Daily Government Contracting Recap – April 22, 2010

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FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski

The FCC stepped into the cybersecurity arena this week.

The Indian Army needs to be better equipped to fight cyber attacks.

Qwest and CenturyLink finalized merge agreements.

Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin claimed DoD deals.

President Obama delivered a speech on Wall Street.

It’s Earth Day!

CIO Vivek Kundra wants better cybersecurity.

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Government Acquisitions Obtains SBA HUBZone Program Certification; Jay Lambke Quoted

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SpaceX Launches Satellite for Multinational Ocean Observation Effort

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KBR Gets $65M Navy Contract Modification for Base Support Services

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