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Leidos Gets Navy Contract for Acoustic Submarine Defense Against Torpedoes; Gerry Fasano Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 15, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will work to build a submarine-based acoustic device designed to counter torpedo threats, under a potential $36M contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the contract for the development and …

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Thomas Gillespie Leads DoD IAC to Improve Cyber, Weapon & Defense Systems

Thomas Gillespie, director of the Department of Defense Information Analysis Centers, has provided the agency with strategic studies and built communities of interest in areas of critical importance, including cyber operations, weapon systems and homeland defense. In September, DoD signed 15 companies to a potential nine-year, $28B contract for technology …

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Shelly Gabersek Joins BAE’s US Arm as Strategic Capture Director

Shelly Gabersek, formerly senior portfolio and program manager at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has joined BAE Systems as strategic capture director for the British defense contractor’s U.S. subsidiary, G2Xchange ETC reported Wednesday. She previously managed Leidos’ portfolio of information and security technology programs for the departments of Homeland Security and Justice as well as the FBI. Gabersek …

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Leidos Earns US Patent for Peptide-Based Treatment for Cancer, Infectious Diseases

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — The Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) life sciences business unit has been awarded a patent for peptide-based PD-1 checkpoint inhibitors via the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office‘s accelerated application review process for cancer immunotherapy-related discoveries, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Leidos Health Life Sciences team …

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Leidos, Lockheed Vet Sharon Watts Appointed Constellis Chief Administrative Officer; Tim Reardon Quoted

Sharon Watts, formerly an executive at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has joined Constellis as chief administrative officer. Constellis CEO Tim Reardon said in a statement released Monday Watts brings to the company “a strong background in information systems, human resources, staffing and optimizing merger and acquisition synergies.” She …

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Leidos Earns Microsoft ‘Gold’ Certification for Cloud Deployment Competency; Steve Hull Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 27, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) gold competency certification to offer the latter’s cloud offerings in support of customers’ cloud migration and modernization efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 12. The Microsoft Gold Partner designation serves to validate Leidos’ technical capability to …

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10 Firms Win Spots on $230M Army Environmental Services Contract

Ten companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $230M contract to provide environmental services to the Army Corps of Engineers. USACE received 25 bids for the firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and will determine will determine work locations and funds with each order, the Department of Defense said Friday. The Pentagon expects …

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Leidos Plans Tech Hub in West Virginia to Consolidate Presence, Expand Workforce

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 13, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) is set to open a new technology hub in West Virginia next year as part of efforts to consolidate its two existing facilities in Monongalia County, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. WV News reported Monday that Leidos’ future Agile Center of Excellence at …

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Donna Morea to Succeed Edward Sanderson as SAIC Board Chair; Tony Moraco Quoted

Donna Morea, a director of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) since 2013, has been appointed to serve as chairman of the board of directors at the Reston, Va.-based government information technology services contractor once its $2.5B all-stock acquisition of Engility (NYSE: EGL) closes in January. SAIC said Wednesday Morea will succeed Edward Sanderson, who will remain with …

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Leidos to Support FTC IT Modernization Under Potential $100M BPA; Angie Heise Quoted

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has landed a spot on a potential five-year, $100M blanket purchase agreement to help the Federal Trade Commission update the agency’s information technology systems and services. The company said Tuesday it plans to use agile and user-centric design processes to support FTC IT modernization efforts through the multiple-award IT …

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