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Accenture to Buy Federal Health IT Contractor ASM Research; David Moskovitz Comments

Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) has inked a deal to acquire defense and federal healthcare contractor ASM Research Inc. for an undisclosed amount as Accenture looks to generate new opportunities in the military health market with customers including the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. Fairfax, Va.-based ASM is an …

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David Dacquino Joins SkyLink Aviation as President, CEO

David Dacquino, the former CEO of engineering and technical services contractor VT Group, has joined Toronto-based SkyLink Aviation as president and chief executive. SkyLink Chairman Harry Green said the three-decade aerospace and defense veteran will work to expand the company’s geographic reach, which has included operations in places such as …

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CH2M Hill-Clark Nexsen JV Navy Energy Project IDIQ Now $180M

A joint venture of CH2M Hill and Clark Nexsen has won a one-year option on a U.S. Navy contract for architect, engineering and design services for energy efficiency projects. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract held by CH2M Hill Clark Nexsen Energy Partners is now worth up to $180 million and extends work through …

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Northrop Wins $617M for 5 E-2D Planes

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $617, 058, 000 contract modification to build five E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airplanes for the U.S. Navy. The three-year award completes a previously-awarded advance acquisition contract and covers full rate production lot one, the Defense Department said Wednesday. All contract funds are being obligated …

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Northrop Wins $173M Targeting Pod Logistics Contract; Jim Mocarski Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has won a five-year, $173 million contract to help manage and maintain a device soldiers use for situational awareness during combat. The performance-based logistics contract covers training and logistics support for LITENING targeting pods used by the U.S. military as well as naval forces in Italy and Spain, …

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Deltek Analyzes DoD, OMB Cyber Budget

Deltek has noted discrepancies in the cybersecurity budget request figures of the Defense Department and the Office of Management and Budget, The Washington Post reported Monday. John Slye, an advisory research analyst at Deltek and author of the report, quoted news reports as saying the Pentagon is seeking $4.6 billion …

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Army Selects 4 on Foreign Military Sales Mgmt Consulting IDIQ

Four companies have won positions on a U.S. Army foreign military sales contract to provide administrative and general management consulting services in 10 countries. The Army will determine performance location and funds with each individual task order under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Tuesday. AECOM Technical Services, CH2M …

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Raytheon Wins $279M to Develop Navy Radar Jammer Tech; Jon Kasle Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $279 million deal to develop electronic jammer technology to replace the U.S. Navy’s legacy systems installed on the EA-18G Growler aircraft, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the Defense Department contract, which is expected to run through May 2015, is part of a bigger …

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Lockheed Wins $308M More to Manufacture Tactical Missiles, Launcher Kits for Kuwait

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will take in more than $308 million to manufacture tactical missiles and launcher modification kits for the country of Kuwait through a foreign military sale. The new award modifies a previously awarded contract, which now totals more than $1.06 billion, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The …

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Boeing-Lockheed JV Wins $1B for Air Force, NRO Launch Services Support

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential $1, 088, 000, 000 contract to provide production services for seven launch vehicle configurations used by the U.S. Air Force and National Reconnaissance Organization. The Air Force is obligating $525 million in fiscal year …

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