Newsletter | August 17, 2007

GovCon Newsletter: ManTech Awarded Two Major Government IDIQ Contract Vehicles
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ManTech Awarded Two Major Government IDIQ Contract Vehicles
ManTech International Corporation announced it has been awarded contracts for two multiple-award programs - the General Services Administration's Alliant program which has a $50B ceiling and the Department of State's Security Assurance Services and Innovation (SASI) contract which has a $710M aggregate value...

Washington Group International Announces $2.5B In Contract Additions For Chemical Weapons Demilitarization Work
Washington Group International announced recently that negotiations with the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency have been completed for additions to Washington Group's contracts at three U.S. chemical weapons demilitarization plants, with the value of the modifications totaling approximately $2.5B...

AS&E Introduces ZBV Military Trailer At 2007 Force Protection Equipment Demonstration (FPED VI)
American Science and Engineering, Inc. (AS&E), a leader in X-ray detection technology, recently introduced the ZBV Military Trailer — a militarized version of the company's patented Z Backscatter Van (ZBV) cargo and vehicle screening system...

Agilent Technologies To Acquire NetworkFab
Agilent Technologies Inc. and NetworkFab Corp. recently announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for NetworkFab to join Agilent. Privately held NetworkFab designs and builds advanced signal intelligence, communications and jammer systems for the U.S. military, intelligence agencies and law enforcement groups...

U.S. Army To Use Sunnex Halogen Task Lamps In HMMWV, Bradley Vehicles
Sunnex, Inc., a leading manufacturer of lighting equipment, has announced that its HS Series halogen task lamps will be used by the United States Army to provide task lighting in HMMWVs and Bradley Fighting Vehicles...

Department Of Defense Awards Northrop Grumman The Clinical And Health Data Repository Initiative Contract
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Defense to deploy, enhance and maintain the Clinical and Health Data Repository initiative to help the Defense Department and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) seamlessly share patient information...

Alnylam Awarded $38.6M Contract To Develop RNAi Therapeutics For Biological Threats
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced recently that it has been awarded a $38.6M contract over 33 months from the United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to develop a broad spectrum RNAi anti-viral therapeutic for the treatment of viral hemorrhagic fever...

Commerce Department's NTIA Awards IBM Contract For Digital-To-Analog Converter Box Coupon Program Services
The Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) recently awarded IBM a contract to provide services for the Digital-to-Analog Converter Box Coupon Program, which is designed to help all Americans receive free, over-the-air television when full-power television stations cease analog broadcasting after February 17, 2009...

U.S. Air Force Takes Delivery Of BATMAV Micro Unmanned Aircraft Systems From AeroVironment
AeroVironment, Inc., a leader in unmanned aircraft systems and efficient electric energy systems, recently announced that the U.S. Air Force has recently taken delivery of its initial BATMAV micro unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), which include the Wasp III air vehicle, as planned under the Air Force Beyond Line of Site (BLOS) program...

New CCS System Proven To Efficiently Treat Fine And Submicron Particulate, Simultaneously With Gases
Tri-Mer Corporation, developer of CCS ("Cloud Chamber System") technology, recently teamed with U.S. air quality authorities on a full-scale demonstration of the CCS against diesel pollution at the train yard in Roseville, CA...

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