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USRA Lands $193M NASA Contract to Support Ames Research Center

Universities Space Research Association has secured a two-year, $193 million contract from NASA to provide academic and university-based program and project support for Ames Research Center’s science and engineering teams. The nonprofit research company will aid the center’s efforts to meet mission requirements for research and development, technology deployments and operational science …

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Former ICF SVP Dave Cogar Joins DRT Strategies as President; Susan Kidd Comments

Virginia-based management consulting company DRT Strategies has appointed Dave Cogar as its new president. Cogar joined the company in February and has brought more than 25 years of experience as a P&L executive in line with CEO Susan Kidd’s goals to recruit and position senior leaders to support the company’s growth strategy, DRT said …

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Orbital ATK Secures $121M Navy Contract Modification for HARM Missile Conversion

The U.S. Navy has awarded an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) business unit a $121.4 million contract modification to exercise an option to convert AGM-88B High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles into 145 Lot 5 full-rate production, anti-radiation guided missile all-up-rounds. Orbital ATK’s defense electronic systems unit will also provide 12 captive air training missiles along with associated supplies …

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Merlin Hires Ted Diacoumis as VP of Federal Civilian Programs; David Phelps Comments

Ted Diacoumis, formerly vice president of application services at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has joined information technology provider Merlin International as its new vice president of federal civilian programs. Diacoumis brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial and government contracting, with emphasis on IT, software development and systems engineering, Merlin said …

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John Johns Joins KEYW as BD VP, National Agency Account Head

John Johns, a former vice president from Six3 Systems and business development executive at other GovCon companies, has joined Hanover, Md.-based cyber and geospatial services company KEYW Corp. (Nasdaq: KEYW) as vice president of BD and account executive for national agencies. KEYW said Tuesday it appointed the 25-year industry veteran for his business development background in the international commercial, …

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General Dynamics Secures Potential $193M Army Contract for Penetrator Bomb Components

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has received a potential five-year, $193 million contract from the U.S. Army to build penetrator bomb bodies and components. The Army Contracting Command awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to produce the BLU-109 units, the company said Wednesday. General Dynamics added it has already received the first orders valued at $9.3 …

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Doug Kaempf Joins Allegheny as VP of Energy Futures; Arria Hines Comments

Washington-based engineering services contractor Allegheny Science and Technology Corp. has appointed Doug Kaempf as vice president of Energy Futures, a strategic business unit of the company. Kaempf will lead the company’s contract with the Energy Department for mission-oriented technical support to DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Allegheny said Friday. “Doug knows …

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Turner Secures Potential $114M Navy Contract for Naval Academy Building Construction

Turner Construction has landed a potential three-year, $114 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the construction of the U.S. Naval Academy cyber security studies academic building. The company will design and build classrooms, teaching and research laboratories, lecture halls, offices, multipurpose spaces, a loading dock, an observatory and a testing tank …

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Navy Awards Potential $105M Radar System O&M Services Contract to Raytheon

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services subsidiary has secured a potential $105 million radar operations and maintenance services contract from the U.S. Navy to support the Navy Forces Surveillance Support Center. Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services will support the naval unit’s Relocatable Over-The-Horizon Radar system and perform work in Virginia, …

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Big Winners: 4 Deals for Lockheed, 3 for Raytheon

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is being awarded a $460, 375, 787 contract modification.  This contract modification to the engineering, manufacturing, and development contract for the Space Base Infrared System (SBIRS) revises the ground development and delivery strategy and ultimately implements a more flexible ground …

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