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3 Small Businesses Win Spots Under $125M Army Contract for Test, Support Services

Total Technology, Pioneering Decisive Solutions and Logisys Technical Services have landed spots to compete for task orders under a potential five-year, $125 million U.S. Army contract for test and support services. Task orders will provide for testing of automated test systems, as well as diagnostics and net-centric support services, the Defense Department said Monday. The …

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Army Awards Woman-Owned Small Business $76M Contract for Program Support Services

The U.S. Army has tapped economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business ProjectXYZ to provide programmatic support services under a potential $75.9 million contract. The company will support foreign military sales, security assistance and other international programs of the service branch, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will run through May 31, 2023, with …

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Parsons Acquires Polaris Alpha Under Tech Investment Program; Chuck Harrington Comments

Pasadena, Calif.-based company Parsons has acquired Polaris Alpha from Arlington Capital Partners as part of a technology investment program. Parsons said Monday it will merge its knowledge in artificial and signals intelligence and data analytics with Polaris Alpha’s machine learning, data, video, multisource analytics and automated reasoning offerings. “The acquisition …

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Iridium CEO Matt Desch: Private-Public Partnership Could Address Space Debris Challenge

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2018 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has said public and private sector collaboration is critical in solving the current space debris problem that threatens U.S. economic and national security, ExecutiveBiz reported May 14. Desch wrote in a USA Today opinion piece published …

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Johns Hopkins APL to Support Social Modeling Assessment for DARPA’s Ground Truth Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has won a $3.7 million contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency study social science modeling approaches in order to understand complex social systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. APL said Wednesday it has partnered with JHU Whiting …

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Boeing Delivers 8 Apache Helicopters to Indonesia’s Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has completed the delivery of eight AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to Indonesia’s army as part of a foreign military sale agreement with the U.S. government, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Indonesian Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu, who received the helicopters during a turnover …

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Accenture Federal Services’ Mary Legere Earns Recognition for Defense Tech Leadership

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2018 — Accenture (NYSE: ACN) federal services business executive Mary Legere has been honored with Women in Technology’s Women in Defense Technology Leadership Award in recognition of her work in the defense sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said the retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: DoD May Focus on Resilient Satcom Under National Defense Strategy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat‘s government business, has said the National Defense Strategy serves to underscore efforts to increase U.S. capability for space-based threat awareness and space asset protection, ExecutiveBiz reported May 10. Cowen-Hirsch told C4ISRNet in …

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GSA Issues Presolicitation for $2.5B Payroll, Leave Mgmt SaaS Procurement Program

The General Services Administration plans to launch a potential $2.5 billion competition to update the government payroll and work schedule and leave management systems. A FedBizOpps presolicitation notice posted Thursday says GSA considers awarding one or two blanket purchase agreements with a performance period of between 10 and 13 years under …

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Vencore Gets $96M Contract for Army Data Collection Support Services

Vencore will help the U.S. Army gather sample data under a potential $96 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The Defense Department said Friday the company will provide services for the collection of sample data through July 8, 2023. Work locations and funds will be determined by the service branch with each order it will …

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