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Jeffrey Palombo: Northrop Radar Designed to Help Marines Detect, Engage Targets

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will enter the low-rate initial production phase on ground and air task-oriented radars for U.S. Marine Corps troops to monitor and engage targets. The Navy’s assistant secretary for research development and acquisition approved the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar program production at a Defense Department event on …

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Raytheon to Build Naval Aircraft Circuit Card Assemblies for US, Australia and Canada

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will build aircraft circuit card assemblies for the U.S. Navy and two other countries under a potential $8, 970, 000 contract. The Defense Logistics Agency awarded the firm-fixed-price contract to Raytheon’s space and airborne systems unit on a sole source basis, the Defense Department said Friday. Australia and …

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Marilyn Crouther: HP to Help Run DoD’s Manpower Data Center for $548M

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) will help operate the Defense Department‘s global technology infrastructure under a potential five-year, $548 million task order. The company will provide technology and integration services for the Defense Manpower Data Center to update and maintain its hardware and software systems, HP said Wednesday. Marilyn Crouther, senior …

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Boeing to Produce 82 Army Apaches for $1.1B

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $1, 156, 446, 681 modification to perform full-rate production work on 72 remanufactured and 10 new AH-64E Apache helicopters for the U.S. Army. The Army has obligated $380, 043, 678 in fiscal year 2013 procurement funds and $494, 322, 830 in fiscal 2014 other procurement funds …

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Jeff Handy: Fulcrum Buys Forgentum to Grow Military Health Portfolio

Fulcrum IT Services has moved to grow its military health market presence by acquiring information management contractor Forgentum for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is also intended to expand Fulcrum’s customer base with Forgentum’s clients such as the TRICARE Management Activity, EHR Core and the Enterprise Infrastructure, Fulcrum said Thursday. Forgentum provides …

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A-T Solutions, Engility Win Anti-IED Program Engineering IDIQ

A-T Solutions and Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL) have won positions on a potential three-year,  $24, 882, 608 contract to perform systems engineering and technical analysis work for U.S. Navy programs to develop technology for defeating improvised explosive devices. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division received …

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CDW-G, Pentagon Ink 3-Year Adobe License Pact; Dave Bennett, Michael Basla, Michael Krieger Comment

CDW-G and the Defense Department have signed a three-year, $40.5 million agreement for the company to offer Adobe products to 2.6 million personnel at the Army,  Air Force and Defense Information Systems Agency. The joint enterprise license agreement covers subscriptions to products such as Acrobat Pro, Experience Manager Document Services and Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions, …

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Big Sky Associates to Help DoD Org Build Insider Threat Defense Framework; John Dillard Comments

Big Sky Associates has been awarded a contract to help a Defense Department organization design a framework for protecting information systems against insider threats. The unnamed DoD customer aims to implement an insider threat detection program to comply with a presidential memorandum on information security, Big Sky said Wednesday. John Dillard, …

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Deltek: Pentagon, Army, GAO Plan 2014 IT Contract Competitions

Three federal agencies will launch technology programs later this year and award contracts through competition to perform the work, the Washington Post reported Friday. Ashley Bergander, research manager at Deltek, lists the Defense Department, U.S. Army and Government Accountability Office as among the agencies that will award information technology contracts this …

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