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2010-07-23 05:00:00

CHANTILLY, Va., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc. has won a systems engineering and integration (SE&I) contract valued in excess of $200 million with a three-year base and three two-year options to support the Infrared Space Systems Wing (ISSW) at Los Angeles Air Force Base. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) Under terms of the contract, the TASC team will work on several key mission...

2010-07-21 15:17:00

CHANTILLY, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rule changes proposed by the Department of Defense on organizational conflicts of interest (OCI) in major defense acquisition programs are inconsistent with the goals of the government's Weapons Systems Acquisition Reform Act (WSARA) of 2009, says TASC, Inc. In its response to the proposed changes, the company expressed concern that they could increase the potential for impaired objectivity. (Logo:...

2010-07-14 09:47:00

CHANTILLY, Va., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ken Krieg, former under secretary of defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, has joined the Board of Advisors of TASC, Inc., the leading provider of advanced system engineering and advisory services to the intelligence and defense communities, as well as to civilian agencies of the federal government. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) "Our...

2010-07-08 10:30:00

INDIAN HEAD, Md., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A new inventory management system developed by TASC, Inc. for the U.S. Navy will allow Naval warehousing facilities to automatically count and locate RFID-tagged inventory in real time. The software platform integrates a radio frequency identification (RFID) system with an inventory management system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) "Good asset...

2010-07-07 20:49:00

CHANTILLY, Va., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc., the leading independent and non-conflicted provider of advanced systems engineering, integration and support services to the intelligence, defense and federal civilian markets, has named David Manser Director of Technology for TASC's Enterprise Systems Business Unit. Manser joins TASC from Boeing, where he served as program manager and IT director on the company's internal advanced experimental network, LabNet, which serves as the backbone...

2010-06-14 14:06:00

CHANTILLY, Va., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc., the leading independent and non-conflicted provider of advanced systems engineering, integration, and support services to the intelligence, defense and civilian markets, has appointed Bradley W. Kopp to the position of vice president and treasurer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) As vice president and treasurer, Kopp is responsible for leading TASC's treasury function, including key relationships with...

2010-06-03 13:09:00

CHANTILLY, Va., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc. (TASC) announced today that it has named Wayne M. Rehberger, AGE, vice president and chief financial officer, effective June 28, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) Photo accompanying this news release will be available at: http://www.tasc.com/TASC_Leadership.html/. "We are delighted to welcome Wayne Rehberger, a seasoned and respected financial executive, to our senior management team," said Wood...

2010-05-24 07:00:00

CHANTILLY, Va., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc. (TASC), the newly independent provider of advanced system engineering and decision-support services to the intelligence, defense and federal civilian markets, today announced the members of its new Board of Advisors. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100524/PH08918LOGO ) "Representing both industry and government background, our new Board of Advisors is comprised of recognized experts in a broad spectrum of TASC markets," says...

2010-05-10 16:03:00

CHANTILLY, Va., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC, Inc. (TASC), the leading independent and non-conflicted provider of advanced system engineering, integration and support services to the intelligence, defense and federal civilian markets, has named Larry Strang to head the company's Cybersecurity Initiatives. "With threats to our nation's cybersecurity constantly changing, TASC is well prepared to continue to help the federal government assure the security and resiliency of America's...

2010-05-04 13:27:00

CHANTILLY, Va., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- TASC Inc. (TASC) has been selected by The United States Army to provide analytical services and software support to the Army Military Intelligence Community as well as the Department of Defense and Joint Intelligence Community. Under the $26 million-per-year contract, TASC will provide the Army with analytical tools to evaluate the Army's intelligence surveillance reconnaissance systems and force structure. "With the threats to our national security...


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