Air Force Awards Lockheed $2B for Missile Warning Satellite Production

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $1.86 billion fixed-price contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for work to complete production of two satellites as part of a system designed to give early warnings of ballistic missile launches. Lockheed said Tuesday that the Space Based Infrared System is intended to have a mix of company-built Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellites, hosted payloads in a highly...

Iron Bow Wins $150M IT Contract with Commerce Dept.

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Iron Bow Technologies, has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Commerce for IT hardware focusing on network-related products. The five-year blanket delivery order, issued under the National Institutes of Health Electronic Commodities Store III, has an estimated total value of $150 million and has the potential to be available for use by any of Commerce’s 12 operating units, Iron...

Subsystem Technologies Awarded FAA Logistics Services Contract

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Subsystems Technologies will help the Federal Aviation Administration manage real estate and materiel at 10 agency sites in the U.S. under a five-year logistics support services contract. More than 100 employees will work on the contract, which also covers space management services, the company said Monday. Contract work is intended to support information technology needs for the National Airspace...

Serco Wins Five-year European Space Agency IT support contract

In league with Capgemini and Orange Business Services (OBS) Serco has received a new contract to provide IT support services to the European Space Agency (ESA). The €55 million quinary agreement has flexibility for a two-year extension, beginning on the first of July. Conditional to this contract Serco will be able to give their European cohorts a diverse selection of Workplace Support services,...

Air Force Picks 12 Firms for $3B R&D Support IDIQ

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Twelve companies will compete for task orders to perform technical area tasks in support of research and development work for the U.S. Air Force under a potential five-year, $3 billion contract. The Defense Department said Thursday that contractors will provide research, development, test and evaluation, and advisory and assistance services to the Air Force under the Defense Systems Technical Area...

Air Force Awards $10B to Northrop for B-2 Sustainment, Updates

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded a potential 10-year, $9.9 billion contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for modernization and sustainment work on the B-2 Spirit bomber. Northrop will perform the work under delivery orders over five base years and up to five additional years if the Air Force exercises an option for the Flexible Acquisition Sustainment Team II contract, the Defense Department said...

Lockheed Wins $914M Air Force ‘Space Fence’ Radar Production Contract

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $914,699,474 contract to build a ground-based surveillance radar for the U.S. Air Force to track and detect objects in space. The Air Force is obligating $415 million in fiscal year 2013 and 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds for the “Space Fence” program and has given Lockheed 52 months to reach initial operating capability, the...

Navy Awards 6 Spots on $100M Biometrics Services IDIQ

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Six companies have won positions on a potential three-year, $99.4 million contract for biometric support services such as research and development and investigation work to the U.S. Navy. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in Charleston, S.C. received nine offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. SSC...

Tom Sharpe: GSA Finalizes OASIS Contract Vehicle Awards; 74 Firms to Compete in Unrestricted Portion

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The General Services Administration has awarded 74 companies positions on the unrestricted portion of a government-wide professional services contract. GSA developed the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services and small business counterpart OASIS SB to function as acquisition vehicles that give federal agencies an integrated tool to acquire professional services, GSA said Monday. Click here to...

BAE, SAIC to Compete for Marine Carrier Vehicle Design Services Work

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BAE Systems and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) have won two five-year contracts worth up to $205,966,570 combined to perform design and development work for a U.S. Marine Corps personnel carrier vehicle program. Four bids were submitted to the Marine Corps Systems Command for the firm-fixed-price contract and each contract has an initial value of $27,796,449, the Defense Department...