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Loren Thompson: New 2-Year Budget Deal Eases Sequester’s Hit on Pentagon

A bipartisan two-year deal reached by lawmakers will eliminate almost half of the mandated across-the-board cuts to the Pentagon’s fiscal 2014 budget, National Journal reported Tuesday. “This is a positive outcome for the military and in particular, for the defense industry, ” Loren Thompson, chief operating officer of the Lexington …

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EMCOR to Replace Military Base HVAC Systems; Robert Lake Comments

An EMCOR Group subsidiary (NYSE: EME) has been awarded a set of four contracts to repair and replace heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems at three military bases. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest contracted EMCOR Services Mesa Energy Systems to refresh systems at 64 buildings located in San Diego County, …

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Cisco Buys Data Center App Maker Insieme Networks

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) has purchased San Jose, Calif.-based data center application developer Insieme Networks for an undisclosed amount. The company introduced an application-centric infrastructure services portfolio in November for partners to deploy data center networking services that work with customer applications, Cisco said Tuesday. At the same time, Cisco said it would …

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Lockheed Awarded $169M for C-130 Long Lead Work

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $169, 726, 427 contract by the U.S. Air Force ahead of planned long-lead work for the branch’s fleet of C-130J aircraft. This not-to-exceed firm-fixed-price contract covers advance procurement funding for the 18 planes and a performance period through October 2016, the Defense Department said …

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Paul Gentile Joins ManTech as Cyber Solutions SVP; Bill Varner Comments

Paul Gentile, formerly a senior vice president at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI), has joined ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) as SVP of the company’s cyber solutions business unit. That unit is part of ManTech’s mission, cyber and intelligence solutions business group and Gentile will work to grow the company’s …

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Michael Ryschkewitsch to Lead Johns Hopkins APL Space Sector; Ralph Semmel Comments

Michael Ryschkewitsch, NASA’s chief engineer, will join Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in January as space sector leader. He will be responsible for some of the lab’s systems engineering work for military and NASA space science programs, APL said Monday. Ralph Semmel, APL director, said Ryschkewitsch will aim to leverage his technical …

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Elbit Systems Creates New Unit to House Intell, Cyber and IT; Bezhalel Machlis Comments

Elbit Systems has created a new division to manage its portfolio of information technology, cybersecurity, intelligence and electro-optical offerings, Defense News reported Monday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes Intelligence and Electro-Optics Elop combines the portfolios from Elbit’s systems land and C4I business and Elop subsidiary. Adi Dar, Elop managing director, was appointed …

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CCSi Partners to Help the VA Install Healthcare Mgmt Systems; Maggie Bauer Comments

Creative Computing Solutions Inc. and SyntheSys LLC have partnered to work with the Department of Veterans Affairs on installing software and related systems to manage patient care and clinical processes. CCSi will lead the work under a prime contract the VA awarded under its Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology, or T4, contract …

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Raytheon-Astrium Team to Pursue NATO Missile Defense Contract; George Mavko Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Astrium have partnered to compete for a potential seven-year, $91 million contract to engineer and integrate a ballistic missile defense system for NATO. NATO intends to address its territorial defense requirements in Europe under the contract and build both a BMD command and control system and …

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David Walker to Retire as MAXIMUS CFO; Richard Montoni Comments

David Walker, chief financial officer at MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS) for seven years, plans to retire from his CFO and treasurer roles upon the appointment of his successor. Executive recruitment firm Korn Ferry has been hired to search for Walker’s successor and he will move into a part-time position supporting CEO …

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