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Unisys Climbs IDC Federal IT Rankings for 2017; PV Puvvada Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has been ranked No. 8 in IDC Government Insights‘ list of the top information technology enterprise companies that provide products and services to the federal government, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 4. The IT company said Oct. 4 it climbed in the IDC Federal …

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Leidos Gets $988M NGA Contract for IT Management Support; Tim Reardon Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential five-year, $988 million contract to provide information technology management services for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. NGA awarded the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Information Technology Enterprise Management User Facing Services program that aims to deliver critical service offerings to mission users, Leidos said Thursday. …

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AECOM Vet Chris Bauer Joins Unisys as Federal Civilian Group VP; PV Puvvada Comments

Chris Bauer, formerly executive vice president and general manager of systems engineering and information solutions business at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has joined Unisys (NYSE: UIS) as group VP for civilian agencies within the company’s federal subsidiary. Bauer will directly report to PV Puvvada, president of Unisys Federal, and will oversee the delivery …

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Army Picks 4 Companies for $95M Infrastructure Recovery, Emergency Mgmt Support Contract

Four companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $95 million contract to provide infrastructure recovery, emergency management, flood recovery and military support services to the U.S. Army. The awardees are IOIE EQM JV, LRS EMR JV and Iron Mike-Bristol JVB, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army Corps of Engineers received 10 bids for the …

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October 12th Market Close: GovConIndex Closes Up Reverse to the Major Indices Closing Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) moved upward to close at 109.761, up 0.376 percent with advancing shares outpacing declining 21 to 8. The three major indices all closed negative with the S&P500 down 0.17 percent to 2,550.93, while the DJIA closed at 22,841.01 off 0.14 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite declined 0.18 …

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Lockheed Gets Air Force ‘Available for Launch’ Declaration on 1st GPS III Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received clearance from the U.S. Air Force on the availability of the first GPS III satellite for launch in 2018 and will await further approval to begin pre-launch preparations, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday GPS III Space Vehicle 01 was designated …

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General Atomics Focuses MQ-1C Gray Eagle Production on Extended-Range Variant

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit has updated its production line for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system to focus on the extended-range variant in support of the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has completed work on the …

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Raytheon Picked as Payload Provider for WorldView Legion Satellite Constellation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will supply electronics, detectors and telescopes that will work to increase the capacity and mission life of DigitalGlobe‘s future WorldView Legion satellite constellation, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Raytheon said Tuesday it will deliver the payloads to WorldView Legion space vehicle integrator Space Systems Loral in …

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Vencore Named Title Sponsor of Cyber Electromagnetic Activity Symposium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2017 — Vencore will serve as the title sponsor of the Cyber Electromagnetic Activity Symposium in Maryland from Oct. 16 to 19 in support of the Association of Old Crows and the U.S. Army’s program executive office for intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. …

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BAE to Produce More Rocket Laser-Guidance Kits Under New Navy Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 12, 2017 — BAE Systems will provide additional Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System guidance kits under a $59.5 million follow-on contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the APKWS guidance kits are designed to convert standard-size unguided rockets into laser-guided munitions in support of U.S. military and …

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