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EM’s Weekly Roundup: AECOM Sells Management Services Business to American Securities for $2.4B, Leidos Wins Two Huge Contracts, POC Announces Panelist for Unmanned Systems in the Future Fight, Executive Moves & Weekly Top 10 Stories

AECOM has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its management services business to affiliates of American Securities and Lindsay Goldberg for $2.4 billion, the company announced on Monday. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the company’s board of directors and is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory …

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Transportation Security Administration Issues Cloud Strategy 2.0

The Transportation Security Administration has released an updated strategy meant to help the agency implement and integrate cloud-based services to carry out its mission to protect the country’s transportation system. Under the Cloud Strategy 2.0, TSA will implement a “Cloud Smart” strategy for existing applications and “Cloud First” for new IT services, according to a FedBizOpps notice published Wednesday.

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Idemia’s Ed Casey, US Management Team to Inaugurate North American HQ in Virginia

Augmented identity and biometric systems provider IDEMIA will unveil its new North American corporate headquarters on June 20 in Reston, Va., GovCon Wire has learned. Ed Casey, CEO of IDEMIA’s identity and security business in North America, and other members of the U.S. leadership team will take part in the opening and provide attendees hands-on demonstrations of the company’s technology platforms designed to ensure the security of identities.

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L3, Morpho Detection, Reveal Imaging Get TSA Explosive Detection System Production IDIQs

The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration has awarded three separate sole-source, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts to L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), Morpho Detection and Reveal Imaging Technologies to produce and install explosive detection systems. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says L3 will manufacture eXaminer 6700 Medium Speed EDS under a five-year, …

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Kirstjen Nielsen Resigns as DHS Secretary

Kirstjen Nielsen on Sunday stepped down from her post as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, CBS News reported Sunday. President Donald Trump announced in a tweet that Kevin McAleenan, commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection, will serve as interim DHS secretary. The report said Nielsen’s resignation comes …

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Smiths Detection to Help TSA Deploy Screening Systems Under $97M Contract

Smiths Detection won a potential $96.8M contract to supply computed tomography screening systems for the Transportation Security Administration. The company will produce 300 CT scanners and ancillary equipment to help agency personnel detect potential threats in travelers’ carry-on luggage, TSA said Thursday. TSA plans to begin deploying the machines at …

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TechFlow Gets $968M DHS Contract for Explosive Detection Tech Maintenance Support

TechFlow has received a potential five-year, $967.9M contract from the Department of Homeland Security to maintain and provide logistics support for explosive detection systems. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says the contract covers preventive maintenance; calibration and test equipment; radiation surveys; tools; parts obsolescence; and supply support for detection platforms deployed …

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CACI Lands $194M Task Order for IT Modernization Support Services; Ken Asbury Quoted

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has secured a potential three-year, $194M task order to deliver information technology management support services to the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration. The company said Tuesday it will modernize TSA’s enterprise IT infrastructure and cybersecurity posture, as well as provide assistance to 60K of …

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