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NOAA Taps 8 Firms for $250M Nautical Chart Data Services IDIQ

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected eight companies to help the agency’s coast survey office update nautical charts for mariners under a potential five-year, $250 million contract. Companies with positions on the Hydrographic Surveying Services contract will compete for task orders to perform work for the maps that are used …

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Cerner to Buy Siemens Health Services for $1B; John Glaser, Neal Patterson Comment

Siemens (NYSE: SI) has agreed to sell its health information technology business to Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN) for $1.3 billion cash following approval from the companies’ respective boards. Cerner said Tuesday that it expects the acquisition to add at least 15 cents in 2015 and 25 cents in 2016 to its non-GAAP diluted earnings per share. “The knowledge and strength of …

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Army Taps 6 Firms for $300M for Armament Center Support IDIQ

Six companies have won positions on a five-year, $300 million contract to help a U.S. Army research and development center obtain materials and services to meet the center’s requirements. The Army received nine bids for the multiple award order dependent contract via the Internet and will determine both funding and work location with …

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Craig Cooning Appointed President of Boeing’s Network and Space Business; Chris Chadwick Comments

Craig Cooning, the former vice president and general manager of space and intelligence systems within Boeing‘s [NYSE: BA] network and space business, has succeeded Roger Krone as president of the N&SS, Boeing said Tuesday. Krone has joined Reston, Va.-based Leidos, where he will serve as the company’s second CEO. “Since joining Boeing …

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Air Force Taps 12 Companies for $900M Homeland Defense R&D IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a potential five-year, $900 million contract to 12 companies for research and development work in the homeland defense and security technical areas. The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency received 13 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a full and open competition and a …

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Air Force Picks 6 Firms for $950M Military Construction IDIQ

Six companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $950 million U.S. Air Force contract for architect-engineering services to support military construction, family housing projects and programs for sustainment, restoration and modernization. The Air Force received 82 offers for the contract, which the Navy awarded through a selection process under the …

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Doug Wagoner Promoted to SAIC Sector President; Tony Moraco Comments

Doug Wagoner, who led the project management office at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) responsible for helping carry out the separation into SAIC and Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been promoted to sector president at SAIC. He succeeds newly-confirmed Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James and will lead the company’s …

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DTRA Chooses 7 Firms for $4B WMD Defense IDIQ; Craig Albert on Bechtel’s Atomic Lab Work

Seven companies have won positions on a potential 10-year, $4 billion contract to perform research and development work for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency into technologies that defend against weapons of mass destruction. DTRA received eight offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, which contains a five-year base period and a five-year …

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IAI-Led Team to Chase $960B Air Force Intell Contract; Paul Issler Comments

Integrity Applications Inc. will lead a team of 19 companies in pursuit of a potential $960 million U.S. Air Force intelligence contract, the Dayton Daily News reported Wednesday. Thomas Gnau writes that “Team Integrity” includes large companies such as Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (NYSE: GD), as …

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SAIC Board Approves 5M Share Buyback Plan; Tony Moraco Comments

Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAI) board of directors has approved a plan to repurchase up to 5 million shares of the company’s common stock. SAIC has also declared a cash dividend of 28 cents per outstanding share on the company’s common stock, SAIC said Thursday. Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) and …

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