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Sabre Names New Mid-Atlantic Senior Executive Director

Sabre Systems Inc. has named Hampton Dowling to serve as senior executive director for the company’s mid-Atlantic region. In this capacity, Dowling will be responsible for managing networks and illicit trafficking programs, secure logistics and operations. His responsibilities include additional emphasis on integrated business and tactical solutions that address homeland …

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CH2M Hill, Critigen Providing DoE with Security System Services

CH2M Hill in partnership with Critigen has been selected to design installation of the Department of Energy’s Argus security system at the National Nuclear Security Administration’s mixed oxide fuel fabrication facility at DOE’s Savannah River site in South Carolina. The two will deliver end-to-end security systems engineering with CH2M providing architectural …

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CGI to Transform California Transportation Construction Management System

CGI Group Inc. has announced that it has been selected by the California Department of Transportation to transform the state’s construction management system, utilizing business process management and a service-oriented architecture. The project is valued at $13.7 million over three years, including a year of system maintenance and operations, and contains possible …

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Cubic to Continue Supporting Army Education, Leadership Center

Cubic Corp.’s mission support services subsidiary Cubic Applications Inc. has won four contracts worth more than $10.8 million to continue providing training and support services to the U.S. Army’s Combined Arms Center. The center provides Army-wide leadership development and professional and civilian training. It houses the Command and General Staff School, …

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Unisys to Migrate 5,000 DOE Employees to Cloud

Unisys Corp. has won a 10-year contract to migrate 5,000 Energy Department lab employees to a cloud-based e-mail and collaboration solution. The company will enable Idaho laboratory employees to utilize Google apps for government, a cloud platform designed to allow employees to share information technology infrastructure and resources, according to …

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Lockheed Begins GeoEye Satellite Integration, GeoEye COO Bill Schuster Comments

Lockheed Martin will begin integrating GeoEye’s next-generation, high-resolution Earth-imaging satellite, known as GeoEye-2. GeoEye plans to deliver the integrated propulsion system to Lockheed’s facilities in Sunnyvale, Calif. later this month. The start of vehicle integration marks the on-schedule progress of installation and testing of satellite components and subsystems over the next several …

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Lockheed Wins $1B to Upgrade UK Military Vehicle Contract

The British military has selected Lockheed Martin as the lead on a $1 billion contract, part of a major $1.6 billion upgrade of the British army’s Warrior Armoured Fighting Vehicle. Lockheed will be responsible for upgrades and enhancements that will extend the vehicles’ service life beyond 2040. “We are delighted that the …

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Northrop Grumman to Supply Japan with AQS-24A Systems

Northrop Grumman has been selected for an initial contract to supply the Japan maritime self-defense force with the AQS-24A airborne mine-hunting system. The company will deliver the system to Kawasaki Heavy Industries, which will integrate it with Japan’s airborne mine countermeasures MCH-101 helicopter. “The combination of our proven high performance, low …

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BAE Wins $9M Army Paladin Vehicle Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems‘ York County, Pa.-based operations a $9 million contract to work on the Paladin integrated management program. According to the company website, the device is a semi-automated, air-conditioned and electronically controlled 39-caliber, 155 mm artillery vehicle designed to meet the needs of the U.S. Army’s heavy …

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Lockheed Martin Director Shattuck Honored by Alma Mater

Lockheed Martin space systems company’s director Paul Shattuck, received a 2011 Outstanding Aerospace Engineer Award from Purdue University last week. The award comes from the school of aeronautics and astronuatics program. The OAE award was created in 1999 and has only 149 recipients, less than 1 percent of the schools total …

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