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General Dynamics Subsidiary Wins $152M for Navy Lead Yard Services

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has won a $152.4 million contract modification to perform lead-yard work on nuclear-powered submarines for the U.S. Navy. General Dynamics Electric Boat will help the Navy maintain and update architectural drawings and technology insertions for each Virginia-class attack submarine during its construction and post-shakedown …

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Exelis Wins $115M Comm System Tools Order; Nick Bobay Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a $115 million contract to build communications system components and operator training for an unnamed international customer. The company will engineer the SpearNet radio units, the Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System and the VRC-92 radio system configurations at its Fort Wayne, Ind.-based facility, the …

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MITRE to Run Natl Security Engineering Center for $626M

MITRE Corp. has received a $626.2 million contract from the U.S. Army to help manage a federally funded research and development center focused on national defense and intelligence strategies. The nonprofit organization will help operate the National Security Engineering Center under incremental funding from fiscal 2013 research, development, testing and …

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ATK to Convert 120 Anti-Radiation Missiles for $102M

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has been awarded a $102, 426, 881 contract to convert 120 anti-radiation missiles into all-up-rounds and captive air training missiles for the U.S. Navy and both Italy and Australia under foreign military sales agreements. The U.S. is acquiring 97 converted missiles, Italy is purchasing 15 and Australia …

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Tetra Tech Adds Six States to EPA ‘Superfund’ Contract Portfolio; Dan Batrack Comments

Tetra Tech (NASDAQ: TTEK) has won a five-year, $48 million contract to help the Environmental Protection Agency run an emergency response system in six states. The company has worked on 18 EPA Superfund Technical Assessment and Response Team contracts since 1995, the company said Wednesday. “With this contract, Tetra Tech now …

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Harris Wins $140M for Army Networking Radios

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential $140.7 million contract to produce mid-tier networking vehicular radios for the U.S. Army, Defense News reported Wednesday. Paul McLeary writes the Army will initially order 232 radios under an $8.4 million delivery order for testing and evaluation and plans to eventually buy 2, 500 low-rate initial …

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Johns Hopkins to Help Manage Tricare Networks, Enrollment for $332M

Johns Hopkins Medical Services Corp. has received a $338, 231, 228 contract to help the Tricare Management Activity manage provider networks and care covered under a health plan for active soldiers and their families. The fixed-price, commercial contract covers 41, 224 eligible Uniformed Services Family Health Plan beneficiaries in their designated geographical area, the …

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Serco, Al Burhan to Train Iraqi Air Traffic Controllers; Zafar Raja Comments

Serco Group Plc has signed an 18-month contract extension with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority to continue the company’s training services for new air traffic controllers at Baghdad International Airport. Al Burhan Group will work with Serco to train air traffic controllers in the area control center and the control …

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NASA Extends CSC’s Shared Services Center Contract

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has received a one-year, $44 million option on its contract with NASA to help operate the agency’s Shared Services Center at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. CSC will continue work through Sept. 30, 2014 and provide financial management, human resources, procurement and information technology support services to NASA,  the space …

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Alan Weakley Joins Sterling Global Operations as President; Matt Kaye Comments

Alan Weakley, a former group president at Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), has been appointed president of employee-owned stability missions support provider Sterling Global Operations. Lenoir City, Tenn.-based SGO has 3, 500 employees and offers munitions response, security, intelligence support and logistics services to customers operating in remote locations, the …

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