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Report: General Dynamics Nearing $300M Contract for Afghan Battlefield Radios; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will likely provide the U.S. Army with up to $296.4 million in battlefield manpack radios meant for 2013 deployment in Afghanistan, according to a Sept. 24 NextGov report. Bob Brewin writes that pending the results of certain development tests, the West Falls Church, Va.-based contractor will supply around 3, 800 of …

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Harris $331M FAA DataComm Team Includes ARINC, Thales, Washington Consulting; John O’Sullivan Comments

A Harris Corp.-led team has won a $331 million contract to provide the Federal Aviation Administration integration and engineering work for air traffic control communications, the company and the FAA both announced Thursday. Team members for the seven-year contract include ARINC, Thales and Washington Consulting Inc., a subsidiary of Alion …

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NIH Hands Down $500M in Marketing, Comm Services Awards to Small Firms

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a group of small business contracts worth $500 million combined to provide communication and marketing services to government agencies, according to Washington Technology. The five-year contract contains one base year worth $100 million and four one-year options which, if exercised, would bring the …

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DRS Names Raytheon Vet Joseph Militano Communications SVP

DRS Technologies has appointed Joseph Militano senior vice president of communications and public affairs, the company announced Thursday. He will be responsible for media relations, marketing communications, advertising, organizational communications and executive support. Militano previously served as VP of international and business development communications at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), where he …

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Rockwell Collins Reports 13% EPS Growth For 3Q 2012, Govt Sales Up

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has announced financial results for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2012, reporting a 13 percent increase in earnings per share over the prior year period. The Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based aerospace and technology firm said it earned $1.14 per share in this year’s third quarter, …

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Northrop Wins $106M For AF Comm Payloads

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $106, 364, 282 contract modification to continue operating communications payloads for U.S. Air Force manned and unmanned aerial vehicles. The Defense Department said Thursday three Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payloads will continue operating on the Global Express BD-700 and three Global Hawk drones. …

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L-3 Wins Potential $500M Special Ops Terminals IDIQ

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has won a potential $500 million contract to provide communications terminals to U.S. special operations forces, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. The global communications solutions division will perform work under the single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in Victor, N.Y. for no more than five years. U.S. Special Operations …

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SAIC’s Jim Thigpen Comments On $500M Navy Net Equipment IDIQ

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) holds a prime position on a potential $500 million contract to provide commercial off-the-shelf equipment for networks and communications to the U.S. Navy, the company confirmed Monday. The company will help manage the supply chain and processes, electronic procurement systems and equipment acquisition and integration, said Jim …

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SAIC’s Doug Wagoner Comments On $3B DHS Communications IDIQ

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has gained a prime position on a potential $3 billion contract with the Department of Homeland Security for tactical communications services, the company confirmed Thursday. The company’s work for DHS will support officer safety, border protection and natural disaster response, according to Doug Wagoner, a senior vice president …

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