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Microtek to Test Materials for Northrop Aerospace Sector

Microtek Laboratories has won a contract to test materials for Northrop Grumman‘s aerospace systems sector. Microtek will conduct the tests on printed wiring boards and printed circuit boards at Northrop’s facilities in Redondo Beach, Calif., Microtek said Thursday. Based in Anaheim, Calif., Microtek has tested electronic interconnection technology for companies …

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Boeing Awards 17 Suppliers for Performance Excellence

Boeing Co. has granted 16 suppliers and one university with Supplier of the Year awards to recognize their contributions to helping the aerospace company achieve its business goals in 2012. The awards honor suppliers who meet quality and affordability, delivery time, support requirements and flexibility to changing demands, Boeing said Friday. …

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General Dynamics Could Lose Funding for Army Comm Contract Due to Sequestration; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics has expressed concern over the impact sequestration will have on funding already allocated for communications systems that the company produces for the U.S. Army. The federal defense contractor makes and tests WIN-T communications equipment installed in military vehicles at its Taunton, Mass. facility, according to the Taunton Daily …

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Cisco Opens Regional HQ for Asia-Pacific Region

Cisco has opened a new regional headquarters in Singapore to celebrate its 20th anniversary of doing business in the island country. The new facility houses Cisco’s marketing, sales, human resources, finance and support services operations for Singapore and the Asia-Pacific region, the company said Wednesday. “Singapore stands out as a …

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Smartronix to Combine Cloud Offerings for Identity Management; Robert Groat Comments

Smartronix and Xceedium have agreed to combine their managed service platforms to help enterprises meet compliance regulations and secure privileged accounts in a hybrid infrastructure. The partnership is aiming to integrate Xceedium’s Xsuite as a privileged identity management solution for Smartronix’s Intelligent Cloud Hub, the Hollywood, Md.-based company said Thursday. Robert Groat, …

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Compusearch to Implement Metrorail Contract Mgmt System; Reid Jackson Comments

Compusearch Software Systems has won a $4 million contract to install a web-based acquisition management system for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s new contract lifecycle management system. WMATA will switch to PRISM, a commercial-off-the-shelf program intended to operate with the agency’s Oracle PeopleSoft-based financial management system, Compusearch said Thursday. …

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Lockheed Picks Rockwell Collins for F-22 Cockpit Display Services; Scott Gunnufson Comments

Lockheed Martin has awarded Rockwell Collins $14.3 million to provide cockpit display sustainment services for 182 F-22 aircrafts, according to a Rockwell Collins statement. Rockwell Collins said the company will also train Defense Department personnel on F-22 maintenance, repair and overhaul at the Hill Air Force Base in Ogden, UT and at the company’s …

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