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CRN: SimpliVity Adds Cisco Vets Gary DePreta, Geoff Fancher to Sales Team

Massachusetts-based hyperconvergence software startup SimpliVity has hired former Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) sales executives Gary DePreta and Geoff Fancher to join the former company’s sales team, CRN reported Monday. Kevin McLaughlin writes DePreta, formerly director of the national security agencies business at Cisco, will serve as head of SimpliVity’s U.S. federal sales. …

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ICF 2015 & 4Q Earnings Below Street on Strong Dollar, Firm Lifts 2016 Guidance

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has reported 2015 and fourth quarter earnings and revenue below Wall Street’s forecasts on a strong U.S. dollar that impacted commercial and international government sales. The Fairfax, Virginia-based consulting services contractor posted $39.37 million in full-year …

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USAF Unveils Northrop’s 7 Teammates on B-21 Bomber Aircraft Development Program

The U.S. Air Force has unveiled the names of seven companies that will partner with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to help build a fleet of B-21 Long Range Strike Bomber planes for the military service, Defense News reported Monday. Lara Seligman writes Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said in a news briefing at the Pentagon …

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Jacobs Lands $400M NASA Follow-On for White Sands Test, Evaluation Support

A Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) subsidiary has secured a potential five-year, $400 million contract to continue to provide test, evaluation and support services at NASA’s White Sands Test Facility in New Mexico. The Test Evaluation and Support Team 2 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract awarded to Jacobs Technology contains a two-year base period and three …

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CACI Re-Awarded $180M SOCOM Contract for Geospatial Analytical Services

A subsidiary of CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a potential five-year, $179.9 million contract to help the U.S. Special Operations Command gather, analyze and exploit geospatial imagery intelligence. The Defense Department said Monday that CACI-Athena Inc. will perform work in various U.S. locations and overseas under SOCOM’s Joint Geospatial Analyst Support Service program. The …

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March 7 Market Close: GovCon Index Posts Decline, US Stocks Mixed on Tech Losses

The GovCon Index failed to hold onto positive momentum from a midday spike barely above the gain line Monday and ended at a decline of 0.573 points to 73.385 in a mixed day for U.S. financial markets. Declines among defense product and platform manufacturers in the Index lagged compared to …

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ICF to Support CDC’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2016 — ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) will provide financial, analytic and communications services to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s HIV/AIDS prevention program under a $34.6 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the award covers collection and reporting of HIV/AIDS prevention …

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Unisys’ Stealth Offering Under NSA Review to Support Classified Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2016 — A Unisys (NYSE: UIS) security software platform is nearing approval from the National Security Agency to be included in the agency’s Commercial Solutions for Classified Program Components List, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GCN reported Thursday NSA is conducting an evaluation of Unisys’ Stealth technology, which the company …

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Boeing, Air Force Perform Operational Checks on 2nd KC-46A Tanker Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2016 — A second Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft has completed a flight test to check its mission systems avionics, external lighting and environmental systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the test covers operational checks on the tanker before the U.S. Air Force integrates …

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Fortinet’s Jim Jasinski: Balance Key Between Legacy & New Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2016 — Jim Jasinski, vice president of federal business development and supply chain at Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT), told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Wednesday his experience on federal procurements at FBI works to guide his views on information sharing and technology adoption at the company. “It is …

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