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Major Changes Coming to BAE Systems

A leadership restructuring and an office closing are among the changes coming to the stateside-arm of BAE in the near future. According to Defense News, CEO Linda Hudson sent out a memo detailing a number of reorganization tactics aimed at “better delivering our strategy in an increasingly cost-conscious marketplace.” The …

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Blumenthal Talks Health IT Security

National health information technology coordinator Dr. David Blumenthal gave an interview with Information Week Healthcare to discuss, among other topics, the importance of keeping data safe from cyber threats. “The HITECH act enacted a whole series of provisions to tighten the privacy and security laws under HIPAA,” said Blumenthal. “The …

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BAE Makes Major Changes to Reorganize Business Strategy

The U.S. division of BAE Systems will close one of its two headquarters to reorganize its  delivery strategy following a recent global market and customer review. In an internal memo, BAE President and CEO Linda Hudson wrote: “From this review, it is clear that we must make changes to our organization …

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Boeing Appoints Lockheed Martin as Subcontractor for NextGen

Boeing has chosen Lockheed Martin as a lead subcontractor to work on the FAA’s NextGen initiative, a 10-year, multibillion-dollar contract vehicle to modernize the current aviation system. According to Lockheed Martin, the air traffic management business will “compete for future en route, terminal and oceanic air traffic control and systems …

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Familiar Faces Highlight Healthcare IT Top 100

Healthcare Informatics revealed its list of the top 100 healthcare IT firms and a number of Washington-area companies made the cut. Falls Church-based CSC was the highest ranking Beltway firm, checking in at number six. SAIC‘s healthcare group ranked at 24.  Anthony Hess‘ group brought in $378 million in 2009.  …

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Fairfax County: Ripe Area for GovCon

The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce (FCCC) will hold a luncheon June 15, 2010 featuring Bruce Allen, Executive Vice President/General Manager of the Washington Redskins, as the keynote speaker. The FCCC looks to promote and advocate for the businesses located in Fairfax County. On July 1, the FCCC will bring …

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BAE, Northrop Present at Eurosatory 2010

BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman are just two of the many defense contractors presenting at Eurosatory 2010 in Paris this week. BAE Systems kicked off the event by rolling out the RG41, a new 8×8 addition to the RG range, which the firm describes “as a cost-effective and highly versatile, …

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Why Blackwater Could Be a Smart Purchase

According to Fortune , Xe Services, formerly known as Blackwater, is up for sale. Although the firm would pose as a risky investment for obvious reasons, the contractor sits on a large number of valuable assets. Xe is known for its compound in northeast North Carolina, Forbes also cites “contracts …

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