Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 12/06/2016

Roper Technologies to Purchase Deltek for $2.8B

‎Sarasota, Fla.-based industrial and technology conglomerate Roper Technologies (NYSE: ROP) has agreed to purchase software and information product provider Deltek for $2.8 billion from private equity firm Thoma Bravo…
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Former IBM Govt Lead Chuck Prow Appointed CEO at Vectrus

Chuck Prow, a former head of IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global government business and a 12-year Big Blue veteran, has joined Colorado Springs-based government services contractor Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) as CEO and board of directors member in a transition that took effect Tuesday…
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L-3 Unveils New Name & Rebranding to Reflect Technology Strategy Shift

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) will transition to the new name of L3 Technologies on Dec. 31 in an effort to reflect the New York City-based defense contractor’s repositioning as a provider of technology products…
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GovCon Vet Steve Weiss Joins Accelera as President, COO

Steve Weiss, former executive vice president for government business operations at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), officially joined Accelera Solutions Dec. 1 as president and chief operating officer of the Fairfax, Virginia-based cloud computing and mobile device services provider…
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State Dept Approves $668M General Dynamics Stryker Vehicle Sale to Peru

The State Department has approved Peru’s request to purchase reconditioned General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Stryker infantry carrier vehicles as well as related support, equipment and training under a potential $668 million foreign military sales agreement with the U…
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State Dept Clears $115M Electronic Warfare Range System Sale to Australia

The State Department has approved a potential $115 million foreign military sale of AEA-18G electronic warfare range system from the U.S. government to Australia in a transaction that includes Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as the hardware contractor and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) as the software provider…
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Northrop to Update Netherlands’ F-16 Electronic Countermeasure Pods

Netherlands’ air force has selected Northrop Grumman to update electronic countermeasure pods used on the country’s fleet of F-16 aircraft in a push to help the aircraft adapt to the modern threat environment…
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ONR Seeks Sci-Tech Approaches for Multi-Domain Unmanned Systems in Amphibious Operations

The Office of Naval Research looks to explore science and technology approaches on how to utilize multi-domain unmanned systems in support of amphibious operations. A presolicitation notice issued Thursday on the FedBizOpps website says ONR looks to develop autonomous amphibians with a capacity to maneuver through the surf zone, emerge and navigate ashore…
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Telos to Support DHS Info Security Policy Applications; Ben Taylor Comments

Telos Corp. has been selected to operate and maintain software applications the Department of Homeland Security procured from the company to implement information security policies and monitor security programs and compliance functions…
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LTM to Provide Navy, Marine Corps Logistics & Technical Support Under Potential $87M IDIQ

LTM has received a five-year, $86.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for logistics and technical support to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. The Navy received one offer for the small business set-aside contract and work covers  planning, analysis, development, training, support equipment management, facilities and execution services under the contract, the Defense Department said Monday…
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DLA Taps Veyance Technologies for $77M Abrams Track Assembly Contract

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Veyance Technologies a potential two-year, $77 million contract to produce M1 Abrams track assemblies for the U.S. Army. The sole-source contract has one base year and one option year and work will occur in Ohio through Dec…
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