Raytheon, Air Force Researchers to Build Space Imaging Sensor

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work with researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory to develop a sensor space instrument in order to understand hypertemportal imaging under a five-year, $33.7 million contract, Avionics Intelligence reported Sunday. John Keller writes the Air Force Hypertemporal Imaging Space Experiment program’s goal is to collect data from target signatures in different...

Northrop Wins $100M to Help Maintain Air Force Info Environment

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential five-year, $98 million contract to help operate and maintain a software system the U.S. Air Force uses to collaborate and share information. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. received four offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. According...

Army Picks 7 Firms for $249M Medical Facility Construction Contract

Seven companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $249 million contract to design and build medical facilities for the U.S. Army. The Army Corps of Engineers received 29 bids via the Internet for the firm-fixed-price, multi-year, multiple-award task order contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Funding and work performance location will be determined with each order. Awardees include: BM...

Mark Stewart: Eight Lockheed GPS III Satellites ‘Now Fully Under Contract’

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will work to complete production of GPS III satellites seven and eight for the U.S. Air Force under nearly $245 million in contract options. “With eight GPS III satellites now fully under contract, the GPS III program is moving from development into recurring production,” Mark Stewart, vice president of Lockheed’s navigation systems mission area, said Tuesday. The...

Jim French: Huntington Ingalls to Start Building 7th Coast Guard Cutter in January 2015

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Huntington Ingalls‘ (NYSE: HII) shipbuilding arm will build the U.S. Coast Guard‘s seventh Legend-class National Security Cutter ship under a $497 million contract. Ingalls Shipbuilding has delivered three NSCs to the Coast Guard and three other ships are currently in various phases of construction, the company announced Monday. Jim French, NSC program manager for Ingalls Shipbuilding,...

PTO Picks AEEC, eGlobal Tech, Octo Consulting for $118M IT Services Contract

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded positions on a potential five-year, $118 million contract to three companies for information technology services. AEEC, eGlobal Tech and Octo Consulting will compete for task orders to perform the work on a labor hour basis, the agency said in a March 24 FedBizOpps notice. PTO awarded the contract as a small business set-aside and will award up to 139,400...

Lockheed Awarded $611M to Build PAC-3 Missiles, Launcher Mod Kits

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will build 92 Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles and 50 launcher modification kits under a $610,892,663 modification awarded by the U.S. Army. The Army is obligating $873,811,534 in fiscal year 2013 and 2014 funds for work through May 31, 2016, the Defense Department said Friday. Contract work will also include production of ground equipment, tools and initial spares. Lockheed...

Navy Taps CACI, Honeywell, Serco for Electronic Surveillance Systems Support

CACI International (NYSE: CACI), Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Serco Inc. will compete for task orders to perform technical support and related services for U.S. Navy electronic surveillance systems under a set of potential five-year contracts. The Navy will also award work for lifecycle sustainment, integration and acquisition support services for defense and other government entities, the Defense Department...

Air Force Taps 12 Firms for $6B NETCENTS-2 Operations, Infrastructure Contract

Nine companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $5.7 billion contract covering network operations and infrastructure services to the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force receive 29 offers for this portion of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 program through a small business competition, the Defense Department said Thursday. Air Force units are required to purchase the services through NETCENTS-2...

Army Orders 13 Lockheed Target Acquisition Radars for $145M

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The U.S. Army will acquire 13 additional counterfire target acquisition radars from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) under a $145,921,161 contract modification. Lockheed will also provide 13 corresponding sets of on-board spares for the AN/TPQ-53 radars to the Army, the Defense Department said Thursday. Lockheed built the Q-53 to defend against adversarial mortars and rockets by detecting, classifying,...

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