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Report: Lockheed Asks DoD to Reimburse $212M in Restructuring Costs for Sikorsky Purchase

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has asked the Defense Department to reimburse $212 million in restructuring costs associated with its $9 billion purchase of Sikorsky Aircraft in 2015 on the grounds that the Bethesda, Maryland-based defense contractor has been delivering $8 in savings for every dollar spent through the acquisition, Bloomberg …

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AT&T Designs New FirstNet Visual Identity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has established a visual brand for the First Responder Network Authority‘s communications products and services in support of public safety, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Chris Sambar, a senior vice president at AT&T, said in a blog post published Monday that the new …

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General Dynamics Unit Previews 2,000+ New Jobs in Connecticut, Rhode Island

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary is set to hire 2,200 more workers this year for its submarine engineering, design, operations and fabrication operations in Connecticut and Rhode Island, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Day reported Monday that General Dynamics Electric Boat President Jeffrey Geiger said at an event …

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Orbital ATK-DARPA Project Eyes Combined Engine Cycle Tech for Aircraft Propulsion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will collaborate with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to study the potential of combined engine cycle technology for aircraft propulsion systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the project seeks to explore the integration of turbine and hypersonic engines …

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Dell Technologies Picks Carahsoft as Federal Distributor of Product Portfolio

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — Dell Technologies (NYSE: DVMT) has entered into an agreement with Carahsoft Technology for the sale and distribution of Dell products to the federal market through the latter’s position on the General Services Administration‘s Schedule contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Carahsoft said Monday it will act …

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Air Force May Transfer General Atomics-Built Predator RPAs to Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — Some of the U.S. Air Force‘s General Atomics-built MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft may be transferred to the U.S. Navy as the air fleet transitions to the MQ-9 Reaper by the end of the year for additional capacity, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The War Zone reported …

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Report: AWS Buys Cybersecurity Firm Sqrrl

Amazon Web Services has purchased Sqrrl, a cybersecurity company founded by former National Security Agency employees, CNBC reported Tuesday. The transaction comes as AWS aims to integrate new security tools into the firm’s cloud platform and expand work with the intelligence community. Sqrrl CEO Mark Terenzoni said in the company’s …

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Mindseeker Secures $101M in Army Medical Coding Support Contracts

Mindseeker has received three potential five-year contracts worth up to $100.9 million combined to provide remote coding services at 18 U.S. Army medical treatment facilities across the Central, European and Pacific regions. The Army Medical Command awarded the contracts in an effort to address a coding capability gap identified by MEDCOM’s …

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Former Engility Exec Richard Harkey Joins WBB as SVP, CFO; Robert Olsen Comments

Richard Harkey, former vice president, chief accounting officer and corporate controller at Engility (NYSE: EGL), has joined Whitney, Bradley & Brown as senior VP and chief financial officer. Harkey will oversee WBB’s contracts, finance, information technology operations and facilities in his new role, the company said Tuesday. “Rich is a …

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Leidos to Continue Army Night Eagle System Support Under Potential $75M Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential $75.1 million contract to extend the company’s contingency operations support for a system meant to aid U.S. Army intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Leidos will continue to support the Army’s Night Eagle system through April 25, 2020, and will perform work in Reston, …

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