Posts from GovConWire for 12/01/2016

Booz Allen CFO Ties $250M Aquilent Deal to ‘Vision 2020’ Digital Services Strategy

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) Chief Financial Officer Lloyd Howell characterized to investors Tuesday the firm’s pending $250 million acquisition of digital services contractor Aquilent announced Tuesday as a “tuck-in, capability-based” versus other large scale-focused transactions in the industry over the past year…
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Boeing Gets $558M Air Force Contract Modification for F-15 Radar Upgrades

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $558.5 million contract modification to support the U.S. Air Force‘s F-15 radar improvement and modernization programs. The Defense Department said Wednesday work under the modification will run through Jan…
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BAE Awarded $384M Army Thermal Weapon Sight Production Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a potential seven-year, $384 million contract to produce a thermal weapon sight technology that will work to help soldiers identify and engage targets in the battlefield…
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Judy Marks Named CEO of Siemens’ US Arm; Lisa Davis Comments

Judy Marks, an executive vice president at Siemens’ Dresser-Rand business, has been selected to succeed the retiring Eric Spiegel as CEO of Siemens’ U.S. arm, effective Jan. 1. “Judy has a deep knowledge of Siemens’ entire portfolio that will serve us well during this time of transition and into the future,” Lisa Davis, a member of the managing board at Siemens, said in a statement released Wednesday…
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Rep. Tom Price Named HHS Secretary Under Trump Administration

Rep. Tom Price (R-Georgia), chairman of the House Budget Committee and an orthopedic surgeon, has been selected to serve as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services under President-elect Donald Trump’s administration, Politico reported Tuesday…
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UTC Subsidiary to Provide F-35 Propulsion System Services Under $310M Navy Contract

A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has secured a $309.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide propulsion system services in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program…
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Sonalysts, Carley Win $246M in Naval Curriculum Development Contracts

Sonalysts and Carley have won contracts worth up to $246 million combined from the U.S. Navy to develop and maintain curriculum for the Naval Education Training Command’s naval training products and services program…
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Johns Hopkins APL Secures $98M DARPA Engineering, R&D Support IDIQ

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a potential five-year, $98 million contract for engineering, development and research services…
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Orbital ATK Cygnus Concludes 6th Space Station Cargo Resupply Mission

Orbital ATK has concluded its sixth cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station which also marked the company’s return to flight operations at NASA‘s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia…
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Rockwell Collins’ Manpack Radio Tech Completes Army Qualification Test

Rockwell Collins has completed the qualification test procedure for its military communication radio system as part of a potential $12.7 billion U.S. Army contract awarded in February. The company said Thursday it delivered 30 two-channel, software-defined AN/PRC-162 radios for the qualification tests under the Army’s Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit competition…
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November 30 Market Close: GovCon Index Retreats, Ends Best Month Since July as US Stocks Stay in Tight Range

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index retreated Wednesday on declines by large prime and middle-tier services contractors that offset a surge by McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) in a session that saw U.S…
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