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Unisys’ PV Puvvada Elected PSC Board Chair; David Berteau Comments

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business, has been appointed to chair the Professional Services Council’s board of directors. He will oversee the development and execution of the trade group’s strategies in support of the federal technology services contracting industry, PSC said Friday. Puvvada’s “knowledge and willingness to collaborate …

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BAE Gets Potential $267M Contract to Extend UK Navy Ship Combat Tech Support

BAE Systems has received a seven-year contract worth approximately $267.5 million from the British defense ministry to help sustain availability of combat systems onboard U.K. navy ships. The company said Thursday it will maintain equipment availability, address obsolescence and update the combat systems of 38 ships under the Joint Support Solution 2 …

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David Kushner Named ViON Federal Sales VP

David Kushner, formerly senior director of federal civilian sales at ViON, has been appointed vice president of federal sales at the Herndon, Virginia-based government information technology contractor. In his recent capacity, Kushner worked with clients to help them implement analytic and cloud computing strategies meant to address operational efficiency issues …

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USAF Awards Potential $6.7B Aircraft Engine Sustainment IDIQ to Pratt & Whitney

A United Technologies (NYSE:UTX) subsidiary has received a potential eight-year, $6.7 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to sustain F119 aircraft engines for the U.S. Air Force. Pratt and Whitney will perform contract work through December 2025 under the sole-source contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Locations of work are Air Force bases in Alaska, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Utah, New …

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The Bridge on December 17: A Prospective on the Year Ahead in GovCon

In continuation of last week’s episode on a retrospective look back at 2017, The Bridge on TV returns this Sunday with a prospective look into 2018. The legislative aspect of Government has much on its plate. From the NDAA, new healthcare reform, and climate change are just a few of …

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Deloitte-Backed Survey Reports Growing Reliance on Cloud for Federal Employees

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — A joint survey by Deloitte and Government Business Council has found that cloud is key to the work of a majority of the 536 federal employees from over 29 defense and federal agencies included in the poll, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. The professional services firm said Tuesday more …

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Northrop Grumman Provides Support for Naval Academy STEM, Cyber Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) philanthropic arm has placed an investment to support cybersecurity, science, technology, engineering and math programs at the U.S. Naval Academy, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Northrop Grumman Foundation’s gift serves to fund efforts such as the Cybersecurity Capstone Project …

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Comprehensive Health Services Completes HIPAA Data Security Compliance Audit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — Comprehensive Health Services Inc. has undergone an assessment of its compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act data security requirements as part of an annual audit by GuidePoint Security, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CHSi said Wednesday the 2017 HIPAA security assessment covered its administrative, physical …

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Boeing Lands USAF Contract Modification for Minuteman Instrumentation Support Kits

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will supply mod 7 wafer instrumentation support kits for a test flight program on the U.S. Air Force‘s Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile under a $40.6 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the support kits will be used for a …

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Orbital ATK Gets Partial FCC Clearance for In-Orbit Servicing of Intelsat Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2017 — A subsidiary of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received clearance to deploy its Mission Extension Vehicle-1 spacecraft to perform some in-orbit servicing operations on an Intelsat satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. SpaceNews reported Tuesday the Federal Communications Commission approved the first part of Space Logistics‘ request to …

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