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BAE Inks USMC Turret Deal

BAE Systems has received a $10.7 million delivery order to provide 1, 197 Marine Corps Transparent Armored Gun Shield (MCTAGS) Turret Assemblies. The Turret Assemblies facilitate the mounting and operation of the MCTAGS, which are used to protect service members in close urban environments. This delivery order is a modification …

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General Dynamics Awarded Contract for Iraqi Tanks

General Dynamics has received a contract to produce 140 M1A1 Situation Awareness tanks for the Iraqi military. The contract, worth $198 million, is slated for completion by May 31, 2011. The Situation Awareness enhancements include a vision enhancing thermal viewer for the driver, a forward-looking infrared (FLIR) thermal sight, Tank …

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SAIC Completes Acquisition of Spectrum San Diego

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has announced that its acquisition of Spectrum San Diego, a high-technology security firm specializing in ultra-low-dose X-ray scanning systems, has been completed.Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. SAIC acquired Spectrum’s CarScan product line under the agreement, which scans cars and vans in the normal …

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Northrop Grumman Completes sale of TASC

Northrop Grumman announced Friday the conclusion of its sale of TASC, Inc., its advisory services business, to a group of investors led by General Atlantic LLC and affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. TASC was sold for $1.65 billion. Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs represented Northrop Grumman in …

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General Dynamics Awarded MBT Contract

General Dynamics Land Systems was recently awarded a $14 million contract with the US Army for tank production materials. General Dynamics will purchase long-lead materials for the 140 M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks for purposes in Iraq. They have been commissioned to upgrade the battle tanks to include infrared thermal …

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News – Daon and Datacard to collaborate on secure identification solutions

Yesterday, Daon announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement with Datacard, a world leader in secure identity and card personalization solutions. The companies will collaborate in the area of secure identification focused on the passport, national ID, government credentialing and driver’s license markets. This agreement helps Datacard and Daon …

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Daon named identity platform provider for South African WAIO program

Today, Daon announced that GijimaAst has selected it as the identity platform provider for the “Who Am I Online (WAIO) (I am I said)’” program in South Africa. The Department of Home Affairs-driven program calls for the delivery of a single citizen-centric application that is focused around the population registration, …

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2009 InformationWeek 500 lists Keane as a leading innovator

On Monday, IT services firm Keane announced that its work in the area of test automation within the open source community has earned it recognition as a leading innovator on the 2009 InformationWeek 500, an annual publication identifying the country’s most innovative users of business technology. The Open Source Test …

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George S. Patton: Assassinated?

The death of General George S. Patton in December, 1945 remains one of the enduring and intriguing mysteries of World War II, but the newly-discovered diary of one of the war’s most colorful assassins reveals that prominent Allied commanders wanted him dead because he threatened to expose Angl0-American collusion with …

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IBM Completes $2 Billion Saudi eGovernment Contract

IBM Corp. has finished deploying core communications and security infrastructure that will modernize Saudi Arabia’s government administration. The $2 billion Yesser eGovernment Program will eventually provide everyone in Saudi Arabia with access to government services, according to a statement from IBM officials. The project will support electronic support for nearly 1, 000 government …

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