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Aug. 3 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Friday’s Close

The GovCon Index recorded a one-day gain of 0.240 points to close at 76.270 Friday,  up 1.85 percent from its July 24 closing figure of 74.888. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 55.52 points to 17, 690.46, the S&P 500 composite index lost 4.71 points to 2, 103.92 and the NASDAQ composite index closed …

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Boeing Breaks Ground on New Oklahoma Site for AM&S Division

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 31, 2015 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has broken ground on a new facility in Oklahoma City as part of the company’s plan to expand its operations in the region, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Boeing said it will move the headquarters of its aircraft modernization and sustainment division …

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Raytheon Hits Operational Hardware Milestone on Next-Gen GPS Ground System

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 31, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has installed the primary operational hardware for the Global Positioning System’s new ground command and control system at Shriever Air Force Base in Colorado, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The defense contractor said the milestone moves GPS OCX, short for GPS Next Generation Operational …

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Iowa Public Sector Ges CentryLink Voice, Collaboration Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 31, 2015 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has added its unified communications as a service offering to the Iowa Communications Network’s product portfolio, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. With UCaaS from CenturyLink, ICN now offers voice services and collaboration applications to its users in the education and government sectors, …

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Ken Asbury: CACI to Provide DoD Comptroller Operational Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 31, 2015 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide operational support for the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller) under a four-year, $48.6 million Alliant contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “With a refined and efficient budgetary process, the Department of Defense can deliver crucial resources to …

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Horace Blackman: Lockheed Alliance Looks to Refine Federal Health IT Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 31, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has launched an alliance with industry and academic partners Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Cloudera, Illumina, Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) and Montgomery College tasked to promote healthcare technology research in the public sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “Federal health IT is a dynamic …

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ICF Awarded Maryland DHR Call Center Operations Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 30, 2015 — ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) has won a $20 million contract to manage the Department of Human Resources call center in Maryland through 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The terms of the deal involve the use of the ICF Connect customer relationship management tool to …

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CTC Patents Magnesium Battery Tech for Disaster Response

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 30, 2015 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. has secured a U.S. patent for a new battery system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company’s magnesium carbon battery, or MagC, technology can be used to power water purification systems deployable in remote or disaster-hit environments within 15 minutes, CTC said Tuesday. About Executive …

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SAIC Lands California Judicial IT Managed Services Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 30, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) providing information technology services to state-level judicial system under a potential five-year, $59 million contract from the California Judicial Council. The terms of the deal involve IT managed services provisioning, including data center, …

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Randy Fuerst: Oceus Xiphos Cited for LTE 4G Capabilities in Emergency-Response Situations, Battlefield

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 30, 2015 — Randy Fuerst, president and CEO of Oceus Networks, said the company’s Xiphos 4G broadband offering has been named a 2015 LTE Visionary Award recipient by the Mobility Techzone website, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. “[The company is] proud that Xiphos has once again been …

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