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Logica Shareholders Approve CGI Acquisition; CEO Michael Roach Comments

CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) plans to complete its reported $2.7 billion acquisition of global information technology and management firm Logica by Aug. 20, CGI announced Monday. Following Logica’s general meeting, 99.54 percent of that company’s shareholders voted in favor of accepting CGI’s cash offer. CGI will immediately start integrating …

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Harris Names Tania Hanna VP of Govt. Relations; William Brown Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) announced Thursday it has appointed Tania Hanna vice president of government relations, to succeed Peter Challan, who was appointed VP of industry-specific programs in Harris’ mission critical networks business. Hanna joined the company in 2003 and most recently served as VP of policy and legislative affairs. In her new …

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MEP to Provide Linguist Services in Afghanistan Under $325M Award

Mission Essential Personnel has won a $325 million contract modification to perform linguist and interpretation services for the U.S. Army. The company will provide the services in Afghanistan and complete contract work by Sept. 6, according to a Defense Department announcement. The U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Fort Belvoir, …

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Lockheed Secures $353M for Rocket Launch Systems

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business recently won a $353, 191, 632 U.S. Army contract for multiple rocket launch systems, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. The contract follows an April award worth $79.4 million to design a variant of the guided multiple launch rocket system to incorporate into a …

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General Atomics Wins $411M Army Contract for Gray Eagle Drones

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has won a $410, 981, 211 contract to supply Gray Eagle unmanned aerial vehicles to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said the firm-fixed-price contract includes the procurement of Gray Eagle initial spare parts and additional hardware. In May, the Army awarded the firm a $141, …

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DIA Picks 11 For Potential $5B Analysis Support IDIQ

Eleven firms were awarded positions on the Solutions for Intelligence Analysis II contract that has a potential ceiling value of $5.6 billion, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. Work on the IDIQ will support intelligence analysis missions, national security policy makers, defense planners and war fighters. The Pentagon expects the winning contractors …

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CACI, L-3, Exelis Named to $300M AF Cyber Research Contract

A total of six firms were included under a $300 million U.S. Air Force contract for cyber research and development in support of the Agile Cyber Technology effort. Work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price award will primarily take place around Va. and is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, 2018. …

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Army to Begin Accepting Proposals for $7.2B IT Contract

The Army Intelligence and Security Command is looking to issue a solicitation for a potential $7.2 billion intelligence services contract, The Washington Post reports. The award would serve as a follow-on to a current program that has a ceiling value of $300 million and expires in August 2013. Work under …

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UPDATE: General Dynamics State Dept. Supply Chain Contract Worth up to $2.2B

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business unit will take in up to $2.2 billion under its U.S. State Department contract for global supply chain management logistics and technology services, The Washington Business Journal reported Friday. Last month, a Federal Business Opportunities post announced GDIT had won a $228.58 million initial order …

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Lockheed Names COO Chris Kubasik Board Vice Chair; Douglas McCorkindale Comments

Lockheed Martin Corp.‘s (NYSE: LMT) board of directors has appointed Chief Operating Officer Chris Kubasik to the board and elected him vice chairman, effective Thursday. He will use this position to prepare to succeed Bob Stevens as CEO in January 2013, Lead Director Douglas McCorkindale said in a company release. …

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