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Chuck Harrington: Parsons Buys Delcan to Grow Transportation Business Line

Parsons has moved to expand its transportation market footprint by acquiring infrastructure engineering, management and technical services provider Delcan for an undisclosed sum. Delcan also supplies integrated system products to help customers manage railroad, highway, water, freight and intelligent transport projects, Parsons said Tuesday. Chuck Harrington, Parsons’ chairman and CEO, …

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Research and Markets: Critical Infrastructure Protection Market to Grow 10% Over 5 Years

A new survey by Research and Markets forecasts the critical infrastructure protection market to grow double digits over the next five years. The “Critical Infrastructure Protection: Global Advancements, Market Forecasts & Analysis 2013-2018” report seeks to highlights countries’ efforts to build up defenses against disruption of assets in event of …

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Leidos Wins $442M to Help Maintain TSA Security Equipment; Larry Hill Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a potential $442 million contract to help the Transportation Security Administration maintain passenger security equipment. The company will manage and sustain more than 11, 250 government transportation security tools under TSA’s Integrated Logistics Support program, Leidos said Tuesday. Larry Hill, Leidos group general manager, said the …

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Lockheed Buys IT Firm Amor Group for Intl Expansion Strategy; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has acquired Scotland-based information technology services provider Amor Group for an undisclosed amount in a move aimed at diversifying Lockheed’s IT portfolio. Amor Group focuses on the energy, transportation and public services sectors and built the Chroma Airport suite that works to manage aircraft movements and monitor …

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Booz Allen Wins Federal Highway Agency R&D IDIQ; Brian Legan Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) will help the Federal Highway Administration conduct research and development activities under a $25.8 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. The company will provide technical support to the FHWA’s policy as it works to evaluate and assess strategic plans, designs and investments, Booz Allen said Friday. …

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Cubic in Talks to Buy Serco’s Transportation Solutions Business

Cubic Corp. is in discussions with Serco Group plc to acquire the latter’s transportation solutions business in a move aimed at growing Cubic’s presence in the enforcement, road and traffic markets. Talks have entered the exclusive due diligence phase and Cubic intends to integrate the business into its transportation systems …

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Booz Allen Wins $102M For Federal Highway Program Support

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won three contracts worth up to $102 million combined to help the Federal Highway Administration run technology- and policy-related programs, the company said Tuesday. The five-year, cost plus fixed-fee contracts cover 17 program areas within three FHWA operations offices such as the office of …

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Booz Allen EVP, Civilian Lead Jimmy Henry to Retire

Booz Allen Hamilton Executive Vice President Jimmy Henry has informed the company he intends to retire as of April 1, the Washington Business Journal reports. Citing a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Jill Aitoro writes Henry provided notice of his retirement last week. The 26-year company veteran serves as civil market …

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Battelle Team Wins $115M DOT Tech Systems, Mgmt Support IDIQs

Battelle is part of a contract team that has won three U.S. Transportation Department contracts potentially worth $115 million combined to develop technology and provide traffic management support services. The nonprofit organization said the team has the right to bid on all work with DOT’s Federal Highway Administration, won through …

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Salient Names AF Vets James Patterson, Derek Oliver Transportation Software Engineering Leads

Salient Federal Solutions has appointed two U.S. Air Force veterans, holding nearly 45 years of transportation leadership experience, to leadership positions in the company’s transportation and logistics software engineering division. The company said retired Col. James Patterson will serve as vice president and retired Lt. Col. Derek Oliver as chief …

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