Ed Sheehan: CTC Forms 3 New Operating Groups

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Ed Sheehan Concurrent Technologies Corp. has moved to build up its customer services and core offerings by introducing a new operating structure and business approach. Ed Sheehan, president and CEO of CTC, said Monday the nonprofit organization has formed the engineering, technology and services groups in an effort to sustain business relationships with customers and partners. Jerry Hudson will lead...

Boeing-Lockheed JV Wins $173M to Help NASA Study the Sun

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A United Launch Alliance subsidiary has been awarded a $172.7 million contract to launch a NASA spacecraft that is designed for solar research, The Motley Fool reported Tuesday. Rich Smith writes United Launch Services LLC will work to integrate the Solar Orbiter‘s payload, monitor the spacecraft’s flight and track the mission’s telemetry. The mission, a joint program between NASA and the...

Boeing to Structure R&D Unit Around ‘Indepedent and Cooperative’ Centers; Greg Hyslop Comments

Greg Hyslop Boeing (NYSE: BA) has moved to structure its research and technology unit around new technology research centers in five states. The company will open the centers in Alabama, California, Missouri, South Carolina and Washington in an effort to combine technology development works and partner with universities, industry and government research centers, Boeing said Thursday. Greg Hyslop,...

IBM Launches Public Sector Cloud Innovation Center in DC; John Kelly Comments

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has opened a cloud computing center in Washington that will work to help federal agency and public sector customers adopt cloud environments. The Federal Cloud Innovation Center is built to house more than 500 on-site professionals and more than 37,000 cloud experts worldwide who will collaborate with agencies to develop open standards for enterprise-wide cloud computing, IBM said...

Army Research Lab Approves Alcoa Vehicle Armor; Mark Vrablec Comments

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has approved an Alcoa (NYSE: AA) armor plate for use in U.S. military vehicles after being tested on a prototype ground vehicle demonstrator intended to be fuel efficient. ArmX® 5456-H151 armor plates are designed to absorb blasts and resist ballistic weapons, Alcoa said Thursday. “Alcoa’s military-grade aluminum alloys and products have helped the U.S. military...

Bechtel JV to Build Laser System for EU Research Facility; John Howanitz Comments

A joint venture that includes Bechtel has won a contract worth more than $45 million to create laser technology for the pan-European extreme light infrastructure facility located near Prague in the Czech Republic. Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC will build the device to facilitate research in homeland security, medical imaging and quantum physics at the facility, Bechtel said Wednesday. “This...

ASRC Federal Subsidiary Wins Geological Research Contract; Paul Dillahay Comments

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An ASRC Federal‘s InuTeq subsidiary has won a potential five-year $11 million contract to help a U.S. Geological Survey data center find new ways to conduct earth science research. The USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science Center is responsible for managing remote sensing data on climate and land use change, ASRC Federal said Tuesday. “Our dedicated scientists and researchers are...

CenturyLink Wins Potential $750M DISA Fiber Optic Net IDIQ; Diana Gowen Comments

Diana Gowen CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has won a potential $750 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to install a fiber-optic network for connecting the Defense Department‘s supercomputers and researchers. DISA’s defense information technology contracting organization awarded the Defense Research and Engineering Network III contract as a potential 10-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity...

Accenture Moving NSF Financials To Cloud Computing; Ed Meehan Comments

Ed Meehan Accenture Federal Services has won a five-year, $24.4 million contract to transition the U.S. National Science Foundation’s financial accounting system to a cloud computing environment. The company plans to host the agency’s 25-year old system in a shared service environment and use commercial-offOffice Forms Facilitator-the-shelf software for the project, Accenture said Thursday. NSFNational...

Wyle NASA Bioastronautics Support IDIQ Now $1.2B

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NASA has increased the total value of a bioastronautics support contract with Wyle‘s integrated science and engineering group to $1.2 billion, the agency said Thursday. The company won a $49 million modification to increase the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity value portion to $963.5 million. Wyle’s subcontractors include Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Barrios Technology Inc., Enterprise...

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