Unisys to Migrate DOJ’s Crime Data Resources to Cloud Platform; PV Puvvada Comments

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PV Puvvada Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential three-year, $19 million contract to help the Justice Department consolidate the agency’s criminal justice information systems into a cloud computing infrastructure. The agency chose Unisys to implement a cloud platform and provide shared web hosting for the National Criminal Justice Reference Service program, Unisys said Tuesday. DOJ’s Office...

Engility to Help Navy Engineer Air Warfare Systems; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

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Tony Smeraglinolo Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has won a three-year, $61 million contract to perform research, development and engineering services for the Naval Air Warfare Center’s weapons division. The company said Friday it will also help NAWCWD evaluate systems design, manage technical activities and field new technology. Tony Smeraglinolo, Engility president and CEO, said the contract...

DHS Chooses Verizon Subsidiary for Work Eligibility Self-Check Service Contract

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The Department of Homeland Security intends to award a contract to a Verizon (NYSE: VZ) subsidiary to support a technology designed to help prospective workers in the U.S. check their employment eligibility. DHS has selected MCI Communication Services to provide hosted identity and account management services for the federal E-Verify program’s self-check application tool, DHS said Nov. 6 in a...

Roy Smith: Fulcrum Lands Task Orders for Army Sensor Tech Support

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Fulcrum has received $22 million in task orders during the fourth quarter of its 2014 fiscal year to help the U.S. Army deploy and maintain sensor technologies. The company was awarded the orders as a prime contractor on the Army’s $1.8 billion Warrior Enabled Broad Sensing services program, Fulcrum said Wednesday. Roy Smith, Fulcrum senior vice president for the national intelligence, Air Force...

Ian King: BAE-Dassault Team Awarded $192M for Anglo-French Combat Aircraft Research

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A BAE Systems and Dassault Aviation partnership has been awarded a $192 million contract to perform a feasibility study of the U.K. and France’s proposed combat aerial vehicles. The companies will perform the research to help the governments of France and U.K. define requirements for the countries’ Future Combat Air System program, BAE said Wednesday. BAE Systems CEO Ian King and Dassault...

Navy Prepares C4I, Surface Combatant Tech Support Contract

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy plans to award a new potential two-year contract for support work on the branch’s C4I, surface vessel warfare and tactical systems. In a notice published Friday on FedBizOpps, the Navy said that contract would contain one base year and one option year. General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) currently perform the work under a potential 10-year contract...

Deltek: Top 20 Federal Contract Value to Reach $220.3B in Fiscal 2015

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Deltek has calculated the total value of top 20 federal opportunities to reach $220.3 billion in fiscal year 2015, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Jennifer Sakole, principal research analyst for Deltek, writes the contract value represents the highest figure in five years. Information technology contracts account for 73 percent of the total contract value due to large follow-on programs...

Andrew Dunlop: Veris Group to Support Army’s Medical Tech Risk Management Initiatives

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Veris Group has won a five-year contract to help the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command to ensure that military health technologies comply with data security requirements. The company will also support the Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process initiative through the contract, Veris Group said Tuesday. Andrew Dunlop, vice president of government...

Army Picks 21 Contractors for $7.2B in Intell Services IDIQs

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The U.S. Army has awarded positions on two contracts potentially worth $7.2 billion combined 21 companies to support the branch’s intelligence, security and information operations globally. Contractors will compete for task orders to perform work during the five-year ordering period, the Defense Department said Friday. The Army awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts through...

PwC, General Dynamics, DSS, Medsphere Team to Compete for Defense EHR Contract; Scott McIntyre Comments

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PwC will lead a consortium comprised of General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology unit, as well as electronic health system vendors DSS and Medsphere to compete for a contract to build the U.S. Defense Department‘s future electronic health records system. PwC said Friday that the team will offer an open architecture EHR platform to the military for the Defense Healthcare...