Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 05/21/2015

State Dept Clears $2B in Saudi MH-60R Helicopter, Turkey Phalanx Gun System Sales

The State Department has approved approximately $2.2 billion in requests from Saudi Arabia and Turkey to purchase military equipment from the U.S. under foreign military sales agreements. Saudi Arabia has asked the U…
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US Army Awards $196M Facility Repair Contract to 11 Firms

Eleven companies have won positions on a five-year, $196 million U.S. Army contract to repair abandoned government facilities and failed equipment throughout and outside the U.S. Contractors will perform design-build construction work in the District of Columbia, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico, Japan and South Korea through May 18, 2020, the Defense Department saidWednesday
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Michael Maiorana: Verizon Includes Cloud Platform on Networx, WITS Contract Vehicles

A Verizon cloud computing suite has been added to two contract vehicles that U.S. government agencies use to procure telecommunication products and services. Verizon saidWednesday its Enterprise Cloud: Federal Edition offering can now be purchased by agencies through the General Services Administration‘s Networx Universal and Enterprise program and the Washington Interagency Telecommunications System 3 acquisition vehicle…
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Elbit Signs $158M Deal for Nice Systems’ Cyber Division; Bezhalel Machlis Comments

Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has signed an agreement for its Cyberbit subsidiary to purchase the cyber and intelligence division of Nice Systems for up to $157.9 million. Elbit said Thursday it will pay $117…
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Ray Mabus: Navy Must Maintain Tech R&D Budget

U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said at a Defense One-hosted forum Wednesday that the military service wants flexibility in how it spends federal money on weapon systems, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday
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John Fratamico: Leidos to Help Navy Train Sensor Operators

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a four-year, $49 million contract to develop, integrate and maintain training and analysis systems for U.S. Navy sensor operators. The company saidWednesday that it would perform scientific, engineering and technical support for the training design, fabrication and implementation…
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