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Army Awards 6 Spots on $494M IT Products, Services Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded a potential $494 million contract to six companies for information technology hardware, software and integration services. Eighteen bids were submitted to the Army through the Internet for the Information Technology Enterprise Solution-2 vehicle, the Defense Department said Friday. Contracts will compete for task orders under …

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Second Lockheed MUOS Comm Satellite Lifts Off

The U.S. Navy launched a Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) narrowband military communications satellite Friday at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Lockheed’s second Mobile User Objective System lifted onboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and the satellite aims to maneuver into its geostationary orbit within nine days, …

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Andrew Bryden Joins SRA as Comm, Public Affairs VP

Andrew Bryden, formerly vice president of marketing and communications at Sotera Defense Solutions, has joined SRA International as VP of communications and public affairs, GovCon Wire has learned. The 18-year marketing and communications veteran was previously responsible for managing Sotera’s brand, external marketing and communications programs and employee communications. He …

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Michael Kostelnik Appointed EADS North America Space VP, Astrium Americas CEO

Michael Kostelnik, a retired U.S. Air Force major general, has been selected to succeed John Schumacher as vice president for the space business of EADS North America. Kostelnik has also assumed the role of president of the Astrium Americas subsidiary, which provides telecommunications, space transportation and satellite services to federal …

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Carol Erikson Named Northrop Space Systems Engineering VP

Carol Erikson, who joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as a systems engineer in 1987, has been promoted to vice president of engineering for the company’s space systems business. The 26-year company veteran will be responsible for supporting programs within the aerospace systems sector’s research and technology area, Northrop said Friday. …

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KBR Wins $134M to Help Build Missile Defense Facility in Europe

KBR (NYSE:KBR) will provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District, construction services for a $134 million project that aims to build a radar facility at the Deveselu Air Base in Romania. The plan includes the transfer of a four-story radar deckhouse structure from the East Coast of the U.S. to form part …

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Report: EADS Mulls Rename for Reorg

EADS is set to reorganize in a move that could include adopting the corporate name of its Airbus commercial aircraft business unit, Reuters reported Thursday. Citing several sources, Tim Hepher and Sabine Siebold write EADS is reviewing strategies for its aerospace and defense activities and the company’s board will meet at the …

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Xerox Board OKs 6-Cent Common Stock Dividend

The board of directors at Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has approved a quarterly cash dividend of 5.75 cents per share on the company’s common stock and a dividend of $20 per share on its Serie A convertible perpetual preferred stock. Holders of the common stock as of Sept. 30 will receive that …

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Tony Hess Joins CACI as Healthcare Solutions Group SVP

Anthony “Tony” Hess, formerly a group vice president at Unisys (NYSE: UIS), has joined CACI International (NYSE: CACI) as senior VP of the healthcare solutions group within the federal civilian solutions business unit. CACI is also relocating the group’s operating center from Arlington, Va. to Chantilly as part of its …

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Fred Turman Appointed NJVC Program Mgmt VP

Dr. Fred Turman, formerly acting west senior executive at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has joined NJVC as vice president of program management. The 25-year federal government veteran will lead a team of program managers responsible for carrying out programs and projects for customers, NJVC said Monday. In his most recent …

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