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Air Force Extends BAE’s SSPARS Support Work

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on BAE Systems being awarded a contract to continue support for the operation and maintenance of the U.S. Air Force’s Solid State Phased Radar System platform for $46 million. The extended work has a 2018 period of completion, and includes …

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Roger Krone Leads Remarks from Leidos Partnership for Defense Health on DHMSM Win

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on comments by the Leidos-led (NYSE: LDOS) winning contractors of the multibillion Defense Healthcare Management Systems Modernization program that the Pentagon awarded last month. “We are honored to have been selected as the best-value solution for the DHMSM contract, ” …

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Chris Pehrson: Contractors to Stay Out of Drone ‘Targeting Chain’

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Chris Pehrson, director of strategic development at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, making comments on the role of contractors in the operations armed drones for the military. Defense One first reported Wednesday the company has conducted Reaper and Predator surveillance missions for the …

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Army Picks Jacobs/Huitt-Zollars JV for DHS Engineering Support Contract

A joint venture of Jacobs and Huitt-Zollars has won potential five-year, $48 million contract to carry out engineering and architectural services for the Department of Homeland Security. The Army Corps of Engineers Corps of Engineers awarded the indefinite-delivery, firm-fixed-price contract with options through competitive process with 20 proposals received, the Defense Department said …

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Air Force Picks 22 Companies for $490M Contract Under ‘Agile Acquisition’ Program

The U.S. Air Force has awarded spots on a $490 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Agile Acquisition program to 13 large businesses and nine small businesses. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers pre-program, technology development, engineering, manufacturing and production activities for new-build or modified systems. Ten large business and 13 …

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Potomac River Group to Administer US Navy Polygraph Exams

Potomac River Group LLC has won a $35.3 million contract to administer the Naval Criminal Investigative Service’s polygraph examinations. The company will perform the task under the U.S. Navy’s Insider Threat program, the Defense Department said Thursday. The ordering period for the contract runs for 60 months. Potomac River Group …

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August 20 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Fall as Traders Cut Odds on September Rate Hike

The GovCon Index deepened its current streak of losses into a third consecutive day with a decline of 2.156 percent to close at 75.104. Three Index stocks out of 30 closed in positive territory: Maximus (NYSE: MMS), ICF International and Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH). Concerns over global growth amid China’s yuan devaluation, …

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Rockwell Collins Unveils ARINC Platform for Disaster, Relief Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Rockwell Collins has launched a disaster communications platform that works to ensure connectivity for first responders and emergency workers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Rockwell Collins said ARINC UrgentLink is designed to act as a backup network that does not rely on the local electricity …

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Microsoft Azure Government Hits Certification Milestone for FedRAMP, 3 Others

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday that Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has achieved four federal certifications for its Azure Government cloud platform for public sector clients. Microsoft said Tuesday the certification milestones are a FedRAMP moderate provisional authority to operate, a DISA Level 2 provisional authorization, a HIPAA …

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Lockheed Orders Cubic Encrypted Training Systems for F-35 JSF

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense business unit will provide air combat training subsystems technology for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program under contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Cubic said the subsystem is designed to improve the aircraft’s stealth capabilities …

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