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NGA Taps 5 Firms for GEOINT Tools Development Project

The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded contracts to five companies to develop methods and tools for analyzing multiple layers of geographic-based intelligence data. NGA received 73 proposals for a competition designed to bolster the agency’s Map of the World GEOINT infrastructure, the agency said Oct. 10. Boeing (NYSE: BA) …

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Daniel Keefe: ManTech to Provide Test, Evaluation Support to NSWC Dahlgren

ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) will provide test and evaluation services and fleet support for the Naval Surface Warfare Center – Dahlgren Division under a $29.7 million task order awarded through the SeaPort-e vehicle. The company said Thursday the award includes T&E technical engineering and analysis, development and installation of computer programs and documentation management for combat …

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David Richards Elected DynCorp’s U.K. Advisory Board Chairman; James Geisler Comments

David Richards, a retired U.K. military general, has joined DynCorp International to chair the advisory board of the company’s U.K. subsidiary. “We are excited to have General Richards join our board, bringing forth his experience with the UK’s armed forces which will be invaluable to DI’s future business in the …

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AECOM Issues Initial Election Results on URS Merger

URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) stockholders have completed the initial election phase for the form of merger consideration in relation to AECOM Technology‘s (NYSE: ACM) acquisition bid for URS. Holders of nearly 35.3 percent of outstanding URS shares have chosen to receive AECOM shares and will also receive cash for their URS shares,  AECOM said Thursday. Holders of …

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Raytheon to Manufacture Precision-Guided Missiles for Navy

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a potential $54.9 million contract to provide the U.S. Navy close air support missiles designed to help warfighters hit sea and ground targets. The company will produce an unspecified number of its AGM-65E2/L Maverick laser-guided weapon system for the service, Raytheon said Thursday. Maverick …

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October 17 Morning Report: GovCon Index Up Slightly at Market Close

With mixed market results, the GovCon Index closed slightly up by 0.359 points — or 0.569 percent — to 62.777. The S&P 500 closed flat at 1, 862.76 as the energy sector lead gains for that index. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 24.5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16, 116.24 and the Nasdaq Composite ticked up 2 points …

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VA Plans 5-Year HF Emergency Comms Network Contract

The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking to build a high-frequency radio system for VA medical facilities to transmit and receive information in the event of an emergency. VA said Tuesday it plans to issue a five-year, firm-fixed-price contract for technology, installation, assessment, certification and training services to support the …

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October 16 End of Day Report: GovCon Index Holds Level With Market

The GovCon Index entered the final hour of Wednesday trading at 62.696 — a nominal increase of 0.44 percent, or 0.28 points from Tuesday’s figures. Gainers led laggers 18-to-12 and Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) recorded the largest increase at 6 percent after the company announced a 5-percent revenue jump for its third fiscal quarter. That percentage …

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Three Wire Systems to Continue Air Force Data Hosting, Maintenance Program

The Air Force has renewed a contract with Three Wire Systems for the company to continue maintenance and hosting work on a system the branch uses to store data on readiness services. Three Wire Systems said Wednesday that it will continue work to migrate the Air Force’s Family Integrated Results and Statistical …

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Qatar Taps Lockheed PAC-3 Missiles; Scott Arnold Comments

Qatar will purchase the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) PAC-3 Missile and associated command launch system for the country’s air force under an initial contract. The company said Wednesday that Qatar is its eighth international customer for the PAC-3 missile system. PAC-3 works to provide “hit-to-kill” capability, said Scott Arnold, vice president of PAC-3 programs at Lockheed’s missiles …

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