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Perspecta, NextgenID Partner to Develop Remote Identity Verification Platform; Jeff Bohling Quoted

Jeff Bohling SVP

Perspecta has entered into a collaboration agreement with NextgenID to develop an identity proofing solution to remotely assess and verify the identity of individuals who apply for credentials to gain physical and network access to government facilities, Perspecta reported on Tuesday. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) updated the SP800-63A standard to enable the use of remote identity proofing for federal agencies.

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BAE Wins $111M Contract for Navy Mine Neutralizers; Brooke Hoskins Quoted

BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been awarded a potential seven-year, $111.6 million contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) to manufacture and deliver Archerfish mine neutralizers to the U.S. Navy, marking the fourth consecutive Archerfish contract awarded to the company since 2003, BAE announced Monday. Archerfish will continue to support the Navy in live mine clearance operations.

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Maxar Secures Army Imagery Ground Tech Delivery Contract; Tony Frazier Quoted

Tony Frazier EVP Maxar

Maxar Technologies has been awarded a potential eight-year, $49 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army Geospatial Center to deliver portable, direct-downlink tactical ground systems that will provide critical geospatial intelligence to users in remote locations. The contract includes two initial task orders worth a combined $8 million.

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Accenture Invests $3B to Establish Cloud Division, Names Karthik Narain as Lead; Julie Sweet Quoted

Julie Sweet CEO Accenture

Accenture has formed Accenture Cloud First under a three-year, $3 billion investment. The division will help clients accelerate digital transformation to increase speed and scale. Accenture has appointed Karthik Narain to lead Accenture Cloud First and join the Global Management Committee, effective October 1. Accenture Cloud First is a multi-service group of 70,000 cloud professionals that will leverage Accenture’s industry and technology capabilities and ecosystem partnerships.

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SAIC Secures $185M Army Space & Missile Defense Support Order; Jim Scanlon Quoted

Jim Scanlon EVP

The U.S. Army has awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a potential two-year, $185 million single-award, cost-plus fixed-fee task order to support the Decision Support Division for the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command (USASMDC) throughout space, space control, high altitude, air and missile defense and cyberspace operations.

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Maximus Launches Public Health Unit, Appoints Executive Leadership; Bruce Caswell, Andrew Sommers Quoted

Bruce Caswell CEO Maximus

Maximus has launched Maximus Public Health (MPH) to provide resources to help remediate COVID-19 and other public health threats for government agencies. To support the new division, Maximus has added five additional public health professionals to establish the MPH mission and structure. MPH will collaborate with academic partners, conduct research and expand partnerships with public health agencies.

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SAIC Wins $78M Task Order to Support NSWC Mobility Platform Integration; Jim Scanlon Quoted

Jim Scanlon EVP

The U.S. Navy has awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a potential five-year, $78 million cost-plus fixed fee task order to provide support services for mobility platform integration for the Expeditionary Department at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), the company announced Tuesday. The task order has one base year plus four option years.

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NCI Wins $89M Contract from INSCOM to Provide IT Services; Paul Dillahay Quoted

Paul Dillahay President

NCI Information Systems has been awarded a two-year, $89 million contract from the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) to provide IT Fit-Out services for the Secure Admin Operating Facility (SAOF), the company announced Tuesday. Under the contract, NCI will deliver information technology (IT) and audiovisual (AV) engineering services to modernize INSCOM headquarters.

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Northrop Grumman Selects Bechtel to Support GBSD Under $13.3B Contract

Barbara Rusinko President Bechtel

Bechtel National, the U.S. government contracting subsidiary of Bechtel, has been selected by Northrop Grumman to help deliver the U.S. Ground Based Strategic Deterrent System (GBSD) of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and develop infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force, Bechtel reported on Thursday. In support of Northrop Grumman’s 8.5-year, $13.3 billion contract, Bechtel will provide launch infrastructure design and construction.

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