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Army Picks Oshkosh for $7B Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Contract

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Oshkosh Defense has won a much-anticipated potential $6,749,799,374.25 contract to build armored vehicles for the U.S. Army‘s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program, the service branch’s initiative to replace the Humvee for itself and the Marine Corps. The Army said Tuesday it expects low-rate initial production of the JLTV to start in fiscal year 2016 and ...

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August 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Gives Back AM Gains, Nears Correction Territory

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The GovCon Index‘s streak of declines extended to a sixth consecutive day Tuesday with a gain of 1.297 percent to 69.628 as U.S. stocks also plummeted late in the trading session. GovCon Index and GovCon Wire parent company Executive Mosaic has determined the Index to officially be near correction territory — 10 percent down from ...

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Army Renews BAE Rocket Propellant Grains Contract

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 24, 2015 — BAE Systems will continue to produce propulsion components for the U.S. Army’s Hydra 70 rockets from 2016 to 2017 under a $50 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. BAE said Thursday it has been making Mk 90 propellant grains for the Defense Department at ...

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Navy Picks ViaSat, Data Link Solutions for MIDS-LVT Support

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The U.S. Navy has awarded contracts worth a total of $880.8 million to ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) and Data Link Solutions for the production and maintenance of the Multifunctional Information Distribution System Low Volume Terminal. The Defense Department said Friday ViaSat will provide support under a $514.3 million contract while Data Link Solutions, a joint venture of BAE ...

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Air Force Extends BAE’s SSPARS Support Work

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on BAE Systems being awarded a contract to continue support for the operation and maintenance of the U.S. Air Force’s Solid State Phased Radar System platform for $46 million. The extended work has a 2018 period of completion, and includes ...

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Air Force Picks 22 Companies for $490M Contract Under ‘Agile Acquisition’ Program

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded spots on a $490 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Agile Acquisition program to 13 large businesses and nine small businesses. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers pre-program, technology development, engineering, manufacturing and production activities for new-build or modified systems. Ten large business and 13 ...

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UK Taps BAE Systems Falcon Training Program for British Military

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 19, 2015 — The British defense ministry has contracted BAE Systems to train military personnel on the use of Falcon communication systems for $10 million through 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. BAE said the training program will be offered out of the Defence School of Communications Information ...

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BAE-Rockwell Collins JV to Provide US, Allied Forces Advanced Military Comms

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — Data Link Solutions, a joint venture of BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins, has been awarded a $18.3 million contract to manufacture MIDS low volume terminals for the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Air National Guard and allied forces. Rockwell Collins said Wednesday the MIDS-LVT ...

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BAE Lands $130M Navy Destroyer Gun Update Contract

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BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has been awarded a $130 million contract to update Mk 45 gun systems onboard the U.S. Navy’s destroyers. BAE Systems Inc. said Wednesday it will work to incorporate into the Mk 45 naval guns several Mod 4 configuration functions, such as new mount subsystems, a 62-caliber barrel, new control ...

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BAE Lands $248M Aircraft Systems Support Contract with USAF

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded BAE Systems a potential six-year, $248.2 million contract to provide electronic countermeasures technology and automatic testing and support equipment for F-16, C-130 and B-1B planes. The Defense Department said Wednesday the sole-source contract also covers spares sustainment as well as aircraft systems repair and engineering services. ...

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