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News – Webcast Today to Launch Open Government Plan

Today, Tuesday December 8, 2009 there will be the launch of the administration’s Open Government Plan. Vivek Kundra, the federal CIO, and Aneesh Chopra, the U.S. Chief CTO, are planning on launching the comprehensive plan with a webcast that is open to the public. The goal of the plan is …

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Today’s News from GovCon Wire

Contract Award- Lockheed Martin – $32.3 Million – Marine Corps Contract Award- General Dynamics – $203 Million – US Army Contract Award- QinetiQ – $61.4 Million – UK Executive Moves- Maureen Baginski Joins Serco Executive Moves- RADM Gary Jones Joins Alion News- Cobham to Expand Presence in India News- Report …

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Contract Award- General Dynamics – $203 Million – US Army

General Dynamics Corp. has been awarded a contract worth $203 million from the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command to design the next-generation Stryker armored combat vehicle. Under the contract, which continues the Stryker modernization program initially awarded to General Dynamics in 2008, the Army and General Dynamics will develop …

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News- Cobham to Expand Presence in India

Cobham announced the expansion of the company’s presence in India through the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary in India. The subsidiary, named Cobham India Private Limited, will open in early 2010, with offices in Bangalore and New Dehli. The subsidiary will provide Indian clients with a central point of …

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News- Report Unveils CIOs Find Opportunities in Economic Slump

Capgemini Consulting revealed Friday the findings of its fourth Global CIO Report, which highlights how creative chief information officers have turned the economic downturn into an opportunity to show the true value of IT and to further improve IT industrialization. The report also shows how many CIOs see new technologies …

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News- IBM Opens New Innovation Center in Philippines

IBM has opened its first Innovation Center in the Philippines in an effort to expand into growing nations and to help local business and academic communities to develop skills and create new technologies that support demand for digital-infrastructure projects in banking, energy, telecommunications, transportation, retail and government industries. The center, …

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Featured Job- Business Development Program Manager- Booz Allen

Job Description Build, grow, and leverage a client base and domain expertise within the firm’s health line of business offering to US civilian government agencies and organizations with a specific focus on the public health market. Provide a range of the firm’s solutions and services to the public health marketplace, …

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Today’s News from GovCon Wire

Contract Award- SRA – $9.5 Million – USTRANSCOM Contract Award- Telephonics – $17 Million – Lockheed Martin Contract Award- Northrop Grumman – Navy News- Boeing Receives $8.5 Million in Stimulus Money for Smart Grid News- QinetiQ’s Tom Weston Wins CFO of the Year Award News- Apptis Receives CMMI Maturity Level …

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News- Boeing Receives $8.5 Million in Stimulus Money for Smart Grid

The US Department of Energy has awarded Boeing an $8.5 million grant to conduct research on improving the efficiency of the US power grid. The research will be conducted on the next three years and will focus on improving efficiency and reliability. The grant will fund a prototype smart grid …

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News- QinetiQ’s Tom Weston Wins CFO of the Year Award

QinetiQ North America today announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tom Weston won the Washington Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Award in the government contracting, $200 million and above category. Weston has led QinetiQ North America’s mergers and acquisition program by acquiring 11 subsidiary companies to …

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