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DOE Taps IBM, Mellanox, Nvidia Tech for $325M Nat’l Lab Supercomputer Program

The Energy Department will allocate $325 million in funds to develop two new supercomputers at the Oak Ridge and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories and another $100 million toward future extreme scale supercomputing technologies. Oak Ridge’s “Summit” and Lawrence Livermore’s “Sierra” supercomputers will contain IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Power Architecture, Mellanox’s Interconnected and NVIDIA’s Volta …

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Lee Rivas: LexisNexis to Buy Health Market Science for HIT Market Push

LexisNexis Risk Solutions is acquiring clinical data management firm Health Market Science in a bid to expand LexisNexis’ information technology offerings for the healthcare sector. The companies aim to combine HMS intelligence services with LexisNexis-built analytics tools to help healthcare organizations avoid fraud as well as address compliance and care …

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Canada Orders General Dynamics Vehicle Surveillance System; Danny Deep Comments

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business arm will provide a surveillance system for the Canadian military to integrate on vehicles for the Light Armored Vehicle III Upgrade program under a $252.7 million contract. General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada said Thursday the system includes radars, image intensification sights, thermal imaging, laser range finder and GPS and works with …

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ORBCOMM, Inmarsat to Share SkyWave M2M Business Under $130M Deal

ORBCOMM (NASDAQ: ORBC) will buy Inmarsat partner SkyWave Mobile Communications under a $130 million transaction as part of ORBCOMM’s efforts to add new operational and manufacturing tools in its machine-to-machine offering, SatNews reported Thursday. The potential acquisition will be in the form of $122.5 million in cash and a $7.5 million promissory note for some of Inmarsat’s shares in …

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Orbital Sciences to Operate NASA Balloon Program Facilities

Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE: ORB) has won a potential $186.3 million contract to operate NASA‘s balloon program. Orbital Sciences will perform the work at the Goddard Space Flight Center and three other facilities in Virginia,  New Mexico and Texas, NASA said Thursday. The task is schedule to take place between Feb. 1, 2015, and Sept. 30, 2016, under a basic core contract …

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Dennis Kelly: A-T Solutions to Upgrade USAF Investigative Software

A-T Solutions will perform an upgrade on the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations‘ evidence collection management software and provide associated modifications, testing and support services under a new contract. The company said Thursday it will update the software’s interface with new reporting and export functions and support for Defense Department crime scene …

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Ray Bagley Appointed Huntington Ingalls Division Trades Operations VP; Matt Mulherin Comments

Ray Bagley, a 40-year veteran of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), has been named vice president for trades operations within the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. His appointment is effective Dec. 8 and he succeeds Danny Hunley, who plans to retire at the end of the year after more than four …

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Harold Carlisle Appointed to Cubic Mission Support Services Group VP Post

Harold Carlisle, a 22-year veteran of Cubic (NYSE: CUB), has been promoted from director to vice president of technical services for the company’s mission support services business. He will oversee contractor operations and maintenance services, training and mentoring strategies and instructional support programs in his new position, Cubic said Thursday. …

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MAXIMUS Reports 28% Revenue Hike for FY 2014, 24% Profit Increase; Richard Montoni Comments

MAXIMUS (NYSE: MMS) has announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full 2014 fiscal year ended Sept. 30, 2014. Revenue for the fiscal year increased 28 percent to $1.7 billion and by 13 percent for the quarter to $435.4 million, while profit grew 24.6 percent for the full fiscal …

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Kamal Narang: SRA to Help CDC Run Nat’l Electronic Disease Surveillance System

SRA International will provide support services for the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System under a three-year, $9 million contract from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The company said Wednesday it will support the NEDSS base system development and deployment and help shape practices for public health surveillance. Kamal Narang, vice president …

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