Contract Awards

SAIC Buys R.W. Beck Group of Seattle

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has purchased R.W. Beck Group, a Seattle engineering and infrastructure firm with 550 employees.  The firm was founded in 1942 and had revenue in excess of $110 million last year, up 4 percent from 2007. The company operates 27 offices nationwide and one in Singapore.  R.W. Beck’s customers …

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SAIC Awarded $13 Million Contract to Develop Word Recognition Technology

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has won a contract worth $13 million to develop reading system technologies for the Defense Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. The development of reading systems technology will allow machines to navigate through the massive amounts of text in the defense …

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ICx Technologies Wins $6.8 Million Explosives-Detection Contract for Afghan National Army and Police

ICx Technologies, a developer of advanced sensor technologies, has announced that the U.S. Army has purchased Fido XTi™ explosives-detection systems to be used by the Afghan National Army and Police.  The Fido XTi is the export version of the combat-proven Fido XT and weighs less than three pounds and provides trace …

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CACI receives $34M U.S. Army Contract

CACI International Inc had received a $34 million contract for providing support to a U.S. Army intelligence database which is a Facilities, Infrastructure, and Engineering Systems (FIRES) program.   CACI was formerly a subcontractor on the project but with the prime position, they are expected to have a much larger …

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R.W. Beck Merges With SAIC

SAIC announced its plans to acquire the consultancy R.W. Beck by early August; details have yet to be released. The Seattle-based R.W. Beck Group works with clients in the energy, water, wastewater and solid waste industries. The SAIC contract will include the Beck Disaster Recovery Inc., an up-and-coming management consultancy primarily owned by R.W. …

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GD receives $9.2M U.S. Army Contract

General Dynamic’s Information Technology group has won a $9.2 million contract from the U.S. Army Medical Command (MedCom) and the Office of the Surgeon General.   Under the contract, GD will supply instruction and consulting services to MedCom internal organizations and their director of strategy and innovation.   According to …

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ACS Lands The Persian Gulf’s First Transit Ticking System

Affiliated Computer Services Inc (ACS) will supply the intelligence ticking system for the first mass transit line of the Persian Gulf. The US-based information technology solutions company opened its office in Dubai in May of this year. The contract is the first for ACS in the Gulf and will provide 100% contactless ticking solutions …

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ACS Wins IDHS Contract

Affiliated Computer Services Inc (ACS) has won a contract to provide an electronic payment card system for the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS). The program is designed to facilitate the distribution of state payments to child care providers as well as personal assistants to people who have disabilities.   …

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Lockheed Martin Wins $23 Million JASSM Contract

Lockheed Martin has won a $23 million contract for 12 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile-Extended Range (JASSM-ER) test missiles. Six of the missiles will be used to complete the development test flight program, with the remaining six to be used in operational tests, but all of the missiles will be tactically …

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The ILEX Group Announces Closure of Investment Unit

The ILEX Group announced today that it is closing its private equity investment unit. The private equity firm, ILEX Investments International, specialized in support of start-up companies using American technology in Southern Asia, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. The firm had previously stopped making new investments last December to …

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