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Orbital ATK Caps Tests on Rocket Motor Prototype With 3D-Printed Metal Parts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed static test firings of a solid rocket motor prototype that the company built with metal components produced using the additive manufacturing process, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the test series is the industry’s first demonstration of a …

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DynCorp, Army to Work on Post-Military Employment Program for Soldiers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — DynCorp International plans to enter into a partnership agreement with the U.S. Army on Nov. 12 in efforts to connect soldiers to employment opportunities after they complete military service, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the arrangement would support the Army’s Partnership for …

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General Dynamics IT Lands Navy FMS Work for Logistics Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will provide logistics support for multiple foreign military sales customers under a $50 million contract option exercised by the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the award to General Dynamics Information Technology covers support …

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Raytheon Lands $2.87B Army Training Equipment, Simulation Support Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential two-year, $2.87 billion contract to provide  integrated life cycle support for the U.S. Army‘s live, virtual and constructive training platforms. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will support training aids, simulators, tools and simulation efforts of the Army, combatant commanders and other DoD customers. The Army Contracting Command …

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Mike Leff, Chris Smith Take New VP Roles at AT&T’s Public Sector Group

Mike Leff, formerly vice president of strategy and operations at AT&T’s (NYSE: T) public sector organization, has been named VP of the telecommunications company’s defense business. Leff will directly report to Xavier Williams, president of AT&T’s public sector and wholesale solutions business, the company said Thursday. Leff is a two-decade public sector …

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DISA Hands Down Potential $17.5B Encore III IT Services IDIQ

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded 20 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $17.5 billion contract vehicle for information technology products and services for IT modernization efforts at the Defense Department and other federal agencies. DISA received 72 bids for the full and open track of the Encore III indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity …

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ATI to Manage Space Enterprise Consortium Under Potential $100M Air Force Deal

Advanced Technology Institute has won a potential five-year, $100 million “other transaction” agreement from the U.S. Air Force to oversee a consortium of commercial, nonprofit and academic organizations to develop space-related technology prototypes. The ATI-led Space Enterprise Consortium will aim to build ground, launch and space segment, software, processes and combined systems …

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November 2nd Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up While Major Indices Close Mixed

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed up 0.692 percent to 108.524. ManTech released a strong Q3 2017 earnings report which propelled them to the top of the GCI posting an 11 percent increase to 50.98. Advancing shares on the GCI outpaced declining 2 to 1. The three major indices closed mixed for the day. …

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Parsons’ Carey Smith Helps Break Ground on Future Company Facility in Huntsville, AL

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — Parsons has begun construction of a future 25,000-square-foot building in Huntsville, Alabama, as part of efforts to expand its existing facility and deliver integrated hardware and software platforms for intelligence, defense and infrastructure customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Huntsville government said Oct. 25 the expansion is …

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General Atomics Eyes Automation Tech for Reaper UAV; Chris Pehrson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — General Atomics is exploring the integration of automation technology into the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle as part of efforts to update and boost the performance of the platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. National Defense Magazine reported Friday that Darren Moe, senior director of automation and user experience …

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