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$6.1 Million Contract Awarded to SAIC

The Pentagon announced late Wednesday that the Army has awarded a $6.1 Million contract to Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC). The contract calls for the firm to develop programs dealing with radio frequency signal and to demonstrate the same. The contract is scheduled to be completed on May 14, 2012 …

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NIST Will Reorganize IT Lab for Enhanced Cybersecurity Research

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has started reorganizing its Information Technology Laboratory, aiming to enhance NIST cybersecurity research.  After the reorganization, NIST’s chief cybersecurity adviser, Curt Barker,  (also its Computer Security Division cheif) will relocate to the IT Laboratory office, while continuing to oversee the Computer Security Division. …

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Northrop Lands U.S. Army Contract Worth $296M

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract worth $296 million by the U.S. Army to continue in the development of a system that provides ground intelligence to U.S. soldiers. The contract will conclude the development of the Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A) over a period of 30 months. The upgrade …

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CACI Wins Portion of $900M Contract From U.S. Army

CACI International is one of three companies being awarded a $900 million U.S. Army contract. The contract is five-year Technical Engineering Support Services (TESS) contract with the army has a potential to be worth $900 million. The contract is a follow-on for CACI to a contract that has been held …

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Perot Systems Wins Community Health Plan of Washington Contract

Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) (www.perotsystems.com) has announced that the company will provide technology and business process services to improve the Seattle-based Community Health Plan of Washinton’s back-office functions. Perot Systems will manage claims processing, claims adjustments, enrollment, premium billing, and configuration. Under the five-year contract, Perot Systems will employ …

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Al Gordon: ARRA Saves States from Deeper Dive

Though state officials have faced difficult choices as they struggle to finalize 2010 budgets across the country, it’s clear the task would have been even more grim without a crucial infusion of federal money.  According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, as dire as the states’ fiscal condition …

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Harris Wins Lockheed Martin Task Order, Bringing WIN-T Total Awards to $130 Million

Harris Corporation will continue the development work on wireless networking technology under Increment 3 of the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical program via a contract update from prime contractor Lockheed Martin.  Under this award, Harris will develop, test, and evaluate the Highband Digital Transceiver modem hardware and several models of the Highband RF …

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ICF International Wins $7.4M Energy Efficiency Contract

ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ:ICFI), has won a new contract with a U.S. based utility to design and implement energy efficiency programs for residential and commercial customers.  The three-year contract is worth $7.4 million. Mike Mernick, ICF senior VP and energy efficiency expert, said of the contract “We have established strong working relationships …

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Qwest Requested to Reconsider Internet Grant by PSC

Qwest has been asked by the Public Service Commission (PSC), which regulates utilities in the state of Montana, to reassess a federal grant proposal that would bring broadband internet access to rural areas that are currently being neglected such as parts of Montana.

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