Posts from GovConWire for 12/19/2017

Symantec’s Chris Townsend: Cyber Investments Should be Aligned With Critical Data Protection

Chris Townsend, vice president of federal business at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), has said government agencies should ensure that investments in cybersecurity infrastructure are aligned with efforts to protect critical data from cyber threats…
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Bluestone Execs John Allen, Susan Gabay, Greg Van Beuren to Join Houlihan Lokey’s Govt Unit

Three senior executives at McLean, Virginia-based Bluestone Capital Partners will join Houlihan Lokey’s (NYSE: HLI) aerospace, defense and government services group as managing directors after the Los Angeles, California-based investment bank merged ADG with Bluestone’s mergers and acquisitions advisory practice…
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PSC Unveils 2018 Executive Panel, Board Members; Parsons’ Carey Smith Re-Elected Secretary

The Professional Services Council has appointed new members and re-elected several executives to its 2018 executive committee and board of directors. Carey Smith, president of Parsons’ federal business unit, was re-elected secretary of the board of directors during the trade group’s annual meeting held Thursday, PSC said Monday…
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Leidos CEO Roger Krone Elected PSC Board’s Vice Chair

Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been elected to serve as vice chair of the Professional Services Council’s board of directors beginning Jan. 1. The newly elected official will work with other board members to provide policy oversight and strategic direction for the trade group in support of the government technology and professional services industry, PSC said Monday…
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Lockheed Wins Potential $110M Air Force IDIQ to Design, Build Cruise Missile Tech

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential five-year, $110 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support the military branch’s cruise missile science and technology demonstration project…
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Guest Spot: DSA’s R.J. Kolton on ‘Six Actions Mid-Tier Companies Can Take in 2018 to Achieve Long-Term Growth’

Written by: R.J. Kolton R.J. Kolton is Senior Vice President for Business Development for Data Systems Analysts, Inc., (DSA), a mid-tier employee-owned company. He oversees planning and implementation of the corporate growth strategy and business development operations…
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DC Capital Partners Acquires Janus; Thomas Campbell, Matt Kaye Comment

Janus Global Operations, the world’s largest commercial munitions remediation company announced Monday that it has been acquired by an affiliate of DC Capital Partners Management, LP (“DC Capital”), a private equity investment firm based in Alexandria, VA…
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Navy Awards Boeing $79M IDIQ for F/A18, EA-18G Aircraft Support Services

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential five-year, $79.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to perform support work on multirole combat and electronic warfare aircraft platforms. The company will provide maintenance, parts manufacturing, instrumentation, modification and engineering services for F/A-18A-F and EA-18G fleets, the Defense Department said Monday…
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Orbital ATK-Built Cygnus Spacecraft Completes 8th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

An Orbital ATK-built Cygnus spacecraft re-entered Earth’s atmosphere Monday at 7:54 a.m. Eastern time after it delivered approximately 7,400 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station and completed secondary space missions…
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General Dynamics to Help Army Intelligence & Security Command Manage IT Networks

General Dynamics‘ information technology unit has secured a $13.3 million contract to help operate and maintain the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command‘s information technology networks…
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Siemens Government Technologies to Install Energy Savings Solutions for U.S. Army in Germany: Barbara Humpton Comments

Siemens Government Technologies Inc. announced Monday that the company has received its first Euro-financed Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) to help the U.S. government save energy and cut down on costs overseas…
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Unisys Lands NARA Contract for Cloud-Based Email, Collaboration Support

Unisys has received a potential five-year, $10 million contract to deliver cloud-based collaboration and email support services to the National Archives and Records Administration. Unisys said Monday it will provide its Google G Suite Enterprise cloud-based email and collaboration platform to help approximately 5,300 NARA employees and contractors carry out record management tasks to ensure security of government data…
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VIDEO: Machine Guns & Demolition

Marines with Black Sea Rotational Force 17.2 execute a two-day cold weather range consisting of firing different machine gun systems and creating and setting off demolition charges. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt…
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