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Unisys Completes Interior Dept’s Financial Mgmt System Cloud Migration; Casey Coleman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 6, 2016 — Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has migrated the Interior Department‘s Financial and Business Management System to the cloud using infrastructure-as-a-service technology and Virtustream‘s SAP in the Cloud hosting services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “The [department’s] migration of its financial management system to the cloud marks a milestone in the …

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CSRA Subsidiary Lands $35M Support Contract for USAF’s Ground Weapon System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 6, 2016 — A CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) subsidiary has won a time-and-materials, firm-fixed-price, three-year contract worth $35 million from the U.S. Air Force for support to the Distributed Common Ground System, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday SRA will provide management and maintenance services for the …

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Army Awards CACI Facilities Intell Support Contract; Ken Asbury Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 6, 2016 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide the U.S. Army all-source and geospatial intelligence tools under a five-year, $32.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. CACI said Tuesday it will also produce fused and configurable geoint products for the Army’s Facilities, Infrastructure and Engineering Systems program. Ken Asbury, …

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General Dynamics Unit to Provide Post-Prod Support to Denmark’s Military Ground Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 6, 2016 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) European land systems business will provide post-production support for the Danish army’s Piranha 3, Duro IIIP and Eagle IV armored vehicles under a new framework contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the contract covers maintenance, repair, overhaul, …

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Parsons Eyes Growth Through Reorganization, Names Mary Ann Hopkins Federal Unit Head

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 6, 2016 — Parsons has reorganized its business structure into five units that will work to drive growth opportunities as part of the company’s Forward initiative, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Parsons said Monday Mary Ann Hopkins, president of its government services group, will head the new federal unit …

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Former Booz Allen Principal Michele Cook Joins KEYW as Business Development EVP

Michele Cook, formerly a principal for Booz Allen Hamilton‘s (NYSE: BAH) business development center of excellence, has joined KEYW Corp. (Nasdaq: KEYW) as executive vice president of business development. Cook brings to KEYW two decades of experience within the Defense Department and intelligence community, KEYW said Tuesday. “Michele’s track record …

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Economic Times: Tata Consultancy Services Resumes Talks Over Acquisition of Dell’s IT Business

Tata Consultancy Services, an India-based information technology consulting firm, has resumed negotiations over its plans to acquire IT services provider Perot Systems from Dell, The Economic Times reported Monday. Anirban Sen and Jochelle Mendonca write Dell plans to sell Perot Systems for approximately $5 billion and has secured offers from …

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NAVSEA Awards Raytheon $143M Airframe Missile Production, Testing Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a potential two-year $142.8 million contract to build missiles for the U.S. Navy to defend ships from adversarial missiles, aircraft and surface vehicles. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will produce, assemble, test and deliver Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 guided missile round packs to …

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Mitcham Buys L-3’s Sonar Tech Manufacturing Business

Mitcham Industries has bought an L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) business unit that offers side-scan sonar and waterside security systems to the military and commercial sectors. Texas-based Mitcham sells or leases geophysical equipment for energy, academic, environmental, seismic and government use,  and the company aims to expand its technology and customer base through …

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January 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Rides Afternoon Surge to 1% Gain in Volatile Trade

The GovCon Index bounced wildly in and out of positive territory Tuesday morning and sharply rose in the afternoon session to close at a gain of 1.259 percent to 76.801. The S&P 500 composite index turned negative in the early afternoon session from a volatile morning period then swung again …

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