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AECOM Lands Position on $970M DTRA Program to Reduce Global Threats; John Vollmer Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 1, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) will support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in its effort to address risks associated with weapons of mass destruction and other international threats as one of six awardees on a potential $970 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported July 19. The company said …

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Perspecta-Havas JV Named Top Analytics Company in Pharma/Life Sciences; Mac Curtis Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 1, 2018 — A joint venture between Perspecta‘s (NYSE: PRSP) Vencore subsidiary and Havas Health & You has received recognition as “Company of the Year” based on its analytics work in the life sciences and pharmaceutical sector, ExecutiveBiz reported July 20. Pharma Tech Outlook named HVH Precision Analytics in its “Top …

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Lockheed’s Rick Ambrose: UK Pushes for Rapid, Cheaper Access to Space

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2018 — Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of the space business at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and a three-time Wash100 awardee, has said the U.K. government’s effort to further build the local space industry centers on rapid access to space at less cost, similar to …

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Carlyle Group’s US Buyout Fund Secures $18.5B Capital

The Carlyle Group (Nasdaq: CG) has raised $18.5 billion for its latest fund that invests in U.S. companies in defense and government services and aerospace industries. The private equity firm said Monday the amount of capital raised for the Carlyle Partners VII fund surpassed the $15 billion target, reflecting a 42 percent increase …

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CenturyLink’s David Young: Culture Change Over Tech a Part of Agency EIS Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 30, 2018 — David Young, senior vice president of strategic government at CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has indicated that a change in culture is essentially part of federal agencies’ preparation for the shift from the General Services Administration‘s Networx contract to the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported July 18. …

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Lockheed to Help UK Establish Launch Ops at Future Scotland Spaceport; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will support the development of a launch site in Scotland and a new deployment platform for small satellites under two contracts potentially worth $31 million combined from the U.K. space agency, ExecutiveBiz reported July 18. Space News reported July 17 …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret: Data Sharing for AI Dev’t Will Be on Per-Case Basis

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has indicated the company will consider several factors, including the nature of the client, in potential opportunities for data sharing to drive artificial intelligence development, ExecutiveBiz reported July 16. …

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Vectrus Tapped to Maintain US Army Base in Germany; Chuck Prow Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 23, 2018 — The U.S. Army has awarded a Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) business unit a potential five-year, $43 million contract to provide maintenance support at an Army base located in Stuttgart, Germany, ExecutiveBiz reported July 13. The company said July 12 Vectrus Systems will perform administration, facility …

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Engility Books $167M in Q2 Federal Contracts; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility (NYSE: EGL) has received contracts worth more than $167 million combined from multiple federal customers during the second quarter. Work under the contracts will primarily occur within the continental U.S. and will include logistics and program management, systems engineering and mission assurance support services, the company said Tuesday. Lynn Dugle, chairman, president and CEO of …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: L3 Technologies’ M&A Activity & Top 10 Stories

Weekly Roundup July 16 – July 20, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: L3 Technologies’ M&A Activity & Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO       L3 Technologies Enjoys Strong M&A Activity in July This week, I’d like to highlight L3 Technologies which has engaged in …

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