Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 10/27/2016

Raytheon Lifts Guidance as 3Q Earnings Top Street; L-3’s 2017 Outlook Below Analyst Consensus

GovCon Index– and S&P 500-listed defense contractors Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) lifted full-year earnings per share and revenue guidance before markets opened Thursday with third quarter EPS above Wall Street’s expectations for both companies…
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Engility Lands $112M FDA Computational Science, Bioinformatics Services IDIQ; Lynn Dugle Comments

The Food and Drug Administration has awarded Engility (NYSE: EGL) a potential five-year, $112 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide computational science and bioinformatics services for the FDA’s gene-based drug discovery and development programs…
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Former Pixar Exec Rob Cook Named GSA Tech Transformation Service Chief

Rob Cook, a former Pixar executive, has been appointed commissioner of the General Services Administration‘s Technology Transformation Service that was established in a push to boost federal government technology…
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Andrew Merkle to Lead Research & Exploratory Devt Mission Area at Johns Hopkins APL

Andrew Merkle, a 16-year veteran of the Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory, has been named mission area executive for research and exploratory development at APL. He began his career at APL as an engineer within the technical services department and later moved to the national security department, where he helped establish the lab’s Biomechanics and Injury Mitigation Systems program, APL said Wednesday…
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OSI Subsidiary Awarded Potential $140M CBP Screening Tech Contract Pair

An OSI Systems subsidiary has received a pair of contracts worth up to $140 million combined from the Customs and Border Protection agency for the supply of cargo and vehicle screening systems. OSI said Monday one potential two year, $64 million contract for American Science and Engineering covers deliveries of its Z Portal drive-through cargo and vehicle inspection system that works to provide up to six views of a vehicle under inspection…
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Ryan Kearny Appointed F5 CTO, EVP for Product Devt; John McAdam Comments

Ryan Kearny, an 18-year veteran of F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV), has been named chief technology officer and executive vice president for product development at the Seattle-based application delivery firm…
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NCI to Engineer US Army C4I, IT Systems in South Korea Under $63M Task Order

NCI has received a potential five-year, $63 million task order for engineering and integration support services at the U.S. Army Garrison–Humphreys in South Korea. The task order was awarded by the Army’s Information Systems Engineering Command through the Total Engineering and Information Systems III contract vehicle and contains one base year plus up to four option years, NCI said Wednesday…
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Bell-Boeing JV Taps Cobham to Develop Aerial Refueling System for Osprey Aircraft

A joint venture of Boeing and Bell Helicopter has awarded a contract to Cobham to build an aerial refueling system for the U.S. Marine Corps’ MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft. Cobham said Tuesday the V-22 Aerial Refueling System will be based on the company’s FR300 Hose Drum Unit and will support Osprey’s capacity to refuel F-35B Lightning II and F/A-18 Hornet aircraft while in-flight…
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Joint Munitions Command Grants Full Materiel Release of Orbital ATK-Produced Mortar Cartridge

An Orbital ATK-produced 60-millimeter mortar cartridge has obtained full materiel release approval from the U.S. Joint Munitions Command that designates the munition as safe and operationally suitable for use…
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Parsons to Update Southern California Transport Data Exchange System

Parsons ha received a contract from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to modernize a system that works to facilitate transportation data exchange between approximately 125 agencies across Southern California…
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BAE Lands Air Force Contract Option for Data Loads Under Diminishing Manufacturing Sources Program

BAE Systems’ U.S. arm has received a potential 14-month, $8.1 million contract option to supply additional data loads to the U.S. Air Force in support of the Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages program…
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