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L-3 Snags GPS Capability Deal from Army

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) won a four-year contract from the U.S. Army to create GPS capabilities to its fielded Improved Position and Azimuth Determining Systems (IPADS) equipment. According the Department of Defense, “IPADS is a high-performance, highly accurate system used for precision surveying and navigational requirements on today’s battlefield. Under …

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TechTeam Wins Deal to Help DoD with Technical Support; Dave Kriegman Comments

TechTeam (Nasdaq: TEAM) won a deal from the Department of Defense Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer (DCMO) to perform technical support services. The deal is worth one year at $2.5 million with two option years. TechTeam will work to support enterprise information exchange for the Office of the …

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ICF Wins Deal from Dept. of Education

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) won a four-year, $38 million contract from the U.S. Department of Education to support operations centering on the department’s Race to the Top (RTT) program. ICF will support technical assistance for RTT grantees, as well as to other education agencies. “ICF is honored to bring its expertise …

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ITT Acquires O.I. Corporation; Boosts Analytics Offerings

ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) has reached an agreement with O.I. Corporation (OI) (NASDAQ:OICO) to purchase outstanding OI shares for approximately $29 million. The deal is projected to close late this year. OI focuses on providing “instrumentation for laboratory and environmental testing in the pharmaceutical, petrochemical, power and industrial markets.” ITT’s Analytics …

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Cadre of Government Contractors, NVTC to Review Arlington National Cemetery

Booz Allen Hamilton, SAIC and The MITRE Corporation are among the firms teaming with Northern Virginia Technology Council to assess the processes and technology at Arlington National Cemetery. The work will be done over the next two months on a pro-bono basis. According to ExecutiveBiz, “the assessment aims to find …

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SAIC’s Walt Havenstein to Speak at NVTC Titans Series

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) CEO Walt Havenstein will be the first speaker of the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) 2010-11 Titans series. According to the NVTC, “Havenstein will speak about, among other things, his firm’s move to Virginia as well and “the changing dynamics and growth opportunities in today’s government contracting …

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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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QinetiQ NA to Present at 2010 Air & Space Conference and Technology Expo

QinetiQ North America (QNA) is slated to present at the Air Force Association’s 2010 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition September 13-15, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on the Potomac, in National Harbor, Md. The firm will be stationed at booth 1145. QNA will be prepared …

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Alion Snags Deal to Help Army with Simulation Capabilities

Alion Science and Technology will continue with the Army Modeling and Simulation Office (AMSO) with a $3.6 million task order. Alion will support managing modeling and simulation (M&S) processes throughout the Army. “With the Army’s increasing focus on using M&S for decision support, mission planning, training and more, it’s essential …

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CSC Picks Mark Rasch to Lead Cybersecurity, Privacy Consulting for NA Public Sector Unit; Sam Visner Comments

CSC (NYSE: CSC) named Mark Rasch director of cybersecurity and privacy consulting for its North American Public Sector business unit. According to the firm, “Rasch will help develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for deploying and growing a new cybersecurity and privacy consulting practice within CSC.” CSC leadership feels that …

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