporate office and enterprise shared services organization. She will report to Denise Peppard, corporate VP and chief HR officer, and be responsible for the corporate …

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Michael Pena Named Apprio Homeland Security Practice EVP

Michael Pena, formerly a division manager at the U.S. Energy Department‘s Brookhaven National Laboratory, has joined Apprio as executive vice president of the Washington-based technology firm’s homeland security business. He comes into the role with 35 years of security and emergency management experience and will lead the organization that provides …

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January 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Stays Flat, Earnings Lift US Stocks

The GovCon Index stayed flat Tuesday with a nominal gain of 0.079 points — or 0.111 percent — to close at 71.212. U.S. markets reacted to reports that the European Central Bank could launch a quantitative easing program for one year and earnings reports from firms such as UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), CNBC reported. …

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GovCon, Intelligence Leaders Talk FY 2015 and Beyond at Potomac Officers Club’s 2015 Intel Summit

              Partnerships between the government contracting industry and the U.S. intelligence community, as well as the IC’s items of importance were among the key points of discussion at the Potomac Officers Club‘s “2015 Intel Summit” Wednesday in McLean, Virginia. More than 300 executives from the GovCon and public sector arenas heard …

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