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June 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Boosted by L-3 Upgrade, Navistar Surges on Earnings Beat

The GovCon Index stretched its current streak of gains to five Tuesday by 0.212 points to 79.746 on an upgrade to L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) and a spike in Navistar International (NYSE: NAV) shares despite a full-year revenue guidance cut. Credit Suisse lifted its target price on L-3 to $169.00 and …

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Phacil Among Virginia Chamber’s ‘Fastest Growing’ Companies; Mehdi Cherqaoui Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — The Virginia Chamber of Commerce has included Phacil in its Fantastic 50 Fastest Growing Companies list for the fourth year in a row, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said May 2 the chamber gave the honors during a ceremony held late April. “It is an honor to be …

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CSRA’s David Keffer Gets NVTC ‘Public Company CFO of the Year’ Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — David Keffer, chief financial officer of CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), has received the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Public Company CFO of the Year award for his contributions to the Washington metropolitan region’s technology community, GovCon Executive reported Friday. NVTC said Thursday it presented the award to Keffer and …

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CTC to Use Gaming Tech for Pre-Deployment Marines Training; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. has received an additional $200, 000 from the Office of Naval Research to bring a contract for the development of a U.S. Marine Corps pre-deployment training program to a cumulative value of $1.1 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Virtual …

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Iron Mountain: Agencies Should Address Skills Gap in Federal Info Management

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) has found that federal information management professionals anticipate increased demand for skills in information security, data quality management and analytics within the next five years, Executive Gov reported Friday. The company said Wednesday its survey of 200 relevant government personnel also …

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Protran to Commercially Offer Johns Hopkins APL’s Unmanned Tech for Railway Safety Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has tapped Harsco Corp. subsidiary Protran Technology to market an unmanned vehicle to Protran’s customers in industries such as transportation and mining, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Harsco said Wednesday the Instrumented Rail Inspection System, which the lab developed with funds from the …

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Kymm McCabe Joins Deloitte Federal Practice as Digital Principal

Kymm McCabe, founder and CEO of business development services provider Value Storm Growth Partners, has joined Deloitte’s federal government services practice as a principal of the company’s digital consultancy business. McCabe will focus on Deloitte Digital’s efforts to help federal government clients craft digital strategies and implement digital platforms and applications …

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TSA Picks 15 Teams for Potential $3.3B Nationwide Airport Security Screening IDIQ

Fifteen teams of contractors have been awarded positions on a potential 10-year, $3.3 billion contract to support the Transportation Security Administration‘s passenger and baggage screening programs at various airports throughout the U.S. TSA received more than 80 bids for the Nationwide Airport Security Screening indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Winning team leaders include: Aegis Defense Services …

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GSA to Issue RFP for Alliant 2 Contract Vehicle June 20

The General Services Administration plans to issue a request for proposals on the potential 10-year, Alliant 2 contract vehicle as early as June 20. GSA said in a presolicitation notice posted Friday on FedBizOpps the Alliant 2 governmentwide contract will cover information technology platforms and support services for federal agencies and that the RFP …

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Navy Selects BAE For $53M USS Russell Update, Maintenance Contract

BAE Systems has secured a $53.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to plan and execute depot-level maintenance and modifications on the USS Russell (DDG 59) destroyer. The Defense Department said Monday the fiscal 2016 selected restricted availability work will be performed at BAE’s San Diego shipyard through February 2017. The Southwest Regional Maintenance …

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