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DLA Exercises $1.8B Option on Siemens Radiology Equipment IDIQ

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The Defense Logistics Agency has exercised a $1,789,537,539 contract option to acquire radiology systems and related equipment from Siemens Medical Solutions. DLA awarded Siemens the fifth option period under a potential eight-year contract and the option runs through March 30, 2015, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps ...

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Teri Takai: DoD Plans to Authorize 9 Cloud Providers

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The Pentagon aims to further expand commercial cloud availability throughout the military with a plan to certify nine companies to run the services for the military, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes Chief Information Officer Teri Takai told a House Armed Services subcommittee hearing last week that the move was ...

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US, Iraq Strike $6B Deal for Boeing Apache Helicopters

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Iraq will acquire 24 Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) Apache attack helicopters through an approved $6.2 billion deal under the Pentagon’s foreign military sales program, Defense News reported Monday. Paul McLeary writes the Iraqi military’s purchase and lease of AH-64Es was approved by a U.S. congressional panel Monday. The deal also includes ...

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Loren Thompson: New 2-Year Budget Deal Eases Sequester’s Hit on Pentagon

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A bipartisan two-year deal reached by lawmakers will eliminate almost half of the mandated across-the-board cuts to the Pentagon’s fiscal 2014 budget, National Journal reported Tuesday. “This is a positive outcome for the military and in particular, for the defense industry,” Loren Thompson, chief operating officer of the Lexington Institute, ...

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PAE to Develop, Test SureTrak Surveillance System

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PAE’s applied technologies business has been awarded a $44,577,164 U.S. Navy contract to develop, test and integrate a surveillance system for three U.S. agencies and governments in Africa to support a foreign military sales agreement. The SureTrak System is designed as a multi-sensor, data acquisition and display system used for airspace ...

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Sean Berg to Lead Dell Federal’s DoD Business; Tracy Pavillard, Ray McDuffie Take New Roles

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Sean Berg, former head of Dell’s enterprise solutions group in the U.K., has joined the company’s U.S. federal business and will lead a team focused on the Defense Department. His appointment is one of three moves within Dell Federal’s leadership team, as Tracy Pavillard will lead the civilian sales organization ...

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Pentagon Wants Israel to Have Ospreys By 2015

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The Defense Department has prioritized a foreign military sales order from Israel for six Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter-built V-22 Ospreys ahead of the U.S. Marine Corps, Defense News reported Thursday. Marcus Weisgerber writes Israel’s formal request for modified versions of the tilt-rotor aircraft came this week following Defense ...

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ManTech to Help Navy Prep Readiness Documents

A business unit of ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has won a potential seven-year, $85 million contract to work with the U.S. Navy to prepare documents on military readiness activities. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific received seven offers for the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architect-engineer services contract via the Navy’s e-commerce website, the Defense Department ...

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General Atomics to Build Navy Aircraft Arresting Gear

General Atomics has received a $51,997,981 order from the U.S. Navy for electric motor-based systems that work to slow down aircraft during recovery operations. The Navy is acquiring the Advanced Arresting Gear equipment in order to run arresting simulations of live aircraft before the branch deploys planes onboard ships, the Defense ...

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