Posts from GovConWire for 03/01/2017

Veritas Capital to Buy CB&I’s Capital Services Business for $755M; Ramzi Musallam Comments

New York City-based investment firm Veritas Capital has agreed to purchase the capital services business of energy technology and infrastructure provider CB&I (NYSE: CBI) for approximately $755 million…
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Lockheed Gets $1.1B Contract for F-35 Logistics, Sustainment Services to US, Foreign Military Clients

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $1.06 billion contract to sustain and provide recurring logistics support for F-35 aircraft of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, non-Defense Department participants and foreign military sales customers…
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Former DISA CTO David Mihelcic Joins Juniper Networks’ Federal Division; Tim Solms Comments

David Mihelcic, former chief technology officer of the Defense Information Systems Agency, has joined Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) to support future technology roadmap and product development efforts at the company’s federal division…
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11 Firms Win Spots on $950M Air Force Facility Design, Construction & Engineering IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has selected 11 companies to compete for delivery orders to design, build or engineer facilities and infrastructure for the military branch under a potential five-year, $950 million contract…
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Technica Appoints Lisa Trombley as COO, Brian Fogg as Chief Innovation Officer

Technica has appointed Lisa Trombley, former director of U.S. Air Force information technology programs at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), as chief operating officer. She will oversee Technica’s government programs and talent development efforts in her new position, the company said Tuesday…
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Marise Payne: Australia to Invest $192M in Growler Radio Jammer, Radar Tech Development

Australia will make a potential $191.6 million investment to develop a new radio jammer and radar system for the country’s Boeing-built EA-18G Growler aircraft. Sen. Marise Payne, Australia’s defense minister, said in a statement released Wednesday the country will partner with the U…
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CityLab: DHS Presolicitation for Border Wall Construction Draws Interest from 180 Contractors

Approximately 180 companies have responded to a Department of Homeland Security presolicitation notice for the design and construction of wall structures between the U.S. and Mexico, CityLab reported Tuesday…
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FBI Names Carl Ghattas as Natl Security Branch Executive Asst Director

Carl Ghattas, former assistant director for the counterterrorism division at FBI‘s headquarters in Washington, has been appointed as executive assistant director of the bureau’s national security branch…
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Harris, North Dakota Partner to Develop UAS Network for Beyond-Line-of-Sight Operations

The state of North Dakota and Harris have entered into a partnership agreement to develop a platform that will work to support beyond-visual-line-of-sight operations for unmanned aircraft systems. Harris said Tuesday it received a two-year grant from the North Dakota Centers of Excellence Commission to create aviation-grade network services for UAS BVLOS operations…
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VIDEO: Haptic Robotics

The Harris T7 Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) System provides best-in-class mobility, manipulation and intuitive control, delivering uncompromised performance for critical missions. Based on ongoing input from hundreds of active-duty operators, Harris developed the T7 from the ground up to support the demanding requirements of EOD missions…
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February 28 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Hold Lower Ahead of Trump Address

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index and U.S. stocks fell Tuesday at their worst one-day declines over the past month as investors looked ahead to President Donald Trump’s speech before a joint session of Congress at 9:00 p…
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