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Scott McIntyre: PwC Adds Google to Military Health Contract Pursuit Team

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) has joined the team of companies led by PwC that is bidding for a multibillion dollar contract to build a new electronic health records system for the U.S. military. PwC said Thursday Google becomes the sixth company to join a team that also includes commercial EHR vendors DSS and Medsphere, MedicaSoft and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). …

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Steve Comber Joins ManTech as Health Business SVP, GM

Steve Comber, formerly president of Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS) health group, has joined ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s federal health business unit. “Federal health (information technology) is a strategic focus for ManTech, ” George Pedersen, ManTech chairman and CEO,  said Tuesday. At ManTech, Comber …

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SAIC Founder Robert Beyster Dies at Age 90

Dr. Robert Beyster, the iconic founder of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) and a legend in the GovCon sector, died Monday morning of natural causes at age 90, the family said on Beyster’s personal blog Monday. Beyster founded SAIC in 1969 as an employee-owned company and it has since grown to a …

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John Fratamico: Leidos to Help Army R&D Aviation, Missile Platforms

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a $37 million contract with the U.S. Army to provide engineering and technical program services for aviation and missile research efforts. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains a one-year base period of performance and Leidos will perform work within and outside the U.S., Leidos said Thursday. John Fratamico,  Leidos group president, …

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SAIC Reports Slight 3Q Revenue, Profit Bumps

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has reported financial results for the third quarter of the company’s 2015 fiscal year ended Oct. 31, 2014, almost a year after SAIC completed its separation from the company now known as Leidos (NYSE: LDOS). McLean, Virginia-based SAIC officially became an independent company on Sept. 27, 2013 …

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December 8 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls, Crude Oil Prices Drag Market Down

The GovCon Index started the week of Dec. 8 with a decline of 0.761 percent — or 0.533 points — to close at 70.530 on Monday. Crude oil prices fell to below $63 per barrel for the first time in five years and investors reacted to other data that showed a shrinking economy in Japan, …

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Steven Russell Named Leidos Health Sales, Accounts SVP; Steve Comber Comments

Steven Russell, formerly senior vice president of corporate development at Quantros, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as senior vice president for sales and strategic accounts at its health business unit. The company said Monday Russell will lead the sales and account management units and oversee business development, client relations and revenue generation. “With more than 20 …

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December 8 Morning Report: GovCon Index Posts Gains at Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed at 70.063 on Friday, an increase of 0.541 percent, or 0.386 points, from Thursday trading.   The Dow Jones grew 0.33 percent to close at 17, 958.79, the Standard & Poor’s 500 recorded a 0.02 percent gain to 2, 072.30 and the NASDAQ increased 0.11 percent to 4, 774.59. Reuters attributed the …

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December 5 Market Close: GovCon Index Gains as Jobs Report Sets 3-Year High

The GovCon Index rebounded some ground Thursday with an increase of 0.541 percent — or 0.386 points — to close at 70.063 on Friday. Stocks largely increased Friday after the release of the Labor Department‘s jobs report, which said U.S. businesses added 321, 000 new employees in November to set a new high for the past three …

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December 4 Market Close: GovCon Index Loses Ground, Investors Await Labor Report

The GovCon Index retreated Thursday by 0.223 percent — or 0.157 points — to close at 70.676, a figure that keeps the index in positive territory from the previous week. Investors reacted to the European Central Bank’s decision to not take any action on a potential stimulus until at least early next year …

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