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Former Dell Federal Head Richard Pineda Launches New IT Firm

Three information technology veterans have joined forces to launch Spear Inc., a new federal IT contracting firm. Spear is the creation of Richard Pineda, Noel Samuel and Gino Antonelli, who established the company in February, according to the company announcement. The new company will deliver IT services, consulting and business …

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ManTech Names CIA Vet Dean May Intel Solutions VP; Bill Varner Comments

ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ: MANT) has appointed Dr. Dean May vice president of intelligence solutions for the mission, cyber and intelligence solutions group. The company said Tuesday he will lead the group’s initiatives for developing advanced technologies for cyber solutions and business growth within the intelligence community. Group President Bill …

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CSC Names Jon Love a Business Development VP; Alan Weakley Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has appointed Jon Love vice president of strategic business development for its North American public sector defense group. The Falls Church, Va.-based information technology firm said he will manage the group’s strategic direction and new business prospects. Group President Alan Weakley said the 25-year industry …

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Air Force Awards $7B Piece of Second NetCents IDIQ; Rene LaVigne Comments

The U.S. Air Force has awarded $6.9 billion in contracts for networking and information technology equipment, the Defense Department announced Monday. The award covers the products portion of the NetCents II contract, which has an overall ceiling value of $24.2 billion, according to Deltek. Companies will provide commercial-off-the-shelf products for …

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DARPA Submits RFP to Improve Power/Computing Efficency

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has submitted a request for proposal for embedded power efficient computing. DARPA said it is looking for a way to provide improve computing efficiency per watt of electrical power. Improved computing power would enhance military intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities by enabling real-time information …

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Raytheon Wins $106M for Aegis Radar Equipment; Denis Donohue Comments

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has won a $106.4 million contract modification to produce radar equipment for the U.S. Navy’s Aegis system, the company announced Tuesday. The company will provide the branch with the AN/SPY-1(D)V radar transmitter and the MK99 Mod 14 fire control system. Denis Donohue, director of above water …

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Exelis, BAE, L-3 JV to Bid on Air Force Space Command Contract

ITT Exelis, (NYSE: ITT) BAE Systems, and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) have joined forces to form a new joint venture. The companies said Tuesday IBL JV, LLC will bid on the U.S. Air Force Space Command’s planned launch and test range system integrated support contract LISC. The team members currently serve …

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Exelis-Boeing Team Completes Jammer Tech Maturation; Rick Martin Comments

ITT Exelis (NYSE: ITT) and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) have finished the current technology maturation phase under the Next Generation Jammer program for the U.S. Navy. The companies said the estimated $2 billion program will replace aging ALQ-99 jamming pods on Boeing’s EA-18G Growler, a Navy electronic attack aircraft. Exelis …

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Northrop Names 31-Year Army Vet Robert Carr to Head Fort Meade, Aberdeen Business

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has appointed retired Army Brig. Gen. Robert Carr corporate lead executive for business in Fort Meade and Aberdeen, Md. The Falls Church, Va.-based company said he will manage business activities there and manage relations with U.S. Defense Department and intelligence customers. Fort Meade is home …

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CSC Wins $113M for Navy Sealift Program; Alan Weakley Comments

Computer Science Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a potential $113 million task order to provide program management support to the U.S. Navy’s strategic and theater sealift program office. The Falls Church, Va.-based company said the order has one base year and four one year options. The company received the order …

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