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Terri Spoonhour: Alion to Develop Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Systems for Navy

Alion Science and Technology Corp. will develop anti-submarine warfare simulated training systems under a $24 million contract with the U.S. Navy‘s air warfare center training systems division. The company will work to design and maintain computer-based Live, Virtual, Constructive Modeling and Simulation Anti-Submarine Warfare Virtual At-Sea Training systems for anti-access area-denial …

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US, India Reach $200M Boeing Harpoon Missiles Sale Deal

India’s government will purchase Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) missile systems and related equipment under a $200 million foreign military sale transaction approved by the U.S. State Department. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday the deal covers procurement of 12 UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles, 10 UTM-84L missile trainers, two certification …

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Raytheon to Maintain Air-to-Air Missiles Program

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a more than $163 million contract to maintain a medium range air-to-air missiles program. Raytheon will provide engineering, program management and contractor logistics support for the AMRAAM central processing unit, Raytheon said Thursday. Raytheon will perform the task in Tucson, Arizona until Jan. 31, 2017. The …

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Rupert Pearce: Inmarsat Picks SpaceX Launch Vehicle for Space Missions

Inmarsat will use SpaceX‘s Falcon Heavy or Falcon 9 vehicle for up to three future space mission launches in a move that Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce says will help secure his company against future schedule risks. “In view of capacity constraints in the satellite launch market, Inmarsat believes that securing optionality today is an important business safeguard, …

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Cubic Pre-Deployment Soldier Training Contract Ceiling Increases to $896M

A Cubic (NASDAQ: CUB) subsidiary has been awarded a $60 million contract modification to continue helping the U.S. Army train soldiers before their deployment for combat operations. This award increases the value of a potential 10-year mission support services contract Cubic Applications won in July 2007 to $896 million, Cubic said …

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Jim Traficant: ASM Research to Refresh VA’s EHR System Workflow

Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) ASM Research subsidiary has been awarded a three-year, $162 million contract to help update the Department of Veterans Affairs’s electronic health record system. ASM Research will work to update the Veterans Health Information Systems and Technology Architecture clinical application and expand healthcare services for veterans and their families, Accenture …

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Mark Fisher: Schafer to Support NASA Kennedy Ground Systems Program

Schafer Corp. has been awarded a follow-on task order to help NASA with ground systems planning and control analysis at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The company will support KSC’s Ground Systems Development and Operations Program as a subcontractor to Millennium Engineering and Integration, Schafer said Tuesday. “This …

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IBM Sells Database Mgmt System to UNICOM; Corry Hong Comments

IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) has sold its relational database management system to UNICOM Systems for an undisclosed amount. UNICOM bought the solidDB in-memory system and its Universal Cache feature, UNICOM said Tuesday. The company intends for the acquisition to grow UNICOM’s strategic information technology offerings for customers and partners. “We appreciate …

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Boeing to Build Space Launch System Core Stage Under $3B Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has signed a $2.8 billion contract with NASA to build the core stage of the company’s Space Launch System rocket as the company and agency near the end of the last review of the stage prior to full production. The company also builds the avionics features for the …

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Bradley Feldmann Takes President, CEO Roles at Cubic; Walter C. Zable Comments

Bradley Feldmann, formerly president and chief operating officer of Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB), officially took the reins as president and CEO of the company Tuesday. Feldmann has succeeded William Boyle, who is retiring after a nearly three-decade career at Cubic, the company said Tuesday. Boyle will remain as a board member until …

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