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Coracias Pledges $100M to Establish D&A Innovation Hub; V.D. Dhaduk Comments

Startup technology and consulting firm Coracias will invest $100 million to create a network for U.S. and Indian businesses to offer new technologies in the defense market. Coracias seeks to collaborate with the U.S. private sector to meet a growing demand for defense systems in India, the company said Friday. …

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Chieh-san Cheng: GST Extends NOAA Weather Data Program Support

Global Science & Technology will continue its operations and expansion support for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s National Mesonet Program under a potential $11.36 million task order from the National Weather Service. The company said Wednesday it received the task order through NOAA’s Scientific and Technical Support Services Next Generation indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity vehicle. …

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DLA Issues 5-Month, $58M Maintenance IDIQ to SAIC

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded a five-month, $58 million contract to Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) for continued maintenance, repair and operations services. SAIC will perform work in New Jersey through March 2015 under the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, prime vendor contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Federal civilian agencies, the …

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Deltek: Top 20 Federal Contract Value to Reach $220.3B in Fiscal 2015

Deltek has calculated the total value of top 20 federal opportunities to reach $220.3 billion in fiscal year 2015, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Jennifer Sakole, principal research analyst for Deltek,  writes the contract value represents the highest figure in five years. Information technology contracts account for 73 percent of the total contract value due to …

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IBM to Shed Semiconductor Business in $1B Deal With Globalfoundries

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has agreed to sell its global commercial semiconductor technology business to Santa Clara, California-based computer chip manufacturer Globalfoundries for $1.5 billion, which would be paid to IBM over the next three years. The companies said Monday that the deal also includes an agreement for Globalfoundries to serve as IBM’s …

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October 20 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up at Market Close

The GovCon Index closed at 63.836 on Friday, up by 1.059 points (1.632 percent) from the previous day’s close. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes closed more than 1 percent up, as did Europe’s main indicators in a rebound from a volatile week that the BBC said came amid fears of weakening global economic data.   …

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AECOM Closes $4B Buy of URS Corp. in Energy, Gov’t Services Market Push

AECOM Technology Corp. (NYSE: ACM) has closed its estimated $4 billion purchase of San Francisco-based engineering and construction services firm URS Corp. after shareholders at URS approved the transaction Thursday. Los Angeles-based AECOM announced the completion of the deal Friday and said it planned to pursue growth in the oil and …

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NGA Taps 5 Firms for GEOINT Tools Development Project

The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded contracts to five companies to develop methods and tools for analyzing multiple layers of geographic-based intelligence data. NGA received 73 proposals for a competition designed to bolster the agency’s Map of the World GEOINT infrastructure, the agency said Oct. 10. Boeing (NYSE: BA) …

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Daniel Keefe: ManTech to Provide Test, Evaluation Support to NSWC Dahlgren

ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) will provide test and evaluation services and fleet support for the Naval Surface Warfare Center – Dahlgren Division under a $29.7 million task order awarded through the SeaPort-e vehicle. The company said Thursday the award includes T&E technical engineering and analysis, development and installation of computer programs and documentation management for combat …

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David Richards Elected DynCorp’s U.K. Advisory Board Chairman; James Geisler Comments

David Richards, a retired U.K. military general, has joined DynCorp International to chair the advisory board of the company’s U.K. subsidiary. “We are excited to have General Richards join our board, bringing forth his experience with the UK’s armed forces which will be invaluable to DI’s future business in the …

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