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Mark Testoni: SAP Training Seeks to Add Analytics to Veterans’ Tech Skills

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 31, 2015 — SAP National Security Services has shifted the focus of a three-month training program for U.S. military veterans to include analytics in response to a growing demand for a workforce that knows how to search for and analyze information from data repositories, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Martin Miner Appointed CIO, SVP at Leidos; Roger Krone Comments

Martin Miner, former chief strategy officer for the national security sector’s integrated systems group at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been appointed chief information officer and senior vice president at the company. Leidos said Monday he will report to Chief Technology Officer Gulu Gambhir and oversee the company’s information technology systems and technology investments. “Marty’s experience spans across the …

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Army Selects Northrop for Common Infrared Countermeasure Program Support

The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to continue its engineering and manufacturing work for the Common Infrared Countermeasure program under a $35.37 million firm-fixed-price hybrid contract. Northrop will perform work in Illinois through Oct. 28, 2017, the Defense Department said Friday CIRCM is an infrared laser-based countermeasure system that works to protect …

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18F Picks 16 Vendors Under Agile BPA; Denise Turner Roth Comments

The General Services Administration‘s 18F organization has named the 16 selected vendors on its Agile blanket purchase agreement as part of efforts to facilitate the acquisition of software products that utilize agile development. GSA said Friday the awards are under Pool Three and cover design and development services. The agency’s Pacific Rim Region will issue subsequent task …

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Air Force Awards $950M Architect-Engineering Services Contract to 3 Firms

The U.S. Air Force has awarded three companies positions on a potential seven-year, $950 million contract to perform architect-engineering tasks in support of military construction, family housing, sustainment, restoration and modernization projects. A total of 83 offers were submitted to the Air Force’s 772nd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron for the contract through …

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Aleut Awarded $395M to Help Run Cape Canaveral Launch Complex

Aleut O&M Services in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has won a potential six-year, $395 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force manage space launch operations and infrastructure at Cape Canaveral AF Station in Florida. The Defense Department said Friday that Aleut will help run, maintain and engineer the spaceport and …

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Microsoft Blue Badge Cardholder Support IDIQ Ceiling Increases to $575M

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has secured a $162, 760, 000 contract modification from the Defense Information Systems Agency to continue to provide technical support for the Defense Department related to Blue Badge Cardholder services. DoD said Friday the award increases the ceiling value of a potential five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from $412, 240, 000 …

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August 28 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes in Green to End Volatile Week

The GovCon Index closed Friday up 0.158 points to 72.983 on a relatively quiet day for U.S. markets compared to the volatility from the prior four days. With Friday’s close, the Index ended the week with a nominal gain of 0.012 points from its Aug. 21 close of 72.971. The Index is currently down …

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Air Force Receives 150th KC-10 Refueling Aircraft from Northrop Depot

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 28, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has delivered the U.S. Air Force’s latest KC-10 Extender aerial refueling tanker aircraft from one of its maintenance depots, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Northrop said the aircraft is the 150th to complete depot-level maintenance checks under its current contract. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015: GovCon Index Mirrors US Markets’ Wild Ride & more

Weekly Roundup Aug 24 – Aug 28 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The world has been captivated over the last 10 days by the frenzied selloff in global stock markets then subsequent rebound over the past two days and government …

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