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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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Ed Spitler: Airbus Division Wins USSOCOM Satcom Airtime Services BPA

An Airbus Group subisidiary has won a potential five-year, $32.6 million blanket purchase agreement to deliver L-band satellite airtime services to the United States Special Operations Command. Airbus Defense and Space will provide USSOCOM satellite communication services through Inmarsat‘s Broadband Global Area Network as well as FleetBroadband and SwiftBroadband networks, …

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Bobby Lentz, Tom Afferton, Michael King, Jay Grove Elevate to Northrop Info Systems VP Ranks

Bobby Lentz, Tom Afferton, Michael King and Jay Grove have assumed vice president roles within Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) information systems segment. Lentz, a former defense systems division director, has been named sector VP for strategy and will oversee strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, innovation and portfolio management, Northrop said …

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Robert Norfleet: Federal Network Systems Becomes Part of Jacobs Engineering

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has concluded its acquisition of Verizon’s (NYSE: VZ) Federal Network Systems for undisclosed terms. Robert Norfleet, Jacobs group vice president, said Tuesday the company intends to grow its presence in the intelligence community industry by expanding its existing service offerings through the acquisition. Ashburn, Virginia-based Federal Network …

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Acentia Subsidiary Awarded IRS Data Systems Support Contract

An Acentia subsidiary has won a five-year, $68 million contract to provide information technology services to the Internal Revenue Service‘s data delivery organization. InSysCo will help build, update and maintain IRS technical infrastructures and applications designed to distribute information across the department, Acentia said Monday. The contract is meant to …

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