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Friday’s Featured Job: IT Capture Manager at Eyak Technology

Job Description Eyak Technology, LLC (EyakTek) is a provider of information technology solutions, communications solutions, infrastructure & security engineering and healthcare services to government agencies. The IT capture manager is responsible for winning business opportunities. The IT capture manager will most likely not be the initial salesperson, but will get …

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SAIC, Harris, Boeing Claim Key Defense Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “SAIC (NYSE: SAI) was awarded a $74, 999, 999 contract, which will research, develop, test and evaluate advanced intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance technologies in an operationally realist environment to ensure access to a range of object and signal densities and dynamics sufficient to address …

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Lockheed Grabs Lucrative Missile Deal; General Dynamics, Sikorsky Ink Army Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “the Missile Defense Agency is awarding a contract modification valued not to exceed $298, 000, 000 to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) under contract HQ0147-07-C-0196. Under this contract modification, LMSSC will manufacture and deliver a total of 26 interceptors for the Terminal High Altitude Area …

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Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin Win Defense Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is being awarded a $9, 018, 485 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-03-C-0057) for the development of a dual satellite communication transmit Capability in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye System Development and Demonstration.  Work will be performed …

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Harris’ Dale Meyerrose Talks Cyber Threats

The New New Internet asked a number of cyber experts what is the biggest security threat facing the industry presently. Here’s what Harris’ (NYSE: HRS) Gen. Dale Meyerrose thought: “The one of most concern to me is cyber crime. It’s the most insidious. I know there’s a propensity for folks …

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L-3 Snags GPS Capability Deal from Army

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) won a four-year contract from the U.S. Army to create GPS capabilities to its fielded Improved Position and Azimuth Determining Systems (IPADS) equipment. According the Department of Defense, “IPADS is a high-performance, highly accurate system used for precision surveying and navigational requirements on today’s battlefield. Under …

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Wyle Wins Piece of $450 Million USAF Space Command Deal; Tom Anderson Comments

Wyle Information Systems won a share of a $450 million contract in support of the USAF Space Command in Colorado Springs, Colo., to work on cyber architectures, formal cyber training and cyber defense. “This award is a logical extension of the services and solutions Wyle provides to Space Command, ” …

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TechTeam Wins Deal to Help DoD with Technical Support; Dave Kriegman Comments

TechTeam (Nasdaq: TEAM) won a deal from the Department of Defense Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer (DCMO) to perform technical support services. The deal is worth one year at $2.5 million with two option years. TechTeam will work to support enterprise information exchange for the Office of the …

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Billion-Dollar International Space Station Support Extension for Boeing

Boeing (NYSE: BA) won an extension from NASA for the International Space Station (ISS) contract for sustaining engineering. The extension is worth a $1.24 billion over the next five years. The firm will continue to focus “on sustaining engineering for hardware and software on the U.S. segment of the ISS …

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Boeing to Bring Space Tourism to Reality by 2016

Boeing and Vienna, Va.-based Space Adventures Ltd. have announced plans to create a “space taxi” service for private citizens to enter low-Earth orbit. Assuming the program can overcome the many obstacles inherent to such a groundbreaking plan, the firms believe they can have the service up and running by the …

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