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Harris Adds New IP Comm System Order to Intl Portfolio; Brendan O’Connell Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $42 million order from an international customer to provide an information system for commanders to communicate with warfighters in the field, the company announced Tuesday. The Integrated Tactical Area Communications System contains Internet Protocol-based systems and is designed for telephony, video teleconferencing, messaging, …

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Boeing Considers New Supplier Relations Approach; Dave Koopersmith Comments

Boeing executives are contemplating using the  supplier strategies of giant retailers to simplify contract negotiations and reduce product prices, according to an Aviation Week article. Executives hope that the “partnering for success” campaign will consolidate and manage supplier transactions. Dave Koopersmith, VP of attack helicopters, said they need this overhaul because …

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GSA Planning New Strategic Sourcing IT, Services Vehicles

The General Services Administration is planning to launch 10 strategic sourcing vehicles over the next two years for agencies to acquire products and services used throughout the federal government, the agency’s acting administrator said in a blog post. Dan Tangherlini said GSA is working with the Office of Management and …

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Unisys Wins $31M to Provide 82 Australian Campuses with IT Support Services; Scott Whyman Comments

Unisys Corp. has signed a $31 million contract extension with the Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment to continue providing managed IT support services through Unisys’ Australian subsidiary. Scott Whyman, Unisys vice president and general manager of global managed services Asia Pacific for, said his company and TAFE Queensland have a 15-year partnership …

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CACI CEO Dan Allen: Company Pursuing Cyber Growth on $900M Intel Hardware IDIQ

CACI International will compete to provide the U.S. Navy applications and hardware for battlespace awareness operations under a potential five-year, $899 million contract, the company said Monday. The Navy is also seeking to acquire tools for intelligence and information operations under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (click here for GovCon Wire‘s coverage of …

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LRS IT Solutions to Continue VMware Virtualization Partnership; Jeff Schuh Comments

Information technology provider LRS IT Solutions has renewed its certification as VMware network partner in desktop virtualization and business continuity throughout 2013. LRS said VMware recognized the company’s work in data protection, disaster recovery, application and desktop virtualization and in the academic marketplace. “All of our sales specialists, account executives …

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HP Providing Project Mgmt Software for eGovernment Program

Hewlett-Packard has agreed to provide project management software to a government agency in Bahrain for managing eGovernment projects there, AMEinfo reports. Bahrain’s eGovernment Authority will use HP’s Project Portfolio Management software to implement an electronic system for managing the projects. The agency is aiming to automate its project management processes, …

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CACI CEO Dan Allen Elected to PSC Board

Dan Allen, president and CEO of CACI International, has been elected to serve on the board of directors of the Professional Services Council, a trade organization representing many federal government contractors. The company said more than 330 firms are members of the PSC, founded in 1972 to study legislative and regulatory …

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