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Lockheed Martin Gets $60M Army Contract

Published on Mon, 08/01/2011 - 14:06
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General Dynamics unit awarded U.S. Army contract worth up to $2.5B

Published on Mon, 04/25/2011 - 14:25
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General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (GD), has been selected by the U.S. Army Forces Command as an awardee for the Operations, Planning, Training and Resource Support Services II contract. T

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Raytheon Wins $68 Million Night-Vision Weapon Sights Contract

Published on Thu, 04/14/2011 - 14:33
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Raytheon Co (NYSE:RTN) has won a $68.6 million contract to deliver night-vision weapon sights to the U.S. Army.

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General Dynamics Wins $23 Million Contract to Support U.S. Air Force

An order valued at $3 million was initially awarded, but the three-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a total potential value of $23 million if all options are exercised.

Under the contract, the company will purchase, deliver and integrate ruggedized laptops that will be used as Portable Maintenance Aids with F-22As.

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General Dynamics (GD) announced today that its business unit, General Dynamics Information Technology, has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Air Force's F-22A Integrated Maintenance Information System (IMIS) program.

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Metal USA Holdings Complete Acquisition of Trident

The acquisition represents the company's third and largest acquisition since its IPO last April. Because of the acquisition, the company will also be able to expand into desired target markets in the Southeast, South central, Nort

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Metals USA Holdings (MUSA) announced Friday that it has closed its acquisition of The Richardson Trident Co.

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Humana Adds More Than 4.5%, Wins DoD Contract and Raises EPS Outlook For the Year

Published on Mon, 02/28/2011 - 11:18
By Stephanie Shyu in General Interest, HUM, contract, defense, dod, eps, expense, fiscal, health, health care, hum, humana, insurance, insurer, tricare, News Update

As a result, Humana raised its EPS guidance for the year to a range of $5.95-$6.15. The health insurance provider no longer anticipates incurring expenses in 2011 associated with the loss of the TRICARE South Region contract.

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Humana (HUM) announced Friday it won a south region TRICARE contract from the Department of Defense. Health care delivery under the new contract is scheduled to begin on April 1, 2012.

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SAIC awarded $28M contract to support U.S. Navy strategic systems programs

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Science Applications International Corp, or SAIC, announced it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs, or SSP, Command to provide project management planning and systems integration services in su

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Textron Signs Deal to Supply Armored Vehicles Parts

Published on Wed, 01/19/2011 - 14:23
By Stephanie Shyu in News corner, TXT, business, deal, defense, military, security, stocks, textron marine and land system, trade, txt

The deal will also monitor such issues as on-time delivery, parts usage, processing time and product quality.

Since 2003, TXT has been supplying the army with spare parts for the M1117 armored security vehicle, which it also builds in its southeastern Louisiana site."

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"Textron Marine & Land Systems, a unit of Textron (TXT), today announced that it has inked a deal with the Defense Logistics Agency to provide parts for the military's armored security vehicle.

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Gates to detail $100B in Pentagon cuts & savings

Published on Tue, 01/04/2011 - 08:29
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Robert Gates, the U.S. Defense Secretary, is expected to announce nearly $100B in cuts to some weapons programs and savings for the Pentagon, sources tell Reuters. The announcement, which may come as early as Thursday, may include

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