Posts from GovConWire for 08/12/2016

State Dept OKs $231M NATO Precision Guided Munitions Sale

The State Department has approved NATO’s request to buy precision guided munitions and related support services from the U.S. for use in regional threat deterrence operations under a potential $231 million foreign military sales agreement…
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HPE to Buy Silicon Graphics International for $275M in Big Data Analytics, HPC Market Push

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has agreed to purchase Milpitas, California-based high-performance computing platforms provider Silicon Graphics International (Nasdaq: SGI) for approximately $275 million cash in a push to expand its footprint in the HPC and big data analytics markets…
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American Electronic Warfare Associates Wins $91M Navy Battlespace Simulation, Test Support IDIQ

American Electronic Warfare Associates has won a four-year, $91.3 million contract to provide engineering, management and technical support services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s integrated battlespace simulation and test department…
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Navy Awards Ship Hardware, Logistics Services Contract to Leidos

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a potential $49.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to supply ship equipment and provide logistics support to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will support the service branch’s ship control, navigation distribution, ship control display and automated bridge systems as well as various human machine interface display applications over a five-year period…
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Air Force Picks Raytheon, L-3, ViaSat for Wideband Satcom Tactical Service Demo Contracts

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) and ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) have won separate contracts to provide protected tactical service field demonstration support services to the U.S. Air Force…
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Dynetics EVP Mike DeMaioribus to Retire in September; David King Comments

Mike DeMaioribus, executive vice president of business operations at Dynetics, plans to retire from the company on Sept. 14 after a 39-year career at the Huntsville, Alabama-based engineering, applied science and information technology contractor…
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Phil O’Reilly Named Brocade Federal Sales VP; Jeff Lindholm Comments

Phil O’Reilly, former chief technology officer for Americas and federal sales at Brocade  (Nasdaq: BRCD), has been appointed as vice president of federal sales at the San Jose, California-based data center networking technology provider…
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BAE Awarded Logistics Support Contract for Army SIGINT Payload System

BAE Systems has secured a potential seven-year, $38.2 million contract to provide logistics support for the U.S. Army‘s tactical signal intelligence payload system. The Defense Department said Thursday work will occur through Aug…
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Jacobs Engineering to Help Novartis Pharma Expand Biotechnology Center in France; Robert Norfleet Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group has been selected to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services for Novartis Pharma‘s estimated $100 million  biotechnology center expansion project in France…
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August 11 Market Close: GovCon Index Swings Positive on Orbital ATK Rebound & Lockheed Rise

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index staged a rally Thursday to barely miss a new record close as Orbital ATK (NYSE: ATK) regained some ground from a record plunge in the previous session and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) rose to a new 52-week high in intraday trade…
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