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Raytheon Wins Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System

According to the Department of Defense: “Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $5, 862, 927 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-5437) to exercise options for engineering and technical services in support of the MK15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System.  Phalanx Close-In Weapon System is a fast reaction terminal defense against …

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Lockheed Wins Option to Provide Antisubmarine Support

According to the Department of Defense: “Lockheed Martin-MS2, Liverpool, N.Y., is being awarded a $12, 184, 725 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under an existing contract (N00024-08-C-6282) to exercise an option for the production and support of Multi Function Towed Arrays (MFTAs) for the AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW) Combat Systems.  The MFTA …

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NGC Claims Global Hawk Sensor Suite Repair Deal

According to the Department of Defense: “Northrop Grumman of San Diego was awarded a $50, 000, 000 cost plus fixed fee/firm fixed price contract which will provide Global Hawk Enhanced Integrated Sensor suite interim repair capability separate from the productions repair line.  It also provides additional specialized test equipment to …

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Harris Claims Marine Corps Radio Deal

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $73 million order from the U.S. Marine Corps for Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radios, accessory kits, remote controls and satellite communication antennas. The Marines will deploy the AN/PRC-117G to provide high-speed networked communications that improve information gathering and dissemination at the tactical edge …

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BAE Employees Donate Almost $1 Million to Haiti Relief

BAE Systems’ employees were so moved by the destruction and suffering in Haiti that as of March they had given more than $435, 000 in donations to the American Red Cross’ Haiti Relief and Development Fund and the International Response Fund. The company is matching these employee contributions dollar for …

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Thursday’s Featured Job: Senior Cyber Intrusion Analyst at General Dynamics

Candidate will be part of a cyber threat analysis team. Responsible for an advanced level of all-source analysis of cyber threats to US Federal Government networks. This position is unique to the cyber security profession in that it blends traditional intelligence analysis, open source research, technical research, and the ability …

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NetBase’s Will Dantzler’s Take on the Cloud

NetBase’s Will Dantzler shared his thoughts on Cloud Computing with GovCon Executive: “We have a lot of consulting expertise and experience in helping clients move to a virtual environment. In the cloud computing domain, we basically do consulting to look at the infrastructure, look at what the performance parameters are …

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SECAF Announces Finalists for 2nd Annual Awards Gala

The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF) has announced the finalists for its Second Annual SECAF Awards Gala. The SECAF Awards Gala honors small and emerging government contractors and the players in the ecosystem that rely on small business.  The 2010 winners will be chosen from the finalists at …

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MANDIANT Wins GSA IT Schedule 70 Deal

MANDIANT has won a General Services Administration (GSA) IT Schedule 70 contract (GS-35F-0168W). The government will make use of MANDIANT’s incident response and computer forensics expertise. The announcement was made at the GovSec and U.S. Law 2010 Conference being held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. …

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WIT Announces Award Nominees – Teresa Carlson Recognized for Health IT Leadership

Women in Technology (WIT) announced the finalists for the 11th Annual Women in Technology Leadership Awards. WIT will recognize 39 finalists across 10 categories. Winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony May 20, 2010 at the Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner. Here is a list of the finalists: Corporate …

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