Posts from GovConWire for 10/27/2014

Michael Berry to Serve as Informatica EVP, CFO; Sohaib Abbasi Comments

Michael Berry, former chief financial officer of IO, will begin work next month as executive vice president and chief financial officer at Informatica (NASDAQ: INFA), where he will oversee finance and investor relations, among other functions…
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Northrop Gets $207M Modification on Radar Initial Production Contract With Navy

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) electronic systems division has received a contract modification worth $207.3 million from the U.S. Navy to provide initial production systems for four Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radars and associated support services…
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Navy Prepares C4I, Surface Combatant Tech Support Contract

The U.S. Navy has identified General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) as potential vendors to perform support work on the branch’s C4I, surface vessel warfare and tactical systems. In a notice published Friday on FedBizOpps, the Navy said it plans to issue a two-year contract containing 12 base months and one option year…
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October 27 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes on Monthly High

The GovCon Index closed Friday reaching a monthly high at 65.994, up 0.260 or 0.393 percent after a week of strong third quarter corporate earnings.   Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price % Change AECOM Technology 32…
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Army Special Ops Command: Collaborative Strategy to Counter Unconventional Warfare

The U.S. Army Special Operations Command is calling for a joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational program to counter the threat of unconventional warfare by U.S. adversaries, Defense News reported Friday
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Andrew Hunter: Pentagon, Congress Aim for Consensus on Military Acquisition Reforms

A Defense Department program director has observed an emerging consensus between defense executives and lawmakers to revamp the military procurement system and clear overlapping acquisition policies, Reuters reported Friday
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