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Deloitte Forms New Healthcare Analytics Business Unit; Brett Davis Comments

Deloitte Consulting LLP has formed a new data analytics business unit with an investment of between $150 million and $200 million in life sciences and healthcare analytics. The ConvergeHEALTH business is organized to integrate consulting into analytics, data, services and operating models, Deloitte said Thursday. Brett Davis, a Deloitte Consulting principal …

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ASRC Federal Wins $110M Extension for NASA Goddard Contract; Paul Dillahay Comments

ASRC Federal Space and Defense has won a two-year extension to its Multidiscipline Engineering and Technology Services II contract with NASA for a $110 million maximum value. ASRC Federal said Thursday the bridge contract continues its systems engineering support and other services for the James Webb Space Telescope and various missions …

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John Fratamico: Leidos to Help Stratcom With War Planning

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a potential $35 million contract to design and maintain software programs for U.S. Strategic Command to plan combat missions. The single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains one base year, a six-month final period and four one-year options, Leidos said Thursday. Stratcom works with other military commands …

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Robert Smith: Lockheed-Visible Assets Team Builds Electromagnetic Asset Tracking Tech

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Visible Assets have co-developed a wireless asset tracking and identification technology designed to use electromagnetic fields for environments where traditional radio-frequency signals have difficulties. The RuBee technology is based on the IEEE 1902.1 wireless protocol standard and is built to tag and track sensitive items …

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Pamela Drew Promoted to EVP Ranks at Exelis; David Melcher Comments

Pamela Drew, president of Exelis‘ (NYSE: XLS) information systems business, has been promoted to an executive vice president role the aerospace and defense contractor. She will continue to lead and direct the company’s strategic growth platform in the area of critical networks, Exelis said Thursday. “This promotion is well-deserved and I’m …

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Mark Mykityshyn: Tangible Security Buys A&N Associates in Move to Grow Military & Intell Cyber Work

Tangible Security has acquired cybersecurity service provider A&N Associates in a move to grow its cybersecurity offerings and deepen its relationships in the military and intelligence communities,  Dr. Mark Mykityshyn, Tangible Security’s executive chairman, said Wednesday. The deal represents Tangible’s second acquisition in the past six months and forms part of …

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David Adams: Curtiss-Wright Looks to Expand Nuclear Manufacturing and Test Operations Through New Acquisition

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW) has acquired nuclear utility equipment supplier Nuclear Power Services Inc. for approximately $8 million in cash. NPSI runs a facility in Canada that makes replacement products, aftermarket parts and testing services to reactor operators globally, Curtiss-Wright said Tuesday. “The acquisition of NPSI expands our nuclear manufacturing and …

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James Ballard, Ann John, Daniel Mendez, Peter Schulte Join Citizant’s Board

Information technology and business services contractor Citizant has elected four new members to its expanded board of directors, following a recapitalization in 2012 and consolidation of ownership. The recapitalization of the company was facilitated by SunTrust Bank and CM Equity Partners,  Citizant said Wednesday. “Collectively, they have all the wisdom and experience …

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Michael Baker Int’l Awarded $838M for F-16 Foreign Sales Support; Kurt Bergman Comments

Michael Baker International will provide engineering, construction, training and operational support services to the U.S. Air Force worth up to $838 million under multiple three-year contracts. The company said Tuesday that its subsidiaries KS International and Sallyport Global Services will work at the Balad Air Base in Iraq to help prepare F-16 aircraft …

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