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General Dynamics Business Wins Germany Vehicle Contract

A General Dynamics business unit in Europe has won a contract for an undisclosed amount from the German Procurement Agency to build and deliver 100 vehicles. Spain-based General Dynamics European Land Systems will start delivering the EAGLE V vehicles in 2013 and could continue through 2015 if the agency exercises …

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General Dynamics Selects Parvus for $4.8M Tactical Communications Contract; Dusty Kramer Comments

General Dynamics C4 Systems has awarded Parvus Corp. a $4.8 million follow-on contract to upgrade a tactical communications system for the U.S. Army. The orders are scheduled for delivery within five months and come under the General Dynamics-built Warfighter Information Network-Tactical program, Parvus said Thursday. Parvus intends to provide new ruggedized switches …

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Budget Cuts Trim Aerospace and Defense M&As in Q1 2013

Federal budget cuts have reduced mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense industry in the first quarter of 2013, causing financial services firms to lay off some analysts, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Citing a report from advisory firm Deloitte, Steven Overly writes M&A activities in the sector declined …

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RagingWire Invests $150M in Virginia Data Centers

Sacramento, Calif.-based data center company RagingWire has signed a deal with Virginia to raise its investment in the state to $150 million and gain tax incentives, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Marjorie Censer writes RagingWire opened in 2012 a 150,000-square-foot data center in Loudoun County, Va., worth nearly $42 million, and …

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GovCon Executive Covers Partner of the Year Awards

Partnerships between government contracting companies have become a widespread method of attracting government contracts as opportunities have begun to dwindle. Larger company’s present their very best partners with “Partner of the Year” awards in order to recognize their important contribution to the completion of work. GovCon Executive covers these awards …

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General Dynamics Secures U.K. Cloud-Based Procurement Framework Contract; Stephen Meyler Comments

A General Dynamics business unit has become a U.K. cloud services supplier under a framework agreement intended to help the public sector acquire information and communication technology offerings. Under the Government Procurement Service G-Cloud framework, General Dynamics Information Technology will develop and integrate Microsoft’s Dynamics CRM, supply email services, secure cyber …

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MAXIMUS Contact Center Recognized as ‘Center of Excellence’; Bruce Caswell Comments

MAXIMUS’ Michigan enrollment broker services customer contact center has achieved the “Certified Center of Excellence” recognition from BenchmarkPortal for its best practices. BenchmarkPortal awarded MAXIMUS the honor based on a worldwide database containing objective and quantitative performance information from thousands of contact centers, MAXIMUS said Thursday. The Reston, Va.-based firm won …

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