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John Jumper to Depart Leidos Board of Directors: Roger Krone Comments

John Jumper, former chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), is due to retire from the company’s board of directors at the end of his term. Leidos said Wednesday it has launched a search for Jumper’s successor on the seat that he will vacate after his departure from the board. He joined the …

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CyrusOne’s Stuart Dyer Notes Data Center Market Growth in Northern Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 21, 2018 — Stuart Dyer, business development manager at CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE), has said data center services continue to be in demand in northern Virginia as the company sees its data center campuses fully leased ahead of schedule, ExecutiveBiz reported. “We’re working on our third campus, and …

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Leidos Named in ‘Best Employers for Diversity’ List; Ann Addison Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 21, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received recognition for its diversity and inclusion programs as part of Forbes’ inaugural Best Employers for Diversity list, which covers the top 250 qualified companies across all sectors in the U.S., GovCon Executive reported. The company said it ranked No. 159 …

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Johns Hopkins APL Picks Gallant Technologies to Sell Canine Explosive-Detection Training Aid

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 21, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has granted Gallant Technologies a license to produce and sell a lab-developed explosive detection training tool for canine teams, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. APL said Monday the technology works to help handlers train canines to detect homemade peroxide explosives without the …

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CACI Board Member Lands West Point ‘Distinguished Graduate Award’

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 21, 2018 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) Board Member William Scott Wallace, a retired U.S. Army general, has received recognition as a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday Wallace, who has served on the board of directors …

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SAIC Eyes New Military Equipment Manufacturing Hub in South Carolina

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 21, 2018 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) is set to invest $28.5 million to open a new manufacturing facility for military equipment in South Carolina to add to its existing campus in Charleston, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Post and Courier reported Friday the Berkeley County Council will …

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State Dept Clears $100M Kuwait Fast Patrol Boat Sale

The State Department has approved a potential $100 million foreign military sale of Kvichak-built fast patrol boats to Kuwait. Washington-based Kvichak is a subsidiary of Vigor Industrial and will serve as the prime contractor under the 15-boat FMS deal, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday. Kuwait also ordered 30 .50 caliber machine guns …

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Akima Wins $132M NASA Goddard Facility Operations, Maintenance Contract

NASA has awarded Akima Support Operations a potential $131.7 million contract to help manage and maintain the space agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. The Facilities Operations and Maintenance Services III contract is structured as an 8(a) small business set-aside acquisition with the period of performance slated to begin on March …

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Curtiss-Wright to Purchase Siemens’ Dresser-Rand Govt Business for $212M

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW) has agreed to buy Siemens’ Dresser-Rand government business through a $212.5 million cash transaction. Curtiss-Wright said Tuesday it will operate Dresser-Rand as part of its power segment and expects to close the acquisition in April, subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions. “The acquisition of Dresser-Rand’s …

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State Dept OKs $1.2B Apache Helicopter Upgrade Equipment, Services Sale to Netherlands

The State Department has approved the Dutch government’s request to procure from the U.S. government equipment and services to support upgrades to AH-64D Block II Apache attack helicopters under a potential $1.2 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will serve as principal contractors in the proposed …

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