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UK Taps BAE Systems Falcon Training Program for British Military

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 19, 2015 — The British defense ministry has contracted BAE Systems to train military personnel on the use of Falcon communication systems for $10 million through 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. BAE said the training program will be offered out of the Defence School of Communications Information …

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Randy Wotring: AECOM Expands Army Depot Service Support with LOGWORLD Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 19, 2015 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has been awarded a $92 million task order to support the Corpus Christi Army Depot under the GSA Logistics Worldwide platform through August 2016, with options to extend up to 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “We look forward to strengthening and …

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Rob Mee Appointed Pivotal CEO; Paul Maritz Comments

Rob Mee, formerly Pivotal’s executive vice president of products and research and development, has been named CEO of the company. Mee succeeds Paul Maritz, who will continue to serve as executive chairman of the board of directors, Pivotal said Tuesday. “Rob Mee has been credited for shaping the software development cultures …

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BMC Buys Boundary’s Cloud IT Monitoring Tech

BMC Software has purchased a Boundary technology that works to help enterprises identify and diagnose information technology application performance issues in real time. The acquired technology from Boundary also employs a software-as-a-service model for the management of IT infrastructure across an organization, BMC said Tuesday. BMC added the acquisition is …

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Tom Sechler: MicroPact Merges with Iron Data for Gov’t BPM Market Push

MicroPact and Iron Data Solutions have merged through a deal of an undisclosed amount in a bid to grow their case and business process management software products and support services for the public sector. The combined entity will operate under the MicroPact name and be led by CEO Tom Sechler and President …

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American Systems Buys EM Business Holdings; Peter Smith Comments

American Systems has completed its acquisition of EM Business Holdings, which will add more than 150 professionals to the former’s workforce in support of efforts to expand its footprint in several business areas. American Systems said Tuesday EMBH will become part of its human capital and managed services group under Vice President …

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Honor Guiney, Mark Bagget Join MSi; David Drescher Comments

Mission Secure Inc. has added Honor Guiney and Mark Bagget to its leadership team to serve as chief operations officer and vice president of industrial control systems, respectively. MSi CEO David Drescher said in a statement released Monday that Guiney and Bagget bring experience in delivering cyber defenses to help customers in the energy …

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August 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Down, US Stocks Dip on China Declines

The GovCon Index ended a three-day stretch of consecutive gains Tuesday with a decline of 0.098 points to 77.248. A sell-off in Chinese markets and an earnings report from Wal-Mart that missed many analyst estimates sent U.S. markets into negative territory, according to the Wall Street Journal. Investors also weighed earnings …

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Northrop Awarded LCS Mission Package Integration Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 18, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $38.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide integration work for mine warfare mission packages involving littoral combat ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Majority of the contract will be carried out in Bethpage, New York, …

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Lockheed to Supply Sniper ATPs to Taiwan F-16 Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 18, 2015 — Taiwan has placed an order for two Sniper advanced targeting pods from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), becoming the 20th international customer of the targeting system for fixed-wing aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The contract includes Sniper and LANTIRN integration support work on Taiwan’s F-16 …

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