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Daon contracted by state to conduct criminal background checks

Earlier this week, Daon announced that a southern state has awarded it two large contracts to conduct criminal background checks on licensed childcare and adult care providers, as well as adoptive parents, foster parents and certain other recipients of state benefits. The new contract calls for Daon to install necessary …

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Hardware Acquisitions: First EDS, Now Perot Systems…Who’s Next?

This week, hardware firms continued their expansion into the services sector with Dell’s acquisition of Perot Systems.  Last year, HP bought EDS, expanding its presence in the federal marketplace.  The question on many industry experts’ minds is: who’s next? The rationale is clear: while HP’s profits fell 19% in the …

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Daon named identity platform provider for South African WAIO program

Today, Daon announced that GijimaAst has selected it as the identity platform provider for the “Who Am I Online (WAIO) (I am I said)’” program in South Africa. The Department of Home Affairs-driven program calls for the delivery of a single citizen-centric application that is focused around the population registration, …

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Army awards L-3 Communications $48.7 million contract

Yesterday, L-3 Communications announced that L-3 MPRI been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation for its Laser Marksmanship Training System (LMTS). The contract, which is indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, is worth approximately $48.7 million if all four options are exercised. LMTS is a home …

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Joint Forces Command awards Lockheed Martin $29 million contract for new video management system

On Monday, Lockheed Martin was awarded a $29 million contract by the U.S. Joint Forces Command for Valiant Angel, a new video management system that is designed to apply highly advanced broadcasting technologies to aid commanders in the collection, management, processing, exploitation, and dissemination of full-motion video. The contract brings …

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Army and Navy contract BAE Systems to help reduce friendly fire

Yesterday, BAE Systems announced the awarding of a $20 million contract by the U.S. Navy and Army. The contract calls for the company to provide identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) digital transponders, upgrade kits, and spares. The BAE Systems-developed IFF technology identifies aircraft and ships as friendly forces through transponders that are installed …

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Intelligent Decisions Wins IT Solutions Contract to Modernize Verizon Center

Intelligent Decisions, Inc. (ID) has won an IT solutions contract with Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. ID will help modernize the venue’s IT infrastructure, improving internal and external communications, and provide the Verizon Center with innovative and cutting-edge technology solutions. IT solutions under this contract include both custom-built products and …

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Navy awards Raytheon $42 million Foreign Military Sales award

On Monday, it was announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a Foreign Military Sales award worth $42 million for the company to provide the Swiss Air Force 14 Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared pod systems and spares. “These additional pod systems give the Swiss Air Force advanced sensor …

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Perot Systems, Max Healthcare agree to 10-year deal

Late last week, Max Healthcare and Perot Systems agreed on a 10-year contract for the latter to provide IT outsourcing and implement electronic health records. It is a landmark deal for Perot Systems, as Max Healthcare now becomes its first India-based healthcare client and its first IT outsourcing client in …

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