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IT Security Vet Ron Davis Takes CISO Post at Huntington Ingalls

Ron Davis, formerly chief information security officer of Vencore and a certified information systems security professional, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as CISO. Davis will oversee a cybersecurity program that seeks to identify threats and risks as well as implement controls, methods and processes designed to secure HII …

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Jeremy Wensinger, James Winner, Robert Giannetta Join Executive Team at Former Harris IT Business

Jeremy Wensinger, James Winner and Robert Giannetta have been appointed to leadership positions at MHVC Acquisition Corp. — formerly known as the government information technology services business of Harris (NYSE: HRS). Investment firm Veritas Capital finalized its purchase of Harris IT Services for approximately $690 million in April and renamed the business MHVC Acquisition Corp. Herndon, …

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June 19 Market Close: GovCon Index Closes Up as S&P500 and DJIA Reach New Highs

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up today 0.584 percent to 95.917, reversing its Friday almost 1.5 percent drop.  Advancers outpaced decliners 3 to 1. All three the of the major indices were up on the day as technology stocks rebounded from the previous two weeks of sluggish performance. WTI crude oil …

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Report: Lockheed, 11 Countries In Talks Over $37B F-35 Procurement

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is in talks with the U.S. and 10 other countries over a potential contract worth at least $37 billion for the manufacturer to deliver a total of 440 F-35 fighter aircraft, Reuters reported Sunday. Sources told Reuters the multi-year transaction will consist of three portions from fiscal 2018 …

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June 13 Market Close: GovCon Index and Major Indices All Close Up

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index closed up for the fifth consecutive day with a mix of service providers and platform companies leading the pack. Technology stocks rebounded from a two-day slump, what Bloomberg called the worst slide of the year. During the course of the day, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit …

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Intel, Northrop Among 5 DARPA Partners Selected for Graph Analytics R&D Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Georgia Institute of Technology, a Qualcomm Technologies subsidiary and the Energy Department‘s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will build a graph analytics processor for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DARPA said Friday it selected the …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Opportunities in the Unmanned Systems Marketplace

Weekly Roundup May 29 – June 2 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Unmanned systems are starting to be more and more ubiquitous in our daily lives. While they’ve been in use in the defense industry for decades, increased attention from …

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Ashley Godwin Named Huntington Ingalls Federal Policy Director

Ashley Godwin, formerly senior defense and government affairs adviser for the Shipbuilders Council of America, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as director of federal policy. HII said Wednesday she will help develop the company’s legislative and federal policy priorities in support of future shipbuilding campaigns and initiatives supported by the technical solutions division. Godwin will …

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Northrop to Provide Air Force AESA Radars, Support Services Under $244M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $243.9 million contract to supply 72 Active Electronically Scanned Array radars, spares and support services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform contract-related work in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, and is scheduled to finish Jan. 31, 2019. The Air Force Life Cycle …

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