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SAIC Wins Prime Spot On $750M State Dept. Software IDIQ

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has won a prime position on a potential $750 million contract to provide software engineering development and technical support for State Department business processes. The company said Tuesday it will compete for task orders under the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, which has one base year and …

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Boeing Wins $341M For Two AF C-17s

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won two contracts worth $341, 224, 864 combined to provide the U.S. Air Force with two C-17 planes, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. Under a $171, 469, 781 contract, the company will deliver one new plane by Nov. 21, 2012. A separate contract, worth $169, 755, …

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STG Names Steven Bouchard a Capture VP; Michael King Comments

STG Inc. has appointed Steven Bouchard vice president for integrated capture management services, the company announced Monday. He will be responsible for driving the company’s strategic growth plans and will work to pursue new business and expand the company’s existing business. His responsibilities will also include capture and proposal and …

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Northrop Wins $108M For AF ICBM Crypto Updates; Bill Carty Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $108 million contract to update cyrptography on U.S. Air Force intercontinental ballistic missiles, the company announced Tuesday. Under the three-year contract, the company will provide updates for the second stage of the branch’s ICBM engineering and manufacturing development program. The company has worked …

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Morocco Asks US For $1B Upgrades To General Dynamics Abrams Tanks

Morocco wants to purchase nearly $1 billion in upgrades for its fleet of General Dynamics-made (NYSE: GD) tanks from the U.S. government through a foreign military sales agreement. In a Monday notice, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said it notified Congress that the country has requested upgrades for 200 M1A1 …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Wins Potential $371M Navy Planning Yard Contract

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Bath Iron Works subsidiary has won a potential $371, 662, 273 contract for planning yard services on U.S. Navy ships, the Defense Department announced Monday. The subsidiary will provide the branch with design, planning, and material support services to help maintain and modernize DDG 51 and FFG …

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Report: Lockheed, Boeing Competing For $7B South Korea Fighter Jet

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have submitted their bids for a $7 billion South Korean fighter jet contract, Bloomberg reports. Lockheed’s F-35 and Boeing’s F-15 Silent Eagle are among the competitors, South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration said, according to Sangwon Yoon and Kyunghee Park. The country …

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Hank Steininger To Retire; Srikant Sastry To Head Grant Thornton Global Public Sector Aug. 1

Hank Steininger, managing principal for Grant Thornton‘s global public sector business, will retire from the company after an 18-year career, effective Aug. 1. The company said Monday that Srikant Sastry, current head of the global public sector advisory line, will succeed Steininger. Sastry was also recently appointed chairman of the …

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Lockheed Wins $1.9B To Operate DISA Info Grid

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won an estimated $1, 911, 000, 000 contract to help the Defense Information Systems Agency operate the Global Information Grid, the Pentagon announced Friday. DISA awarded the company’s information systems and global solutions unit a potential seven-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for day-to-day operations and technology updates. …

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Lockheed Wins $489M For Lot Seven F-35 Parts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $489, 528, 000 contract from the U.S. Navy to deliver F-35 aircraft parts, the Defense Department announced Friday. Lockheed’s aeronautics company will provide long lead-time parts, materials and components needed for lot seven of low rate initial production F-35 jets. Included in the …

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