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News – BAE Flies U.K.’s Largest Autonomous Unmanned Aircraft

BAE Systems has successfully flown the largest, fully autonomous unmanned aircraft ever to be built in the U.K. The next-generation autonomous system, MANTIS, completed its maiden flight in Woomera, South Australia. MANTIS has a 20-meter wingspan and is BAE Systems’ first all-electric aircraft. The system is intended to be easily …

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Featured Job – VP/ Director of Custom Business Applications – AMERICAN SYSTEMS

Job Description AMERICAN SYSTEMS has an exciting opportunity in Chantilly, VA. We are currently seeking a dynamic leader with a strong business background focused on government IT markets to join our leadership team. Responsibilities: A successful candidate will have P&L responsibility over the Custom Business Applications unit. The responsibilities include …

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Today’s News From GovConWire

Contract Award – Northrop Grumman – $3.3 Million – US Air Force SRA International – $4.4 million – Marine Corps. SAIC – US Air Force BAE Systems – Plasan North America Northrop Grumman – $3.3 Million – US Air Force Executive Move – ICF International CFO Announces 2010 Retirement News …

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News – Boeing Awarded Air Force Research Contract, to Compete for $6.5 Million in UAV Contracts

The Boeing Company has won a $500, 000 U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory contract on Sept. 30 for the first phase of a program to demonstrate miniature weapon technology for use on unmanned airborne vehicles (UAV).  The two-year second phase of the program, if awarded, is valued at $6.5 million. …

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News – QinetiQ NA Wins Award for its Sniper Detection Systems

Today QinetiQ NA announced that they have been recognized for their two sniper detection systems, SWATS and Ears. They were awarded the “Best of What’s New” Award in Popular Science Magazine, the world’s largest science and technology magazine, for their innovative and top technology systems. These two sniper detection systems …

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News – Northrop Grumman, Cobham Resume Work on U.S. Army Contract

Northrop Grumman and Cobham Intercoms will continue working under the Vehicular Intercommunication System Expanded (VIS-X) contract for the U.S. Army. Vehicular Intercom Systems, which is part of the Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems Project Office of the Program Executive Office, Enterprise Information Systems will manage work performed under the …

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Featured Job – Program Manager – Raytheon

Job Description The Program Manager will be responsible for day-to-day management of all Raytheon Technical Services Company (RTSC) training and mentorship efforts in Afghanistan as well as the focal point of contact with Coalition and Afghan officials. The candidate will interface directly with senior defense department, state department, and military …

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Career Advice for Women in Government Contracting

Three times is a charm, and the recent elevation of Linda Hudson to head of US operations for BAE Systems makes three Lindas leading large area government contracting operations. Linda Hudson Linda Hudson has replaced General Tony Zinni as the CEO of BAE Systems, Inc.  General Zinni was filling in …

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Today’s News for GovCon Wire

Contract Award – Unisys – Unilever Contract Award – Harris Corporation – $37 Million – SOUTHCOM Contract Award- Raytheon – $28 Million – DISA ExecutiveMove- Alan Stewart of ICF to Retire in 2010 News- Jackson Life Insurance to Use CSC Business Analytics News- Boeing to Assess Falck Schmidt Fuel Cells …

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News- Jackson Life Insurance to Use CSC Business Analytics

CSC’s Business Analytics software has been licensed by Jackson National Life Insurance Company. Jackson will utilize the software to track key statistics and respond to on-going changes in market conditions. The Business Analytics software was first marketed to life insurance companies in May 2009. Jackson is the first company in …

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