* SRA International, a Fairfax government technology contractor, earned $11.9 million (43 cents a share) during its fourth fiscal quarter ended June 30, up 40 percent from a profit of $8.5 million (35 cents) during the corresponding quarter a year ago. Revenue for the quarter increased 42 percent, to $180.9 million from $127.1 million. Full-year net income increased 31 percent, to $38.9 million ($1.42) from $29.7 million ($1.25) in fiscal 2003. Revenue for fiscal 2004 increased 37 percent, to $615.8 million from $450.4 million in fiscal 2003. Shares of SRA closed at $42.79, up 28 cents. SRA also said it won a five-year contract from the Environmental Protection Agency worth up to $29 million to consolidate, upgrade and modernize some of the EPA's information technology infrastructure.
* CACI International responded yesterday to questions from representatives of the California Public Employees' Retirement System and the California State Teachers' Retirement Systems about interrogation services it was hired to perform in Iraq. L. Kenneth Johnson, president of U.S. operations for the Arlington government contractor, attended a meeting with board members of the pension funds, which together hold 286,982 shares of the company. Some members of the pension boards have questioned whether to sell the stake in CACI. One of the company's interrogators was implicated in an Army report on the abuses at Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad. In a letter to leaders of the funds, CACI said it took appropriate steps to protect shareholders and reiterated that no criminal charges have been filed against the company or any of its employees.
* General Dynamics, a Falls Church defense contractor, won a $19 million contract from the Navy Space & Warfare Systems Command to improve data networks for the Navy at 16 locations around the world. The contract will be fulfilled by General Dynamics Network Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics. The company will conduct site surveys, complete site preparation, provide hardware and software, perform configuration and integration of the server farm and information assurance systems, and conduct operational testing.
Compiled from reports by Washington Post staff writers.