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BAE Systems Approved to Support Engineering on $16 Billion R2-3G Contract

BAE Systems was approved by the Army to support engineering and technical services as part of the $16.4 billion government-wide contract Rapid Response – 3rd Generation (R2-3G). The firm it “is eligible to bid on a range of task orders during the 10-year life of the contract. Services offered will …

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Hughes Books Lucrative Recovery Act Broadband Program Contract

Hughes Network Systems (NASDAQ: HUGH) won a $58.7 million to provide high-speed satellite Internet service under The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and administered  by the Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service (RUS). According to the firm, “this award is part of the government’s investments in broadband projects …

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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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Dell CIO Robin Johnson Shares Four Tips for Your Firm’s IT Budget

ExecutiveBiz spoke with Dell CIO Robin Johnson about how to gain budget space for new applications: For Johnson, continued standardization is a moving target. “Do we know where the target is?” he says. “To be honest, we don’t, we just keep reexamining.” That constant reexamination holds more than a few …

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ExecutiveBiz Highlights Industry’s Brightest CIOs

ExecutiveBiz spoke with a few industry-leading CIOs about emerging trends and prevailing wisdom from BAE Systems’ Bob Fecteau and TASC’s Barbie Bigelow. “The CIO of today must answer to a multitude of additional stakeholders: the board, shareholders, trading customers, the business lines. And, more often than not, that answer must …

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Business Expert Robert Frey Set to Open e-Management Fall Webinar Series

e-Management announced that Dr. Robert S. Frey, author, speaker, lecturer, and principal of Successful Proposal Strategies, LLC, will open the firm’s Fall webinar series on September 21, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. According to the firm, “Dr. Frey will be speaking on knowledge management (KM) and information assurance—its implication in the …

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Lockheed Martin Wins Deal to Make UAVs for UK

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) won a $5.1 million contract from the U.K.’s Ministry of Defence for additional Desert Hawk III unmanned aircraft vehicles. According to the firm, “Desert Hawk III’s improved payloads maximize target detection and recognition by providing 360-degree — daytime and nighttime — coverage in a common turret …

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Boeing Wins WGS Satellite Deal from Air Force

Boeing (NYSE: BA) received $182 million from the Air Force for the firm to support the seventh Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite, which is being procured under the new WGS Block II follow-on contract. According to the firm, “the contract will ultimately include options for production of up to six …

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SAIC to Support ‘Project Lead the Way’ in Alabama, Amy Alving Comments

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) will partner with New Century High School in Huntsville, Ala., to create a Project Lead the Way (PLTW) curriculum. According the firm, “In addition to financial contributions, SAIC employees will also volunteer their time to assist the students’ development in the areas of problem solving, critical thinking, …

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Lockheed’s Savi Technology Names William Maggs CTO

Savi Technology, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company named William Maggs Chief Technology Officer (CTO). According to the firm, “Maggs, who also becomes Savi Technology’s Senior Vice President (SVP)-Technology Operations, formerly was CTO at Palm, Inc., and worked at mobile handset companies Motorola and Sony Ericsson in Advanced Technology and …

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