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GE Lands Potential $643M Air Force FMS Contract for Aircraft Engines, Spares

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a potential seven-year, $643 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide F110-GE-129 aircraft engines and spares to three foreign military sales clients. The Defense Department said Thursday GE will also provide updated engine monitoring system computers, over-and-above repair services for government-furnished properties …

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Govt Services Vet Duane Andrews Named Accelera Board Chairman

Duane Andrews, former CEO of QinetiQ North America, has joined cloud services provider Accelera Solutions as chairman of the board. Accelera said Wednesday Andrews brings to the company leadership experience in the government services industry that included a seven-year stint as QNA CEO. Steve Weiss, Accelera president and chief operating officer, said …

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Ball Aerospace Wins Potential $94M Air Force Contract for Low-Earth Orbit Satellite Tech Support

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has won a potential two-year, $93.7 million U.S. Air Force contract to provide a weather system follow-on microwave technology for a low-Earth orbit satellite. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also conduct system design and risk reduction efforts for the satellite equipped with passive microwave imaging radiometer and …

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Dell EMC’s Cameron Chehreh: Endpoint Security, Threat Intell to Boost Agency Cyber Posture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 9, 2017 — Cameron Chehreh, chief technology officer for the federal business at Dell EMC, has said endpoint protection using emerging technology platforms will work to help build on the defensive cyber posture of federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 1. GCN reported Oct. 31 that Chehreh, …

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Avaya, Collab9 Offer Unified Comms Service to Fed Agencies; Jerry Dotson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 9, 2017 — An Avaya business unit has expanded its partnership with collab9 to deliver Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program-authorized unified communications services to the federal government, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 25. Avaya Government Solutions and collab9 will jointly provide a UC product to federal customers in support …

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CACI to Update, Support CBP Surveillance System; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 9, 2017 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will help update, operate and maintain the Customs and Border Protection agency’s Air and Marine Operations Surveillance System under a potential $34.5 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 1. The company said Nov. 1 it will facilitate software updates and support …

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Accenture/Salesforce Sponsored Study Shows Need to Address Access to Gov’t Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 9, 2017 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Salesforce (NYSE: CRM) have found through a survey that 49 percent of adults in the U.S. prefer to interact with government and access services via websites, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The companies jointly commissioned the Governing Institute study, which also …

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Center for Digital Gov’t Awards ICF-Supported HUD Website for Service Delivery, Experience

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 9, 2017 — A website that ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) jointly developed with the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide grant recipients access to online resources has received recognition from the Center for Digital Government, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. ICF said Tuesday the research and advisory organization gave the …

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Tech Industry Vet Raja Koduri to Join Intel as Chief Architect, Computing Group SVP

Raja Koduri, formerly senior vice president and chief architect of AMD‘s (Nasdaq: AMD) Radeon Technologies subsidiary, will join Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) in December as chief architect. He will also serve as senior vice president of Intel’s newly established core and visual computing group and general manager of a project that aims to drive …

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Celerian Group Buys JBS to Expand Tech & Business Mgmt Services for Public Sector

The Celerian Group, a consortium of government contractors, has acquired JBS International in a move to expand technology and business management service offerings to the public and private sectors. Bethesda, Maryland-based JBS is led by co-CEOs Gail Bassin and Jerri Shaw and will continue to operate from its current headquarters and …

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