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Northrop Grumman Books Ticket on $2.5 Billion OPTARSS II

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) won a spot on the U.S. Forces Command’s Operations, Planning, Training and Resource Support Services. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) announced it had also secured a position on the project. The OPTARSS II program is an ID/IQ contract with a ceiling of $2.5 billion. “With our nation’s warfighters …

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Alion Honored for Navy Simulator

Alion has been honored with the 2010 National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA) Award for Outstanding Achievement in Modeling and Simulation in the “Training” category, for the firm’s work on a Navy simulator. According to the firm, “the award was presented at the annual NTSA Leadership Reception & Executive Dinner …

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IAP’s Credit Rating on the Rise; CFO Charlie Peiffer Comments

IAP Worldwide has had a credit upgrade from Standard & Poor’s to a B from a B- with a stable trend. “The S&P upgrade came as the result of improved operating performance and a stronger liquidity profile for IAP, which results in credit measures that justify a higher rating, ” …

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Former DynCorp CEO Bill Ballhaus Named to Board at GeoEye

GeoEye (Nasdaq: GEOY) has named Bill Ballhaus to its board of directors. The move follows the completion of GeoEye’s financing arrangement with Cerberus Capital Management for financing to help the firm’s bid for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA) EnhancedView program. In August, NGA awarded the company a major contract under …

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Harris Leads All-Star Team to Overhaul LA Air Force Base System

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) signed a 21-month, $25 million contract to enhance the ground-based space control system for the U.S. Space and Missile Systems Center’s Space Superiority Systems Wing at Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif. Harris is heading up a team that will include Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and General Dynamics …

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Lockheed Announces Partnerships

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) named additional companies to its team formed to bid for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Development and Sustainment Contract. The firm will team with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems and partners Alaska Aerospace and NANA Development Corporation. “These companies form a best-of-industry …

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Boeing Subsidiary Tapestry Pens Valuable Army Deal

Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary Tapestry Solutions won a deal to provide field engineering services in support of development, operations and training for the U.S. Army’s Battle Command Sustainment Support System (BCS3) Total Logistics Support program. According to the firm, “the three-year contract, valued at up to $79 million, was awarded …

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Tom Anderson Set to Join Wyle as Group President

According to Wyle, Tom Anderson has been named as the new group president of the firm’s Information Systems Group. Anderson has held senior positions with major government information system providers including CSC, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman and Federal Data Corporation. Prior to joining Wyle, Anderson served as president of CSC’s Civil …

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Lockheed Receives EDM Contract Option

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), who is developing the Airborne, Maritime/Fixed Station Joint Tactical Radio System (AMF JTRS) has received a contract option to increase the number of engineering development models (EDM) by 60 percent. Additional equipment is being developed to support early integration and testing of a revolutionary tactical network …

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Amanda Simpson Named to Commerce Department Post

President Obama has appointed Amanda Simpson Senior Technical Adviser to the Commerce Department. In a statement, Simpson said “I’m truly honored to have received this appointment and am eager and excited about this opportunity that is before me.” Simpson is a former test pilot and 2004 YWCA “Woman On The …

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