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More problems, delays for DMS
The military's new Defense Message System probably won't completely replace the current message network until early next year.

Army gets integration help
An unnamed vendor received a support contract to help define information systems across the Army.

Peregrine no longer bankrupt
Peregrine Systems Inc., a software vendor, has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plans a renewed push into the federal market.

DOD document site gets upgrade
An overhauled Web site will let Defense Department employees track documents throughout the printing and duplicating process.

GPO taps Young for prepress
The Government Printing Office appointed Dannie Young as superintendent of GPO's Electronic Photocomposition Division.

Raytheon, IBM to collaborate
Raytheon Co. and IBM Corp. are working together to design custom chips and systems for defense and aerospace.

Report: BIA has bad data
Bad data entry in a system for schools' maintenance and repair information could cost the Bureau of Indian Affairs millions.

USDA to train project managers
The Agriculture Department has hired Robbins-Gioia LLC to teach a five-week course on program management.

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