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Donna Harris: 1776-MedStar Partnership Aims to Foster Medtech Startup Growth

Business incubator 1776 and MedStar Health have partnered to help startups pilot their medical technology products and attract potential customers, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Steven Overly writes that the alliance also seeks to connect healthcare innovators with MedStar’s local network of hospitals. Washington-based 1776 has also forged a similar …

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Bob Carrigan: D&B Picks Up Indicee for Cloud Analytics Strategy

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) has bought cloud business intelligence software provider Indicee for an undisclosed amount as part of D&B’s efforts to help customers manage complex data. Employees of Vancouver-based Indicee will join D&B’s Cloud Innovation Center and work to deliver content management and analytics tools to business clients, …

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Nick Lovegrove, McKinsey Vet, Named Brunswick Group US Managing Partner

Nick Lovegrove, a three-decade veteran of McKinsey & Co.,  has joined Brunswick Group as managing partner in the U.S. and will work with Senior Partner Steve Lipin, Holmes Report reported Tuesday.  The website reports that Lovegrove succeeds Michael Buckley, who left his post in 2013. Lovegrove most recently served as managing partner …

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Orbital Sciences, ATK’s Aerospace & Defense Groups to Merge in $5B Deal

Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE: ORB) has agreed to merge with ATK‘s (NYSE: ATK) aerospace and defense groups in an approximately $5 billion transaction to create a combined company that will operate as Orbital ATK once the deal completes. In separate releases from ATK and from Orbital, the companies said Monday that …

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General Dynamics-Huntington Ingalls Team Awarded $18B to Build Subs; Jeffrey Geiger, Matt Mulherin Comment

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary and Huntington Ingalls’ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding will continue to jointly construct submarines for the U.S. Navy under a $17.6 billion contract. The team will work to develop 10 additional Virginia-class Block IV submarines over five years beginning on May 1 and …

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URS to Help Navy Maintain Training Range Systems for $343M

URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will help the U.S. Navy maintain training range systems at facilities in the U.S. under a potential five-year, $343 million task order. The contract to support the Navy’s Combined Tactical Training Range also includes work to help CTTR engineer and configure training range systems, URS said Tuesday. …

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DMI Buys Digital Marketing Agency Pappas Group; Jay Sunny Bajaj Comments

Digital Management Inc. has acquired Washington-based Pappas Group for an undisclosed amount to add marketing and branding services to DMI’s enterprise mobile technology portfolio. DMI and Pappas seek to help enterprises build brands and relationships with customers by using mobile, analytics and data management platforms, DMI said Tuesday. “To win …

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CHSi Subsidiary Lands Medical Work Under US Foreign Sales Deal; Gary Palmer Comments

A Comprehensive Health Services Inc. subsidiary has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide on-site healthcare services at Iraq’s Balad Air Base through the U.S. foreign military sales program. Sallyport Global Services awarded the contract to CHS Middle East LLC as part of an FMS deal for F-16 aircraft with …

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Tom Captain of Deloitte: US Defense Firms to Increasingly Eye Foreign Military Sales

A new Deloitte report indicates a 2.6 percent decrease in the defense sector’s total fiscal year 2013 revenue due to Defense Department-wide spending cuts last year. Deloitte analyzed the performance of several defense contractors in the U.S. and found that profitability for U.S. defense vendors rose 17.9 percent despite the revenue …

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Jerry Calhoun Named SVP of Human Capital at The SI Org

Jerry Calhoun, formerly senior vice president of human resources at PAE, has been appointed SVP of human capital at The SI Organization, he confirmed to GovCon Wire. Prior to PAE, Calhoun was SVP of HR at Vangent,  which was comprised of 7, 000 employees and $750 million in revenue. He also served …

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