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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Border Protection Infrastructure & The New Space-Race

Weekly Roundup April 24 – April 28 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For months, we’ve all been reading about the proposed wall along our nation’s southern borders, headlines describing the billions of dollars that will be needed to fund such …

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Lockheed Receives $423M Lot 10 F-35 Special Equipment Procurement Funds

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has received a $422.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to obtain special tools and test equipment for the tenth batch of F-35 jets. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification covers purchases from the Navy, U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps as well as international partners and foreign military …

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Mission Essential Gets Potential $695M Army Task Order for Language, Cultural Advisory Services

Mission Essential has secured a potential five-year, $695 million task order from the U.S. Army‘s Intelligence and Security Command to carry out language and cultural advisory services. The company said Tuesday it will provide services under the force projection mission area of the Defense Language Interpretation Translation Enterprise II indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The task order has a one-year …

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Lockheed Secures $110M Navy Contract Modification for F-35 Block 3F Upgrade Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $109.6 million contract modification to support Block 3F upgrade of company-built F-35s. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification covers the provision of 567 modification kits for offboard system hardware and turnaround assets as well as recurring labor for the completion of hardware and software upgrades. …

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William LaPlante Appointed SVP, GM of Mitre’s National Security Center

William LaPlante, formerly a vice president of Mitre, has been appointed as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit research company’s Center for National Security. Mitre said Thursday LaPlante will lead efforts to increase the organization’s strategic value across its Defense Department, intelligence and cybersecurity portfolios. CNS is comprised of two Mitre-operated, federally …

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DLA Awards Potential $925M Contract to American Material Handling Equipment

American Material Handling Equipment has won a potential five-year, $925 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency for the supply of material handling equipment to the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy as well as federal civilian agencies. DLA received 38 offers for the contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Lockheed Awarded $100M Contract for Air Force JASSM Production, Lifecycle Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a five-year, $100 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support production of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will also provide lifecycle support for JASSM, Long Range Anti-Ship Missile, JASSM-Extended Range and other JASSM variants in the areas of system upgrades, …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: CBP, Border Walls, Drones and More

Weekly Roundup April 10 – April 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Since the election of President Trump, the Department of Homeland Security has been a topic of much discussion, particularly the Customs and Border Protection agency. Trump’s campaign promises …

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AECOM Subsidiary Wins $3.6B Contract for Air Force Range Support Services

AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) URS Federal Services subsidiary has won a potential 17-year, $3.6 billion contract to provide range support services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday the cost-plus-award-fee contract covers testing, tactics development, advanced training and joint and Air Force mission support. Work is scheduled to occur through March 31, 2034, at …

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Navy Awards Lockheed $582M F-35 Air Vehicle Spares Delivery Order

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a four-year, $581.8 million delivery order from the U.S. Navy to supply air vehicle initial spares for the F-35 program. The Defense Department said Friday the order covers F-35 common spares; F-35A, F-35B and F-35C unique spares; aloft spares packages/deployment spares packages and reprogramming lab spares in support of the …

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