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Franken Amendment Passes: GovCon Says Ouch

Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) pushed an amendment to the Defense Appropriations Bill through the Senate on Tuesday that would force government contractors to modify every current employment agreement, specifically as they relate to arbitration.  Contractors unwilling to drop arbitration clauses from their employment agreements will be denied defense funds.  The …

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ACS Grabs Renewal Processing Child Support Payments in Pa.

Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. (ACS), a Xerox Company (NYSE: XRX), will continue its relationship with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to process child support payments. The state has awarded ACS an eight-year contract renewal consisting of a six-year base and two optional one-year extensions, and is valued at $61 million if …

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Ciber Wins Deal to Support Georgia Port Authority

Ciber Federal, a division of Ciber, Inc. (NYSE: CBR) has been selected by the Georgia Port Authority (GPA) to provide various security systems and services, including integrated and comprehensive video surveillance, wireless communications, radar, TWIC compliant access control, and a Command & Control solution for the port. GPA is one …

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CapRock CEO Peter Sharper Named Satellite Exec. of 2009

Peter Shaper, CEO of CapRock Communications, has been named Via Satellite‘s Satellite Executive of the Year for 2009. Shaper’s vision and his ability to capitalize on emerging opportunities in the satellite marketplace made him the most deserving candidate for the award. Since joining the company in 2002, Shaper has developed …

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CSC Partners with Qnamic AG for Rail Industry

CSC (NYSE: CSC) has announced a global strategic alliance with Qnamic AG, a supplier of software solutions for the rail industry. This strategic alliance will benefit to rail enterprises in Switzerland and throughout the world with CSC’s deep industry expertise, global consulting and systems integration capabilities, coupled with Qnamic’s innovative …

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Northrop Bags Navy Life Cycle Deal

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has won a $41.3 million cost-plus-fixed fee contract for life cycle engineering and support services on the U.S. Navy’s USS San Antonio (LPD 17) class of amphibious transport dock ships. With options, the contract has the potential value of $249.4 million. This is the second …

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Lockheed Inks Deal to Work on UK Apaches

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $49.5 million sustainment and support contract from AgustaWestland for the Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (TADS/PNVS) and Modernized TADS/PNVS (M-TADS/PNVS) systems on the U.K. Apache AH Mk-1 aircraft. The contract provides complete post-production services, including spare parts, in-country repair and technical services, as …

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OAOT’s Sidney Fuchs Elected to Camber Corp. Board of Directors

Camber Corporation has elected Sidney E. Fuchs, president and CEO of OAO Technology Solutions, Inc., to its Board of Directors. Camber, founded in 1990, has been widely recognized as a world leader for its exceptional subject matter expertise across a broad range of government programs. In December of 2008, Camber …

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Greg Garcia Set to Join ISF as Strategic Advisor of North America

According to TheNewNewInternet.com, The Information Security Forum (ISF) has announced that Greg Garcia has joined as Strategic Advisor for North America. Garcia is the former DHS Assistant Secretary for Cyber Security and Communications, serving from 2006-2008. In his new role, Garcia will help to support the effort to bring more …

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CSC Finalizes Deal with Ohio National

CSC (NYSE: CSC) has finalized a deal with Ohio National Financial Services of Cincinnati, Ohio on a 10-year contract to license and support two comprehensive insurance software offerings. Ohio National will use CSC’s Wealth Management Accelerator for life insurance policy, annuity administration and potentially for administration of other lines of …

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