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Industry and Thought Leaders Analyze Sequestration’s Impact on Contractors, M&A, Economy

GovCon Wire along with our Executive Mosaic sister sites ExecutiveBiz and ExecutiveGov has been engaging our audience to join us in exploring the developments and trends that have shaped government contracting now more than halfway through 2013. We’ve included excerpts from three of those authorities who provided insight into the …

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Tom Heiser Moves From RSA to Cloud Leadership Role at EMC; Art Coviello Comments

Tom Heiser, president of  EMC (NYSE: EMC) security division RSA, is returning to EMC to help lead its cloud computing business, Network World reported Monday. Brandon Butler, citing internal communication, writes the emphasis of Heiser’s work will be to transition EMC products to the infrastructure-as-a-service and software-as-a-service markets. “The explosion of the cloud in …

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Accenture to Buy Federal Health IT Contractor ASM Research; David Moskovitz Comments

Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) has inked a deal to acquire defense and federal healthcare contractor ASM Research Inc. for an undisclosed amount as Accenture looks to generate new opportunities in the military health market with customers including the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. Fairfax, Va.-based ASM is an …

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Ron Jones Joins Vistronix as Chief Strategy Officer, Vice Chairman

Thirty-year national security market veteran Ronald C. Jones has joined Vistronix as chief strategy officer and will serve as vice chairman of the mid-tier national security solutions and services provider’s board of directors. Deepak Hathiramani, Vistronix Chairman and CEO, said Jones will be responsible for “architecting and leading” Vistronix’s corporate …

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Pamela Little Joins CALIBRE Systems as EVP, CFO; Joe Martore Comments

Pamela Little, formerly Co-CEO at ATS Corp., has joined CALIBRE Systems Inc. as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Little will report directly to President and CEO Joseph Martore as corporate treasurer and officer, and manage the company’s financial and information technology operations, strategic planning, capital structure, employee stock …

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EADS to Change Name to Airbus Group and Combine Defense, Space Operations

EADS has announced plans to consolidate the operations of its defense and aerospace units in an effort to reduce market vulnerability of its defense business, MarketWatch reported Wednesday. Monica Houston-Waesch writes EADS will change its name to Airbus Group as part of the reorganization that will see the company’s Cassidian …

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Northrop Wins $490M to Extend Air Force Training Support; Mike Twyman Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will continue to provide technical services for the U.S. Air Force‘s global simulation training programunder an exclusive five-year $490 million deal with the military. The Ohio-based Air Force Life Cycle Management Center awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity firm-fixed-priced contract with options to extend until 2023, Northrop said Tuesday. Most of the work …

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STG To Support Army NEO Tracker; Bob Phoebus, Simon Lee Comment

STG Inc. has won a contract to provide the U.S. Army with tracking system support for noncombatant evacuation operations in South Korea. The two-year project comes under the Army’s Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-2 Services contract, STG said Tuesday. The work will help the Eighth Army G35 operate, maintain and sustain the …

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Rob Weiss to Lead Lockheed’s Skunk Works; Orlando Carvalho Comments

Rob Weiss, formerly Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) executive vice president and general manager of aeronautics operations, has been named EVP and GM for the company’s Aeronautics Advanced Development Programs or Skunk Works. Lockheed also appointed Al Romig,  John Larson and Ron Bessire as respective VPs for engineering and advanced systems, operations …

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Report: Lockheed Closes $7B Deal to Supply 71 F-35s to DoD

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $7 billion contract to provide the Defense Department  with 71 F-35 aircraft as part of a potential $392 billion military arms procurement and development program, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes news of the deal comes as the armed forces aim to catch up …

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