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Serco Inc. Gets $95M USPTO Patent Classification Recompete Contract; Dan Allen Comments

Serco Group’s North American subsidiary has secured a potential five-year, $95 million contract to continue to provide patent classification support services to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Serco Inc. will continue to perform work in Harrisonburg, Virginia, under the recompete contract, which has a one-year base term and four option …

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Jerry Tarnacki Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne as Quality, Mission Assurance VP; Eileen Drake Comments

Jerry Tarnacki, formerly vice president of aftermarket services at Pratt & Whitney, has joined Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) as quality and mission assurance VP. He will be based at the company’s facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday. “Jerry brings a wealth of expertise in the areas …

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Paul McQuillan: PlanetRisk, iMapData Merge for Actionable Intelligence Market Push

PlanetRisk and iMapData have merged in a bid to help commercial and government clients make organizational decisions with data analytics technology. The combined entity will operate under the PlanetRisk name and be led by President and CEO Paul McQuillan,  a federal market veteran with more than 25 years of leadership experience, PlanetRisk …

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November 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Down 2% on CSRA’s First NYSE Trading Day

The GovCon Index registered a decline of 2.234 percent — or 1.784 points — to 78.070 Monday as U.S. markets returned to full activity and new federal technology services contractor CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) started regular-way trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Falls Church, Virginia-based CSRA opened at $29.39 and ended …

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Lockheed Martin, Army Test PAC-3 Missile Intercept Function

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 30, 2015 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile has undergone a U.S. Army fire test to demonstrate its missile interception functions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the test at White Sands Missile Range is the second test in a week in which PAC-3 intercepted a …

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MarkLogic’s Kevin Shelly: Govt Explores Big Data Strategies, Tech to Utilize Data Assets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 30, 2015 — Kevin Shelly, vice president for MarkLogic‘s global public sector business, believes government agencies will continue to explore big data strategies and data management technologies to leverage data assets. Shelly told ExecutiveBiz in an interview published Tuesday that commercial “new generation” technologies such as MarkLogic’s database …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada, Hitachi’s Michael Tanner Awarded for Industry Leadership in Federal IT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 30, 2015 — PV Puvvada and Michael Tanner have received recognition for their leadership in the field of federal IT alongside other FedScoop award recipients in the industry leadership category, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. FedScoop reported Nov. 20 that Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal systems business, …

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CAE to Provide Integrated Aeromedical Training System to Air Force; Ray Duquette Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 30, 2015 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will provide a fuselage training platform for the U.S. Air Force‘s aeromedical evacuation crews on the KC-135 and C-17 aircraft under a subcontract from ADS Inc., ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Aeromedical Evacuation Training System will feature a motion system that replicates flight conditions …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons to Help DTRA Projects Against WMDs in Lebanon, Georgia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 30, 2015 — Parsons will support the border security operations in Lebanon and Georgia under two task orders awarded as part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency‘s Cooperative Threat Reduction Integrating Contract II, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Nov. 23 the task orders cover network integration …

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Elbit Systems Lands $200M Reconnaissance UAV Supply Contract With Switzerland

Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has received a potential four-year, $200 million contract to supply the Swiss air force with Hermes 900 Heavy Fuel Engine unmanned aerial systems. The contract awarded by Switzerland’s defense, civil protection and sport department also covers the provision of a land-based segment for command, communications and …

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