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2011-08-11 08:05:00

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America today announced that the United States Army has awarded the company a time and materials continuation Task Order valued at $22 million if all options are exercised, to support the Unit Level Logistics System - Aviation, Enhanced [ULLS-A(E)]. The Software Engineering Center - Fort Lee (SEC-Lee), Communications and Electronics Command (CECOM), Fort Lee, Virginia, awarded the task order through GSA Region 4 off the Alliant...

2011-08-09 08:15:00

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America today announced the results of its first Symbiotic Nodulation in a Reduced Gravity Environment (SyNRGE) experiment, which studied the effects of microgravity on host plant and bacteria cells. After a one-week analysis, the results of this experiment showed both the plants and their beneficial bacteria thrived in microgravity in their BRIC (Biological Research In a Canister) homes on the shuttle. The SyNRGE experiment, which...

2011-07-27 12:30:00

MCLEAN, Va., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America today announced that the company has been selected as a winning contractor for the Department of Justice (DOJ) IT Support Services 4 (ITSS-4) contract. ITSS-4 is a multiple-award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract with a total ceiling value of $1 billion and replaces ITSS III, scheduled to expire by the end of September 2011. This win represents QinetiQ North America's first contract win with DOJ,...

2011-07-07 09:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America announced today the award of an Expert Scientific and Analytical Support (ESAS) contract from the U.S. Air Force's Technical Applications Center (AFTAC). With options, this six-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract has a total value of $36.5 million. AFTAC is based at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida. Under this contract, QinetiQ North America will work with AFTAC's Atmosphere and Space Directorate in...

2011-07-06 10:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America today announced the appointment of Joseph Parsley as vice president, business development of its engineering and life-cycle management business unit. In this role, Parsley will be responsible for capturing new business and growing the client and partner relationships already in place for the Huntsville-based business unit. Parsley joined the company from Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems. His 14-year career at Northrop...

2011-06-30 08:30:00

MCLEAN, Va., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The IRS competed its long-time IT services-related suite of indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts, called TIPSS-4 ITS, which have a 10-year period of performance (one base-year and nine one-year options). These contracts are the primary procurement vehicles for technology-related services within the Internal Revenue Service and other Treasury bureaus. Thirty-three companies were selected as prime contractors on this multiple...

2011-06-21 15:30:00

PARIS, Le Bourget and SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, QinetiQ, (LSE: QQ.L) and EADS Astrium Crisa, an EADS (PAR:EAD) company, announced today that the companies have entered into a joint agreement to supply the XENITH(TM) (Xenon Ion Thruster) ion propulsion system to the worldwide commercial spacecraft market. The agreement will enable customers to benefit from the combined expertise of independent market leaders in design,...

2011-06-20 12:15:00

MCLEAN, Va., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- QinetiQ North America announced today an award from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) in Huntsville, Ala. The five-year, cost-plus-fixed-fee, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a maximum potential value of $39.8 million supports AMRDEC's Architecture Characterization Program (A2CP). A2CP is a research and development (R&D) program that spans the spectrum of both...


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