Posts from GovConWire for 01/19/2016

GDIT Finance VP Mike Garrity Retires; Executive Mosaic’s Jim Garrettson Comments

Mike Garrity, vice president of finance and administration at General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has retired after nearly 40 years of financial management work in the government contracting industry…
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DLA Taps Apex Clean Energy for $497M Renewable Electricity Supply Contract

Apex Clean Energy Holdings has secured a potential $497.3 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply the U.S. Army with electricity derived from off-site wind and on-site solar energy production facilities over a nearly 30-year period…
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Minburn Lands $115M SOCOM Order for Microsoft Software Licenses

Minburn Technology Group has received a $115 million order to provide Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) software licenses to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The company will also deliver software assurance support to SOCOM’s headquarters procurement division under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday…
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Wahid Nawabi Adds President Role at AeroVironment; Tim Conver Comments

Wahid Nawabi, chief operating officer at AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV), has been named president of the company alongside his current position. Nawabi previously served as senior vice president and general manager of the company’s efficient energy systems business segment, with responsibility in business strategy and new product launch, AeroVironment said Friday…
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Greg Hanson Joins Zantech as COO; Zia Islam Comments

Greg Hanson, a former general manager at NCI Information Systems, has joined Zantech IT Services as executive vice president and chief operating officer. He will succeed Allan Foy, who will retire as COO but remain with Zantech as a senior adviser, the company said Jan…
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CPI Aerostructures to Supply Northrop Hawkeye Wing Components, Extends Kaman Metal Supply Contract

Northrop Grumman has awarded CPI Aerostructures a potential $30 million contract to supply structural kits and related components for integration with the outer wing panels of Northrop-built E-2D Advanced Hawkeye planes…
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IARPA Posts RFI on Neural Computing Principles

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity is soliciting ideas to apply information neural information processing methods for the next-generation design of computers. IARPA specifically encouraged computer scientists and neuroscientists in a FedBizOpps notice published Jan…
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January 19 Morning Report: GovCon Index Closes With Decline on Further Oil Price Drop

The GovCon Index closed Friday with a 1.218-percent decline to 72.118 on falling oil prices and below-consensus economic data points. Pharmaceutical services provider McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) topped the Index with a gain of 22 cents to $165…
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