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Dave Schmitz: Cubic Defense Award ‘Reinforces Growing Footpint’ in Asia Pacific

A Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) subsidiary has won a combat training equipment order from an Asia Pacific customer worth more than $70 million. Cubic Defense Systems will build laser-based simulation tools, vehicle kits, weapon configurations, fire systems and backup equipment for the customer, Cubic said Wednesday. “This contract from a …

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Chris Jahrling: Turner Construction JV to Renovate Capitol Dome, Continuing 50 Years of Public Structure Renovation

A joint venture that includes Turner Construction Co. has won a contract to perform restoration work on the cast-iron dome of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Turner and partner Smoot Construction Co. will repair the dome’s structural cracks and repaint exterior walls, among other renovation activities, Turner said …

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Day & Zimmermann to Help Manage One of Largest U.S. Nuclear Power Plants; Gary McKinney Comments

PPL Susquehanna has selected Day & Zimmermann to help operate a nuclear power plant under a three-year contract. Day & Zimmermann will provide labor support services for the northern Pa. Susquehanna nuclear plant, which the company said is one of the largest in the U.S. Gary McKinney, president of Day & …

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Babs Doherty: Eagle Ray Picks Up Kore Federal in Move to Diversify Government Client Base

Eagle Ray has acquired Kore Federal for an undisclosed amount as the enterprise consulting and information technology management firm looks to diversification as a way to expand its customer base and win larger contracts. The Chantilly-based company, which provides services to the Defense Department and intelligence agencies, plans to leverage …

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Mark Gerencser Joins Board at Sotera Defense Solutions

Mark Gerencser, a former executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) and current chairman of PC services firm Cyberspa, has joined the board of directors at Sotera Defense Solutions. The 30-year Booz Allen veteran retired from the firm this year and helped found CyberSpa in 2010. Matt Cwiertnia, …

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CAE Books $94M in Training Systems Orders from Defense, Security Clients; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE Inc. has won more than $93.8 million in combined simulation and training services orders from customers including the Brunei Ministry of Home Affairs and the U.S. Air Force. Under the orders, CAE will develop training courses and simulation software technologies for Brunei and help the Air Force upgrade C-130 …

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DTRA Chooses 7 Firms for $4B WMD Defense IDIQ; Craig Albert on Bechtel’s Atomic Lab Work

Seven companies have won positions on a potential 10-year, $4 billion contract to perform research and development work for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency into technologies that defend against weapons of mass destruction. DTRA received eight offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, which contains a five-year base period and a five-year …

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Northrop Wins $81M for Air Force C2 Center Modernization; Mike Twyman Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won an $81 million contract covering the engineering and manufacturing phase of a program to modernize the Air Force’s Air Operations Center Weapon System. That work will form part of an effort to modernize the branch’s “essential” operational-level command and control centers, Northrop said Tuesday. …

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DRS to Refresh Navy Vessel Repair Equipment; Patrick Marion Comments

A DRS Technologies business unit has won a five-year contract worth up to $22 million to update repair station consoles on U.S. Navy guided missile destroyers. Laurel Technologies offer engineering services and support, spare components and RSC-related training to the Navy for the DDG 51-class vessels under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, DRS …

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Raytheon Eyes $5B in Defense Sales from Middle East; William Swanson, Dave Wajsgras Comment

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) looks to close defense-related transactions worth between $4 billion and $5 billion with Middle East countries within weeks, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes CEO William Swanson spoke with leaders from Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia about missile defense orders. Swanson told an investor conference that missile …

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