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General Dynamics Completes Fidelis Buy; Lou Von Thaer Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has completed its acquisition of Fidelis Security Systems, a provider of cybersecurity tools for real-time network visibility, analysis and control. General Dynamics said Fidelis will become a part of its advanced information systems unit and did not disclose the value of the cash transaction. Lou Von …

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John Jolly: General Dynamics Fidelis Buy Adds Cyber Visibility Products

Advanced persistent threats — groups that consistently attack one entity — require constant visibility from an enterprise perspective, General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) cyber division lead said Monday. John Jolly, vice president and general manager of that division, told GovCon Wire the company purchased Fidelis Security Systems to complement its existing …

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General Dynamics to Buy Cyber Visibility Firm Fidelis; John Jolly Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has agreed to acquire cybersecurity analysis and visibility provider Fidelis Security Systems for an undisclosed amount of cash, General Dynamics announced Monday. General Dynamics expects to complete the transaction during the third quarter of 2012 and will integrate Fidelis into its advanced information systems business unit. …

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CGI Names George Schindler to Global Ops Leadership Team, Completes Logica Buy

CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) has appointed George Schindler, president of U.S. operations, to the leadership team of the company’s new global operations organization. The company said Schindler and six other appointees will report to President and CEO Michael Roach (click over to GovCon Executive to see a full rundown …

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SAIC Completes $473M Health IT Consultant Buy; Joe Craver Comments

SAIC Inc. has completed its $473 million acquisition of healthcare information technology consulting firm maxIT Healthcare Holdings Inc., SAIC announced Monday. SAIC announced in July it agreed to buy the Westfield, Ind.-based firm, saying it planned to pay up to $20 million to maxIT Healthcare shareholders after the receipt of certain …

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Report: IBM Interest In Blackberry Maker’s Enterprise Unit

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has informally approached Research in Motion, maker of the Blackberry phone, about potentially acquiring RIM’s enterprise services unit, according to a Bloomberg report. Citing Berenberg Bank, the article says that business may be worth between $1.5 billion and $2.5 billion depending on which assets are included. …

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CenturyLink Subsidiary to Buy Ciber IT Outsourcing Assets; Ousley, Peterschmidt Comment

Savvis, a subsidiary of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has agreed to acquire information technology outsourcing assets from Ciber (NYSE: CBR) for $7 million cash. Savvis said the total transaction price will include additional future consideration in the form of a cash earn-out payment based on results through December 2013. The transaction …

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L-3 Completes $130M Buy of Thales Civil Aircraft Unit; Michael Strianese Comments

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has completed its estimated $130 million acquisition of Thales Training & Simulation Ltd.’s civil aircraft simulation and training business, L-3 announced Tuesday. L-3 has renamed the business L-3 Link Simulation & Training U.K. Limited and integrated it into the company’s link simulation and training division, within …

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Contract Mgmt Firm PESystems Buys C2Kinetics; Mark Klicker Named SVP

PESystems, a Fairfax, Va.-based advisory and assistance services contractor, has acquired the Massachusetts-based A&AS provider C2Kinetics. PESystems said Mark Klicker, CEO of C2Kinetics, will join PESystems and serve as a senior vice president of division operations, reporting to Gene Bisol, northeast division manager. The two companies have worked together on …

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UTC Closes $18.4B Goodrich Buy, Forms New Aerospace Unit; Louis Chenevert Comments

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has completed its acquisition of Charlotte-based aerospace manufacturer Goodrich Corp., UTC announced Thursday. According to the Washington Business Journal, UTC will divest assets from its aircraft engine manufacturing business as part of an agreement with the government for the $18.4 billion transaction. The Hartford, Conn.-based …

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