Posts from GovConWire for 06/01/2015

Frank Kendall: DoD, Partners Eye Savings With Planned F-35 Block Buy

The Defense Department is planning a three-year block buy of more than 400 Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets beginning 2018 as part of efforts to generate cost savings through bulk purchases, Defense News reported Friday
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Joe Quaglia: Tech Data Adds to Data Center Portfolio with STG Acquisition

Tech Data Corp. (Nasdaq: TECD) has agreed to buy data center and information technology services company Signature Technology Group for an undisclosed amount. Joe Quaglia, president of the Americas markets business at Tech Data, saidWednesday the company seeks to diversify its data center portfolio and create value for clients through the transaction…
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General Dynamics Division Lands $46M US Navy Maintenance Contract for Los Angeles-Class Submarine

A General Dynamics subsidiary has secured a $46.4 million contract to conduct planning efforts necessary to perform upgrade and maintenance work for the U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered attack submarine during its temporary dry-docking period…
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GSA Cancels Regional Contracts to Speed Transition Under NS2020 Strategy

The General Services Administration has cancelled three Regional Infrastructure Solutions contracts in favor of the upcoming 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract for the agency’s Network Services 2020 efforts, FCW reported Friday
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Thomas Kennedy: Raytheon-Websense JV to Offer Cyber Defense Tools for Commercial Sector

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has closed its transaction with Vista Equity Partners to establish a data security firm comprising of Raytheon’s cyber product line and Vista’s security technology business Websense…
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June 1 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a loss of 0.453 points to end the last week of May at 74.308. Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has finalized its $5 billion purchase of Exelis, whose place on the GovCon Index will now be occupied by Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) starting today…
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