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General Dynamics Snags Army INSCOM Deal, Tom Kirchmaier Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) secured a $61.8 million task order to support the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM). The contract will last for a four-year period. According to the firm, “General Dynamics will provide the sustaining, uninterrupted information technology (IT) operations and maintenance support that INSCOM and its …

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Dell CIO Robin Johnson Shares Four Tips for Your Firm’s IT Budget

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Dell CIO Robin Johnson about how to gain budget space for new applications: For Johnson, continued standardization is a moving target. “Do we know where the target is?” he says. “To be honest, we don’t, we just keep reexamining.” That constant reexamination holds more than a few …

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ExecutiveBiz Highlights Industry’s Brightest CIOs

ExecutiveBiz spoke with a few industry-leading CIOs about emerging trends and prevailing wisdom from BAE Systems’ Bob Fecteau and TASC’s Barbie Bigelow. “The CIO of today must answer to a multitude of additional stakeholders: the board, shareholders, trading customers, the business lines. And, more often than not, that answer must …

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Business Expert Robert Frey Set to Open e-Management Fall Webinar Series

e-Management announced that Dr. Robert S. Frey, author, speaker, lecturer, and principal of Successful Proposal Strategies, LLC, will open the firm’s Fall webinar series on September 21, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. According to the firm, “Dr. Frey will be speaking on knowledge management (KM) and information assurance—its implication in the …

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Wednesday’s Featured Job: Cyber Intelligence at LMI

Qualifications Excellent communication and writing skills Prior experience collecting intelligence, analyzing the intelligence, and creating relevant reports Ability to take disparate, seemingly-unrelated intelligence and extracting meaning or relevance from the data Experienced in reporting procedures and requirements among the Intelligence Community Experienced in dealing with other agencies and organizations within …

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SAIC, Booz Allen, Lockheed Martin Acquire Air Force Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “SAIC (NYSE: SAI) was awarded a $19, 393, 764 contract which will develop and demonstrate new technology that provides comprehensive, automated techniques to allow end users to safely execute new software of uncertain provenance.  AFRL/PKDA, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity …

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Raytheon, Boeing Set Sail with Navy Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a $46, 873, 788 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-5111) for the definitization of the production of an AN/SPY-1D(V) transmitter group, MK 99 Mod 8 fire control system and engineering services in support of the DDG 113 …

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Vangent Claims NOAA Subcontract, Craig Janus Comments

Vangent won a subcontract from Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) to support the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Satellite Processing and Distribution Services (ESPDS) Operations & Maintenance (O&M) contract. According to the firm, “the single-award cost-plus-award-fee contract has a one-year base period with four one-year option periods …

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Lockheed Martin Wins Deal to Make UAVs for UK

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) won a $5.1 million contract from the U.K.’s Ministry of Defence for additional Desert Hawk III unmanned aircraft vehicles. According to the firm, “Desert Hawk III’s improved payloads maximize target detection and recognition by providing 360-degree — daytime and nighttime — coverage in a common turret …

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Boeing Wins WGS Satellite Deal from Air Force

Boeing (NYSE: BA) received $182 million from the Air Force for the firm to support the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite, which is being procured under the new WGS Block II follow-on contract. According to the firm, “the contract will ultimately include options for production of up to six …

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