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Raytheon Books $157 Million to Continue Antarctic Research Support

Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) Technical Services Company booked an extension to cover another 12 months of work with the National Science Foundation’s U.S. Antarctic Program. The extension is valued at $157 million. RTSC’s Raytheon Polar Services Company has supported logistics, operations, and maintenance for research programs at three U.S. stations and …

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Hughes Hired by DoD to Run Satellite Study

Hughes Network Systems secured a $495, 000 contract from the Defense Department to run an architectural study of commercial communications satellite systems capabilities. According to the firm, “the report, which will focus on meeting the future tactical communications-on-the-move needs of the U.S. military, is expected to be delivered to the …

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SAIC Donates 200K More to STEM Education; CTO Amy Alving Comments

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) is continuing its firm-wide commitment to students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education with an additional $200, 000 pledge to Project Lead The Way (PLTW). SAIC donated $400, 000 to PLTW last year. According to the firm, “PLTW partners with middle schools and high schools …

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CSC Scores Half-Billion Dollar NOAA Deal; Jim Sheaffer Comments

CSC (NYSE: CSC), alongside team leader Riverside Technology, won an ID/IQ contract for scientific and technical support services to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). As one of three teams, the group has access to the deal that includes a five-year period of performance and a potential value of …

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Integral Systems Picks Up NOAA Modernization Contract; VP David Bryant Comments

Integral Systems (NASDAQ: ISYS) won a task order worth $4.1 million contract to modernize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Polar Ground Systems (PGS). The deal has a base period of one year with four optional years. “Integral Systems has provided critical ground system management services and support to …

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Telcordia’s Manek Master Named to Defense Science Board Task Force

Maneck Master, vice president of Telcordia’s Government and Public Sector Group, was named to the Defense Science Board’s (DSB) task force. He will be charged with assessing the survivability of military systems from nuclear weapons.  The task force will be focusing on critical aspects of the impacts on systems and …

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SAIC Picks Up Clean-Energy Support Contract

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) won a deal from U.S. Geothermal Inc. to support the San Emidio project — construction of a geothermal power plant in northwest Nevada. According to the firm, “the contract has a 15-month period of performance and a contract value of more than $22 million. Work will be …

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Harris Donates Money to Back New Lab at Purdue University

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has pledged $250, 000 to boost a specialized engineering instructional laboratory at Purdue University. “Individuals around the world are increasingly incorporating devices with ‘computer brains’ into their daily lives, ” said Jim Clamons, vice president of engineering, Harris Government Communications Systems. “Programs such as this are essential …

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SRA Wins $100 Million Medical Research Deal from DoD

SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX) won a deal from the Department of Defense (DoD) on a re-compete “to support the receipt and scientific review of research grant applications for DoD’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).” The contract would worth as much as $100 million over five years, if all …

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SAIC Picks Up DHS Deal to Support Earthquake Preparedness

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) claimed a task order from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Exercise Division (NED) to design and support national level exercises to evaluate catastrophic earthquake preparedness. According to the firm, “the task order has a five-month base period of performance, a …

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