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Raytheon Wins $700M Space Defense Warning System Support IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential $700 million contract to support a technology infrastructure that works to analyze and deliver early warning for U.S. space threats. Raytheon’s technical services business will help sustain the Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment system for the North American Aerospace Defense ...

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Jonathan Woodson is Named to the Wash100 for Leadership in Military Healthcare Policy

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 4, 2015 – Jonathan Woodson, defense assistant secretary for health affairs, has been selected to the 2015 list of Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in military healthcare policy. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected ...

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Orlando Carvalho: Lockheed, DoD Close to Finalizing F-35 Batch 8 Deal

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department could settle on their negotiations for the eight batch of F-35 fighters in the coming days or weeks, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal writes the contract is worth an estimated more than $4 billion for the company to manufacture 43 F-35s. “We ...

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


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 ...

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CDM-AECOM JV to Support Pentagon’s Environmental Compliance Programs


CDM-AECOM Multimedia Joint Venture has won a potential five-year, $85 million contract to provide architectural and engineering support for the U.S. Defense Department‘s environmental compliance initiatives. DoD said Friday the company will help prepare sustainability program studies, specifications and cost estimates for organizations within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Atlantic area of ...

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Christopher Miller: Pentagon Kicks Off Multibillion Dollar EHR Modernization Contract Bidding


The Defense Department has started to formally accept bids for a multibillion dollar contract to help the Pentagon build an integrated health records system, DoD News reported Monday. Jim Garamone writes DoD requires the architecture to be interoperable with the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ EHR platform and with private-sector EHR systems to allow data sharing ...

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Lockheed Martin Wins $222M for C-5 Upgrades

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Aeronautics has been tasked to carry out additional work worth $222 million to modernize the U.S. Air Force’s C-5M aircraft, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The fixed-price contract modification under the Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program involves the installation of General Electric-made engines and 69 other enhancements to 11 ...

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Babs Doherty: Eagle Ray Picks Up Kore Federal in Move to Diversify Government Client Base


Eagle Ray has acquired Kore Federal for an undisclosed amount as the enterprise consulting and information technology management firm looks to diversification as a way to expand its customer base and win larger contracts. The Chantilly-based company, which provides services to the Defense Department and intelligence agencies, plans to leverage ...

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HP Wins $56M to Update DoD Security Clearance Systems; Marilyn Crouther Comments

HP (NYSE: HPQ) has won a $56 million task order to update personnel security clearance systems at the Defense Department’s defense manpower data center. The company will also develop a new Joint Verification System for the Defense Information System for Security using HP Transformation and Integration Services, HP said Thursday. “To meet the complex ...

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URS Wins Defense Dept Medical Countermeasure Subcontract; Mark Costello Comments

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URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will provide project and construction management services to the Defense Department for a disease prevention program under a subcontract from Nanotherapeutics. The Medical Countermeasures Advanced Development and Manufacturing program involves construction of a new vaccine laboratory on 3.5 acres of land in Alachua, Fla., URS said Thursday. DoD aims for the MCM ADM ...

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