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NAVSUP Issues Solicitation for Potential $993M Wireless Telecommunications Services IDIQ

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The Naval Supply Systems Command has issued a solicitation for a potential five-year, $993.5 million contract to continue to provide wireless telecommunications services to the Defense Department, Department of the Navy, Air Force, Army and other federal agencies. NAVSUP said in a FedBizOpps notice published Thursday the indefinitely-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is a follow-on requirement and …

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L-3 Subsidiary Secures $200M AF Contract for Warfighter Readiness & Training Research

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An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) division has landed a $200 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to offer warfighter readiness and training research. L-3 Link Simulation and Training will research, develop, evaluate and validate training approaches, methods, tools and infrastructure, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Air Force Research Laboratory …

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April 27 Market Close: GovCon Index Boosted By Defense Prime Gains After 1Q Earnings Reports

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The GovCon Index soared 1.396 percent to 77.998 Wednesday on a series of pre-market earnings reports from several large defense prime contractors as Boeing (NYSE: BA) overcame an early morning decline to close in positive. GovCon Wire posted a summary of all six GovCon Index-related earnings figures plus that of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) …

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Orbital ATK Secures $121M Navy Contract Modification for HARM Missile Conversion

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The U.S. Navy has awarded an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) business unit a $121.4 million contract modification to exercise an option to convert AGM-88B High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles into 145 Lot 5 full-rate production, anti-radiation guided missile all-up-rounds. Orbital ATK’s defense electronic systems unit will also provide 12 captive air training missiles along with associated supplies …

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Lockheed Receives $139M Air Logistics Support Contract Extension From DLA

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The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded an 18-month, $138.8 million “bridge contract” to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to support DLA’s efforts to deliver spare parts and industrial hardware to U.S. Air Force logistics centers. Lockheed will provide supply chain management and logistical services in support of maintenance, repair and overhaul operations at the military branch’s air logistics complexes, Defense …

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Peter Kane Appointed COO at Altamira

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Peter Kane, formerly a vice president at McLean, Virginia-based technology services contractor Altamira Technologies, has been appointed to the role of chief operating office and will handle all of the company’s contract and program-related functions. Altamira said Wednesday Kane holds at least three decades of experience in programs related to intelligence, surveillance and …

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General Dynamics Secures Potential $193M Army Contract for Penetrator Bomb Components

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has received a potential five-year, $193 million contract from the U.S. Army to build penetrator bomb bodies and components. The Army Contracting Command awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to produce the BLU-109 units, the company said Wednesday. General Dynamics added it has already received the first orders valued at $9.3 …

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Weekly Roundup Mar. 21 – Mar. 24 2016: NIST-Backed Cyber Council Adds New Private Sector Leader & more

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Mar. 21 – Mar. 24 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson A White House-mandated cybersecurity organization created to combine knowledge and experience from the public and private sectors added a new leader this week whose background includes stops on both sides. …

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Aleut Awarded $395M Air Force Contract for Cape Canaveral Infrastructure Support

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Colorado Springs, Colorado-based engineering consultant firm Aleut O&M Services has landed a $395 million contract to provide launch operations and infrastructure support to the U.S. Air Force. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract calls for Aleut O&M to provide facility and system operations, maintenance and engineering services at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the Defense Department said …

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Tetra Tech Purchases IT Services Contractor Indus in Data Analytics Market Push

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Pasadena, California-based engineering services contractor Tetra Tech (NASDAQ: TTEK) has purchased information technology services contractor Indus Corp. for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand footprints in markets such as data analytics and geospatial analysis. Vienna, Virginia-headquartered Indus has become a part of Tetra Tech’s water, environment and infrastructure business …

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