Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 08/20/2015

CGI Awarded $124M to Continue Army Training Program Support; Pat Dougherty Comments

CGI will provide program management and technical support to the U.S. Army‘s Training and Doctrine Command Intelligence Directorate under a potential five-year, $124 million contract. The company said Thursday the award is a re-compete of a previous contract to support TRADOC G2 in the delivery of the operating environment for Army training programs…
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Army Picks 4 Small Businesses For $995M Support Contract

The U.S. Army has chosen four small businesses to support the Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate under a $994.7 million cost-plus-fixed-fee task order contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contractors will provide support through May 7, 2018
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VA Names Dan Galik CISO

Dan Galik, associate deputy assistant secretary for security operations at the Department of Veterans Affairs, will assume the role of acting deputy assistant secretary and chief information security officer at the VA, Fedscoop reported Wednesday
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TechServe Alliance: 193K US Engineering, IT Jobs Added in Past Year

A new TechServe Alliance report has found that U.S. companies employed 193,300 new information technology workers and created 15,000 new engineering jobs since July 2014. Employment in the IT field grew by 0…
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Defense One: General Atomics Conducts Drone Surveillance Missions for Pentagon

General Atomics has flown its Reaper and Predator drones to conduct surveillance operations on behalf of the government since April, Defense One reported Wednesday. Patrick Tucker writes that the company is among other drone manufacturers the Defense Department has hired to fly surveillance missions…
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NAVAIR Orders $97M in Harris Radio Jammer Systems; Ed Zoiss Comments

Harris Corp. has been awarded a $97 million contract to produce 46 airborne jamming systems for the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command to protect aircraft against radio frequency threats. The order is for full-rate production lot 12 of the company’s ALQ-214 integrated defensive electronic countermeasures and contains an option for the company to begin work on batch 13 of IDECMs next year, Harris said Wednesday
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