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Navy awards @HIIndustries Boise overhaul contract. t.co/MpF5EY3sJp

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Navy awards Huntington Ingalls Boise overhaul contract. t.co/MpF5EY3sJp

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Navy conducts F-35C at-sea testing this week. t.co/U8v7DVy0VD

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DOD cybersecurity, missile defense and the recent AUSA conference are among the highlights in this Monday INSIDER. t.co/PTZ9aGC02H

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Perna strives for 'combat readiness' for prepositioned stocks. t.co/magDNXYgbL

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COBRA mine detection system gains IOC | First flight of S-97 Raider planned for early 2018 | IAF prepares fo ... - t.co/dh0isbW6uN

COBRA mine detection system gains IOC | First flight of S-97 Raider planned for early 2018… t.co/0gbU9kqc5Z

COBRA mine detection system gains IOC | First flight S-97 Raider planned for early 2018 |… t.co/ukXUpGWH20

RNAF F-35 touches down in Alaska ahead of chute tests | Two KC-46s used in refuel demo |… t.co/p1xNEnIGq0

General Atomics switch production to Gray Eagle ER | ATACMS hits another test-fire success… t.co/UuV1NznkTL

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PICTURES: Qantas takes delivery of first 787-9 #avgeek t.co/VqOOQNZLyB t.co/UromljpDfe

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News that the #Airbus A380 fleet now exceeds that of the #Boeing 747 will have been met with mixed emotions in Seat… t.co/gtV3vbWYQJ

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.@Airbus revisits CSeries as programme risk diminishes #avgeek t.co/DLzTzeMcuq

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When it comes to #BigData, do you know what the opportunities are for your business? Join the conversation… t.co/kBzhq5ej5g

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OPINION: Can business #aviation break cycle of decline? #avgeek t.co/TYamUCf6QW t.co/KfKzs8ODjM

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L-3 wins $233m contracts to supply night-time combat equipment to Australian military: The Australian Departm... t.co/FigAMiQT6C

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US Joint Munitions Command approves Orbital's M1061 60mm mortar cartridge: Orbital ATK's M1061 60mm Mortar ca... t.co/gLxx0oM67i

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KMW to supply Leguan bridge laying systems to German Armed Forces: Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) is set to supp... t.co/v98ywA9dUo

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BAE to build insensitive munitions production facility for US Army: BAE Systems has secured a $146.5m contrac... t.co/RLnlsRozTd

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CACI wins position on $978m contract for NGA: CACI International has secured a position on a $978m multi-inte... t.co/ACY4JAAzTs

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Aileen Black, executive director, industry lead and group leader for the U.S. government at Google’s cloud business, has said government agencies should consider three factors when migrating to the cloud and one of those is to understand the cloud’s capability to address the gap between the mission or user and big data analytics. “The cloud …

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The State Department has awarded CGI‘s (NYSE: GIB) federal business a potential five-year, $900 million contract to continue to produce passports and provide passport application processing services for the Bureau of Consular Affairs. The contract also includes onsite administration and management at 24 passport agencies and three passport centers across the country as well as …

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Hitachi Data Systems’ federal business has officially used Hitachi Vantara Federal as its new company name in an effort to advance the delivery of big data, analytics and internet of things platforms and services to government and commercial clients. Hitachi Vantara Federal said Monday the rebrand seeks to reflect its parent company’s new corporate identity …

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Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has won a potential $385.7 million contract to help the U.S. Navy plan and implement engineering overhaul activities for the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Boise in fiscal year 2019. The Navy received two offers for the project through a competitive bidding process on FedBizOpps and will obligate $3.9 million in fiscal …

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Robert Ferrell, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, has joined World Wide Technology as vice president of federal strategy. Bryan Thomas, VP of federal sales at WWT, said in a statement published Monday Ferrell will become a member of WWT’s federal leadership team and support the company in its innovation and execution efforts. Ferrell is …

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $240.2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support the first phase of the Saudi Arabian air force’s airborne warning and control system modernization program. The Defense Department said Monday Boeing will modernize AWACS communications, mission computing and navigation systems as well as update identification, friend or foe …

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KBR (NYSE: KBR) has agreed to purchase Australia-based information and communication technology services provider Sigma Bravo for an undisclosed sum in a move to broaden its government services offerings. Sigma Bravo will become part of KBRwyle and will retain its existing structure to facilitate business continuity, KBR said Monday. Stuart Bradie, KBR president and CEO, said …

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The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) closed down 0.195 percent to settle at 109.179 as declining shares outpaced advancing almost 3 to 1. The three major indices all closed positive setting new record highs. The S&P500 closed up 0.18 percent to 2,557.64, while the DJIA was approaching the 23,000 mark settled at 22,956.96 a positive 0.37 percent, and …

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 16, 2017 — PAE has partnered with Parsons to create a joint venture in pursuit of a potential $82 billion contract for global facility and logistical services to the U.S. Army over 10 years, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 6. The PAE-Parsons Global Logistics Services JV plans to bid on the Army’s Logistics Civil Augmentation Program …

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 16, 2017 — Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and industry partners CMI Defense and ST Kinetics will jointly develop a ground combat vehicle prototype that the team aims to offer for the U.S. Army‘s Mobile Protected Firepower program, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 6. ST Kinetics’ Next Generation Armored Fighting Vehicle chassis and CMI Defense’s …