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State Department Taking Contractor Bids for UAVs

The State Department has received dozens of bids from contractors as it seeks to acquire a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles to protect diplomats in Iraq and other high-risk countries. The department is accepting responses to its request for proposals through April 23, it said in an updated posting Monday …

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HP, GDIT, Northrop Win Spots on $250M Army Cloud Contract; Zannie Smith Comments

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and a joint venture between three General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) companies have won positions on a potential $249.8 million contract to provide cloud computing services to the U.S. Army. In separate announcements, the companies said the Army Private Cloud 2 contract …

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Lockheed Wins $89M Army Intel Training Support Contract

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won an $89, 450, 229 U.S. Army contract to provide the branch with intelligence training and readiness support services, the Defense Department announced Monday. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor was selected out of four bids on an Internet solicitation. The company will perform contract work …

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Former Vangent Exec Eileen Cassidy Rivera Joins Cognosante

Cognosante has appointed former Vangent executive Eileen Cassidy Rivera vice president of marketing and communications, the company announced Thursday. She will lead the company’s marketing, communications and branding programs and will report to CEO Michele Kang. Prior to General Dynamics’ acquisition of Vangent, she served as vice president of communications from 2005 …

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Report: US to Release Egypt Military Aid

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce Friday that the U.S. will restart providing military aid to Egypt, Bloomberg reports. The U.S. gives both Egypt and Israel military aid under cash-flow financing, where countries buy goods and services one year and pay for them in future years. The Government Accountability …

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GDIT on Winning Team for $975M Foreign Sales Contract

A team of contractors including General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) won a $975 million U.S. Air Force contract to implement a parts and repair ordering system, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The Falls Church, Va.-based company’s information technology unit is one of two subcontractors on the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. St. Ignatius, Mont.-based …

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Contractors to Start Transferring Vessels Abroad on Potential $1.5B Navy Contract

VSE Corp. and a team of contractors can now start working on a potential $1.5 billion foreign military sales contract with the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Technology reported. The contract, originally awarded in October 2011, has one base year worth $277 million and four one-year options. Team members …

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Navy Awards $97M Education Services Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded a contract potentially worth $97, 361, 843 for education training products and services, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. The cost-plus-fixed fee, firm-fixed price contract includes the base period and two one-year options. Contractors will provide training products and services to the Naval Education Training Command and the …

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Agilex Names Intel, National Security Intiative Leads

Agilex has appointed Marianne Meins as president of intelligence and defense and John Edwards as vice president of national security initiatives. Meins will manage the company’s business defense and intelligence business operations, according to a company announcement. Edwards will lead the programs focused on emerging technologies including analytics, smartphones and …

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SAIC Names QinetiQ, Raytheon Vet Mary Craft Mission Support Deputy GM

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has appointed Mary Craft deputy general manager for the company’s mission support business unit, effective March 12. Larry Hill, SAIC’s mission support general manager, said Craft’s appointment aligns with the company’s plans to grow its workforce across the commercial and federal sectors. The mission support business …

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