Jay Clemens

Cubic Corp. to Provide Marines with Combat Simulators; Dave Schmitz Comments

Cubic Corp.’s (NYSE: CUB) defense applications business has won a contract to provide the U.S. Marine Corps with a laser-based simulation system intended to help train marine forces. Cubic Defense Applications will deliver the instrumented-tactical engagement simulation system II that imitates actual combat situations and is slated to replace legacy …

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Unisys to Move Interior Dept’s Financial, Business Mgmt System Into Cloud

Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has won a potential $44 million contract to move the Interior Department’s financial and business management system into a cloud computing environment. DOI’s FBMS is based on SAP’s enterprise resource planning software, which the department uses to account for its revenue and expenditures, Unisys said Tuesday. The …

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Huntington Ingalls to Build Coast Guard’s 7th Natl Security Cutter; Jim French Comments

A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) division has won a $76.8 million contract to acquire components for the U.S. Coast Guard’s seventh national security cutter intended for maritime security missions. Ingalls Shipbuilding will procure Kimball’s steel, main propulsion systems, generators, electrical switchboards and major castings, said Friday. Kimball is one …

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Deltek: States Receive $4B for Health Exchanges

Federal states have so far received $4 billion in funding to revamp their health information exchange infrastructures as they aim to fulfill the Affordable Care Act’s requirements, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Amanda White of research firm Deltek writes California, Oregon and New York are among the states that have …

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Special Operations Command Extends 7 Enterprise IT Contracts

The U.S. Special Operations Command has issued two-year extensions for a set of enterprise information technology enterprise contracts intended to support application management. USSOCOM extended seven indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts initially awarded in 2011 with additional two one-year options and raised the overall ceiling, the command said Wednesday. The extensions are to …

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Lockheed to Help Develop Power Plant Safety Systems in China; Jim Gribschaw Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and China’s State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Co. have partnered to engineer and assess a power plant safety technology intended to address the country’s demand for safe nuclear energy. The two companies will use a field programmable gate array model to build a prototype of …

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General Dynamics, Boeing, Wyle Primes on Proposed $200M Kuwait F-18 Support Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Wyle Laboratories have won a $200 million combined contract with the Defense Security Cooperation Agency to provide aircraft support to Kuwait. The possible foreign military sale covers technical, logistic and maintenance support for Kuwait’s F/A-18 C/D aircraft as part of the U.S. government’s foreign policy to …

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William Jews Joins CACI Board of Directors; Jack London Comments

William Jews, former president and CEO at healthcare organization CareFirst, has been named to the board of directors of CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI). Jews brings 25 years of experience in leading businesses and closing mergers and acquisitions, CACI said Thursday. Carefirst is the seventh-largest health plan in the Blue …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary, Sentient Form Military Surveillance Tech Team; Kevin Moore Comments

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Mediaware subsidiary and Sentient Vision Systems Pty Ltd are partnering to create a surveillance system for helping troops identify targets in maritime and combat operations. The partnership intends to combine Mediaware’s D-VEX video system with Sentient’s Kestrel land and maritime software to help surveillance personnel analyze …

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ICF Int’l Wins $34M Support Contract for U.S. Postal Service; Troy Barker Comments

ICF International Inc. has won a potential $34 million contract to manage the U.S. Postal Service’s program and information technology system. The contract is for 10 years and aims to help the mailing information systems and domestic products divisions protect revenue, gauge performance and unify USPS offerings, ICFI said Thursday. …

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