Booz Allen joins government IT effort

MCLEAN, Va., May 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department has added Booz Allen Hamilton to its prime contractors to support its modernization of information technology infrastructure.

Navy gives contract for cyber support

MCLEAN, Va., April 21 (UPI) -- Virginia's Booz Allen Hamilton has been awarded a contract to support the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific.

Four firms clinch missile defense work

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Missile Defense Agency is awarding advisory and assistance services contracts, each with a $281.7 million ceiling, to four U.S. companies.

Booz Allen picked for rapid response help

MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army selected Booz Allen Hamilton for rapid response, third-generation program work.

Booz Allen Hamilton to sell shares

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- Virginia government consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton is going public and will place shares on the New York Stock Exchange, the company said.

Booz Allen awarded Army ARDEC deal

PICATINNY, N.J., July 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has contracted Booz Allen Hamilton to provide the Research Development Engineering Command with support services.

Report faults U.S. cybersecurity

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. government does not have the specialists needed to protect its computer systems from outside cyber attack, a report released Wednesday said.
NORAD gears up for Santa Claus tracking

NORAD gears up for Santa Claus tracking

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command says it is again preparing to track Santa Claus live from Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado.

Invertix to support Army INSCOM

MCLEAN, Va., July 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has contracted Invertix Corp. to support the Intelligence and Security Command with management, engineering and information technology services.

General Dynamics to support HSIN network

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 11 (UPI) -- General Dynamics has been contracted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to develop an update for the Homeland Security Information Network.

NASA awards ISS contract extension

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. space agency has given the Ares Corp. a $26 million, one-year contract extension for development and operation of the International Space Station.

Booz Allen announces major split

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- The U.S consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. says it is separating, with private-equity firm Carlyle Group buying its government division for $2.54 billion.

LM wins $324M USAF personnel IT contract

SEABROOK, Md., April 8 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has won a $324 million personnel information technology contract from the U.S. Air Force.

DRS wins DoD fuel sites review contract

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- DRS Technologies has won a contract to review U.S. Department of Defense fixed site fuel facilities around the world.

IGI to support OCHCO systems

PITTSFORD, N.Y., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Booz Allen Hamilton announced a deal with New York-based Infinite Group to support the Homeland Security Department's Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer.
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Booz Allen Hamilton
Vice president of the Global Strategic Security Division, Booz Allen Hamilton Harold Hongju Koh testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on the wartime executive power and the National Security Agency's surveillance authority, in Washington on February 28, 2006. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Booz Allen Hamilton NYSE: BAH, or more commonly Booz Allen, is an American public consulting firm headquartered in McLean, Fairfax County, Virginia, with 80 other offices throughout the United States. Ralph Shrader is its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The firm was founded by Edwin Booz in Chicago circa 1914. It is listed as number 438 in the 2011 Fortune 500.

Booz Allen is a defense and homeland security contractor for the US federal government. Booz Allen’s services include strategy design, operations improvement, information technology work, systems engineering, organizational change efforts, modeling and simulation, program management, specialist staff augmentation, assurance and resilience, and economic and business analysis.

As of August 2008, what was formerly Booz Allen Hamilton’s parent company (which used the Booz Allen name itself) divided in two. The Booz Allen Hamilton moniker was retained by the half focusing on U.S. governmental matters, with Booz & Company taking sole control of its commercial strategy and international portfolio. Booz Allen Hamilton is majority owned by private equity firm The Carlyle Group, while Booz & Company is owned and operated as a partnership. On November 17th, 2010 Booz Allen's shares of common stock began trading at the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BAH.

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