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SAIC Wins Potential $1.7B NASA Spaceflight Support IDIQ

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a potential 10-year,  $1.76 billion contract to provide biomedical, medical and health services for human spaceflight programs at NASA‘s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains cost-plus-award-fee task orders for work over five base years and two option periods, NASA said Thursday. …

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Potomac Officers Club Presents Big Data Symposium with Speakers from Booz Allen, Sqrrl and NGA

On Thursday, the Potomac Officers Club will present its next event in a series of interactive breakfasts, “Big Data Analytics – Critical Support for the Agency Mission.” The symposium, which offers pivotal insight from thought leaders in government and private industry on the forefront of big data technology and best …

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AMERICAN SYSTEMS Leadership Talks Transition, Opportunities After Buying SAIC’s T&E Business

Executives Joe Kopfman, Peter Smith, Chris Braccio and Jason Frye break down the deal and its impact on the Chantilly, Va.-based professional, technical and information technology services contractor. In September 2012, AMERICAN SYSTEMS announced it would purchase SAIC‘s test and evaluation business as it looked to capture opportunities “in a market that traditionally …

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National Security & Intell Contractor Altamira Named Consulting Partner For Amazon Web Services

Altamira has attained consulting partner status on the Amazon Partner Network, Altamira announced Monday. The public designation puts the engineering and analytic services provider in the company of professional services firms including system integrators, strategic consultants and resellers that design, migrate or build Amazon Web Services-based solutions for clients. The …

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DC TV Station to Air Govt Cloud Computing Special; Mark Weber Comments

Washington-based television station WRC will air a 30-minute television program at 12 p.m. Eastern time on Saturday and Sunday on cloud computing in the public sector. “Gov Innovate: Cloud Computing” will feature two federal panels and a state and local panel that will discuss how agencies can adopt cloud technologies …

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Siemens to Supply 116 Wind Turbines for Green Power Plant

Siemens Energy will manufacture 116 wind turbines that Portland General Electric intends to use for a power plant to supply about 84, 000 U.S. households with renewable electricity. Components of the equipment to be installed at the 267-megawatt Tucannon River Wind Farm in Washington state will be fabricated at facilities …

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Maureen Carter Named Deloitte Digital Creative Director for Public Services; Rob Frazzini Comments

Maureen Carter has been named creative director at Deloitte Digital with responsibility for initiatives designed to help federal clients modernize the delivery of public services. The former Nickelodeon digital brand creative vice president has worked for several entertainment firms including BMG, Comcast and Time Warner, Deloitte said Tuesday. “Maureen’s appointment …

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Postal Service Picks SecureKey for Federal Cloud-Based ID Program

The U.S. Postal Service has awarded Toronto-based SecureKey Technologies a potential three-year,  $15, 125, 000 contract to implement a cloud computing-based authentication platform for the federal government. The agency received 18 proposals for the Federal Cloud Credential Exchange program and rated technical criteria as more important than price when evaluating proposals, the agency said …

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Textron Wins $640M for Air Force Cluster Bombs

Textron Defense Systems (NYSE: TXT) has won a $640, 786, 442 contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for 1, 300 cluster bomb units. This modification to a firm-fixed-price contract supports a foreign military sales agreement with Saudi Arabia, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Air Force is obligating $410, 218, 248 …

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Linda Hudson to Retire From BAE

Linda Hudson plans to retire as president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc., the British contractor’s U.S. subsidiary no later than March 31, 2014. She will also step down from her positions as executive director of the BAE Systems plc board and as a member of the company’s executive committee …

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