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Alion Wins Deal to Boost Shock, Environment Testing for Navy Ships, Subs

Alion Science picked up a three-year deal worth $6.3 million from the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to find potential improvement points for shock and environmental test procedures for Navy surface ship and submarine field organizations. The firm will evaluate and review prototype designs, plans and procedures from equipment manufacturers. …

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ManTech Raises $100K for Vets in Need; CEO George Pedersen Remarks

ManTech (NASDAQ: MANT) raised $100, 000 to support wounded veterans and the hungry via the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund and LIFT programs. According to the firm, the money will be directed to the charities through CharityWorks. The programs help combat poverty among vets and their families with a range …

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Siemens Making US Wind Push with New Kansas Facility; CEO Eric Spiegel Comments

Siemens Energy has opened a new wind turbine nacelle assembly facility in Hutchinson, Kan. The firm views the move as a big step in its North America growth plan as well as its commitment to renewable energy stateside. “We’re investing in wind in America because we believe that wind power …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Picks Michael Innella to Head Up Professional, Technical and IT Services; CEO Bill Hoover Comments

AMERICAN SYSTEMS appointed Michael Innella to the position of vice president and executive director of the firm’s Professional, Technical and IT Services practice. Innella will take on operational management and business development responsibilities for the division. “As a leading provider of professional management and engineering services, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is dedicated …

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Northrop Grumman, BAE, Boeing, Booz Allen End Week with DoD Work in Hand

According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is being awarded a $9, 500, 000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-6324) for continued post-delivery technical support for Rapid Airborne Mine Clearance System (RAMICS) units.  This contract will be used to modify and/or repair delivered hardware; modify or build …

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Daily Double: More DoD Work for Lockheed

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is being awarded a $45, 779, 349 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of two cargo unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and pre-deployment readiness activities in support of cargo UAS services in Afghanistan.  In addition, this contract provides for required modifications of …

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L-3 Announces Investor Conference Specifics

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) released the following statement: “The firm will broadcast a live audio webcast of its Investor Conference on Dec. 7, beginning at 8 a.m. EST. “Listeners will be able to access the broadcast over the Internet at www.L-3com.com or by dialing 866.804.6925 (domestic) or 857.350.1671 (international) (passcode: …

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Boeing Elects Former Aetna CEO Ronald Williams to Director Post

Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) board of directors has elected Ronald A. Williams as a new director. Williams is the former CEO and current chairman of healthcare benefits firm Aetna. “Ron brings to our board a valuable set of skills and experiences, ” Boeing CEO Jim McNerney said. “He understands the issues …

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Booz Allen Lends NORAD a Hand in Traditional Santa Track

NORAD, with help from Booz Allen, is set to bring the “NORAD Tracks Santa” program back for the 55th year. Booz Allen has supported the yuletide tradition since 2007. Children can track St. Nick on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, and TroopTube through www.boozallen.com/santa. “NORAD Tracks Santa is more than just …

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