Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/29/2015

William Brown: Harris Closes ‘Transformative’ $4.75B Buy of Exelis

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has closed its $4.75 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of Exelis nearly three months after the companies announced the transaction, which sees Harris shareholders own 85 percent and Exelis shareholders hold 15 percent in the combined company…
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USAF Picks 34 for $325M Air Base Roofing Services Contract

Thirty-four companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $325 million contract to repair roofs and replace thermal and moisture protection systems at military airbases across the U.S. The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency received 46 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contract, the Defense Department said Thursday
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Susannah Fox Named HHS CTO; Sylvia Mathews Burwell Comments

The Department of Health and Human Services has appointed Susannah Fox, a more than 10-year veteran of the Pew Research Center, to succeed Bryan Sivak as the department’s chief technology officer, Fedscoop reported Thursday
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Ed Bolton: FAA Shifts Air Traffic Control Modernization Focus to Large Hubs

Ed Bolton, assistant administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Next Generation Air Transportation program, has said the agency plans to focus its air traffic control modernization on large airports, National Journal reported Thursday
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Battelle-Led Team to Support Army Logistics Operations; Michael Mannion Comments

A Battelle-led consortium has been awarded a multiyear, $30 million contract to provide logistics and analytical services for the U.S. Army‘s force generation programs. Battelle said Thursday it will support Army G-4 in partnership with the Logistics Management Institute, Quantum Research International and Connected Logistics…
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OMB Issues Challenge on Training Program for Digital IT Acquisition Pros

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy and U.S. Digital Service have launched a $320,000 phased challenge on the training and development of federal contracting professionals specialized in digital service acquisition…
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