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General Dynamics wins $231M Marine ops centers deal

General Dynamics Corp. won a $231 million contract modification from the Marine Corps for 165 mobile command and control systems called Combat Operations Centers.

Protiviti buys government consulting company

Protiviti Government Services Inc. has acquired Enspier Technologies Inc., a provider of risk consulting and internal audit services to federal agencies.

Alcatel-Lucent targets U.S. federal market with new unit

Telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent has formed an independent unit named LGS to service the U.S. federal government's military and civilian agencies and departments.

Veritas snaps up Pearson Government Solutions

Private equity investment firm Veritas Capital Partners will acquire Pearson Government Solutions for $600 million in a cash and stock deal.

Inside track: In brief

Help wanted at Labor ... A forecast for support ... Navy needs alert system ...

Inside track: In brief

Help wanted at Labor ... A forecast for support ... Navy needs alert system ...

IPOs fire fed market

Increased revenue and new public players are bright spots of active third quarter.

Pearson to expand Medicare call center services

<font color="CC0000">(Updated)</font color> Pearson Government Solutions Inc. won a $440 million contract from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to expand the services it provides for the Beneficiary Contact Center program.

Boeing overhauls radar for Japan's AWACS fleet

The Boeing Co. won a $108 million contract to supply radar system improvement program kits to Japan's fleet of four E-767 Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft.

GTSI misses deadline for filing 3Q financials

GTSI Corp. notified government securities regulators yesterday that it could not meet the deadline for filing its third quarter financial report.

Raytheon gains altitude with $113M U-2 systems deal

Raytheon Co. won a contract from the Air Force to continue delivering consolidated field support for the U-2 reconnaissance aircraft program.

CACI forms up for Army Reserve IT work

CACI International inc. won a four-year, $17 million task order to support infrastructure assurance services to the Army Reserve's anti-terrorism activities around the world.

SAIC snaps up Applied Marine Technology

Science Applications International Corp. will acquire Applied Marine Technology Inc., a provider of services for special operations and missions by military, intelligence and law enforcement.

Northrop Grumman sweeps up Essex Corp.

Northrop Grumman Corp. has acquired Essex Corp., a provider of signal processing services, for $580 million in an all-cash deal.

Beyond IT

For 16 years, Serco Inc. has ridden an accelerating trend of government agencies turning to contractors for work that goes beyond the realm of usual IT services.

EDS takes on Medicare and Medicaid fraud

EDS Corp. won two, five-year task orders worth an estimated $120 million to deliver IT support for antifraud programs at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

DISA taps Qwest for Internet services

Qwest Communications won a contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide bandwidth transmission services for DOD's global information grid.

General Dynamics wins Army urban warfare training deal

General Dynamics Information Technology won a contract from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation to set up a military battlefield training site in Jordan.

Air Force re-ups Stanley for joint strike fighter work

Stanley Inc. won a $63 million contract to continue supplying telecommunications and IT infrastructure support to the Defense Department's Joint Strike Fighter Program Office.

Air Force re-ups Lockheed Martin for virtual training

Lockheed Martin won a contract modification from the Air Force to continue furnishing technological and simulation support for its virtual combat training facility.