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Mark Escobar: SAIC to Help Manage Supply Chain, Logistics at Navy Fleet Readiness Hubs

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential 10-year, $240 million contract to provide supply chain management and logistics services to the U.S. Navy‘s fleet readiness centers. The FRCs work to maintain and repair naval aircraft, as well as build airframes, engines, components and support equipment for the Naval Aviation Enterprise, SAIC …

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Chris Hickey to Lead Elbit Systems of America’s Aviation Services Business; Raanan Horowitz Comments

Chris Hickey, a more than 25-year aerospace industry veteran, has joined Elbit Systems of America as vice president of the company’s services and support solutions business. He will be responsible for overseeing the organization’s aircraft modernization, sustainment, logistics and product support operations at various locations in the U.S. and overseas, …

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Mary Schwarz: ICF to Help National Cancer Institute Run Anti-Tobacco Program

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to provide communications support to the National Cancer Institute for a tobacco cessation program. The company said Monday the BPA with the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health and NCI covers messaging strategy support and added communications work across several types …

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HP to Split PC/Printers, Enterprise Tech Businesses; Meg Whitman Comments

Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will split the company into two publicly traded firms by the end of fiscal year 2015–  with one company set to specialize in enterprise IT hardware, software and services and the other in personal computers and printers. The company said Monday that the enterprise hardware and services business will operate as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and the PC and printing …

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Unisys to Consolidate U.S. Army’s Service Desk Operations; Gene Zapfel Comments

Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a five-year, nearly $93 million contract to consolidate the the U.S. Army‘s enterprise service desk for personnel. Through the integrated point of contact, the Army’s personnel will be able to obtain information technology services for its LandWarNet operation under the Defense Department‘s global networking program, Unisys said Friday. …

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Richard Gregg Joins Consulting Firm H.J. Steininger as Managing Director; Hank Steininger Comments

Richard Gregg, former fiscal assistant secretary at the Treasury Department, has joined the private sector as managing director of accounting and management consulting firm H.J. Steininger. The company said Friday that Gregg will work on federal financial management, particularly on shared services and policy implementation related to the Digital Accountability and Transparency …

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IAI, Invertix, Radiance Selected for $960M AF Intell Exploitation IDIQ

Integrity Applications Inc., Radiance Technologies and Altamira‘s subsidiary Invertix have been awarded prime positions on a potential eight-year, $960 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force‘s aerospace intelligence activities. The companies will compete for task orders to research and develop geospatial intelligence and non-nuclear measurement and signature intelligence tools under …

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October 6 Morning: Friday Surge in GovConIndex

The GovConIndex rose 0.797, or 1.23 percent, to 64.085 by riding on an increase in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Friday’s rise came after four consecutive days of declines and new figures that show an increase in hiring by U.S. employers.       Top Percentage Gainers Company Stock Price Change %Change Healthnet …

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Nancy Collins: Xerox Seeks Public Sector Case Mgmt Growth Through Consilience Buy

Xerox (NYSE: XRX) has purchased Austin, Texas-based case management and workflow automation software provider Consilience Software for an undisclosed amount. Eleven U.S. states, seven U.S. cities and two states in Australia use Consilience’s web-based and cloud-built Maven tool to manage information through the use of data and process agencies, Xerox said Friday. …

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Air Force Picks 7 for Spectrum Warfare Tech R&D Project

Seven companies have won contracts to help the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory develop technologies for warfighters to operate in a contested electromagnetic environment, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes the contractors will design and build systems for countering anti-access/area denial threats under the service’s $47 million …

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