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SAIC to Help NASA Study Oceans, Provide Ocean Color Services

Science Applications International Corp. will provide ocean color services to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md, NASA announced Thursday. The agency awarded SAIC a five-year, $43 million contract for work between Oct. 24, 2012 and Oct. 23, 2017 to support NASA’s Aquarius, Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, and Visible …

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Lockheed to Take India Firm’s Tech Offerings to Market

Lockheed Martin recently signed 41 agreements with India-based firm Robautonics to take local technological in­n­ov­ations into bigger markets, My Digital FC reports. Lockheed will focus on te­chnology commercialization s­t­r­a­tegies, venture formation, venture finance and ma­rketing, said John D Evans, pr­esident of technology and innovation, according to the report. Selected technologies …

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QinetiQ to Help Coast Guard Manage Oil Spill Claims

QinetiQ North America announced today it was awarded two task orders to provide the Coast Guard with oil spill claim support services and data migration and documentation services. These are the first task orders awarded on the contract, which is a five-year blanket purchase agreement with a total ceiling value …

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DOJ Requests More Info on DigitalGlobe and GeoEye Deal

The U.S. Justice Department has requested more information from DigitalGlobe and GeoEye surrounding the two satellite imagery providers’ proposed merger. DigitalGlobe announced that both companies received the ‘second requests’ on Sept. 21, and added that the deal cannot close until 30 days after each has successfully complied with the request. The companies also …

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Linda Hudson, Three Lockheed Execs Included on Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women in Business List

Linda Hudson, U.S. president and chief executive officer at BAE Systems, ranks 38 on Fortune magazine’s annual list of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business”. The magazine highlighted Hudson’s leadership when BAE faced uncertainties in 2011, “as troops withdrew from Iraq and customers awaited news of military budgets.”Fortune also noted …

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Boeing, Indonesian Govt Sign Aerospace Collaboration Agreement; Shep Hill Comments

Boeing and the government of Indonesia have signed an agreement to collaborate on commercial aviation safety and aerospace industry development initiatives in the country and in Southeast Asia, Boeing announced Monday. The company will work with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, Indonesia’s Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Education, Directorate General …

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