The EAGLE lands for BAE

baeitThe US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has put UK defence contractor BAE Systems at the head of the queue for work under its Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract.

BAE is one of 15 companies fast-tracked to compete to provide systems, software, and other IT services and support. Under the contract, BAE experts will compete to provide a full range of services and solutions to develop, implement, and maintain technologies that directly support DHS’s mission and daily business functions. The scope of work includes system and software design, development, implementation and integration, as well as IT system maintenance.

BAE’s DeEtte Gray said the award was evidence of the company’s position as an industry leader in systems integration, backed by trusted IT and cybersecurity expertise.”

Copyright Ken Hurst 2014


About Ken Hurst

Ken Hurst began his career as a journalist in London over 30 years ago, working on a range of publications before moving on to weekly newspaper production in the newly-independent Zambia of the 1970s. He returned to the UK where his work included spells on newspapers and magazines, before moving to head up Norwich Union’s corporate affairs division. In the 1990s he moved on to freelance, co-own and publish the B2B audio magazine Sound and front the BBC radio Yesterday’s Papers programme. There followed six years as Business Editor at Britain’s biggest selling regional daily newspaper, The Eastern Daily Press, where he led an award-winning team and for whom he still writes a weekly socio/political comment column. Subsequently, he was Group Editorial Director at CBM, responsible for its UK and US magazine output – including The Manufacturer magazine – research-driven industry reports and live events content. Currently he is Contributing Editor at Works Management magazine publisher Findlay Media and Chairman of the consumer publishing house TNT Multimedia Ltd. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and of the British Association of Communicators in Business.
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