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CH2M HILL Wins $46M Contract with ‘Rapid Transportation’ Authority; Daniel Grabauskas Comments

CH2M HILL has won a potential five-year, $46.1 million contract to help oversee the next phase of a rail project in Honolulu, Hawaii, RT&S Magazine reported Wednesday. The article notes CH2M HILL will support oversight of scheduling, design review, cost estimates, planning, environmental assessments and interface management activities. “This new contract …

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BAE to Build Navy Missile Decoys; David Logan Comments

A BAE Systems division has been awarded a $28.2 million contract by the U.S. Navy to develop decoys for guarding fighter-bomber jets from radar-guided missiles, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Sunday. John Keller writes the electronic systems segment will build 262 AN/ALE-55 fiber optic towed decoys with 70 electronic frequency …

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State-Owned Israel Military Industries Open to Privitization Bids; Moshe Ya’alon Comments

Israel officials plan to sell state-owned Israel Military Industries after ministers agreed on a privatization plan for the defense company, Defense News reported Wednesday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes that the Israeli government will make the $650 million company available to domestic and international companies that will need to form an Israeli management team …

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HP Enterprise Services to Take Over As HealthCare.gov Web Host

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) has won a contract to take over as web hosting provider for HealthCare.gov in a move that will transition the federal health insurance marketplace to a new data center, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Spencer E. Ante writes that HP Enterprise Services will take in $38 million …

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Tod Weber: Limited Funds Are Driving a New Paradigm in Public Sector IT

Tod Weber, CEO and Chairman of Software AG Government Solutions, sees the federal information technology space changing in the current budget environment. “A new paradigm is emerging in the public sector IT arena as leaders focus on a prove it first and prove it fast mentality before committing their limited …

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Dynetics to Design Army Test Architectures; David King Comments

Dynetics has won a multiple-award contract to design test execution and launch augmentation services for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Army Forces Strategic Command. Dynetics will develop concepts, test conduct and additional test architectures beginning Nov. 15, 2013, through Nov. 14, 2015, for the Army’s testing requirements, …

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Lexmark Combines Nearly $200M in Acquisitions Under Perceptive Software; Paul Rooke Comments

Lexmark International (NYSE: LXK) has moved to consolidate four of its acquired businesses with nearly $200 million in combined value under the Perceptive Software subsidiary as part of its efforts to grow, Business Lexington reported Friday. Erik Carlson writes Lexmark acquired those companies separately in 2013 in a move that Paul …

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Philip Hawkins, Taylor Pickett Appointed to COPT Trustees Board; Thomas Brady Comments

Taylor Pickett and Philip Hawkins, respectively the CEOs of Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. and DCT Industrial Trust Inc., have been elected to Corporate Office Properties Trust‘s (NYSE:OFC) board of trustees. Picket’s appointment took effect Thursday and Hawkins will begin to serve on the COPT board starting Jan. 1, the company …

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Holly Beveridge Named Vistronix CFO; John Hassoun Comments

Holly Beveridge, a more than 25-year contracting veteran, has been appointed chief financial officer at Reston, Va.-based national security technology provider Vistronix. Beveridge is a certified public accountant and will be responsible for overseeing the financial activities of the entire organization in her new position, Vistronix said Nov. 11. John …

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Mike Bowers Joins Xerox Federal Solutions as President

Mike Bowers, formerly chief operating officer at Indus Corp. since 2008, has taken on the role of president at Xerox Federal Solutions (NYSE: XRX), GovCon Wire has learned. The more than 27-year industry veteran spent nearly 15 years at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) earlier in his career, where he elevated to …

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