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Lawrence Nussdorf Joins SAIC Board of Directors

Lawrence Nussdorf has been elected to the SAIC board of directors, the company announced today. Nussdorf will be part of the Audit and Finance Committees for SAIC once his tenure begins Sept. 16. He is currently president and chief operating officer of real estate and investment firm Clark Enterprises, Inc. …

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Friday Features

Kathryn Mihalich, senior director for Worldwide Licensing Solutions at Microsoft, spoke about educating her team about the value proposition. Rocky Thurston, vice president and general manager for Wyle Information Systems Civilian Programs Division, shared his thoughts on growth opportunities in the federal civilian space. Cyber experts discussed their views on …

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General Dynamics Wins Award to Provide Support for TSA

The Transportation Security Administration has awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems a $4.7 million contract for the first year of a multi-year award for Phase II of the Security Technology Integrated Program. The contract could be worth as much as $13.3 million, if all options are exercised. Under the contract, …

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GTEC Lands US Army Contract

Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. has secured a $37 million contract to provide camp solutions to the U.S. Army in support of the military’s force modernization and mobility efforts. GTEC will deliver Expeditionary Tricon Systems representing 18 Force Provider Modules, incorporating the latest advances in approved shower water re-use …

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CACI Awarded $19 Million Air Force Deal

CACI has won a $19 million, five-year contract to sustain and enhance the U.S. Air Force’s Job Order Cost Accounting System. Under the deal, CACI will enhance Job Order Cost Accounting System management’s financial tracking for major range and test facility bases and Air Force research laboratories. CACI will maintain …

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TechTeam Picks Up DoD Technical Support Contract

TechTeam Government Solutions, Inc.’s Sytel Division has been awarded a contract to provide technical support services for the Department of Defense Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer. The base year of the task order is valued at $2.5 million, and there are also two option years. Under the contract, …

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Thursday Transactions

This week, Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. sealed a deal to purchase Zytel Corporation for $26.8 million. HP will acquire ArcSight for a price of $43.50 per share, or a value of roughly $1.5 billion. ITT Corporation wrapped up the sale of CAS, Inc., the firm’s systems engineering and …

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ITT Buys Firm to Increase Analytics Offerings

ITT is moving to purchase O.I. Corporation (OI) for a reported price tag of $29 million. The deal is expected to be finalized by the end of 2010. OI specializes in instrumentation for laboratory and environmental testing in the pharmaceutical, petrochemical, power and industrial markets. ITT will look to leverage …

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SAIC CEO Walt Havenstein to Launch Titans Breakfast Series

Walt Havenstein, CEO of SAIC, will kick off the Northern Virginia Technology Council‘s signature Titans Breakfast series for the 2010-2011 year. Havenstein will discuss SAIC’s recent headquarters move to Virginia, as well as its role in federal government contracting. He will also address SAIC’s commitment to promoting science, technology, engineering …

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General Dynamics Wins $30 Million Award for Production, Support of Joint Biological Point Detection Systems Production

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products has won a $30 million contract by the U.S. Army for production and field support of Joint Biological Point Detection Systems, which is a self-contained instrument suite that quickly detects and identifies biological warfare agents. General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business …

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Executive Spotlight: Frank Blaul of Equifax

Frank Blaul, senior vice president of government services at Equifax, spoke with ExecutiveBiz about his firm, his management style and the biggest challenges in the business today. ExecutiveBiz: Could you briefly tell our readers about your background and your current role at Equifax? Frank Blaul: My background really spans the …

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Lockheed Martin Wins $15 Million Biomass Deal

Lockheed Martin and Whiting Turner have won a $15 million contract from Department of Veterans Affairs to install a biomass steam-generation system to produce heat and power. The VA Medical Center in Canandaigua, N.Y., will be outfitted with a fully automated system that uses biomass byproducts–such as wood chips and …

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GTEC to Acquire Zytel to Expand Cyber, Intelligence Offerings

Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zytel Corporation for $26.8 million. Zytel provides cybersecurity and mission systems in support of the critical intelligence, counterterrorism, and cyber-warfare missions of its national security clients. The company’s work is all classified and its employees are …

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HP Moves to Boost Security with ArcSight Acquistion

HP is making a play to strengthen its offerings with an announced agreement to purchase security and compliance specialist ArcSight at a cost of $1.5 billion. The firm points to “improved security, reduced risk and facilitated compliance at a lower cost for customers” via ArcSight offerings. According to HP, “together …

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Details of SAIC CEO Walt Havenstein’s NVTC Appearance

The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced that Walt Havenstein, CEO of SAIC (NYSE: SAI), will kick off the organization’s signature Titans series for the 2010-2011 year. According to the NVTC, “Havenstein will discuss SAIC’s recent headquarters relocation to Virginia as well as the changing dynamics and growth opportunities in …

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