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New WTO Agreement Opens U.S. Contractors to New International Business

The World Trade Organization on Thursday reached an agreement on a revised government procurement agreement covering the U.S. and 41 other countries. According to a summary from the U.S. Trade Representative, the revised agreement gives U.S. suppliers access to 150 central government entities in several European Union countries, Israel, Hong …

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Northrop Grumman to Protect Australian Aircraft

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) secured a contract from the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation “to provide integrated airfield and asset protection solutions for the Royal Australian Air Force C-17 aircraft.” For the task, the firm will use its Expeditionary Tactical Automated Security System, called “ExTASS, ” to protect the aircraft. “This …

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Applied Signal Technologies Sends Delegate on US Trade Mission to UAE

Applied Signal Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: APSG) will participate in the U.S. Aerospace and Defense Trade Mission to the United Arab Emirates. The event, spearheaded by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) in conjunction with the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council and the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates Trade and Commercial Office, …

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ManTech to Support BETSS-C Operators in Iraq with $70M Deal; COO Louis Addeo Comments

ManTech (NASDAQ: MANT) picked up a task order as part of the  Strategic Services Sourcing (S3) prime contract to provide Base Expeditionary Target Surveillance Systems-Combined (BETSS-C) operators in Iraq. According to the firm, “the multiple-award task order, in support of the U.S. Army’s Project Manager Night Vision/Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target …

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Lockheed to Continue Support of India Innovation Growth Program; Ray Johnson Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will continue to support the India Innovation Growth Program through 2012. The program “boosts Indian technical breakthroughs by helping transition them to market.” “Today’s increasingly complex, global challenges require innovative and affordable solutions, ” said Dr. Ray O Johnson, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, …

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Versar Inks Iraq Operations Support Deal

Versar (NYSE Amex: VSR) was awarded a new $17.1 million contract from the US Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District. The Task Force SAFE (Safety Actions for Fire and Electricity) contract focuses on electrical inspections and repairs of facilities used by American personnel in Iraq. According to the firm, …

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Daon Picked to Contribute to World’s Largest ID Program, Tom Grissen Comments

Daon was selected by India to provide software for the country’s identity management. According to the firm, “Daon’s software has been selected for use in India’s Unique ID (UID), the world’s largest identity program. The program, branded as Aadhaar, will eventually encompass 1.2 billion residents and the UID will become …

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VSE Grabs Deal to Bolster Iraq Navy

VSE Corporation (NASDAQ GS:VSEC) claimed a $10 million delivery order to provide material and technical support for the Iraqi Navy at Umm Quasar, Iraq. According to the firm, “the scope of work includes outfitting a new Ship Repair Facility with the industrial equipment required to maintain its ships and patrol …

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South Africa Buys Smart Bombs from Raytheon

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) won a deal from the South African Department of Defense for Paveway II laser-guided bombs.  Terms of the deal were undisclosed. “The combat-proven Paveway family of weapons is integrated on more than 22 aircraft and serves 41 nations around the globe, making this weapon the ideal choice …

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SAIC Scores Work in Jordan

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) penned a pair of contracts to support the Kingdom of Jordan with DNA consultancy services to the Jordan Public Security Directorate (PSD) new forensic lab, and provide command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) support to the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) Joint Special Operations Command (SOCOM). “We …

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