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Booz Allen Vet Kenneth Saenz Joins Allegheny as EVP; Arria Hines Comments

Kenneth Saenz, formerly a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), has been named an executive vice president of management and technology services contractor Allegheny Science & Technology. He will oversee energy market-related programs and help AST identify capability areas to deliver program management support and technologies to industry and …

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Leonardo DRS Completes $150M Daylight Solutions Buy

Leonardo DRS has wrapped up its acquisition of quantum cascade laser platforms manufacturer Daylight Solutions for approximately $150 million. The transaction received regulatory approvals and clearance from Daylight Solutions’ stockholders, Leonardo said Monday. Leonardo DRS agreed to purchase 100 percent equity stake in Daylight Solutions in March in a move …

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Raytheon to Supply F/A-18 Configuration D Kits Under $91M Navy Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a $90.8 million contract to refurbish components on the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of F/A-18 Hornet multirole aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Raytheon will provide 206 retrofit components and four validation and verification kits for F/A-18 Configuration D as part of three engineering change proposals. Hornet fighter jets are …

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SOCOM Adds Arcturus to Potential $475M UAS ISR Contract

Arcturus UAV has won a spot under a potential five-year, $475 million contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract has four one-year ordering periods followed by one six-month ordering period. Boeing‘s (NYSE: …

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Infoscitex Lands $70M USAF Aerospace System R&D Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Infoscitex a four-year, $70 million contract modification to support the military branch’s aerospace technology and simulation-based research and development efforts. Infoscitex will provide R&D services in areas such as flight control laws, cooperative control autonomy, vehicle integrity management and automation, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The company …

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June 27 Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Down As Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed down for the second day to 94.474 off 0.624 percent. Decliners outpaced advancers 4 to 1. The major indices all closed down with the S&P500 and DJIA continuing their slide from 6/19. The NASDAQ continuing it’s downward trend from 6/23. Markets showed hesitancy over Republicans slow …

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Matt Desch: Schedule the Key Deciding Factor to Use Pre-Flown SpaceX Boosters for Iridium Next

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2017 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) could use SpaceX‘s pre-flown first-stage Falcon 9 rocket boosters to launch future Iridium Next satellites depending on the impact to cost, reliability and the schedule, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported June 20 that the company will look into the possibility of …

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CACI Named to List of ‘Top Workplaces’ in DC Area for 2017; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2017 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has been named to a list of the “Top Workplaces” in the greater Washington, D.C., area for 2017 based on an employee survey on areas such as leadership and culture, GovCon Executive reported June 20. The company said June …

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Noblis Lands Spot in ‘Top Workplaces’ List for 4th Straight Year; Jean Cain Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2017 — Noblis has received recognition as one of the “Top Workplaces” in the greater Washington, D.C., region for 2017 under the category for large employers, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said June 20 this is the fourth consecutive year that it has been included in …

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India Gets OK for Purchase of 22 General Atomics-Built MQ-9B Guardian Drone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 27, 2017 — General Atomics will supply 22 MQ-9B Guardian unmanned aircraft systems under a U.S. foreign military sales deal with India amid Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Defense News reported Friday the U.S. government was set to approve the deal ahead of Modi’s arrival, …

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