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General Dynamics Inks Mission Computer Deal for Navy Aircraft

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Advanced Information Systems booked a Navy contract worth $17.9 million to cover production of Type-3 advanced mission computers for the F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G Super Hornet aircraft. “This contract marks 11 years of producing a reliable, open and cost-effective nerve center for the U.S. Navy’s Super Hornet, …

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Wyle Reiterates Commitment to Federal Customers with New Unit; Tom Anderson Remarks

Wyle announced it has created a new information systems solutions unit, specifically focused on customers in the federal IT space. “We now provide professional services across a broad customer base with ‘solutions’ center of excellence that serves as incubators for innovative, go-to-market value-add solutions, ” said Tom Anderson, president of …

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TASC Earns Key Certification

TASC secured the ISO/IEC 20000 certification, in recognition of the firm’s IT management capabilities. “TASC has a long, proud history of distinguishing itself in the delivery of IT services, ” says Soo H. Kim, technical director of Intelligence Operations at TASC. “Implementation of the ISO-IEC 20000 standard will improve efficiency …

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RightNow Schedules Financial Release, Call

RightNow (NASDAQ: RNOW) plans to release its financial figures for the first quarter following the close of the market on April 27. The firm will hold a conference call to break down the results at 4:30 p.m. EDT that day. The call will be held at 877-638-9569 or outside the …

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Vangent Elevates Bohling to Lead Civilian, Nat’l Security; CEO Mac Curtis Comments

Vangent has promoted Jeff Bohling to senior VP and GM of the firm’s Civilian and National Security division. “Jeff has already played a pivotal role in growing Vangent’s civilian and national security business. His industry expertise, business acumen and strong relationships with customers and partner companies have helped Vangent grow …

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Lockheed Ships Juno Spacecraft Bound for Jupiter to NASA

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) sent the completed Juno spacecraft to Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where it will undergo several months of testing by NASA in advance of an August launch. The craft will launch as part of the United Launch Alliance Atlas V 551 vehicle. Juno will travel to …

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L-3 Snags $42 Million Navy Deal

According to the Department of Defense, “L-3 (NYSE: LLL) is being awarded a $42, 496, 099 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for mobile air battle management systems and communication-electronic support for the Air Force, Marine Corps, and other Department of Defense activities, including operational, technical, logistical and system engineering services; systems analysis and …

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SAIC Claims $156 Million FAA, DOT IT Work

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) won a deal with the FAA Enterprise Services Center to support IT services to the FAA, Department of Transportation and other agencies. The ID/IQ contract carries a one-year base term, four one-year options and a potential value of $156 million. “We look forward to applying our IT …

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Global Crossing Purchased by Level 3 in Deal Valued at $3 Billion

Level 3 Communications (NASDAQ: LVLT) and Global Crossing Limited (NASDAQ: GLBC) reached an agreement that will see  Level 3 acquire Global Crossing in a tax-free, stock-for-stock transaction. This transaction will create a company with pro forma combined 2010 revenues of $6.26 billion. According to the firms, Global Crossing shareholders will …

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Harris Wins Shipboard Satellite Communications Deal with Canada

Harris (NYSE: HRS) signed a $2 million contract with the Canadian government for shipboard satellite communications terminals. According to the firm, “the Harris terminals will reduce expensive dial-up lease costs while significantly increasing shipboard bandwidth capacity –  equipping the Canadian Navy with affordable, global access to a variety of military …

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