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Raytheon to Help Detect Border Tunnels in Egypt

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has won a $9.9 million contract with the Defense Department to detect border tunnels in Egypt and aim to help counter terrorism, Zacks Equity Research reported Friday. The Border Tunnel Activity Detection Systems work comes under Egypt’s foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. …

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ExecutiveGov Tabulates Federal Agency Furloughs Under Sequestration

Federal agencies had many decisions to make during the first fiscal year of automatic across-the-board budget cuts under sequestration, which could continue for the next decade barring action from Congress. ExecutiveGov, Executive Mosaic‘s website for and about federal government leaders, has focused much of its coverage on how agencies have …

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Army Picks 22 Solar Tech Contractors for $7B Program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has selected 22 contractors to compete for task order projects relating to solar technology under a $7 billion contract vehicle for renewable energy. Both the Army and Defense Department will issue the task orders under the Renewable and Alternative Energy Power Production for DoD Installations program, through which …

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Pratt & Whitney, Pentagon Ink F-35 Engine Deal

A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has reached an agreement with the Defense Department to produce the sixth batch of engines for the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jet. Pratt & Whitney will work to build 38 F135 propulsion engines, including 36 install engines and two conventional takeoff and …

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Defense Microelectronics Activity Increases Engineering IDIQ to $6B

A Defense Department component responsible for microelectronic technologies in weapons systems has awarded a $1, 344, 000, 000 contract modification for engineering services over the next three years. The Defense Microelectronics Activity increased the total Advanced Technology Support Program III contract’s ceiling value from $4, 703, 000, 000 to $6, 047, 000, 000, the …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Leadership Talks Transition, Opportunities After Buying SAIC’s T&E Business

Executives Joe Kopfman, Peter Smith, Chris Braccio and Jason Frye break down the deal and its impact on the Chantilly, Va.-based professional, technical and information technology services contractor. In September 2012, AMERICAN SYSTEMS announced it would purchase SAIC‘s test and evaluation business as it looked to capture opportunities “in a market that traditionally …

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Jeffrey Marqusee Joins Noblis in Chief Scientist Post; Pat Brosey Comments

Dr. Jeffrey Marqusee, formerly an executive director in the Office of the Secretary of Defense,  has joined Noblis as chief scientist for enterprise engineering and environment. He will oversee the nonprofit science and technology organization’s aims to develop offerings that work to address the federal government’s sustainability challenges, Noblis said …

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David Wennergren Named CACI Enterprise Tech, Services Group VP

David Wennergren, formerly assistant deputy chief management officer at the Defense Department, has joined CACI International (NYSE: CACI) as a vice president within the enterprise technologies and services business group. The nearly three-decade government veteran will oversee the group’s opportunity management and customer delivery practices, CACI said Tuesday. Wennergren said he …

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Raytheon Wins $200M Missile Order, Includes Sales to 6 Countries

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $200, 504, 841 contract modification to produce 541 missiles and related components for the U.S. Navy and Air Force and six other countries under the foreign military sales program. Sales to Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland comprise nearly 46.6 percent of total purchases under …

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