Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/20/2016

KBR Closes $300M Purchase of Honeywell Govt Services Business; Stuart Bradie Comments

Houston-based engineering and construction firm KBR (NYSE: KBR) has wrapped up its $300 million purchase of the U.S. government services business of Honeywell (NYSE: HON). KBR said Monday it will integrate Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc…
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Accenture Subsidiary Lands Potential $286M VA Contract for IT Service Desk Support

Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) ASM Research subsidiary has received a potential $286 million contract from the Department of Veterans Affairs to help provide service desk support for VA employees. ASM said Tuesday the contract covers support for VA’s National Service Desk that works to provide front-line assistance on information technology services, systems and operations to more than 350,000 employees…
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Drone USA Acquires Howco Distributing to Add Facilities, Property; Michael Bannon Comments

New York City-based unmanned vehicle maker Drone USA has concluded its purchase of wholesale distribution company Howco Distributing Corp. for $3.5 million in cash, promissory notes and warrants. Drone USA said Tuesday it will have access to Howco’s facility leases and related intellectual property and establish connections with the latter company’s suppliers and vendors…
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Ken Peterman: ViaSat to Provide Wideband Anti-Jam Communications System to US Military

ViaSat has been awarded a $33.3 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide a wideband anti-jam communications system that will work to connect military forces in jammed operational environments…
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Former VA Benefits Lead Danny Pummill Joins FCI as COO

Danny Pummill, former undersecretary for benefits at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has joined Chantilly, Virginia-based government services contractor Femme Comp Inc. as executive vice president and chief operating officer…
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ERP International to Help Manage Defense Health Agency’s E-Commerce Program

Enterprise Resource Planned Systems International has won a $7.7 million task order from the Defense Health Agency to maintain and operate the electronic commerce program of DHA. The order contains one base year, four option years and an 11-day transition period that will run through Sept…
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Al Raha Group to Support Saudi F-15 Fleet Under $356M USAF Foreign Sales Deal

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Al Raha Group for Technical Services a $355.9 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide integrated support services to Saudi Arabia’s fleet of  Strike Eagle fighter aircraft…
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OGSystems to Help Update Navy’s Center for Security Forces Training Programs

OGSystems has received a $3.8 million contract to provide new technology and approaches in support of efforts to modernize training programs at the U.S. Navy‘s Center for Security Forces. The company said Monday it will employ immersive engineering, lean startup and agile methods, as well as utilize virtual and augmented reality platforms to help transform the Navy’s training efforts…
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Lockheed to Produce More Paveway II Bomb Kits for Air Force; Joe Serra Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded an $87.6 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to produce additional Paveway II Plus laser guided bomb kits. The company said Monday it will supply guidance and tail assemblies for GBU-10 and GBU-12 LGB configurations under the follow-on contract…
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Army Corps of Engineers Selects Continental Mapping to Support St. Louis District Operations

Madison, Wisconsin-based small business Continental Mapping has secured a five-year, $12.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support mapping operations in the St…
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UTC to Update MS-177 Imaging Sensor Tech; Kevin Raftery Comments

A business unit of  United Technologies Corp. has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to update the company’s MS-177 imaging sensor system in efforts to increase the technology’s resolution and coverage…
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