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2014-04-23 08:22:10

TUCSON, Ariz., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An international customer signed an agreement with the U.S. Government for a foreign military sale (FMS) of tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided (TOW) missiles to be supplied by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) in a deal valued at approximately $750 million. Raytheon plans to deliver nearly 14,000 TOW missiles to the customer over a three-year period beginning in 2015. A resulting order is expected to be executed by the U.S. government...

2014-04-08 23:33:59

PathoGenetix, Inc. has delivered an early commercial version of the RESOLUTION Microbial Genotyping System to the independent contract research firm, MRIGlobal. MRIGlobal has purchased the RESOLUTION System under a U.S. government-funded project, to assess the effectiveness of the rapid microbial identification and strain typing technology for biodefense applications. WOBURN, MASS (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 PathoGenetix™, Inc., developer of an automated system for rapid bacterial strain...

2014-04-08 16:25:56

-- Revenues: $941 million for fourth quarter ($931 million excluding revenues performed by former parent); $4.1 billion for fiscal year ($4.0 billion excluding revenues performed by former parent) MCLEAN, Va., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC), a technical, engineering and enterprise information technology company, today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year which ended January 31, 2014. The Company commenced...

2014-03-31 12:33:18

LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: U.S. Government 2014 Top 10 Predictions This IDC Government Insights report discusses the top 10 predictions for 2014 that will heavily influence the direction and magnitude of IT investment, management, and evaluation. It also presents key market drivers affecting these aspects of IT across levels of government in the United States. "While core government values like mission...

2014-03-27 08:22:26

- Revenues: $1.30 billion for fourth quarter; $5.77 billion for fiscal year MCLEAN, Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014, which ended January 31, 2014. "In our fourth quarter, we continued to encounter headwinds from sequestration, unclear funding on awarded programs, delayed award decisions, high levels of protest...

2014-03-20 23:29:40

Fusion PPT announced today that CEO Michael Biddick has been selected to present case study keynote session titled “Case Study on Cloud Computing Interoperability and Portability” at the Cloud Connect Summit. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Fusion PPT, a recognized strategy and technology consulting firm, announced today that CEO Michael Biddick has been selected to present case study keynote session titled “Case Study on Cloud Computing Interoperability and Portability” at the...

2014-03-14 23:00:18

Press Briefing Scheduled with Board Chair and CEO Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today launched a process to transition the role of the United States Government relating to the Internet’s unique identifiers system. ICANN’s announcement comes on the heels of an historic announcement today by the U.S. Government stating that it is ready to transfer its stewardship of the important Internet technical...

2014-03-10 08:37:07

Protects Government Leaders and Agencies Against Social Media Cyber Threats LEESBURG, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTN Government (MTNGOV), a subsidiary of MTN Communications (MTN) and a leader in satellite communications, cybersecurity and integrated intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions serving U.S. DoD and civilian agencies worldwide, announces the introduction of the industry's first "Social Media Threat Intelligence" managed service. This service is a...

2014-03-07 12:21:10

Team Resumes Transition At Nuclear Security Facilities In Tennessee and Texas RESTON, Va., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bechtel-led Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC has been directed by the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration to immediately resume transitioning to take over the management and operation of the Pantex Plant in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Consolidated Nuclear Security was selected last year to manage...

2014-02-06 16:27:04

Unsealed federal lawsuit alleges that pharmaceutical giant engaged in unlawful marketing schemes involving blockbuster drugs Thalomid and Revlimid in cancer treatment, costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars; charges of kickbacks to physicians in pushing for unapproved treatments LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading whistleblower law firm Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. represents a key whistleblower in a false claims lawsuit unsealed today against...


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  • A spider.
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