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Deltek’s Deniece Peterson: Readiness, Cyber, ISR Among Top Contract Priorities at Pentagon; Health and Infrastructure Elsewhere


A new Deltek analysis of the president’s budget proposal found evolving agency priorities could impact how the government spends the up to $608 billion in fiscal year 2015 funds requested for government contracts, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Deniece Peterson, director of federal industry analysis at Deltek, writes agencies will ...

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Air Force Taps 12 Firms for $6B NETCENTS-2 Operations, Infrastructure Contract


Nine companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $5.7 billion contract covering network operations and infrastructure services to the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force receive 29 offers for this portion of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 program through a small business competition, the Defense Department said Thursday. Air Force units are required ...

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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


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


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


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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