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Unisys Gets Extension on Cybersecurity Contract With Colombian Public Utilities Firm

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19,  2015 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) will continue to provide IT services to Colombian public utilities firm Empresas Publicas de Medellin as part of a one-year contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The contract includes cybersecurity, event and device management services, security incident response and the deployment of technologies such …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons Continues Outreach to Future Workforce With UMD Cyber Contest

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19,  2015 — Honors students from the University of Maryland have participated in a Parsons-hosted contest that aims to build up cybersecurity skills in the future workforce, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 12. The company said Nov. 11 the Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition works to support the university’s …

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Parsons Designated ‘Military Friendly Employer’ for 2016; Jamie Morehead Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19,  2015 — Parsons has been included in Victory Media‘s Military Friendly Employer list for the fourth consecutive year as a recognition of the company’s veteran recruitment programs, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 11. Parsons said Nov. 10 the designation is based on the results of a data-driven survey …

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Lockheed’s Chris Kearns: $25K Competition to Guide Cyber Curriculum Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Temple University awarded a team from Iowa State University $25, 000 in prize money as the winner of their co-sponsored National Cyber Analyst Challenge, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 11. Lockheed said Nov. 10 the competition aims to attract college students …

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Thomas Tshudy Joins ULA as VP, General Counsel; Tory Bruno Comments

Thomas Tshudy, formerly senior vice president and general counsel for International Launch Services, has joined the United Launch Alliance as VP and general counsel. ULA, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT),  said Wednesday Tshudy will succeed the retiring Kevin MacCary. “Tom brings nearly 30 years of commercial aerospace and …

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Meg Lassarat Joins Louis Berger as CFO, Corporate EVP; Jim Stamatis Comments

Meg Lassarat, formerly chief financial officer and director at Kentz Engineering & Constructors, has joined Louis Berger as CFO and corporate executive vice president. She brings three decades of experience in financial management to Louis Berger, the engineering and construction company said Wednesday. Lassarat will be based at Louis Berger’s headquarters in Morristown, …

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William LaPlante to Leave USAF Acquisition Lead Post, Rejoin Mitre

William LaPlante will step down as assistant secretary for acquisition at the U.S. Air Force after three years of civilian service in the branch and transition to a senior role at Mitre, the military branch announced Thursday. The Air Force added the Defense Department will reappoint LaPlante to the Defense Science Board to advise …

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Morocco’s Request to Buy $157M in Raytheon Missiles Gets State Dept Approval

The State Department has cleared Morocco’s request to purchase TOW 2A missiles, related equipment and services from the U.S. government under a potential $157 million contract. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will serve as the prime contractor for the sale that includes 600 TOW 2A radio-frequency missiles, 300 M220A2 TOW launchers and seven TOW 2A RF …

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November 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Accelerates Climb, Investors Eye More Fed Certainty

The GovCon Index continued its pace of upward movement into a third consecutive day with a climb of 1.058 percent to 78.724 Wednesday as U.S. investors examined the Federal Reserve‘s October meeting minutes. Investors gained more clarity that the central bank will raise interest rates at its December meeting and all three …

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Lockheed Martin to Update Navy’s Ship-Based Aegis Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 18,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide engineering support for the U.S. Navy‘s ship-based Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system under a potential $36.7 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed will also support the modernization of the Aegis system onboard the …

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