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NAVY

Northrop, Sierra Nevada win $90M counter IED contracts

Northrop Grumman and Sierra Nevada Corp. have won a $90 million contract to support counter IED efforts for the Navy.

NAVY

Navmar Applied Sciences wins $48M contract to support UAV

Navmar Applied Sciences Corp. has won a $44.7 million contract with the Navy to support the Copperhead Unmanned Air Systems.

AIR FORCE

Northrop Grumman wins $200M contract to provide navigation systems

Northrop Grumman has won a $200 million contract to sustain its embedded global positioning/inertial navigation systems, or EGI, for the Air Force.

NATIONAL SECURITY

Kratos division wins $5.2M contract to support national security program

Kratos Defense & Security has won a $5.2 million contract to provide specialized products to an undisclosed national security program.

NAVY

L3 wins $6.5M contract to support tanker aircraft

L3 Vertex Aerospace has won a $6.5 million contract to provide the Navy with maintenance and logistics services.

PEOPLE

Abt Associates taps new principal associate

Abt Associates has named Julie Strawn, a principal associate. She, where she will facilitate research and communication with policymakers across workforce and education arenas and contribute to the company’s work in career pathways research and technical assistance.

PEOPLE

Northrop taps new VP, controller of Aerospace Systems sector

Northrop Grumman has named Thomas Mendez vice president and controller of the company’s Aerospace Systems sector.

GSA

QinetiQ North America wins $15M in IT, software development task orders

QinetiQ North America has won two task orders worth $15 million to provide information technology and software development services to the General Services Administration’s Public Buildings Service.

AIR FORCE

Alion grows Air Force contract to nearly $1B

Alion Science and Technology has won a $12.9 million contract modification to provide the Air Force with technical and analytical support, pushing the total value of the contract to nearly $1 billion.

PEOPLE

ManTech names insider as new EVP

ManTech International Corp. has named Bonnie Cook executive vice president of business operations for the company’s Mission Solutions & Services Group.

NAVY

DynCorp wins $8.5M contract for Cambodian work

DynCorp International has won an $8.5 million contract with the Navy to provide operations support in Cambodia.

ARMY

NCI wins $9M Army contract to support PEO EIS

NCI Inc. has won a $9 million contract to support the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems Project Director Reserve Component Automation Systems.

M&A

ICF closes deal for Brussels communications firm

ICF International has completed its acquisition of Mostra SA, boosting ICF’s strategy of providing implementation services that leverage its advisory services and enhances its policy work.

REPORT

Accenture report shows slow cloud adoption

Despite the federal Cloud First mandate, only 10 percent of agencies have migrated more than one half of their IT portfolios to the cloud so far. A new Accenture report points to some of the reasons why.

DARPA

Raytheon wins $9.8M contract to support DARPA’s Plan X program

Raytheon has won a $9.8 million contract with DARPA to play a part in the agency’s Plan X program, which seeks to help U.S. government agencies plan, execute and assess cyber network operations.

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