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Contract Award – Northrop Grumman – $12.4 million – Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

On Thursday, Northrop Grumman announced that it has been awarded the first phase of a $28.9-million Nitride Electronic NeXt Generation Technology (NEXT) contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The first phase of the contract totals $12.4 million. The contract calls for the company to provide support defense …

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Contract Award – Apptis – $28.4 million – Defense Acquisition University

Earlier this week, Apptis, Inc. announced that it has been awarded the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) contract, to provide network engineering and information assurance services as well as overall support of its network, helpdesk, desktop, and video teleconference services. The contract is valued at over $28.4 million. DAU is a …

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Contract Award – ACS – $200 million – U.S. Department of Education

Today, Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) announced that it has been awarded a 12-month contract extension to support servicing and collections for the federal government’s Student Loan Programs. The extension from the U.S. Department of Education is valued at $200 million and runs through 2010. It is the second consecutive contract …

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Executive Move – Peter Allen appointed Group President of Strategy and Business Development for Managed Services Sector of CSC

Yesterday, CSC announced the appointment of Peter Allen to the position of group president of Strategy and Business Development for its Managed Services Sector (MSS). In this position, Allen will serve as a senior executive to sponsor and enable CSC’s growth strategies related to market positioning, major account development and …

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News – Work on CSC’s TSA Contract Halted Due to Protest

Unisys Corp. and General Dynamics Corp. are protesting the Transportation Security Administration’s award of its lucrative infrastructure contract to Computer Sciences Corp. The protest has brought a halt to CSC’s work on the contract, according to Washington Technology. The company had started work on a 90-day transition plan when CSC signed the contract …

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Featured Job – Contracts Manager – Raytheon

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible for all aspects of contract management and supply chain functions, including but not limited to, the following duties: * Participate in and/or conduct front-end strategic assessment of business pursuits, proposal preparation, negotiation and administration of contracts and subcontracts. * Examine and …

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Still Waiting for Automated Warfare and Soldiers

While the idea of fighting machines taking the place of soldiers is as old as Pygmalion, the arrival of Terminator-style fighting systems is still far off in our future. A briefing chart authored by the National Defense Industrial Association and the Pentagon’s Joint Advanced Concepts office entitled, “Future Vertical Lift …

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Contract Award – Northrop Grumman – Government Accountability Office

Yesterday, Northrop Grumman announced that it has been awarded a task order from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to use the GovTrip end-to-end travel service. GovTrip is a Web-based travel service that streamlines reservations, travel authorizations, expense reimbursements and management functions for federal government travel. GovTrip gives agencies access to …

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M&A Activity – DynCorp International acquires Phoenix Consulting Group

Yesterday, DynCorp International Inc. subsidiary DynCorp International LLC announced that it has completed the acquisition of Phoenix Consulting Group, Inc. DynCorp International will now be able to provide proprietary training courses and management consulting and augmentation services to the intelligence community through the Phoenix Training Center. The acquisition allows DynCorp …

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Contract Award – Apptis – $28.4 Million – Defense Acquisition University

Apptis, Inc. has been won the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) contract to provide network engineering and information assurance services as well as overall support of its network, helpdesk, desktop, and video teleconference services. The total contract is valued at over $28.4M including one base year and two option years. DAU …

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