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Airbus Call Handling Tech to Support General Dynamics’ Work on Fairfax County NG911

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2016 — Airbus will deploy its Vesta 9-1-1 call handling platform across Fairfax County in Virginia to support the region’s Next Generation 9-1-1 program with General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Vesta 9-1-1 will be part of the county’s future emergency communications network and facilitate an increased call center …

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Microsoft, Partners to Build Solar Power Facility in Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2016 — Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has entered into a public-private partnership with Dominion Virginia Power and the government of Virginia to build a facility that will work to provide solar energy to the state, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Dominion Virginia Power said Wednesday the facility is expected …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016: GD’s Robotics Buy Keeps Tech M&A Wheels Turning & more

Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Consolidation among the large players the government services market have been well-documented in spaces such as these but the product makers in GovCon also have been in on the M&A …

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SOS International to Expand HQ in Reston, Virginia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 23, 2016 — SOS International plans to expand its headquarters in Reston, Virginia, to 50, 000 square feet of office space as part of a new lease agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. SOSi said Friday the larger space will consolidate the workforce from three satellite offices across Virginia and …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 25 – Jan. 29 2016: Leidos The New ‘Big One’ After Lockheed IT Biz Merger & more

Jan. 25 – Jan. 29 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Needless to say, we have a lot to address here after a heavy news week that featured news of government contracting’s largest merger this decade, plus a batch of 2015 earnings reports from …

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GSA Seeks Proposals for Phase II Consolidated FBI HQ Construction Project

The General Services Administration has asked shortlisted contractors to submit proposals for the construction of a consolidated FBI headquarters building that will receive $1.4 billion in funds under President Barack Obama’s budget for fiscal year 2017. The FBI Headquarters Consolidation Project is part of GSA’s program to comply with the administration’s …

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DLA Taps Apex Clean Energy for $497M Renewable Electricity Supply Contract

Apex Clean Energy Holdings has secured a potential $497.3 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply the U.S. Army with electricity derived from off-site wind and on-site solar energy production facilities over a nearly 30-year period. DLA Energy in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, awarded the firm-fixed-price contract through a competitive procurement process with …

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Serco Inc. Gets $95M USPTO Patent Classification Recompete Contract; Dan Allen Comments

Serco Group’s North American subsidiary has secured a potential five-year, $95 million contract to continue to provide patent classification support services to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Serco Inc. will continue to perform work in Harrisonburg, Virginia, under the recompete contract, which has a one-year base term and four option …

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Harris to Keep HQ in Melbourne FL, House Critical Networks Segment in Herndon VA

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has decided to maintain its corporate headquarters in Melbourne, Fla. and will also base two of its four newly-formed business segments in the state following the company’s $4.75-billion purchase of Exelis that closed in May. Both the electronic systems and space and intelligence systems segments will be based in Palm Bay, …

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Exelon-Pepco Merger Gets Green Light From Virginia State Corporation Commission

Exelon Corp. and Pepco Holdings have received approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission to move forward on the the companies’ proposed $7 billion merger agreement they announced in April. Pepco Holdings owns transmission infrastructure in Virginia and previously offered power to distribution customers in Virginia through the Delmarva Power and Pepco utilities, …

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