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Mike Bradshaw Comments on Google’s Partnership With IceWeb

Google has partnered with IceWEB  to deliver information sharing solutions to the public sector. IceWEB will work closely with several Google Earth Enterprise partners to deliver a turnkey Enterprise Visualization Appliance that will be offered with pre-fused aerial and satellite imagery from the industry’s leading providers. Mike Bradshaw, Director of …

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Raytheon Teams with Norwegian Firm for Rocket Motors

According to Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), the firm has partnered with the Norwegian defense company NAMMO have begun qualifying an alternative rocket motor for the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile. The new motor will be interchangeable with the AMRAAM propulsion system and will maintain the same performance as the current …

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CenturyLink Aquires Qwest Communications

CenturyLink (CenturyTel, Inc., NYSE: CTL) and Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) announced today that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement under which CenturyLink will acquire Qwest in a tax-free, stock-for-stock transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, Qwest shareholders will receive 0.1664 CenturyLink shares for each share of …

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CSC, Intec Partner for BSS Solutions

CSC (NYSE: CSC) and Intec are forming a joint partnership agreement to provide a comprehensive suite of BSS solutions to Communications Service Providers (CSPs) looking to enhance their IT capabilities without taking on excessive costs. Through the partnership, the firms will offer CSPs a proven business model to enhance their …

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DynCorp Agrees to be Acquired by Cerberus for $1.5 Billion

Private investment firm Cerberus Capital Management will acquire DynCorp International (NYSE: DCP) for roughly $1.5 billion, according to a DynCorp press release. DynCorp’s news release said that its board of directors will recommend that stockholders approve the transaction.  According to the deal’s terms, stockholders will receive $17.55 in cash for …

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ATK Acquires Blackhawk

Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) has purchased Blackhawk Industries Products Group Unlimited, LLC, a security firm.  The acquisition, along with the recent acquisition of Eagle Industries, improves ATK’s position in a variety of markets.  Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “The acquisition of Blackhawk supports our strategy of expanding into …

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Orbital Acquires General Dynamics’ Spacecraft Business

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) finalized the acquisition of a spacecraft development and manufacturing business from General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a subsidiary of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE: GD). “Today, we are very excited to welcome a great team of highly qualified and experienced satellite professionals to the Orbital family, …

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NGC ‘Mentors’ Non-Profit to Better Assist Disabled

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has signed a U.S. Department of Defense mentor-protégé agreement with MVLE, a nonprofit group that provides jobs and job training for persons with disabilities. Northrop Grumman developed the mentor-protégé relationship with MVLE to assist in its development of federal contracting opportunities, as well as infrastructure development that …

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Apptis, Deltek Partner to Bring the Cloud to the Federal Government

Apptis and Deltek announced a partnership to deliver Deltek’s enterprise project management software in the cloud for federal agencies. By leveraging the scalability and power of a cloud computing environment, the breakthrough solution will deliver a substantially more cost-efficient technology infrastructure to federal agencies tasked with adhering to the mandates …

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Citrix to Support Microsoft’s RemoteFX Program

As part of a new collaboration agreement with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Citrix Systems (NASDAQ: CTXS) will support the upcoming Microsoft RemoteFX technology platform. RemoteFX, which will be available in a future release of Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack 1, will allow all virtual desktops on a single Windows Server …

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