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2014-06-22 20:20:05

Target Supports Realistic Testing of Missile Defense System HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] successfully flew an LV-2 intermediate-range ballistic missile target today for a test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system conducted by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. Lockheed Martin launched the unarmed missile target from a ground platform at the Reagan Test Site, Kwajalein Atoll, in the Marshall Islands. Preliminary analysis shows...

2014-06-19 12:22:27

Company Signs Statement of Support with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve RESTON, Va., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, signed a Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve in a ceremony with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The ceremony, held at Leidos Headquarters in Reston, Va., was a joint event between ESGR and Leidos' Military Veteran Operation Program (Operation...

2014-06-10 23:04:31

Horizon BCBSNJ selected as NJ's top large company for supporting workers who also serve in the National Guard or Military Reserve Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has been decorated by the U.S. Secretary of Defense with the Pro Patria Award, an honor given to select employers that demonstrate the greatest support to their workers who also serve in the National Guard or Military Reserve. The award was presented to Horizon BCBSNJ during a...

2014-06-10 12:21:07

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A hybrid cloud developed by the Global Combat Support System - Air Force (GCSS-AF) program and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide a secure, hosting capability, that when used with other existing services, will lower costs, increase agility and improve service for 800,000 Air Force users. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b The GCSS-AF cloud pilot, which concludes in July 2014, strives to provide a hosting...

2014-06-10 08:20:58

Geospatial engineering and integration to be top areas of interest MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Defense (DoD) is strategically leveraging innovations in geospatial technologies to ensure commanders at every level have a deeper understanding of evolving operational environments. Multi-fused geospatial products that could serve as a foundation for many modeling and simulation training programs and enhance the ability of military commanders...

2014-06-06 12:20:26

SHANGHAI, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global vehicle interiors supplier International Automotive Components (IAC) today celebrated the grand opening of its Asia headquarters in Shanghai. In addition to housing a technical center, the new 30,000-square-foot headquarters will host many of IAC's Asian operations including the region's Commercial and Administrative activities along with global and domestic design/engineering, procurement, and manufacturing leadership. "Since...

2014-06-03 12:23:05

BETHESDA, Md., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNITEC Solutions, Inc., announces the award of two contracts for continuing work supporting the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD): a five-year contract with the Defense Media Activity (DMA), Defense Enterprise Media Systems (DEMS) Office with a value of $49 million, and a five-year contract with the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (A/SD [PA]) with a value of $6 million. OMNITEC's technical and program...

2014-06-02 16:20:53

MAIDEN, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc. (NASDAQ Capital Market: AIRT) announces consolidated net earnings of $1,467,000 ($0.60 per diluted share) for fiscal 2014, which ended March 31, 2014, compared to net earnings of $1,670,000 ($.68 per diluted share) for fiscal 2013. Consolidated revenue for fiscal 2014 was $100,772,000 compared to $103,064,000 for fiscal 2013, representing a 2% decrease. By segment, we had a $2,491,000 (5%) increase in air cargo revenue, an...

2014-05-29 23:02:40

The U.S. Navy awarded CSA with an $85M contract to support PEO EIS, the Naval Enterprise Network Program Office (PMW 205) and the Navy Enterprise Business Solutions Program Office, formally known as the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (Navy ERP) Program Office (PMW 220). CSA and its teaming partners will provide services in the areas of acquisition program management, project management, financial management, contracts management, administration operations, public affairs and total force...

2014-05-28 16:21:10

Solutions Company to Provide Research and Development for Technical Area Tasks RESTON, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos [NYSE: LDOS], a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded as a prime by the U.S. Air Force to provide research, development, testing and evaluation for homeland defense and security technical area tasks to the Department of Defense (DoD) community of interest. The cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, multiple-award,...


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