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Raytheon to Open New Calif. Facility

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is planning to open a new Global Positioning System Collaboration Center next month in El Segundo, Calif. According to the firm, the facility “will allow U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems personnel to interact with the GPS Operational Control Segment (GPS OCX) system in an operations-like …

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MAXIMUS Reaches $360 Million Extension to Help Calif. Kids Get Health Insurance; CEO Richard Montoni Remarks

MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS) has a deal in place with California’s Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board (MRMIB) to extend the Healthy Families contract. The five-year extension carries a value of $360.6 million. According to the firm, “Healthy Families is California’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), the largest in the nation, serving …

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Powerwave’s Jake MacLeod to Moderate MILCOM Panel on Wireless Networks

Powerwave Technologies (NASDAQ:PWAV) VP, Government Solutions Business Unit, Jake MacLeod has put together and will moderate a panel at 2010 Military Communications Conference (MILCOM) on “Future Government Use of Commercial Wireless Networks.” MILCOM is a conference focused on military communications, and features participants from government, military, industry and academia. According …

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ACS, A Xerox Company, Honored for Work with Riverside, Calif; Joe Doherty Speaks

ACS, A Xerox Company (NYSE: XRX) was honored with the Exceptional Service Award in Public Safety, Public Works and Administration, from the 2010 Best Fit Integrator Awards, in recognition of the firm’s ability to “develop specialized technology to help the City of Riverside, Calif., better serve its residents.” “This award …

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Raytheon Wins Deal from Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) won a $19.9 million contract to “supply a mobile data computer system to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD).” According to the firm, “the Raytheon system will significantly improve data rates from the old system, enabling LASD to extend its desktop capabilities and applications to the …

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SAIC Snags Pair of Contract Awards

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) won a task order from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to support information technology (IT) services to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA). According to the firm, “the task order has a one year base period of performance, four one year options …

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Mark Johnson, Oracle Help Sacramento, Boston Boost Data Transparency

Boston and Sacramento recently implemented Oracle applications and infrastructure software aimed at increasing data transparency and citizen service quality, cutting costs and enhancing operational efficiency. “Local governments face unfunded mandates and reduced tax revenues while their constituents are demanding improved services, ” said Mark Johnson, senior vice president, Oracle Public …

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CGI Picked for First Leg of FI$Cal Project, Donna Morea Comments

CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB; TSX: GIB.A), a leading provider of information technology and business process services, today announced a Stage One contract from the State of California to participate in a seven-month “fit-gap” project to transform and integrate the State’s financial management and procurement operations. CGI is one of …

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TASC Picks Up $200 Million Air Force Deal; Northrop, BAE Also Winners

According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was awarded a $47, 250, 000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  This contract is to provide capability-based rotations support for Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom and revitalization for the Hunter unmanned aircraft system.  Work is to be performed in Sierra Vista, Ariz., with …

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