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Boeing, SAIC to Continue Developing Laser Optics for DOD

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a follow-on 15-month contract from the U.S. Defense Department‘s high energy laser-joint technology office to continue developing a prototype optic system for laser weapons. Boeing said in a release that, along with SAIC (NYSE: SAI), it has completed the first phase of system development. The team will …

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George Helm to Lead Harris RF Communications’ DoD Business

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has named George Helm president of its RF Communications division’s Defense Department business unit, as part of a dual executive move announcement today. He will succeed Brendan O’Connell, who was appointed to lead the division’s international tactical communications business. GovConExecutive has more information on O’Connell’s new position, here. Helm …

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Bill Varner Comments on ManTech’s Potential $400M Ambiance Contract

The U.S. Defense Department has awarded ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ: MANT) the AMBIANCE contract to provide full spectrum system integration services that support its analytic modernization efforts. The contract has a potential value of $400 million and has a one-year base period with a six-year option. “ManTech is proud to …

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DISA on the Prowl for Telecommunications Network Provider

The Defense Information Systems Agency is seeking carriers who can provide the Defense Department with a global telecommunications network. DISA has extended a request for information to Nov. 4 for a contract that will replace a $3 billion award handed down to SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) and Apptis in 2001. The ceiling on that …

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DISA Taps HP to Assess DOD Enterprise Network, IT Systems

The Defense Information Systems Agency has selected HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) to pilot a program that will test for vulnerabilities in Defense Department enterprise networks and IT systems. The company will provide project management,  implementation and training services for the assured compliance assessment solution pilot and assess network compliance with department standards. “DISA needs a cybersecurity …

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Lockheed to Upgrade Infrastructure for DoD, Coalition Partner Intelligence Network

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a contract to upgrade the infrastructure that allows the U.S. Defense Department to share intelligence data with coalition partners and other federal agencies. The company will provide the distributed common ground system multi-service execution team office with an upgrade the DCGS’ integration backbone. DCGS distributes intelligence from manned …

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NJVC Promotes Terry Grimm to SVP of Business Management; Jody Tedesco Comments

NJVC has promoted Terry Grimm to senior vice president of business management services, where he will report directly to company president Jody Tedesco. Grimm now oversees contracts, supply chain management, resource management and program support. He will focus on driving corporate efficiencies through process improvements and the use of technology.  Grimm previously worked with CTSC, serving as …

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URS Wins Potential $130M DoD Order for Aviation Maintenance; Randy Wotring Comments

  URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) has been awarded a two-year U.S. Defense Department task order worth up to $129 million to provide aviation maintenance services to the U.S. Army. The order was awarded under URS’ contract field teams indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. URS will provide aviation maintenance, program management and logistics support for …

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