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Northrop 2Q Net Earnings Up 2%, Aerospace Sales Jump 9%

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has announced financial results for its fiscal year 2013 second quarter, reporting a 2 percent increase in net earnings from the prior year period. The Falls Church, Va.-based aerospace and defense contractor also saw year-over-year sales increases in its aerospace systems and electronic systems sector for …

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NIH to Invest $96M in Biomedical Data Analytics Centers; Eric Green Comments

The National Institutes of Health has unveiled a four-year plan to build centers where researchers would work to develop tools for analyzing and sharing large sets of biomedical data, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Joseph Marks writes NIH plans to invest $96 million in as many as eight “Big Data to Knowledge” …

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Michael Dell, Silver Lake Raise Buyout Offer; Shareholder Vote Scheduled Aug 2

Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Management have increased the value of their proposal to acquire Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) by 10 cents per share to $13.75 per share, or $24.6 billion, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Callie Bost and Aaron Ricadela write the new offer represents a 26 percent premium over …

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Tom Anderson Appointed STG COO

Tom Anderson, most recently a group president at Wyle, has joined STG Inc. as chief operating officer. The three-decade federal information technology veteran will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations and driving new business, STG said Tuesday. He will also aim to pursue new opportunities with contract vehicles. Anderson started …

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Susan Balaguer Named ASRC Federal HR VP

Susan Balaguer, formerly an executive vice president at VT Group, has joined ASRC Federal as vice president of human resources. The 25-year industry veteran will lead the company’s HR programs and be responsible for recruiting and managing talent, ASRC Federal said Tuesday. Balaguer will also oversee employee relations, as well …

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MacB Part of CTC’s $854M Marines Logistics IDIQ Team; Fred Norman Comments

MacAulay-Brown Inc. is one of 34 businesses in Concurrent Technologies Corp.’s team that provides logistics support to the U.S. Marine Corps under a potential $854 million contract. CTC’s team for the potential five-year Marine Corps Logistics Support Services program includes 16 small businesses and 18 large businesses, MacB said Monday. “MCLOGSS plays …

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Booz Allen, ManTech, Noblis Win $236M DHS R&D Support IDIQ

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a potential $236 million contract covering research and development and related professional services to Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) and Noblis. DHS’ science and technology directorate awarded the potential five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, according to a June 26 FedBizOpps award …

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National Archives to Solicit Digital Records Technology

The National Archives and Records Administration is soliciting ideas from vendors on a plan to convert federal records into electronic formats, Nextgov reported Monday. Joseph Marks writes a presidential directive mandates that government agencies automate emails by 2016 and implement a digital record-keeping system by 2019. NARA asked vendors in …

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Kristie Cunningham Named BAE Communications SVP; Linda Hudson Comments

Kristie Cunningham, most recently head of employee engagement for British contractor BAE Systems and its U.S. subsidiary BAE Systems Inc., has been promoted to senior vice president of communications. She will lead the subsidiary’s external and internal communications activities and be responsible for delivering messages to employees, customers and other …

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