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ATK Wins $84M For Army Electronic Bomb Fuzes

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won an $84, 809, 000 contract to provide the U.S. Army with electronic bomb fuzes, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. The Arlington, Va.-based company will supply 1, 469 FMU-143R/B bomb fuzes; 2, 705 FMU-143S/B bomb fuzes; and 789 FMU-143T/B bomb fuzes. Work under the firm-fixed-price contract will occur …

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DRS Wins $134M For Thermal Sight Tech, Security Services

DRS Technologies has won two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth up to $134 million, according to an announcement from Finmeccanica, DRS’ Italy-based parent company. DRS received a potential $40 million contract from the U.S. Defense Department to manufacture spot on target long-range day and night thermal sight equipment for the military. The company …

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IBM Completes Buy Of Big Data Firm Vivisimo

IBM (NYSE: IBM) completed its purchase of discovery and navigation software provider Vivisimo for an undisclosed amount, IBM announced Tuesday. Vivisimo has more than 140 customers in both the public and private sectors, including the U.S. Air Force, Navy Social Security Administration and the Defense Intelligence Agency. IBM said it …

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Harris To Provide Special Ops Command $81M In Radios

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) received an $81 million delivery order to provide the U.S. Special Operations Command with tactical radios, the company announced Tuesday. The company holds a contract to support the command’s capital replacement program, developed to modernize the command’s tactical radios. Harris will supply Falcon III AN/PRC-117G wideband …

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TASC Gets $54M DHS Nuclear Detection Office Task Orders; Bruce Philips Comments

TASC Inc. has won three task orders with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office worth $54 million, the company announced Tuesday. The company will help DNDO assess systems-related operational employment, technical and performance levels, said Bruce Phillips, vice president for infrastructure protection and security. TASC will also …

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UK Signs $547M Lockheed Hercules Maintenance Deal

The U.K. Ministry of Defence has awarded a $547 million contract for maintenance and repair of the country’s Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) -built Hercules fleet, Flightglobal reports. According to the report, the contract replaces several short-term awards with one agreement to maintain the entire C-130J/K Hercules fleet through 2015. Lockheed, …

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CSC Named To $450M FAA NextGen R&D IDIQ; Mike Gaffney Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a prime position on a potential $450 million U.S. Transportation Department contract for research and development work. The Fairfax, Va.-based information technology firm said it will compete for task orders to develop and test components for the Federal Aviation Administration’s NextGen program. The company …

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SAIC Wins $107M For DLA Supplies Repair

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has won a $107, 466, 961 contract modification to provide the Defense Logistics Agency with operations, maintenance and supplies repair services. According to the Defense Department, DLA exercised the seventh option year on a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. DLA received six offers through an online solicitation. Repair …

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Red Hat Names HP, IBM Vet Arun Oberoi Global Sales Lead

Red Hat Inc. (NYSE: RHT) has appointed Arun Oberoi executive vice president of global sales and services, the company announced Thursday. The Raleigh, N.C.-based open source software firm said he will be responsible for developing sales and services strategies. He will also be tasked with expanding business into new markets …

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Jim Leto Returns To Robbins Gioia As CEO, Bradley King To Head Federal Division

Robbins Gioia announced Tuesday it was acquired by a management-led team of investors, making it an independently-owned U.S. business again. Jim Leto, who served as president and CEO between 2002 and 2006, returns to the chief executive post, the program management provider said. Bradley King, former CEO of Serco’s North …

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