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Report Assesses DHS FY 2014 Budget Landscape

A new Research and Markets report says the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will not be immune to budget pressures in fiscal year 2014 due to sequestration. The two DHS agencies that have the largest fiscal 2014 budget requests are Customs and Border Protection and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to the …

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Huntington Ingalls to Build Coast Guard’s 7th Natl Security Cutter; Jim French Comments

A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) division has won a $76.8 million contract to acquire components for the U.S. Coast Guard’s seventh national security cutter intended for maritime security missions. Ingalls Shipbuilding will procure Kimball’s steel, main propulsion systems, generators, electrical switchboards and major castings, said Friday. Kimball is one …

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Thad Allen Named Booz Allen SVP, to Provide Leadership on Justice, Homeland Security

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has named retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen as senior vice president, where he will lead development of thought leadership and client engagement for the company’s justice and homeland security business. Booz Allen said in a release that Allen also will contribute to firm initiatives …

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Raytheon Wins $161M for Anti-Ship Missile Defense Systems

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a not-to-exceed $161, 030, 943 U.S. Navy contract modification. The company will provide Phalanx close-in weapon system block 1B class “A” overhauls and land-based Phalanx weapon system class “A” overhauls. CIWS detects, tracks, engages and destroys anti-ship missiles that have penetrated all other defenses. Phalanx …

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GDIT to Service Customized Coast Guard Systems; Collier Comments

  General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) IT business unit has won a blanket purchase agreement to provide IT support services to the U.S. Coast Guard‘s force readiness command. General Dynamics will provide non-standard workstation and system services, which are customized and stand alone from the overall enterprise, some systems and sensors. FORCECOM is …

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