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State Dept OKs $2B Boeing AWACS Upgrade Deal for Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia plans to modernize its fleet of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) airborne warning and control systems aircraft through a $2 billion foreign military sales deal approved by the U.S. State Department. The government of Saudi Arabia is buying 5 AWACS Block 40/45 mission computing upgrade kits and 20 AN/UPX-40 friend …

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Ian Bell: CAE to Refresh NATO’s Flight Training Equipment

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has been awarded a contract of an undisclosed amount to update NATO’s flight training equipment at an alliance airbase in Germany. The company will refresh an E-3A flight deck simulator and flight training device at NATO Airbase Geilenkirchen in order to align that work with updates to the E-3A Airborne Warning …

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Andy Maner: IBM, Epic Extend Partnership to Chase DoD EHR Contract

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and medical information technology firm Epic have teamed up to pursue a Defense Department contract to modernize IT systems that are built to manage electronic health records of service members and their families. The team plans to offer DoD a joint technology platform that will aim to …

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Harris, Phacil Team to Update Space Launch Range Comm Network

A consortium of companies such as Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) and Phacil has been awarded a three-year contract to update a network the Air Force uses to support voice and data transfers during space launch activities. Harris and Phacil will update the rocket test and launch communications infrastructure on the Eastern Range …

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Honeywell Picked For $61M Rock Island Arsenal Energy Savings Program; Col. David Luders Comments

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has won a contract to help the U.S. Army implement energy conservation measures at the Rock Island Arsenal Joint Manufacturing Technology Center in Illinois. The Army aims to save up to $5.3 million in energy and operational costs under the 20-year energy performance savings contract, Honeywell said Wednesday. …

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GE Replaces C-5 Galaxy Engines Under $7.4B Air Force Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) is providing new engines for C-5 planes under the U.S. Air Force’s $7.4 billion program that aims to upgrade the aircraft’s capabilities, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Kris Osborn writes the Air Force has moved to replace some of the A, B and C models of the C-5 …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Wins Potential $222M Sub Upgrade Project

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD Electric Boat subsidiary has won a potential $222.3 million contract to upgrade non-nuclear submarines for the U.S. Navy, the subsidiary said Monday. The contract is initially worth $41 million and contains four annual options for the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative. Nearly 250 Electric Boat staffers …

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Accenture Wins Spot on $750M State Dept. IT Contract; Amy Tener Comments

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has won a $750 million prime contract with the U.S. Department of State to deliver technical support and consulting services to the agency, the company announced today. Accenture received the award along with eight prime contractors under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Development, Modernization, Enhancement contract vehicle The DME contract, with …

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Harris to Provide Battlefield Radios, Field Support to Marine Corps

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won $64 million in orders from the U.S. Marine Corps for radios and other equipment from a company manpack radio line. The company said in a Thursday announcement that it will provide field support on the awards, which were made as part of an ongoing tactical …

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SAIC Wins Potential $210M SPAWAR IDIQ for Cybersecurity, Modernization Support

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has been awarded a potential $210 million prime contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic. The company will provide cybersecurity and information assurance services in support of SPAWAR’s mission to provide strategic, tactical and operational support. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a one-year …

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