Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 09/08/2016

SAIC 2Q Earnings Top Street on Integration Cost Decline, Revenue Flat

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) reported second quarter earnings above analyst forecasts before markets opened Thursday with a year-over-year increase to net income in part on lower acquisition and integration costs…
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DARPA to Host Proposers Day on Gene-Editing Program; Renee Wegrzyn Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will hold a proposers day on Sept. 30 regarding a program that aims to develop tools that will work to mitigate potential safety risks and advance the potential of gene-editing technologies…
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XTec Secures $60M Task Order to Continue State Dept ID Mgmt System Support

XTec has received a potential three-year, $60 million task order to continue to provide project management and technical support services for the State Department‘s enterprise identity management system…
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Juniper to Provide Networking Infrastructure for Natl Center for Atmospheric Research Supercomputer

The federally funded National Center for Atmospheric Research has selected Juniper Networks to build the networking infrastructure for a new supercomputer that scientists will use to forecast climate patterns and analyze the effects of global warming…
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State-Owned Defense Firm in Poland to Participate in Lockheed Martin Defense Programs

Lockheed Martin has agreed to involve Poland’s state-owned defense organization Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa in various defense and security programs as part of Lockheed’s commitment to Polish industry…
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L-3 Communications Enters Deal to Acquire Micreo; Christopher Kubasik Comments

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has agreed to acquire Australia-based electronic warfare subsystems provider Micreo for an undisclosed amount. L-3’s electronic systems segment will absorb Micreo and adopt the name L-3 Micreo when the transaction closes in September following completion of standard closing conditions, L-3 said Wednesday…
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Sipree to Offer Agencies Financial Tech Platform Through AWS GovCloud; Kevin Henkener Comments

Sipree has made its financial technology offering available to federal customers through Amazon Web Services‘ U.S. government public cloud in an effort to help agencies  manage digital payments…
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UES to Help Air Force Researchers Develop Nanoelectronic Materials

UES has won a potential six-year, $42 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research and develop advanced materials for electronic, magnetic and electro-optical applications. The Defense Department said Tuesday that UES will help the Air Force Research Laboratory produce materials the service branch can use to update digital, radio frequency, radar, infrared detector, opto-electronic, communications, power generation, sensing and control systems as part of the Nanoelectronic Materials Optimization initiative…
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CAE Delivers C-130 Flight Simulator to Indonesian Air Force; Peter Redman Comments

Indonesia’s air force has received a CAE-built C-130H full-mission simulator previously in-service with Australia’s air force as part of a government-to-government agreement signed years ago…
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Lockheed to Build KC-130J Tankers for France Under $133M Air Force Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $132.6 million contract modification to provide two KC-130J Super Hercules configured aircraft to France under the foreign military sales program…
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Polycom to Name Siris Capital Exec Partner Mary McDowell as CEO

Mary McDowell, an executive partner at Siris Capital Group, will join gobal communications services provider Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) as CEO once the latter company completes its merger with a Siris Capital affiliate…
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