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SRA Wins Navy Sealift Command IT Services Extension; George Batsakis Comments

SRA International has won a potential three-year, $56 million contract extension to continue providing information technology services to a U.S. Navy command for communications infrastructure. The company will be responsible for logistics and warehouse services and helping to train C4 personnel (command, control, communications and computer systems), SRA said Thursday. George Batsakis, senior …

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Accenture Closes Purchase of Healthcare IT Firm ASM Research; Jim Traficant Comments

Accenture Federal Services (NYSE: ACN) has wrapped up the acquisition of ASM Research for an undisclosed amount in an effort to address the needs of the U.S. military health market. The Arlington, Va.-based Accenture LLP subsidiary intends for the acquisition to grow its offerings for the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs as ASM becomes …

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L-3 Wins $357M to Update Army Reserve, Natl Guard IT System; Les Rose Comments

An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) business unit has won a $357 million task order from the General Services Administration to help update an information technology system used by two U.S. military components. L-3 National Security Solutions will develop and integrate IT resources and software for a virtual platform used by …

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Lockheed Buys IT Firm Amor Group for Intl Expansion Strategy; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has acquired Scotland-based information technology services provider Amor Group for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at diversifying Lockheed’s IT portfolio. Amor Group focuses on the energy, transportation and public services sectors and built the Chroma Airport suite that works to manage aircraft movements and monitor …

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Bill Perlowitz Joins STG as SVP, CTO; Tom Anderson Comments

Bill Perlowitz, formerly a chief technologist at Wyle,  has joined STG Inc. as senior vice president and chief technology officer and will be in charge of developing and implementing the company’s technical vision. He will lead internal information technology departments and manage a team of technical experts that work to …

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Potomac Officers Club Event Featuring DoD CIO Teri Takai is Less than a Month Away

On Thursday, September 26 the Potomac Officers Club will hold yet another event in its “headline speakers on headline topics” series when Teri Takai,  assistant secretary of defense for networks and information integration and CIO of the Defense Department, visits 2941 restaurant to speak to industry executives. Takai is just the …

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Lockheed Receives $48M for CDC IT, Emergency Operations Support; Glenn Kurowski Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received $47.7 million in contract funds for information technology, logistics and operational support services to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The company works with CDC’s office of public health and preparedness to help manage emergencies and threats to public health, Lockheed said Wednesday. …

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Nancy Killefer, Brian MacDonald Elected to CSC Board

Nancy Killefer, an outgoing senior partner at McKinsey & Company Inc., and Brian MacDonald, formerly president and CEO of ETP Holdco Corp., have been elected to the board of directors at Computer Sciences Corp.. CSC shareholders voted on the new board members during company’s annual meeting and they will succeed the retiring …

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Deltek: Federal IT Spending to Decline in 2018

Deltek has released a report that forecasts federal information technology spending will shrink from $112 billion in fiscal 2013 to $102 billion in fiscal 2018 as the federal government continues to save costs. The Federal IT Market FY 2013-2018 report analyzes the budget decline and growth for hardware, software, IT, …

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WBB, SiloSmashers Awarded GSA IT Support Services BPA; Mike Perez Comments

WBB and SiloSmashers have been awarded a blanket purchase agreement from the General Services Administration worth $100 million to provide information technology support to the Public Buildings Service. The five-year contract covers information technology services and management assistance for the National Telecommunications Architecture program under the PBS’ Office of the Chief Information Officer, WBB said Friday. …

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