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NSA Vet April Doss Named Saul Ewing Partner, Cybersecurity and Privacy Practice Chair

April Doss, formerly associate general counsel for intelligence law at the National Security Agency, has been named partner and chair of cybersecurity and privacy practice at law firm Saul Ewing. Saul Ewing said Tuesday Doss will work out of its offices in Washington and Baltimore and will advise homeland security, defense and intelligence clients …

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Vectrus Boosts Full-Year Guidance on 1Q Earnings, Revenue Beats

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) — one of 30 companies listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has lifted the lower ends of its full-year earnings and revenue outlooks in part on a large contract extension given in March. The Colorado Springs-based communications services contractor now expects earnings of at least $2.02 per share compared to …

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Navy Selects Schneider Electric for $114M Energy Conservation Project at 2 Naval Bases

Schneider Electric has received a self-funding energy savings performance contract from the U.S. Navy to help implement infrastructure updates across 90 buildings that work to generate energy cost savings of $114 million. The contract requires the implementation of data center and electrical enhancements as well as energy conservation measures at Naval Base Coronado and Naval Base San …

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Sparton-Ultra Electronics JV Lands $101M Navy Sonobuoys Order; Joseph Hartnett Comments

ERAPSCO, a joint venture of Sparton Corp. (NYSE: SPA) and Ultra Electronics, has received a five-year, $101.1 million contract to produce sonobuoy sonar systems for the U.S. Navy. Ultra Electronics USSI and Sparton De Leon Springs will manufacture the sonobuoys under production subcontracts from ERAPSCO worth $46.8 million and $54.3 million, …

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MDA Picks Booz Allen for $63M Ballistic Missile Defense System Consulting Contract

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential five-year, $62.7 million contract to provide consulting, development, management and maintenance services in support of the Missile Defense Agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System. MDA awarded the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through a competitive acquisition process with three bids received and will obligate $2.6 million …

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May 10 Market Close: GCI Soars 1% as Lockheed, Northrop, HII Hit All-Time Highs in Intraday Trade

The GovCon Index received a boost from large defense primes on a rebound in commodity prices Tuesday to close at a surge of 1.245 percent to a new three-month high of 78.322, which also extends the GCI’s current streak of gains to four sessions. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT),  Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Huntington Ingalls …

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AWS Offers Cloud Training for Military Vets, Spouses Under ‘Joining Forces’ Initiative

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2016 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has committed to offer $7 million in cloud computing training for 10, 000 service members, veterans and military spouses to assist career transitioning efforts,  GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Thursday its pledge is in support of the administration’s Joining …

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Janus Global Operations Unveils New Regional Hub in Dubai

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2016 — Janus Global Operations, formerly Sterling Global Operations, has opened a new regional hub in Dubai to support government and commercial clients in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the Dubai office will also serve as an administrative …

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General Atomics’ Chris Pehrson: Reaper’s Auto Takeoff & Landing Update Ready for Deployment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2016 — Chris Pehrson, senior director of strategic development for General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business, has said the automatic takeoff and landing update to the MQ-9 Reaper is ready for deployment, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Flightglobal reported Wednesday that Pehrson has indicated that the U.S. Air Force has included the update …

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Siemens to Help 2 Fed Correctional Facilities Conserve Energy, Water; Barbara Humpton Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2016 — Siemens has received a $38.6 million energy savings performance contract from the Federal Bureau of Prisons to implement energy and water conservation measures at two Kentucky correctional facilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company’s government technologies business will establish 44 such measures at the Federal Correctional …

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