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Leidos to Modernize Army Fires C2 System Under Potential $102M Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a potential five-year, $102 million contract to perform systems engineering, software development and integration on a fire support command-and-control system for the U.S. Army. The company said Tuesday it will update the Army’s Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System to help optimize the platform’s functionality, simplify user training …

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DynCorp Vet Lou Von Thaer to Succeed Jeff Wadsworth as Battelle President, CEO

Lou Von Thaer, who has been CEO of DynCorp International since July 2015, will join Columbus, Ohio-based nonprofit research and development company Battelle as president and CEO on Oct. 1. He will succeed the retiring Jeff Wadsworth, who will continue to provide assistance during the transition period and perform consulting work …

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4 Firms Land Spots on $492M Navy Digital Network System Increment III Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies positions on a potential eight-year, $492.4 million contract to provide increment III production units and related supplies for the service branch’s Automated Digital Network System. Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), Leonardo DRS, Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and Serco‘s U.S. subsidiary will work to support the tactical wide area …

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NNSA Awards Contracts for Nevada National Security Site O&M, Protective Force Services

The Energy Department‘s National Nuclear Security Administration has awarded separate contracts for the operations and maintenance as well as security of the Nevada National Security Site near Las Vegas. A joint venture of Honeywell (NYSE: HON), Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) and Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Stoller Newport News Nuclear division has …

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10 Companies Land $231M Contract Spots to Support Army Combined Arms Center

The U.S. Army has awarded 10 companies positions on a potential five-year, $231 million contract that covers non-personal services for the Army Combined Arms Center. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will vie for task orders to help CAC develop and produce training and education strategies, scientific human subject studies, doctrine, concepts, instruction and …

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Former Leidos VP Wendy Van Wickle Joins Parsons as EVP for Federal Unit’s Logistics, Training Division

Wendy Van Wickle, former vice president of ground operations and logistics at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been named executive VP for the logistics and training division within Parsons‘ federal business unit. Parsons said Monday the more than 25-year aerospace and defense industry veteran will oversee the division’s operational performance, strategy and profit-and-loss functions. “Wendy’s …

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Leidos, Textron, AASKI Technologies Win Spots on $900M Army Tactical UAS Product Office Support IDIQ

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) AAI subsidiary and AASKI Technologies have won positions on a potential five-year, $900 million contract for field support and technical services to the U.S. Army‘s product office for tactical unmanned aircraft systems. Five bids were submitted to the Army Contracting Command for the firm-fixed-price contract via the internet, the Defense …

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February 27 Morning Report: GovCon Index Gets Boost as Trump Reaffirms Military Buildup Plan

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index posted a 0.625-point climb Friday to record a fourth consecutive weekly gain as defense stocks received a boost from President Donald Trump’s reiteration of his presidential campaign pledge to build up the military. GCI advancers outnumbered decliners by a 4-to-1 ratio with Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) …

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February 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, Records 4th Straight Weekly Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed higher Friday to end its fourth straight weekly gain as investors eyed defense stocks after President Donald Trump repeated his election campaign pledge to build up the military during a speech in Washington. U.S. equities also posted narrow gains and the benchmark S&P 500 composite index ended the …

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February 22 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat, S&P 500 Dips After Fed Minutes

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held flat as the U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index traded narrowly lower Wednesday after the most recent Federal Reserve meeting minutes indicated a desire among many policymakers to raise interest rates “fairly soon.” GovCon Index advancers slightly edged decliners 16-14 as seven of its 11 S&P 500 components closed green with Huntington …

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