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Harris Wins $130 Million NOAA Contract

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) won a deal to provide the ground antenna system for a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) program. According to the firm, “under the 10-year, $130 million contract, Harris and its teammates — General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies and ARES — will supply antennas and control systems for …

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CGI Picked for First Leg of FI$Cal Project, Donna Morea Comments

CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today announced a Stage One contract from the State of California to participate in a seven-month “fit-gap” project to transform and integrate the State’s financial management and procurement operations. CGI is one of …

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Kerry Bailey on Verizon Business’ ‘Leadership Quadrant’ Placement

Verizon Business was placed in the “Leaders quadrant” in the new report “Magic Quadrant for Communications Outsourcing and Professional Services, North America” by Gartner Inc. According to Verizon, “Gartner examined 17 U.S.-based providers of IT services for business communications systems – including both fixed and mobile connectivity.  Specific IT services …

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SAIC Launches GeoRover Update

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has rolled out a new version of the GeoRover Digital Data Tracker geospatial software product is now available for geographic information system (GIS) users worldwide. “We continue to provide new GeoRover software products and solutions that help enhance GIS user capabilities and streamline workflows, enabling increased productivity, …

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Raytheon Makes Financial Announcement

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has made the following financial announcement: “(The firm) will issue its second quarter 2010 earnings news release at 7:00 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 29, 2010. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The second quarter 2010 earnings results conference call will be at 9:00 …

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Wednesday’s Featured Job: Cybersecurity Engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton

Key Role: Provide support to a team of engineers that ensures the 24×7 availability of a backup infrastructure. Maintain mirrored installations of system upgrades to the Legacy systems and to the backup location hardware. Ensure that SOPs are in place that details exact methods of recovery and operations are written …

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Larry Prior Appointed EVP at BAE

Larry Prior has been appointed executive vice president, Service Sectors for BAE Systems, Inc. The move follows Prior’s resignation announcement late yesterday from ManTech. In his new role, Prior will report to Linda Hudson, president and CEO of BAE North America. “Larry’s fresh perspective, proven track record, and diverse experience …

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TASC Picks Up $200 Million Air Force Deal; Northrop, BAE Also Winners

According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was awarded a $47, 250, 000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  This contract is to provide capability-based rotations support for Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom and revitalization for the Hunter unmanned aircraft system.  Work is to be performed in Sierra Vista, Ariz., with …

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Lockheed Scores $800 Million F-35 JSF Deal

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)  is being awarded an $819, 647, 920 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-09-C-0010) for special tools/test equipment required in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) air system low-rate initial production Lot IV production.  Work …

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CACI’s Paul Cofoni Talks Cyber

CACI’s (NYSE: CACI) Paul Cofoni expressed concerns that focus on cybersecurity is not what it needs to be:  “We’re trying to do too many things, ” Cofoni said in a recent interview with GovInfoSecurity.com. “If this were my family, I’d call for a family meeting and say, ‘We’re trying to …

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