Navy Orders 2 Lockheed Submarine Sonar Arrays

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received an $8 million contract modification to provide the U.S. Navy with two additional sonar systems intended to help submarines avoid other vehicles under the sea. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will produce two AN/BQQ-25 low cost conformal arrays and associated outboard electronic canisters and spare parts. The modification exercises an option...

Lockheed Awarded $662M Transport Aircraft Contract Modification

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $662,032,335 contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to build 10 transport planes and 20 quick engine change kits. The award covers the production of four HC-130J, three KC-130J, two MC-130J and one C-130J aircraft, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The C-130J airlifter family is designed to perform military cargo and personnel transport, search...

General Dynamics NASSCO Lands $498M Contract Modification for Navy Floating Base Construction

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The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) NASSCO subsidiary a $498,116,529 contract modification to design and build a fourth mobile landing platform-afloat forward staging base for naval vessels. The Defense Department said Friday it expects NASSCO to complete work under the fixed-price incentive contract in March 2018. Seventy percent of work will occur in San Diego, California,...

BAE to Support USS Bataan Dry-Docking Planned Maintenance Availability

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BAE Systems‘ Norfolk Ship Repair segment will perform dry-docking planned maintenance availability services through November 2015 on the U.S. Navy‘s USS Bataan (LHD-5) ship under a $115 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Wednesday BAE will carry out depot-level maintenance, modifications and capability updates as part of USS Bataan’s fiscal 2015 DPMA. The...

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...