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IBM to Acquire Intelligence Analytics Firm to Enhance Defense, Public Safety Offerings

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has entered a definitive agreement to acquire intelligence analytics firm i2 Group. i2 provides intelligence and investigation management software for law enforcement, defense, national security and private sector organisations and has more than 4, 500 customers in 150 countries. IBM said the move will expand its business analytics capabilities …

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General Dynamics Picks Up $177 Million Army SSA Contract

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Information Technology won a deal from the U.S. Army to oversee “supply support activity” in Kuwait. The work carries a maximum value of $177 million over five years. “Given the extremely fluid and dynamic operational environment in the region, execution of this contract will require close …

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Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, General Dynamics Scoop Up Thurs. DoD Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is being awarded a $76, 041, 000 fixed-price-incentive-firm modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract activity (N00019-10-C-0002).  This modification provides additional funding for long lead efforts and materials associated with the production and delivery of 42 low rate initial …

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Boeing Marches to Pair of Army Deals Worth More Than $200 Million

According to the Department of Defense, “Boeing (NYSE: BA) was awarded a $141, 701, 518 firm-fixed-price contract for the advanced procurement for the manufacture of 31 AH-64D model aircraft and two fixed-site Longbow crew trainers matching the Taiwan AH-640 aircraft configuration.  Work is to be performed in Mesa, Ariz., with …

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Lockheed’s Savi Technologies Names William Clark SVP, Marketing Lead

Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Savi Technology has appointed William Clark to the role of senior vice president and chief marketing officer. The firm reports that “in this newly created role, Clark is responsible for the full spectrum of marketing functions, including market and product strategies, go-to-market activities, branding, communications, analyst …

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IAP Worldwide Names Bob Phillips President, Former Boss Steve Gaffney Comments

IAP Worldwide Services named Robert L. Phillips to the position of president effective August 25, 2010. Steve Gaffney, who announced his departure to lead DynCorp, will continue to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors for IAP. Phillips spent the last three years leading IAP’s global Base Operations Support …

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Northrop Grumman Wins Half-Billion Dollar Deal from DoD; General Dynamics, BAE Claim Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was awarded a $457, 125, 797 five-year, firm-fixed-price contract.  This requirement is for the procurement of the APR-39A/B/C Radar Signal Detection Set (RSDS) including upgrade kits; and repair, integration, interim software support and field support.  The RSDS identifies different types …

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ManTech Named Government Contracting’s ‘Best Employer for Vets, ‘ George Pedersen Comments

ManTech (NASDAQ:MANT)  has been named to Military Times Edge’s 2010 “Best Employers for Vets” list. According to the firm, “ManTech ranked seventh on the 50-company list and was the top-ranking government contractor on this year’s list.” “Our military veterans are essential contributors to the security of our nation and our …

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Attain Picks Up Army Deal, Rich Roberts Comments

Attain won a $3 million prime contract “to support the implementation of the Department of the Army’s Logistics Modernization Program (LMP) at the Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM), Anniston Army Depot (ANAD) in Anniston, Alabama, ” the firm reported. “We are pleased at the opportunity to continue our support of …

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General Dynamics Books DoD Deal Triple Play

According to the Department of Defense, “General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) was awarded a $48, 215, 074 firm-fixed-price contract.  This contract is for 12, 180 Bradley reactive armor skirt tiles and 435 installation kits for the Bradley fighting vehicle system.  Work is to be performed in Haifa, Israel (47.4); Burlington, Vt. …

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