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Citizant Books Spot on IRS IT Project

Citizant won a spot on The IRS’s IT services-related suite of ID/IQ contracts, TIPSS-4 ITS, which carry a 10-year period of performance. According to the firm, “33 companies from among the industry’s best competitors were selected as prime contractors on this multiple-award contract. They will provide support that encompasses a …

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Jacobs Claims Valuable Air Force Work

According to the Department of Defense, “Jacobs (NYSE: JEC) is being awarded a $52, 097, 264 cost-plus-award-fee, cost-reimbursement, firm-fixed-price contract for acquiring three years basic, and one two-year option, of contractor support to provide operational support required by the Air Force Research Laboratory for design, construction, reconfiguration, modification, test operations …

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BAE Systems Pins Down Navy Deal

According to the Department of Defense, “BAE Systems is being awarded a $15, 974, 662 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2314) to exercise options for the USS Gravely (DDG 107) post shakedown availability.  Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by September 2011.  Contract …

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Noblis to Facilitate Peer-Review Services for Army Corps of Engineers

Noblis has an agreement in place with the Army Corps of Engineers to facilitate independent peer-review services. According to the firm, “the U.S. Army Engineer Institute for Water Resources (IWR) provides forward-looking analysis and research in developing planning methodologies to aid the USACE Civil Works program. The Water Resources Development …

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Judy Lewent to Depart Dell Board of Directors

Dell board of directors member Judy Lewent has decided not seek re-election. Lewent plans to devote more time to other business responsibilities. Her current term ends in July. Lewent has served on the Dell board since 2001 and was chair of the firm’s finance committee and also served on the …

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SAIC’s Joe Craver to Present at J.P. Morgan Conference

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) will webcast its presentation at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Defense Conference in New York on March 24. Joe Craver, president of SAIC’s Health, Energy and Civil Solutions Group, will present at 1:55 p.m. According to the firm, “a live audio webcast of the presentation will …

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Honeywell Sales on Rise

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) reports it is estimating a first quarter sales jump of 12 percent from the prior year of approximately $8.7 billion. The firm also expects a 23 percent earnings per share increase of approximately $0.80. “We continue to see strength in the global economic recovery and are confident …

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Raytheon Teams with West Point Cadets to Study Insider Threat

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point are working together on a study about insider threats on war front lines. According to the firm, “cadets from West Point’s department of electrical engineering and computer science are conducting a study to determine how insiders typically attack within …

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General Dynamics Books $200M Ammo Deal

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Ordnance and Tactical Systems business secured a deal from Marine Corps Systems Command for 120mm mortar ammunition in support of the Marine Corps’ Expeditionary Fire Support System. The ID/IQ deal carries a potential value of $198.7 million. “The EFSS ammunition is designed to maximize the precision …

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Lockheed Martin Grabs DoD Work

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is being awarded an $8, 881, 386 firm-fixed-price contract modification for C-5 RERP Lot 4 readiness spares package, part two, for Dover and Travis Air Force Bases.  One bid was solicited and one received.  ASX/WLSK, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the …

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