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Perot Systems Wins 5-Year Extension to Old Mutual U.S. Life Contract

Perot Systems Corporation has won a five-year extension to its ongoing administrative services agreement with Old Mutual U.S. Life. The agreement extends the current seven-year relationship between the companies until 2014. Under terms of the agreement, Perot Systems will continue to provide ongoing insurance policy administration and IT solutions. Peter Altabef, Perot …

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CACI Wins $900 Million Army Contract

The U.S. Army’s Communications-Electronics Research Development Center has awarded a contract worth $900 million to CACI International Inc. for scientific and engineering support.  Under the contract, CACI will research, develop, and prototype systems for intelligence collection.  The award is an extension of a previous contract that CACI has held since 2006.

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USDA Awards $30 Million Contract To CSC and Six Others

A one year contract with four one-year options was awarded to six companies, among them is Falls Church based CSC. The contract calls for the firms to provide security support and has a $30 Million ceiling value for the six combined. CSC will compete with the other firms to implement …

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States Put Bulk of Discretionary Stimulus Spending into Public Safety Projects

Al Gordon of NSI reports: “While the bulk of stimulus funding earmarked for state recovery efforts comes with conditions, a small amount comes with the freedom for officials to do with what they please.  According to a recent report published by the Council of State Governments, states are spending $8.8 …

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Lockheed Wins $12.7M Pepco Contract

Pepco Holdings Inc. has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. a three-year contract to manage commercial energy efficient programs in Washington, D.C. Lockheed will be responsible for managing several programs aiming to help Pepco’s customers save energy. A $12.7 million budget has been allotted for the D.C. non-residential programs. Tom Grumbly, Vice …

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Lockheed Martin Questions Safety, Cost of Commercial Passenger Transport to ISS

Lockheed Martin is warning that the fast-tracking of plans to develop commercial passenger transport systems for the International Space Station (ISS) costly and unsafe. John Stevens, director of business development for human spaceflight at Lockheed Martin Space Systems, said “we’re having a hard time affording the Orion program, which is designed to take humans …

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IBM: “We have been watching Brazil for a while…The time is right.”

Move over, China and India, IBM is betting that the next developing technology hotspot will be Brazil.  The company has announced a new initiative to stimulate country’s developing technology sector. For starters, IBM will host its first-ever forum for São Paulo venture capitalists and entrepreneurs and FINEP, the Brazilian government organization dedicated …

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Apptis Moves After May FAA Contract Win

In May, Apptis won a $34 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Organization – Terminal (ATO-T) encompassing program planning, execution, implementation, and cost & financial assistance. ATO-T organization’s mission is the is to safe and efficient movement of air traffic. Now, Apptis is moving to 370 L’Enfant …

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Qwest to Stop Wireless Service on October 31

Qwest International Inc. will stop providing wireless phone service on Oct. 31, as the company seeks to exit from the wireless business.  Last year, the company began transitioning its wireless customer base to Verizon Wireless, and last month, Qwest said that over 75% of its wireless customer base had migrated to the Verizon Wireless …

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Lockheed Martin Wins $193 Million Army Medical Command Contract at Ft. Sam Houston

Lockheed Martin Technical Services has won a $193 million contract from the U.S. Army Medical Command to assist in consolidating its military medical facilities at Fort Sam Houston.  Under the contract, Lockheed martin will furnish logistical support for the relocation of basic and specialty training operations for enlisted personnel from the …

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