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Mike Greaney Promoted to CEO at Force 3; Rocky Cintron Comments

Mike Greaney, president of Force 3‘s federal business, has been promoted to CEO after service in several leadership positions since he joined the company in 2009. “Mike is passionate about our business, proven in the industry, and ready to lead the company as we navigate the ever-changing IT landscape, ” Rocky Cintron, chairman …

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David Rogers Appointed Elbit Systems of America Operations SVP; Raanan Horowitz Comments

David Rogers, a more than two-decade business development and management veteran, has joined Elbit Systems of America as senior vice president of operations at the defense and aviation systems provider. He will be responsible for overseeing the company’s operations in the states of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Texas and …

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Jeffrey Tarr: DigitalGlobe to Repurchase Shares, Explore M&A

Jeffrey Tarr, CEO of DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), has outlined the company’s strategies to build shareholder value over time following the release of its financial results for the second fiscal quarter. Tarr said Thursday DigitalGlobe is looking into mergers and acquisitions as it executes a $75 million share repurchase plan within the next two years. For the quarter ended June …

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Lockheed Awarded Potential 3-Year Extension for NASA Johnson Center Services

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a potential three-year, $34.6 million contract extension to continue helping to operate NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The extension contains a two-year base period that covers work between Oct. 1 and Sept. 30, 2016 and a one-year option that would extend work to Sept. 30, 2017, NASA said Friday. The cost-plus-award fee with baseline, …

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Exelis Buys Air Traffic Control Software Maker Barco Orthogon

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has moved to expand its aviation systems portfolio by acquiring Barco NV‘s air traffic management software business Orthogon. Orthogon develops software applications for airport operators to manage queues, predict runway allocation and collaborate with air navigation service providers, Exelis said Friday. The ATM business will operate under …

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Andrew Bryden: SRA Int’l Introduces New Brand Identity

SRA International has moved to clarify its identity and highlight the company’s effort to fulfill customer demands by introducing a new brand identity. Andrew Bryden, vice president of communications and public affairs at SRA, told GovCon Wire Friday that the company unveiled a new logo and tagline to capture its identity. …

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Brendan Bechtel Named Bechtel Group President, COO; Bill Dudley Comments

Brendan Bechtel — president of Bechtel‘s oil, gas and chemicals business and son of Board Chairman Riley Bechtel — has been promoted to group president and chief operating officer, effective Aug. 1. The younger Bechtel will report to Chief Executive Officer Bill Dudley and serve as a member of the board of …

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DHS Awards XTec $103M for Identity Mgmt Tools; Albert Fernandez Comments

Identity management tools provider XTec has received a 10-year, $102.8 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security to support its Homeland Security Presidential Directive-12 and Federal Identity, Credential and Access Management programs. The company will provide its Enterprise AuthentX 5 Suite to manage access to DHS resources and applications for 250, 000 access cardholders together with its …

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Michele Lohmeier: Raytheon to Continue Producing Excalibur Projectiles for the Army

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been given permission by the U.S. Army to start full-rate production work on the company’s Excalibur cannon artillery rounds. The company has also won a $52 million contract to continue building Excalibur shells for the military branch, Raytheon said Thursday. According to Raytheon, the guided munition …

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Brendan Hannigan: IBM Adds Security Software Firm CrossIdeas to ID Mgmt Portfolio

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has completed its acquisition of security software provider CrossIdeas,  a move that IBM Security Systems General Manager Brendan Hannigan said expands his company’s identity and access management product portfolio. “IBM can now provide enterprises with enhanced governance capabilities and transparency into risk from the factory floor to the board …

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