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DLA Selects Fisher Scientific for $312M Lab Equipment Supply Contract

Fisher Scientific will provide laboratory supplies and wares to U.S. military services and federal civilian agencies under a five-year, $312.5M contract from the Defense Logistics Agency. DLA received seven responses for the fixed-price, economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Department of Defense said Tuesday. The agency will …

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129 Small Businesses Get NASA Space Tech Dev’t Contracts Worth $106M Total

NASA has awarded $106M in total contract funds to 129 small businesses to further develop technology platforms that may help sustain human presence on the moon and Mars. The companies submitted 142 innovation proposals to develop, demonstrate and deliver space-based systems for planetary missions under the second phase of NASA’s …

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Spire to Provide AIS Data for BAE Systems’ Geospatial eXploitation Products; Keith Johnson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 14, 2019 — Spire Global will supply automatic identification systems data for a BAE Systems software suite that works to enable users to discover, utilize and disseminate geospatial intelligence, ExecutiveBiz reported May 3. The space-to-cloud analytics firm said May 1 it will feed AIS data into …

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Red Hat’s David Egts: Agencies Should Adopt New Toolkits to Harness the Power of AI

David Egts, chief technologist for the North American public sector at Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), has said there are several tools that could help government agencies facilitate the adoption of artificial intelligence. Those include AI toolkits such as TensorFlow open-source software, predictive analytics tools like Red Hat Insights and AI-based …

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Martin Amen Joins Cubic’s Nuvotronics Business as Strategy, BD VP; Mike Twyman Quoted

Martin Amen, former senior director of secure network operations at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Cubic (NYSE: CUB) as vice president of strategy and business development for the Nuvotronics business. He will report to Mike Twyman, president of Cubic Mission Solutions, and help define and implement the growth strategy …

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Former Engility Exec David Spille Named Parsons VP for Investor Relations

David Spille, former vice president of investor relations at Engility, has been appointed to the same position at Parsons (NYSE: PSN). Parsons said Monday Spille has more than two decades of investor relations experience, which includes eight years in the federal information technology services industry, and his professional background encompasses …

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Boeing Gets $140M Navy Contract Modification for Additional JDAM Laser Guidance Sets

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a one-year, $139.8M contract modification to continue manufacturing precision laser guidance sets for the U.S. Navy’s Laser Joint Direct Attack Munition. The company will supply the military service with 12,000 additional JDAM kits under the modification, which increases the ceiling of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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Federal Market Vet Jim Arthur Appointed Perspecta Capture Manager

Jim Arthur, a business development professional with nearly 30 years of federal market experience, has joined Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) as capture manager, G2Xchange ETC reported Monday. He previously served in BD leardership roles at Technica, Serco‘s U.S. arm, Octo Consulting Group, FCi Federal and Computer Sciences Corp. Arthur helped deliver …

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UES, UDRI to Support Military Weapon Tech Research Under $99M Air Force Contract

Science and technology company UES and the University of Dayton Research Institute have landed spots on a five-year, $99M contract to help the Air Force Research Laboratory conduct scientific studies. Both contractors will support AFRL research projects in the power, energy, thermal, integration and control areas as part of efforts …

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Navy Selects 10 Small Businesses for $240M Washington Area Construction IDIQ

Ten companies won spots on a potential five-year, $240M contract to provide construction services for the U.S. Navy within Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Washington area of operations. NAVFAC received 50 proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online portal, the Department of Defense said Monday. The IDIQ …

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