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ICF Wins $31M to Help US Utility Promote Efficiency

ICF International has won a $31 million contract extension to support a U.S. utility’s energy efficiency programs, the company announced Monday. Through the two-year extension, the company will operate programs including heating, ventilation, air conditioning and water heating for residential units. The Fairfax, Va.-based contracting and consulting firm will also …

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Northrop to Provide Hawkeye Avionics Source Data

Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a $22,894,335 U.S. Navy contract to provide avionics source data, the Defense Department announced Friday. The company will also provide systems synthesis modeling reports for 34 units and 392 pieces of organizational O-level support equipment for the E-2D Hawkeye. Appropriated contract funds will expire at the end …

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Northrop to Operate Airborne Communications System

Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a $26,818,683 Air Force contract modification to operate an airborne communications system, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Falls Church, Va.-based contractor will provide the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node system, hosted on the Air Force’s E-11A aircraft fleet. The company will support overseas contingency operations …

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Boeing JV to Provide Missile Defense Engineering

A Boeing-Bell Helicopter joint venture has won a $31,313,744 U.S. Navy contract modification to provide engineering services for missile defense systems, the Defense Department announced Friday. The companies will provide the non-recurring engineering, logistical support, aero model and software modifications required to update the interim defensive weapon system. Contract funds …

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Boeing Team to Add Osprey Instruments

A Boeing-Bell Helicopter joint venture has won a $28,846,120 Navy delivery order to provide Osprey aircraft that have new instruments, the Defense Department announced Friday. The new aircraft will replace an existing aircraft used for engineering, manufacturing and development. The new V-22 instrumented aircraft will also provide flight test data. …

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Lockheed to Update F-35 Air System Testing, Design

Lockheed Martin Corp has won a $39.3 million Navy contract modification to update air system design and testing for fighter jets, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor will continue developing the F-35’s partner version air system under a delta systems development and demonstration program. Funds under the …

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Boeing Wins Australian Super Hornet Support Contract

Boeing Co. has won a potential $12,895,167 Defense Logistics Agency contract to support F-18 fighter jets, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Chicago-based aerospace and defense firm will support the Australian’s fleet of F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets. Contract funds are appropriated between fiscal year 2012 and 2015 through the foreign military …

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Neustar Launches Illinois Big Data, Analytics Center

Neustar is partnering with the University of Illinois to open the company’s innovation center at the university’s Urbana-Champaign campus. The Sterling, Va.-based company said Thursday that the center will focus on big data, analytics and problem solving for business solutions. Ken Taylor, former technology principal for Yahoo! Right Media was …

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Boeing to Provide Navy Avionics Post-Production Support

Boeing Co. has won a $19,485-171 Navy contract to provide post-production support for avionics systems, the Defense Department announced Thursday. Work will support Northrop Grumman Corp.’s T-38 Talon plane, used for training programs. The Pentagon expects work to finish by March 31, 2013. Hill Air Force Base in Utah is …

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BAE to Provide Navy Missile Launchers

BAE Systems’ U.S. combat systems business unit won a Navy contract modification to produce missile launcher modules for a destroyer ship and a combat system host nation. The Defense Department said the MK41 Vertical Launching System mechanical modules, equipment and related services are for the DDG 116 ship. Work will …

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Wyle to Provide Navy Test Wings Engineering, Scheduling

Wyle Laboratories Inc. won a $10,032,191 Navy contract modification to provide engineering and scheduling for the Navy’s test wings, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The El Segundo, Calif.-based scientific firm will support operations at the Naval Test Wing Atlantic and Naval Test Wing Pacific. Work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-reimbursable contract …

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Alion Wins Navy HR, Professional Services Contract

Alion Science & Technology Corp. has won a potential $16,292,510 Navy contract to provide professional support services, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The McLean, Va.-based contractor will help the Washington-based Naval Sea Systems Command with human resources, financial management, congressional and public affairs, planning and business operations. The company will also provide …

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GDIT to Provide IT Engineering for Navy Weather, Ocean Command

General Dynamics’ information technology unit won a $27,091,748 Navy contract to provide information technology engineering for meteorology and oceanography work, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The company will also provide mission sustainment services to the Navy’s Meteorology and Oceanography Command, located at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Contract funds are …

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GTRI Now Holds All Four Cisco US Certificates

Global Technology Resources Inc. has achieved a Master Security Specialization certification through Cisco. The Denver-based consulting firm said Cisco grants the certification to partners who demonstrate information technology security and customer service skills when dealing with data centers, virtualization, identity and networks. The company renewed its other three Cisco certifications, …

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Lockheed Providing Veterans Recruitment Program

Lockheed Martin Chairman and CEO Bob Stevens reaffirmed the company’s commitment to hiring returning veterans in an interview with CNBC Wednesday. The Bethesda, Md.-based company said in a release that around 23 percent of its 123,000-strong workforce is comprised of U.S. military veterans. Nearly 18,000 veterans have joined the company …

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