CalAmp Buys Mobile Resource Provider RSI; Michael Burdiek Comments

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CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMPContract Administrative Management Plan) has bought mobile resource management provider Radio Satellite Integrators for $6.5 million as part of efforts to grow in the state and local public safety market. The acquisition is intended to raise CalAmp’s total profits and non-generally accepted accounting principles earnings per share in its 2014 fiscal year, CalAmp said Wednesday. Michael...

Cisco, Finmeccanica Form Defense and Civil Market Alliance

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Finmeccanica have agreed to combine both companies’ technology offerings for the defense and civil customers in an effort to pursue business opportunities in the systems integration market worldwide. Finmeccanica’s industry services will be integrated with Cisco’s information technology, networking and communications technologies in order to jointly develop services...

Ronald Alepian Joins CA Technologies as SVP, Chief Comm Officer

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Ronald Alepian, formerly communications and marketing lead at TMX Group, has joined CACompetitive Advocate or Certification Authority Technologies (NASDAQ: CACompetitive Advocate or Certification Authority) as senior vice president and chief communications officer, PRWeek reported Monday. Diana Bradley writes Alepian will report directly to EVP and Chief Marketing Officer Lauren Flaherty and be responsible...

Harris CapRock to Build Satellite Systems for FAA’s Alaska Network; David Cavossa Comments

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Harris CapRock Communications has won a potential 10-year, $46 million contract to continue developing satellite systems for the Federal Aviation Administration’s telecommunications infrastructure in Alaska. The subsidiary will build two satellite systems for voice and data connectivity under the Alaskan Satellite Telecommunications Infrastructure program, through which the FAAFederal Aviation Administratioin...

Lockheed Awarded $105M for Air Force SATCOM Logistics

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $105,083,207 contract modification to help operate and sustain two satellite communications systems for the U.S. Air Force. This modification covers the fourth option year of a cost-plus-award-fee contract for Milstar and the Defense Satellite Communications System, the Defense Department said Friday. Orbital operations and logistics sustainment work...

GTRI to Deploy Veterans Affairs Voice Comm Net; Barbara Beckner Comments

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Global Technology Resources Inc. has won a potential two-year task order to help the Department of Veterans Affairs implement a new infrastructure for the VA’s enterprise voice communications network. The VA intends to deploy a new unified communications infrastructure based on voice, data and Internet service technologies, GTRI said Tuesday. Barbara Beckner, vice president federal programs at...

Engility to Help Marines Run Air, Ground Comm System; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

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Tony Smeraglinolo Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has won $20.7 million fixed-price contract to help the U.S. Marine Corps mange a communications system used for air and ground missions. The five-year, fixed-price contract covers software management and mission support services for the service branch’s Beyond Line of Sight systems, Engility said Tuesday. Marines use Beyond Line of Sight technology...

CBP to Award $1B Communication Towers Contract in 2Q 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has delayed an award of a contract worth at least $1 billion to deploy fixed communication towers along the U.S. border with Mexico by at least three months. CBP originally planned to award the Integrated Fixed Towers contract during the first quarter of fiscal year 2014 but now plans to announce the winner during the second quarter, the agency said in a FedBizOpps...

General Dynamics to Wrap Up Army Comm Network R&D for $475M

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A General Dynamics business unit (NYSE: GD) has been awarded a $475 million contract to complete research and development work on a future communications network for the U.S. Army. General Dynamics C4 Systems will work to assemble and code items for the Warfighter Information Network- Tactical Increment 3 in to move into the production and deployment phase, the Defense Department said Thursday. According...

Engility to Help Marine Corps Integrate Comm Network Hardware; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

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Tony Smeraglinolo Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has won two contracts worth $18.9 million combined to work with the U.S. Marine Corps on integrating hardware for the branch’s integration technology communication interface hubs. Both single-award fixed-price contracts were awarded by the U.S. Army‘s Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Engility announced Monday. Tony...

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