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Army Vet George Franz Appointed to Lead Accenture Defense & Security Business Initiatives

George Franz, a retired U.S. Army major general and former operations director of the U.S. Cyber Command, has joined Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as managing director of defense and security business initiatives. Accenture said Tuesday Franz will provide cybersecurity and adaptive technology expertise and work with federal clients to help them …

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Honeywell to Spin Off Business Groups by End of 2018; Darius Adamczyk Comments

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has announced it will spin off the industrial conglomerate’s ADI global distribution business, Homes portfolio and transportation systems business into two publicly traded firms by the end of 2018. Darius Adamczyk, president and CEO of Honeywell, said in a statement published Tuesday the initiative comes after the company reviewed …

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Micro Focus’ David Gould: Information Governance Policies Help Agencies Facilitate Data Searches

David Gould, WW director for secure content management solutions at Micro Focus Government Solutions, has said federal agencies should have information governance policies in place to facilitate data searches and speed up response to requests for information. Gould wrote that such policies should promote integration of various data silos, applications …

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Alion Science Names Christopher Zember as Strategy Chief, Todd Borkey as CTO

Alion Science and Technology has expanded its leadership team with the creation of the chief strategy officer position and appointment of a new chief technology officer in support of defense clients’ efforts to maintain military readiness and technological edge. Christopher Zember, formerly CTO at Alion Science, will serve as CSO …

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Lockheed Books $337M in Apache Sensor Tech Orders

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received orders worth a combined $337 million to provide sensor systems and support services for Apache military helicopters of the U.S., U.K. and Saudi Arabia. The orders for Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensors fall under a potential five-year, $2 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract from …

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BAE Secures $100M Army Intell Data Collection, Analysis Support Contract

BAE Systems has received a potential four-year, $100 million contract to help the U.S. Army‘s 116th Military Intelligence Brigade obtain situational awareness with the use of sensor and geospatial platforms. The company said Monday it will support MIB in efforts to analyze, collect, exploit, process and disseminate intelligence data and video essential …

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October 9th Market Close: GovConIndex and Major Indices Close Down

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) fell today by 0.042  percent to 109.149 with advancing and declining shares pretty well split even. The major indices all closed down, with the S&P500 closing down 0.18 percent to 2,544.73, while the DJIA closed at 22,761.07 off 0.06 percent, and the NASDAQ Composite closed down 0.16 …

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Jacobs to Continue Aircraft Navigation Software Dev’t for Air Force; Darren Kraabel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue its work to build a communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management software for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $34.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28. The company said Sept. 28 the CNS/ATM software development contract seeks …

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HII Technical Solutions Unit to Deliver Training Services for Navy C4ISR Systems; Andy Green Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) will assist in the U.S. Navy‘s training efforts on command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems under a potential $43 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 29. The company said Sept. 28 its technical solutions division …

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BAE to Expand UK Navy Ship Support in Portsmouth With Queen Elizabeth Carriers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — BAE Systems has secured an estimated $179.7 million modification to its maritime support delivery framework contract with the U.K. defense ministry for the expansion of the company’s work to support ships based at Portsmouth Naval Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will provide …

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