Army Picks 6 Contractors for $461M Program Mgmt IDIQ

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Six companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $461 million contract for program management support services to the U.S. Army‘s program executive office for enterprise information systems. The Army Contracting Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. received 24 bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contract via the Internet, the Defense Department said...

DOE Grants Lockheed 2-Year Sandia Labs Management Extension Ahead of Competition

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The Energy Department will award Lockheed Martin a two-year extension to continue managing the Sandia National Laboratories as DOE prepares to hold a full-and-open competition, Albuquerque Business First reported Monday.  Dan Mayfield writes that the extension also contains an option for a third year. Lockheed has managed Sandia for nearly two decades for DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration...

DynCorp Wins $307M for Army Int’l Aviation Maintenance Services

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DynCorp International has won potential five-year, $307.1 million contract to help the U.S. Army perform aviation maintenance work in locations outside the continental U.S. The hybrid firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-incentive fee contract with Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command contains one base year and four option years, the company announced Thursday. Work will occur at U.S. military...

General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded $128M to Detail, Design 3rd Navy MLP Ship Conversion

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General Dynamics NASSCO will carry out detail design and construction work to modify a mobile landing platform ship for the U.S. Navy under a $128.5 million contract modification. The subsidiary is working to convert the MLP 3 ship into an afloat forward staging base variant and aims to complete the work by October 2015, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Navy is obligating $95,093,500 at...

Leidos to Help Naval Health Research Center Investigate Warfighter Stress; Steve Comber Comments

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Steve Comber Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will work with the Naval Health Research Center to investigate the effects of stress on warfighters under a potential five-year, $7.3 million contract. The single-award, cost-plus fixed-fee contract contains one base year and four one-year options, Leidos said Monday. The NHRC’s behavior sciences and epidemiology department aims to further understand factors related...

DLA Hands Down Potential $10B Equipment Logistics IDIQ

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The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded positions on a potential five-year, $10 billion contract to six small businesses for logistics support of special operations equipment. DLA received 20 offers for the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Federal civilian agencies and all four military branches are listed as using agencies for...

ManTech, Salient Fed, SAIC & Kratos Tapped for SPAWAR Program Training IDIQ

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The U.S. Navy has awarded four positions on a potential three-year contract for training services to support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific’s training development and support center. SPAWAR received seven proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple-award contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Awardees will compete for task...

Army Awards Seven Spots on $381M Nursing Services Contract

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Seven companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $381 million contract for nursing services to the U.S. Army‘s Northern Regional Medical Command. The Army received 28 bids for the firm-fixed-price contract and will determine work location and funding with each order, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Each contractor selected is a small business. Awardees include: Aliron International Arora...

DynCorp to Support Air Force Calibration Lab; George Krivo Comments

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DynCorp International (NYSE: DCP) has been awarded a five-year, $9 million contract to provide management and personnel support services to the U.S. Air Force‘s precision measurement equipment laboratories. DynCorp will act as a subcontractor to APRO International under the Air Force Enterprise Contracted program, DynCorp said Thursday. The AFEC PMEL vehicle has a potential cumulative value of...

Mike Shawcross: Huntington Ingalls Expects JFK Carrier Construction Contract This Year

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Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has been awarded a $1.295 billion extension to continue preparing for construction of the John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier for the U.S. Navy. Mike Shawcross, vice president of CVN 79 construction for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, said Tuesday that the company expects to be awarded a contract for construction later this year. “In...