Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/14/2015

Carl Buising Joins ManTech’s Federal Health IT Unit as Chief Medical Officer; Daniel Keefe Comments

Dr. Carl Buising, formerly chief medical officer at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has joined ManTech International’s (NASDAQ: MANT) federal health information technology division as chief medical officer. The certified physician will bring his two decades of health IT and medicine experience to his current role and help ManTech Health promote the adoption of IT systems among medical providers, the company said Thursday
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NCI to Help Investigate Fraud in Medicare Equipment Supply Chain; Brian Clark Comments

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has awarded NCI (Nasdaq: NCIT) a potential five-year, $51.9 million contract to support fraud detection efforts at the National Supplier Clearinghouse. The company said Wednesday it plans to use technology-based methods to help NSC recognize improper activities during enrollment of Medicare equipment suppliers…
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State Dept OKs $199M Boeing Harpoon Missile Sale to Japan

Japan has placed an order for Boeing (NYSE: BA) UGM-84L Harpoon Block II missiles under a $199 million foreign military sale approved by the State Department. The proposed contract covers the procurement of 48 Harpoons, containers, equipment, spare and repair parts, technical documentation and logistics and training services, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency saidWednesday
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State Dept Clears $345M Norway Sidewinder Missile Sale

The State Department has approved Norway’s request to purchase $345 million in AIM 9X Block II Sidewinder missiles and related components from the U.S. through a foreign military sales transaction…
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Navy Orders Mercury Systems Electronic Parts

Mercury Systems (NASDAQ: MRCY) has been awarded a five-year, $7.3 million contract to produce electronic spare parts for the U.S. Navy’s ship-mounted electronic warfare systems, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday
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Marine Corps Eyes Ground Robotic Systems; Capt. James Piniero Comments

The U.S. Marine Corps is examining land-based robotic technologies in order to help infantry soldiers with their patrolling, explosive disposal and combat missions, Defense Systems reported Tuesday. David Walsh writes the military service is working to modify a QinetiQ North America-designed unmanned ground vehicle as part of the branch’s Combat Robotics System development program…
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