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SAIC Books Deal with EPA

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has been awarded a task order by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide technical services and information technology (IT) support to the EPA’s Office of Environmental Information (OEI). The follow on task order has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total …

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CSC Names Irv Halter VP of Space and Aviation, North American Public Sector

CSC (NYSE: CSC) has named Irving “Irv” L. Halter, Jr., vice president, Space and Aviation Services, for its North American Public Sector (NPS) Applied Technology Group (ATG). Reporting to Alan Weakley, president of CSC’s ATG, Halter will be charged with initiatives involving key U.S. Air Force, Army and NASA Mission …

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Harris Sells Falcon III Radios to Australia’s DoD

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) claimed a $112 million order for Falcon tactical radio systems that will provide battlefield networking capabilities to the Australian Department of Defence. The order consists primarily of Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-152(C) multiband handheld radios, but also includes Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G wideband, AN/PRC-117F multiband and AN/PRC-150(C) high-frequency …

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PPC’s Mike Nigro on Helping DOE ‘Save Energy Now’

Project Performance Corporation (PPC) was awarded a cooperative agreement from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to work in close cooperation with the DOE staff to integrate and coordinate the Industrial Technologies Program’s Save Energy Now (SEN) Energy Saving Assessments (ESA).  This initiative leads national efforts to reduce industrial energy …

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ManTech Schedules Financial Figures Release for April 28

ManTech International Corporation (NASDAQ:MANT) will issue its first quarter fiscal year 2010 earnings press release after close of market Wednesday, April 28, 2010. Management will discuss the financial results and outlook for fiscal year 2010 in a conference call beginning at 5 p.m. Eastern. Analysts and institutional investors may participate …

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Thursday’s Featured Job: Cyber Data Architect at Booz Allen Hamilton

Serve as a lead technical resource in the strategic oversight and planning of data services, data models, and database structural design and development. Define the strategic structural design and development of databases and metadata. Monitor industry trends and directions in database technology, data standards, and tools and develop and present …

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Google’s Mike Bradshaw on ‘Buzz, ‘ Expected Uprise in Government Social Networking

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is aiming to incorporate the social networking  feature “Buzz” feature into the version of Gmail that it offers to the federal government. Although the plan encountered early issues, those have been corrected and the plan is moving forward. “We got a bit of a ding by the …

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Lockheed, Northrop, L-3 Ink Air Force Deals

According to the Department of Defense: “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a $20, 395, 814 contract which provides for the trainers software development effort and the urgent response effort and to increase the not-to-exceed amount for the depot partnering effort.  At this time, $20, 395, 814 has been obligated. 478 …

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General Dynamics Claims Army Deal; SAIC Wins Two

According to the Department of Defense: “General Dynamics (NYSE:GD) was awarded on April 1 a $6, 760, 000 firm-fixed-price contract for 8, 000 barrels for the M2 machine gun.  Work is to be performed in Saco, Maine, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2011.  Two bids were solicited …

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ManTech’s Bill Varner on Winning Five New Task Orders

ManTech (NASDAQ: MANT) was awarded five task orders valued at $6 million from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to provide enterprise IT services. The awards, from the USPTO Office of Chief Information Officer, are part of the USPTO Infrastructure, Design, Engineering, Architecture and Integration (IDEAI) contract, a multiple …

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