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BAE Wins $34M for AF Aircraft ID System; Sal Costa Comments

BAE Systems has won a $34 million contract to provide the U.S. Air Force a system intended to help warfighters differentiate between allied and enemy aircraft. Identification Friend or Foe technology has been in use since World War II and contains an electronic questions-and-answer system, where interrogators ask questions and …

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Exelis Wins New Navy Base Operations IDIQ; Ken Hunzeker Comments

ITT Exelis has won a $5.7 million contract to help the U.S. Navy run an operating base in the branch’s Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia region. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains a base year and two options that could extend the award to December 2015, Exelis said Tuesday. Exelis said this …

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NATO Briefs Industry on Potential $2.58B C4ISR Investments; Koen Gijsbers Comments

More than 600 senior North American and European industry representatives attended a NATO conference in Rome this week to discuss potential opportunities in C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance). According to a NATO release, the alliance could spend up to $2.85 billion on C4ISR projects, conditioned on …

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Nick Wakeman: If EADS Merger Closes, BAE May Shed $2B Intell Business

In a Thursday column for Washington Technology, editor Nick Wakeman explored potential implications should BAE Systems and EADS close on a deal to merge, with effects reverberating in Europe and the U.S. Wakeman reports a source told him BAE may have to sell its estimated $2 billion intelligence business to comply …

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Exelis Wins $160M Army IT Support Contract for Europe, Africa Regions

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a $160 million U.S. Army recompete contract to provide information technology support services in Europe and Africa, Exelis announced Tuesday. The Operations, Maintenance and Supply-Europe contract has a six-month base period and four one-year options. Exelis’ mission systems division will provide IT operations, maintenance and logistics support …

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ICF Makes Offer to Buy UK Consulting Firm, Eyes International Expansion

ICF International Inc. (NYSE: ICFI) has made a cash offer to acquire London-based consulting firm GHK Holdings, ICF announced Monday. ICF did not disclose the dollar amount and said it expects the acquisition to be earnings neutral in 2012. ICF expects the acquisition to close by the end of the …

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KBR Will Pocket up to $245M to Provide Army Support in Balkans, Europe

KBR (NYSE: KBR) will receive up to $245 million over five years to provide base operations and support services in up to 51 countires for the U.S. Army. The company will initially provide services in Kosovo and Romania, including facility maintenance and utility, troop, operational and construction services. KBR currently provides services in …

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CIBER Expands Data Centers into 45 Countries in Savvis Deal

CIBER, Inc. (NYSE: CBR) has signed an agreement with Savvis, a CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) company, to extend CIBER’s worldwide data center and networking capacity. The extended infrastructure includes 48 data centers in 45 countries in North America, Europe and Asia. CIBER said Savvis provides a dedicated hosting model, an op-ex model, public and …

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Deltek Opens New Belgium Office

Deltek (Nasdaq: PROJ) is making the move to fortify its Belgian and Luxemburg markets by opening a new office in Diegem, Belgium. “Opening an office in Belgium is part of our European growth strategy, ” says Henk Jan Onstwedder, Managing Director, Deltek Belgium. “It is a logical step for us, …

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