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Accenture Appoints Susan Lawrence Managing Director Within National Security Practice

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business has hired Susan Lawrence, a former chief information officer of the U.S. Army, as managing director within the national security practice, GovCon Wire reported Tuesday. Accenture said Tuesday the retired … Continue reading

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CSRA Subsidiary, Microsoft & McAfee to Help Bolster DISA Endpoint Security Under $163M Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — A subsidiary of CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will support the integration of the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Endpoint Security Solutions under a potential $163 million task order, GovCon Wire reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday SRA International received the … Continue reading

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MTSI Lands $89M MDA Contract for Ballistic Missile Defense System Engineering Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. will deliver specialty engineering advisory services for the Missile Defense Agency‘s Ballistic Missile Defense System under an $88.7 million contract, GovCon Wire reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the contract covers systems engineering services … Continue reading

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CenturyLink Gets FCC Approval to Close Level 3 Acquisition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has received clearance from the Federal Communications Commission for the company’s $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications, GovCon Wire reported Tuesday. FCC’s approval follows recent clearances from the Justice … Continue reading

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Raytheon to Operate, Maintain 2 Radar Systems Under $1.5B MDA Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) integrated defense systems unit will help operate and maintain two ballistic missile radar systems for the Missile Defense Agency under a potential $1.5 billion contract, GovCon Wire reported Monday. The … Continue reading

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HPE Names New Global CIO to Help Advance IT Strategy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 30, 2017 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has hired the former chief information officer of oil and gas company Baker Hughes as global CIO, GovCon Wire reported Friday. HPE President Antonio Neri wrote in a blog post published Thursday … Continue reading

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Lockheed to Continue Laser-Guided Bomb Kit Production Under $131M Air Force Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 27, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will continue production of laser-guided bomb kits for the U.S. Air Force under a $131 million follow-on contract, GovCon Wire reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday it will deliver additional Paveway II Plus LGB kits … Continue reading

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Former HDS Federal Rebrands as Hitachi Vantara Federal; David Turner Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 26, 2017 — The former Hitachi Data Systems federal business has adopted the name “Hitachi Vantara Federal” in line with a company-wide rebranding in efforts to leverage its data analytics and internet of things portfolio, GovCon … Continue reading

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General Atomics Unit to Maintain, Repair Gray Eagle Drones Under $462M Army Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 25, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit will help maintain and repair the U.S. Army‘s Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems under a potential $462.1 million contract modification, GovCon Wire reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award to General … Continue reading

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CSRA Names Yogesh Khanna as SVP; Larry Prior Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) has promoted Yogesh Khanna from chief technology officer to senior vice president, GovCon Wire reported Oct. 16. Larry Prior, CSRA president and CEO, said in a statement published Oct. 13 that … Continue reading

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