ManTech Wins $2.85B For Army MRAP Logistics, Tech Updates; Pedersen Comments

ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ: MANT) has won a $2.85 billion contract from the U.S. Army  to continue logistics support for the Army’s mine resistant ambush protected vehicles. The company said it won the five-year contract from TACOM Contracting Center for the MRAP support program, which the company has participated in since 2003. This award, coupled with recent awards to operate and...

L-3 Wins $321M C-27 Australia Sale

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has won a $321,770,026 million U.S. Air Force contract to provide the branch with Spartan planes for a foreign military sale. The Defense Department said Australia will receive 10 C-27J planes and 10 option kits, provided by the company’s integrated systems division. Australia will also receive 10 option kits, production cost and software reports and contractor...

Northrop Wins $108M To Modify AF Ballistic Missiles

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has won a $108,098,628 contract to perform engineering design services for a U.S. Air Force ballistic missile program. The company will help the branch modify the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Cryptography Upgrade II Engineering and Manufacturing Development Program. Work will occur in Huntington Beach, Calif. and Clearfield, Utah, and the Pentagon expects...

CSC Included On Harris $3B DHS Communications IDIQ Team; Ted Hengst Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) is a subcontractor on a team led by Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) that will compete to provide communications equipment to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. DHS awarded the potential $3 billion contract to several companies for the commercial-offOffice Forms Facilitator-the-shelf equipment, infrastructure and related services. Harris believes this award could...

Lockheed Wins $68M For AF GPS III Launch Services

Lockheed Image Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won a $68 million contract to provide space vehicle launch support services to the U.S. Air Force, the company announced Thursday. The Bethesda, Md.-based defense and technology firm will provide mission readiness, launch, early orbit checkout and on-orbit operations engineering for the Air Force’s first two GPS III satellites. Lockheed will...

Boeing Wins $97M Apache Foreign Sale

Site: Army.mil Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $97,268,761 U.S. Army contract modification to deliver Apache attack helicopters for a foreign military sale. The Defense Department announced Tuesday that the company will supply Block III AHAllowance Holder-64D helicopters to the Army for a firm-fixed-price. Work under the firm-fixed-price contract will occur in Mesa, Ariz. and the Pentagon expects the company...

ATK Wins $84M For Army Electronic Bomb Fuzes

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won an $84,809,000 contract to provide the U.S. Army with electronic bomb fuzes, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. The Arlington, Va.-based company will supply 1,469 FMU-143R/B bomb fuzes; 2,705 FMU-143S/B bomb fuzes; and 789 FMU-143T/B bomb fuzes. Work under the firm-fixed-price contract will occur in Rocket Center, W.Va. and the Pentagon expects the work to finish by...

DRS Wins $134M For Thermal Sight Tech, Security Services

DRS Technologies has won two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth up to $134 million, according to an announcement from Finmeccanica, DRS’ Italy-based parent company. DRS received a potential $40 million contract from the U.S. Defense Department to manufacture spot on target long-range day and night thermal sight equipment for the military. The company also received a potential...

IBM Completes Buy Of Big Data Firm Vivisimo

IBM (NYSE: IBM) completed its purchase of discovery and navigation software provider Vivisimo for an undisclosed amount, IBM announced Tuesday. Vivisimo has more than 140 customers in both the public and private sectors, including the U.S. Air Force, Navy Social Security Administration and the Defense Intelligence Agency. IBM said it would integrate nearly 120 Vivisimo employees into its software group...

Harris To Provide Special Ops Command $81M In Radios

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) received an $81 million delivery order to provide the U.S. Special Operations Command with tactical radios, the company announced Tuesday. The company holds a contract to support the command’s capital replacement program, developed to modernize the command’s tactical radios. Harris will supply Falcon III AN/PRC-117G wideband manpack tactical radios to equip warfighters...

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