Navy Increases Harris’ SATCOM Terminal Contract Ceiling to $250M; Ed Zoiss Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will deliver 120 shipboard satellite communications terminals to the U.S. Navy under an eight-year, $133 million contract. This award increases the total potential value of the Commercial Broadband Satellite Program Unit Level Variant contract to more than $250 million through 2022, Harris said Monday. Ed Zoiss, vice president and general manager of defense programs for Harris...

Navy Awards 7 Spots on $83M Program, Financial Mgmt Services IDIQ

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Seven companies have won positions on a potential three-year, $83,333,333 contract to provide program and financial management services to the U.S. Navy. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic received 12 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract via SSC Atlantic’s e-commerce website and FedBizOpps, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The...

Air Force Picks 6 Firms for $950M Military Construction IDIQ

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Six companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $950 million U.S. Air Force contract for architect-engineering services to support military construction, family housing projects and programs for sustainment, restoration and modernization. The Air Force received 82 offers for the contract, which the Navy awarded through a selection process under the Brooks Act and Federal Acquisition Regulation...

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, .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 background...

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

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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’

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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

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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...