Rich Bristow: Cubic to Continue Supporting Army Personnel Training Programs

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Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has received four task orders worth $9.63 million combined to help the U.S. Army develop instructional methods and tools intended to prepare current and future warfighters. The company’s applications business will provide educational technology and training management services to the branch’s Mission Command Center of Excellence, Command and General Staff College and Fires...

Louis Berger to Help Army Corps of Engineers Provide Emergency Support

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Louis Berger Group will assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in providing emergency support to a state or territory by determining power requirements and supplying needed equipment as part of a new $95 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday contract services include the installation of emergency generators at critical locations and managing the fueling, maintenance and operations...

Engility to Build, Test Navy Shipboard Electronics; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

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Tony Smeraglinolo Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has been awarded a $42.9 million contract to design and evaluate shipboard and shore-based electronic systems for the U.S. Navy. The contract contains a one-year base period and two option years and covers work in areas such as system engineering, prototype and testing, Engility said Wednesday. “We appreciate the confidence our U.S. Navy customer...

Mike Denning Joins Verizon’s Enterprise Arm as Global Security VP

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Mike Denning Mike Denning, formerly senior vice president and general manager of CA Technologies’ (NASDAQ: CA) security business unit, has joined Verizon Enterprise (NYSE: VZ) as vice president of global security. He will be responsible for the company’s global security operations centers, cyber intelligence center, product management and development organization and security sales operations, Verizon...

Raytheon Gets OK to Resume Development of Army EW Mgmt Tech

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received the go-ahead from the U.S. Army to resume development work on a technology intended to help the branch plan and execute missions in an electromagnetic operational environment. The company was awarded a five-year contract for the Army’s Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool project, Raytheon said Tuesday. According to Raytheon, the EWPMT software would...

Lockheed to Produce Targeting, Pilotage Systems for Qatar; Mike Taylor Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will supply Qatar’s air force with Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor systems under a $90.6 million foreign military sale through the U.S. Army‘s Lot 9 contract. The company said Monday it will provide M-TADS/PNVS systems and spares for Qatar’s AH-64E Apache helicopters to help bolster nighttime pilotage and targeting...

Kent Holiday: ATK Books $204M in Military Ammo Orders During August and September

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ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won contracts worth $203.7 million combined to produce nonstandard ammunition systems for the U.S. Army and foreign military partners. The company said Monday it booked the military weapon orders during the past two months through basic ordering agreements and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts. “We are honored to support our Army customer in every facet of...

General Dynamics to Maintain African News Websites

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General Dynamics‘ information technology business unit has won a $6.9 million bridge contract with the U.S. Army‘s Africa Command to maintain two African news websites, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes General Dynamics IT will continue its work on translation, posting of comments, survey writing, Google Adwords maintenance and page modifications for Magharebia.com and Sabahionline.com. The U.S....

BAE Systems to Convert U.S. Army’s Recovery Vehicles to HERCULES Variant; Adam Zarfoss Comments

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BAE Systems has won a $153.6 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Army‘s recovery vehicles to the Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift Evacuation System configuration. Under the project, the company will convert 53 M88A1 recovery vehicles to the M88A2 HERCULES variant, extending production of the M88 line through 2016, BAE Systems said Monday. “This contract provides enhanced capabilities...

Unisys to Consolidate U.S. Army’s Service Desk Operations; Gene Zapfel Comments

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Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a five-year, nearly $93 million contract to consolidate the the U.S. Army‘s enterprise service desk for personnel. Through the integrated point of contact, the Army’s personnel will be able to obtain information technology services for its LandWarNet operation under the Defense Department‘s global networking program, Unisys said Friday. “This...