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NASA Contracts Sierra Lobo for Goddard Center Test, Integration Support

NASA has awarded Sierra Lobo a potential five-year, $250 million contract to provide engineering and technician testing and integration support for the Goddard Space Flight Center’s applied engineering and technology directorate. The Environmental Test and Integration Services II contract covers support work for hardware and software design and development, as well as verification and operations for …

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Greg Owens: IronPlanet to Help Pentagon Sell Surplus Machinery

IronPlanet has been awarded a six-year contract to sell the U.S. Defense Department‘s surplus trucks and heavy equipment through the company’s online marketplace. The contract was awarded by the Defense Logistics Agency and covers the sale of surplus military assets such as trucks, trailers, wheel loaders, cranes, generators and crawler …

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Craig Nixon Appointed Constellis Group CEO; Jason DeYonker Comments

Retired Army Brig. Gen. Craig Nixon has been named CEO of Constellis Group, the parent company of Triple Canopy and other security contractors. The 29-year military veteran most recently served as CEO of private military company Academi, where he led company efforts to sustain government client support and expand commercial and foreign market presence,  Triple …

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Former SAIC, Deloitte BD Chief Brad Center Joins HighPoint Global; Tom Miller Comments

Brad Center, formerly a head of business development at Deloitte Services and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), has joined HighPoint Global to lead the development of offerings for government and commercial clients. HighPoint said Thursday that Center previously worked with government agencies such as the General Services Administration and Treasury Department and private sector companies …

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Kelly Ortberg: Rockwell Collins Finalizes Satcom Tech Portfolio Sale

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has sold a business unit that designs and manufactures satellite ground equipment for military communications use. “This transaction is part of a strategy to reshape our government systems portfolio to align with the changing dynamics of the defense environment, and focus on core products that will …

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Serco to Help Navy Assemble Medical Systems; Dan Allen Comments

Serco Inc. will assemble and refurbish deployable medical systems to support the U.S. Navy’s healthcare services for warfighters and humanitarian workers worldwide under a potential five-year,  $22.7 million contract. The contract contains a one-year base period and four one-year options, Serco said Monday. “We look forward to continuing to support the …

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Potomac Officers Club Presents Army Enterprise IT Requirements Event

The Potomac Officers Club is set to hold an Army information technology requirements event this Wednesday, July 30 at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner. Past POC events with government presenters include the “Thriving in the post-Sequestration GovCon era” event and “Big Data Analytics – Critical Support for the Agency Mission.” POC holds gatherings …

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Mike Shaughnessy: Raytheon, TELDAT to Explore Defense Tech Market Opportunities

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Polish technology firm TELDAT will collaborate to offer a range of software, hardware and service offerings for defense customers in Poland and the international market. The companies agreed to explore new business opportunities in the areas of military communications, command and control, systems integration and Internet …

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Thomas Kennedy Named Raytheon Board Chairman; Adm. Vern Clark Comments

Thomas Kennedy, CEO of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has been elected to serve as chairman of the company’s board of directors beginning on Oct. 1. Kennedy will succeed William Swanson, who will retire from Raytheon on Sept. 30 after serving as chairman of the board since 2004, Raytheon said Monday. “On behalf …

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Neil Bacon Named Public Sector Head at Salesforce.com Partner Tquila; Mark Wakelin Comments

Neil Bacon, former public sector liaison director at PSNGB, has joined Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) Platinum Partner Tquila as head of the public sector business. Bacon has served 15 years working with government prior to his appointment to the newly created position at Tquila, the enterprise software provider said Monday. Mark Wakelin, Tquila …

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