Raytheon Awarded Military Pilot Training Contract Modification

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Raytheon has received a $13.5 million task order modification to train an additional 24 Afghan pilots under the U.S.’ New Dawn warfighter training program. The company will help the Afghan fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft pilots to achieve the equivalent of a commercial pilot certification through the U.S. Army‘s Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support contract, Raytheon said Monday. “Helping...

Northrop Gets $207M Modification on Radar Initial Production Contract With Navy

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Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) electronic systems division has received a contract modification worth $207.3 million from the U.S. Navy to provide initial production systems for four Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radars and associated support services. The Defense Department said Thursday the Marine Air Ground Task Force will use the expeditionary, three-dimensional G/ATOR systems to detect targets,...

NASA Extends Northrop’s Environmental Satellite Radiometer Contract

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A Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary has been awarded a $121 million contract modification to develop a microwave sounding instrument for the Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft. NASA said Wednesday Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems will produce and test the JPSS-2 Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder as well as deliver satellite launch and post-launch support services. The modification...

DynCorp Extends Mgmt Work for AF’s War Reserve Materiel Assets

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DynCorp International has received $80.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue managing the branch’s war reserve materiel assets in the Middle East and U.S. This new award covers the sixth option year under a contract first awarded to DynCorp in 2008, which is worth up to $540.7 million and includes eight one-year options, the company said Thursday. DynCorp will...

Ward Johnson: NASA Extends Jacobs’ Test Support for Kennedy Space Center

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Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue to provide test and operations support to the Kennedy Space Center for another two years after NASA exercised a $172.8 million contract extension option. The company said Tuesday the modification also includes a concurrent two-year extension of the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity provision for task orders. “We are pleased to support...

CMS Extends Terremark ID Mgmt Hosting Services on HealthCare.gov for $15M

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Verizon‘s (NYSE: VZ) Terremark subsidiary has received a $15 million contract extension from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to provide cloud-based identity management services for the HealthCare.gov website, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that this modification extends the company’s work on managing user access to HealthCare.gov and expands a previous $31...

Lockheed Awarded $828M Modification on Navy Trident II Contract

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Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems division has secured a contract modification potentially worth $828.4 million to provide the U.S. Navy with additional Trident II missiles and associated support services. The modification also covers life extension development and production and deployed systems support work to be performed in various sites, including California, Florida, Utah...

ULA Arm Receives $938M Contract Modification on USAF Launch Vehicle Program

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A subsidiary of United Launch Alliance has received a $938.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for continued Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle services for the Delta IV and Atlas V launch vehicles. United Launch Services will provide services such as program management, space and launch vehicle integration, launch operations and infrastructure sustainment for the fiscal year...

NASA Issues $221M Infrared Instrument Contract Extension to Exelis

Exelis‘ (NYSE: XLS) geospatial systems division has received a $221 million contract modification from NASA to continue support for the agency’s Joint Polar Satellite System-2 mission for an additional three years. The contract covers work to manufacture, test, deliver, integrate and perform launch and post-launch support of the Cross-track Infrared Sounder instrument for the JPSS-2...

General Dynamics to Help Navy Refurbish USS Pearl Harbor

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has been awarded a $139.9 million contract modification to update and maintain the USS Pearl Harbor for the Navy. San Diego-based General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. will work to plan and execute the maintenance and alterations on the ship under the contract modification, the Defense Department said Friday. NASSCO will perform the dry dock...