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Defense News: General Dynamics Ends Prime Role on Air Force T-X Trainer Program Pursuit

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has decided to abandon the company’s pursuit for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer replacement program as a prime contractor, Defense News reported Thursday. The company told the publication it made the decision after the information systems and technology group’s reorganization, which completed in January. Alenia Aermacchi originally partnered with …

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Gordon Foster, Former Northrop Exec, Named ASRC Federal CFO; Mark Gray Comments

Gordon Foster, formerly chief financial officer and director of business management at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) civil systems unit, has joined ASRC Federal as CFO. ASRC Federal said Thursday Foster has nearly 20 years of finance and business strategy experience and will oversee the company’s financial performance. “Gordon’s successful track record of integrating finance …

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Accenture Closes Agilex Buy; David Moskovitz Comments

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services subsidiary has wrapped up the purchase of Agilex Technologies in a move to grow its analytics, cloud and mobility offerings for federal agency clients. David Moskovitz, Accenture Federal Services CEO, said Thursday the company intends for the acquisition to help “federal clients make the digital transformation …

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March 26 Market Close: GovCon Index Snaps 3-Day Loss Streak, Yemen News Sends Oil Price Up

The GovCon Index  closed in positive territory Thursday for the first time in three days with a nominal gain of 0.280 points to 68.467. News that Saudi Arabia and its Middle East allies started a military operation in Yemen helped drive crude oil futures up 4 percent to $51.43 per barrel, CNBC reported. …

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Potomac Officers Club Announces the Internet of Things Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA., ‘March 26, 2015 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — introduced it’s newest event the Internet of Things Summit to be held on Wednesday,  May 13, 2015, from 7:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner located at 1700 Tysons Blvd …

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FINRA Taps Cloudera Tech to Power Regulatory Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 26, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s move to use Cloudera big data technology for its infrastructure. Cloudera said Tuesday FINRA will deploy its platform to help manage the independent regulator’s graph database of billions of market events per …

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CenturyLink Opens New Tech Center of Excellence in Louisiana

TYSONS CORNER, VA March 26, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on CenturyLink’s (NYSE: CTL) new technology center of excellence in Monroe, Louisiana, which began operations this week. According to Glen Post II, president and CEO of CenturyLink, the opening of the facility embodies the company’s business strategy of becoming …

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NASA Issues 84 Awards for $20B Govt-Wide Enterprise IT Vehicle

NASA has awarded 84 contracts under the space agency’s potential 10-year, $20 billion government-wide information technology supplies and services acquisition vehicle. The Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V program has a five-year base period that covers work between May 1 and April 31, 2020 and a five-year option that would extend work …

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US Navy Awards Data Link Systems Contracts to Three Firms

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), Odyssey Systems Consulting Group and Tactical Engineering & Analysis Inc. have each won contracts to engineer and configure tactical data link systems for the U.S. Navy. Each company will compete for task orders during the ordering period and each indefinite-delivery/indefinite-delivery contract covers up to five years of work through …

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USAF Taps 10 Small Businesses for $851M Engineering, Acquisition Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 10 small businesses spots on a three-year,  $851 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engineering and technology acquisition support services. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers products, services and support on disciplined systems, specialty engineering and information assurance. Companies that will compete for task orders under the contract include: Abacus …

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