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NCI Receives $11M Engineering, Info Systems Task Orders from US Army; Brian Clark Comments

NCI Inc. has received task orders totaling $10.9 million to review the design of U.S. Army facilities and support the service’s information assurance certification and accreditation process. The company will also work to align information technology components of the Army’s construction,  sustainment restoration and modernization programs with Defense Department and other federal standards, …

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October 31 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up on Thursday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Thursday at 67.703, up 0.726 or 1.061 percent. Wall Street saw gains over news of a positive economic outlook, USA Today reported, with the Dow Jones adding 221.11 points to 17, 195.42 (1.3%), the Standard & Poor’s 500 rising 12.35 points to 1, 994.65 (0.6%) and …

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US Army Seeks Proposals for Information Services Procurement

The U.S. Army is seeking a systems integrator to purchase various information technology services for Army and Defense Department customers. The Army Contracting Command issued a document Wednesday seeking proposals for the procurement of portal, email, instant messaging, directory, discovery, business process management and single sign-on services. According to the RFP, the Army …

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Raytheon to Update Japan’s Phalanx Weapon Systems; Rick Nelson Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a multiyear,  $200 million contract to upate the close-in weapon systems of Japan’s maritime self-defense force. The company will provide upgrade kits, support equipment and hardware spares for the Phalanx weapon systems, Raytheon said Thursday. “Phalanx provides the critical inner-layer of protection to sailors around the globe against threats that …

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Richard Montoni: MAXIMUS to Add Healthcare Workers for UK Benefits Assessment Contract

MAXIMUS‘ (NYSE: MMS) U.K. subsidiary has been selected for a potential five-year contract to assess individuals in the country that apply for disability benefits. The U.K.’s department for work and pensions will use MAXIMUS’ assessment results to determine an applicant’s eligibility to various health and disability benefits, the company announced Thursday. Reuters first reported …

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Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed Makes Federal Health IT Play With Buy of Systems Made Simple

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has agreed to acquire Syracuse, New York-based health information technology services contractor Systems Made Simple for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand offerings in the federal health IT market. The companies expect to close the deal within 30 days and Systems Made Simple will …

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Iridium Records 7% Revenue Hike for 3Q 2014, Gov’t Services Sales Up 14%

Iridium Communications (NASDAQ: IRDM) has announced financial results for the third quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, 2014. Revenue for the McLean, Virginia-based satellite services contractor rose 7 percent to $107.5 million from the prior-year quarter and profit increased approximately 22.9 percent to $20.4 million. The company’s …

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ATK 2Q 2015 Revenue Jumps 11%, Aerospace and Defense Groups Record 3% Increases

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has announced the financial results for the second quarter of its 2015 fiscal year, which ended on Sept. 28, 2014. The Arlington, Virginia-based aerospace and defense contractor reported an 11-percent increase in revenue from the prior-year quarter, a 2.1-percent increase in profit and an uptick in sales for all …

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Bill Toti: Cubic to Support Marines Training for Combat Readiness

A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) operating company within its mission support services business will provide training support to the U.S. Marine Corps under a three-year, $46.5 million contract with the Marine Corps Systems Command. Cubic Applications will help the Marine Air Ground Task Force’s training systems support program in providing battle staff and C4 mobile …

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October 30 Morning Report: GovCon Index Down on Wednesday’s Close

The GovCon Index closed Wednesday at 66.977, down 0.297 or 0.445 percent. The Federal Reserve has ended a bond-buying program it had imposed to stimulate the economy, an announcement Reuters said Wednesday sent indicators to finish on a low. The Dow Jones fell 31.44 points, or 0.18 percent, to 16, 974.1. The Standard & …

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