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MAXIMUS Launches Solutions for Health IT

MAXIMUS, Inc. announced yesterday the launch of  its Meaningful Use Solutions to help states develop and implement their electronic health record incentive programs. “Our Meaningful Use Solutions can help state Medicaid programs develop effective administration, oversight and audit of their EHR incentive programs to ensure program requirements are met and …

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Thursday Transactions

This week, Lockheed Martin named additional companies to its team formed to bid for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Development and Sustainment Contract. The firm will team with Raytheon Missile Systems and partners Alaska Aerospace and NANA Development Corporation. Mathew J. Joyce, GMD vice president and program …

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ATSC’s Sid Fuchs Gets Appointment from VA Gov. McDonnell

ATS Corporation ( (NYSE Amex: ATSC) announced that Sid Fuchs, executive vice president and COO, was appointed by Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell to the Global Strategies Council of the Southern Growth Policies Board (“Southern Growth”). According to the firm, “Southern Growth’s Global Strategies Council (GSC) serves as the South’s …

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Wednesday Wins

This week, BAE Systems picked up a $30 million deal to provide engineering and technical services to support the U.S. Marine Corps’ air-traffic control systems; Lockheed Martin won a $260 million follow-on production contract from the U.S. Army for the combat-proven Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor. Northrop …

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Harris Donates $250,000 to Purdue University

Harris Corporation is donating a quarter-million dollars to Purdue University to support a new specialized engineering instructional laboratory. The school recently received an initial check for $75,000 during a daylong event that included meetings with Harris representatives, demonstrations and discussions of Harris and Purdue technologies, tours of Harris facilities and …

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TASC Names Mark Leary New CISO

TASC, Inc. has named Mark Leary chief information security officer, a position in which he will be responsible for the leadership, management and oversight of the company’s information security services. He will also provide expertise and support in the cybersecurity market. “The growing sophistication of the cyber threats against both …

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General Dynamics Wins $61.8M Task Order to Support INSCOM

General Dynamics Information Technology has won a $61.8 million task order to support the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command. Under the contract, General Dynamics will provide the sustaining, uninterrupted IT operations and maintenance support that INSCOM and its subordinate units require to create and share critical intelligence products to …

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Naval Academy Graduate to Right the GM Ship

Ed Whitacre will step down as CEO of General Motors on Sept. 1, having led the company back to profitability after “the most turbulent period in its history,” according to a statement, and Daniel Akerson will replace him. Akerson has served on the GM board of directors since July 2009 …

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Tuesday Tip Jar

This week, SRA International Chief Information Officer Brian Michl shared how to uphold IT security policies: “Cybersecurity—for any generation—requires education and awareness, in addition to the use of security technology. When people truly understand the risks and how they affect them, they can do more to increase security … for our …

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ManTech Makes the list of 100 Fastest-Growing Companies

ManTech International Corporation has been ranked on the 2010 “100 Fastest-Growing Companies” list by FORTUNE magazine, having achieved a three-year annual growth rate of 23 percent to place 97 on this year’s list. “It is truly an honor to be acknowledged as one of the nation’s top-growing companies,” said ManTech …

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Bob Phillips to Lead IAP Worldwide

IAP Worldwide Services named Robert L. Phillips president of the firm, while Steve Gaffney will continue to serve as Chairman of the board of directors. According to the firm, “the last three years leading IAP’s global Base Operations Support Services Business Area Team, which provides sustaining support for ongoing federal …

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IAP Worldwide’s Steve Gaffney Picked to Lead DynCorp

DynCorp International has announced Steve Gaffney will replace the outgoing Bill Ballhaus as chief executive officer and president. Gaffney already serves as chairman of DI’s board of directors and will depart IAP Worldwide Services where he was CEO since January 2009. “Bill and I have worked closely together over the …

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Monday Moves

This week,  L-3 Communications tapped Vice Adm. William Sullivan to lead Maritime Programs. Savi Technology, a Lockheed Martin company, named William Maggs chief technology officer. IAP Worldwide Services named Robert L. Phillips to the position of president, effective Aug. 25, 2010. DynCorp International Chief Executive Officer and President Bill Ballhaus …

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