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Weekly Roundup: House Approves $733B Defense Bill, ICF, CACI, Palantir, ECS Receive Big Contracts, POC Hosts 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Monday, the House passed a $733 billion defense policy bill, by a 220 to 197 vote, for fiscal year 2020. The lower chamber’s 2020 National Defense Authorization Act is $17 billion less than the president’s budget request. Lawmakers are expected to meet in the coming months to reconcile the …

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Jon Spaner, Public Sector Practice for McKinsey & Company, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award for Second Consecutive Year

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Jon Spaner, Public Sector Practice for McKinsey & Company, with the Chairman’s Award for completing his second year as chairman of the DHS Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4×24 program. Spaner has served in his role with McKinsey & Co. since Feb. …

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FirstNet Surpasses 600K Connections; Used By Over 7,250 Public Safety Agencies Nationwide

FirstNet, a communications platform built by AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority), is being used by more than 7,250 public safety agencies with over 600,000 device connections to date, FirstNet announced on Monday. The platform continues to expand its coverage, capacity and capabilities for first responders that …

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VT Systems’ Shipbuilding Arm Wins Potential $1.9B Contract to Build USCG Polar Security Cutters

The shipbuilding business under ST Engineering‘s VT Systems subsidiary won a potential $1.94B contract to design and build up to three heavy polar icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard. Pascagoula, Miss.-based VT Halter Marine will perform detail design and construction of the lead Polar Security Cutter through the fixed-price incentive-firm contract, …

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Navy Awards Four Spots on Potential $976M SAP Products, Services BPA

Four companies have won spots on a potential 10-year, $975.9M U.S. Navy blanket purchase agreement to provide SAP software products and support services to the Department of Defense, U.S. Coast Guard, intelligence community and other federal government agencies. Carahsoft Technology, Advantaged Solutions, Alamo City Engineering and Oakland Consulting Group will …

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Microsoft Gets $1.7B Contract for IT Product Enterprise Services to DoD, Intell Community

The U.S. Navy has awarded Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) a potential five-year, $1.76B contract to support company-made products for the Department of Defense, U.S. Coast Guard and the intelligence community. DoD said Friday the company will provide engineering services to help software developers and other product teams utilize knowledge database, tools, source …

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HII Shipbuilding Business Gets $931M in Contracts for 10th, 11th National Security Cutters

A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) division has secured two contracts worth $930.9M combined to build the 10th and 11th National Security Cutters for the U.S. Coast Guard. HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding business will develop NSC 10 under the $468.75M fixed-price-incentive contract and NSC 11 under the $462.13M contract, the company said Friday. “This …

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