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George Pedersen’s ManTech Clocks in at 2 on 2011 Military Friendly Employers List

ManTech (NASDAQ:MANT) has placed second on G.I. Jobs’ 2011 Military Friendly Employers list. The firm is up from a fifth-place finish last year. According to G.I. Jobs, the list is compiled from a sample of 5, 000 companies whose annual revenues exceeded $500 million. Criteria included the strength of a …

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Microsoft, Curt Kolcun Funnel Millions to Veteran Jobs

Microsoft has announced the awarding of grants, new education, job training and placement programs to assist veterans and spouses build skills and resources valued in today’s civilian workforce. The technology giant is donating $2 million in cash and up to $6 million in software and IT skills training curriculum that …

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HP Strengthens Cybersecurity Team with New Additions; Dennis Stolkey Comments

HP Enterprise Services has made a number of additions to its U.S. Public Sector Cybersecurity Practice, in a bid to boost offerings to government clients. Retired Rear Adm. Betsy Hight will serve as vice president of Cybersecurity Practice. She  previously served as vice director of the Defense Information Systems Agency …

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Veterans Day’s Featured Job: Cyber Incident Analyst at Northrop Grumman

Do you have an analytical mind towards information security and the desire to make the world a safer place? Do you enjoy learning about new technologies and how they can be manipulated for nefarious purposes? If so then look to join the Northrop Grumman team. We are looking for a …

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Northrop Grumman Inks Defense Deal; Lockheed Martin Grabs Pair

According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was awarded a $75, 689, 357 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  This contract is to provide for counter-rocket artillery and mortar protection of forward operating bases in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Work is to be performed in Bagram, Afghanistan (40 percent); Baghdad, Iraq (40 …

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‘B’ is for Victory: Quarter-Billion Dollar DoD Deal for BAE Systems; Boeing Wins, Too

According to the Department of Defense, “BAE Systems was awarded a $250, 128, 753 cost reimbursement – no fee contract.  This requirement will procure Operation Desert Storm Situational Awareness (ODS-SA) long lead material for a total of 247 ODS-SA conversion kits; 202 will be used under the contract to convert …

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Harris Books Air Force IT Deal

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) won a $15 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to support the “Headquarters Air Force Information Management Enterprise Business Solutions Software Development Services Support program.” The deal has a one-year base term and a one-year option. Harris will focus on technical services for the software development …

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Versar Rolls Out Fiscal Stats

Versar (NYSE Amex: VSR) presented fiscal figures for the first quarter fiscal year 2011. The firm released the following statement: “Gross revenue for the first quarter was $29, 296, 000, a 19 percent increase from the $24, 714, 000 reported in the first quarter of fiscal year 2010. Net income …

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Boeing Blasts to Victory with Air Force Munitions Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) signed a $106 million contract extension with the Air Force to provide 2, 700 Small Diameter Bomb Increment I (SDB I) munitions and approximately 380 BRU-61 carriages. “Boeing and the U.S. Air Force have worked together to expand SDB I’s mission capability from a long-range standoff weapon …

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L-3 Wins Pair of Deals to Support Intelligence Ops in Afghanistan

L-3 Communications’ (NYSE: LLL) STRATIS division was included as one of three prime contractors for the Intelligence Support Services-Afghanistan (ISS-A) contract. According to the firm, “L-3 has already been awarded two firm fixed-price task orders valued at $36 million to provide intelligence support to the United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A).” The …

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