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Bloomberg: Air Force Could Unveil Bomber Contract Winner by Tuesday

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The U.S. Air Force has received the go-ahead from Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall to proceed with the awarding of its Long Range Strike Bomber contract, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Anthony Cappacio and Julie Johnsson write USAF could name Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) or a team of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and …

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Reuters: USAF, Lockheed Strike Verbal C-130J Production Deal


Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S. Air Force have a verbal agreement in place on a five-year production contract for C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, a company spokesperson said in an interview with Reuters posted Thursday. Joe LaMarca told Reuters the multi-year II contract covers the production of up to 83 transport planes for the service branch, …

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WSJ: NASA Space Cargo Transport Competition Down to 4 Bidders


NASA has narrowed the list of bidders in a $14 billion industry competition to support the agency’s cargo resupply missions to the International Space Station, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Andy Pasztor lists Boeing (NYSE: BA), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada and SpaceX as the remaining contenders for …

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NAVSEA Starts Federal Data Breach Response Service Solicitation


The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has started to accept bids on a contract for data breach response services to address the cyber attack on the Office of Personnel Management‘s background investigations database, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Aliya Sternstein writes NAVSEA seeks a vendor to develop a website for notifying the …

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Triple Canopy Lands $48M DHS Protective Services Contract; Mo Mulligan Comments


Triple Canopy has won a potential five-year $47.8 million contract with the Department of Homeland Security to control access at federally-owned and leased facilities in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Security officers will perform x-ray screening, vehicle access control and mobile and foot patrol services at the sites under the contract, Triple Canopy …

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Teledyne Subsidiary Lands Army Missile Defense Test, Evaluation Task Order

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A subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY) has received a potential four-year, $67.4 million task order to help the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command test and evaluate missile defense technologies. Teledyne Brown Engineering will perform work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for at least three base years and potentially four …

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Army Orders $120M in Orbital ATK Precision Guidance Kits; Dan Olson Comments


Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA) has been awarded a $120 million contract to build, test and deliver precision guidance kits for the U.S. Army‘s 155-millimeter artillery shells. The company began low-rate initial production of the projectile guidance systems in January and is scheduled to begin kit deliveries in early 2016, Orbital ATK …

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FCC’s Competition Org Recommends Telcordia for Phone Number Admin Contract


The Federal Communications Commission‘s wireline competition bureau has issued a draft order for FCC to award a phone number-porting service contract to Ericsson‘s (NASDAQ: ERIC) Telcordia subsidiary, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Todd Shields writes the bureau recommended Telcordia for work to manage a national telecommunications system designed to help consumers retain …

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Army Selects 3 Companies for Software Products IDIQ


Carahsoft Technology, Four LLC and ImmixTechnology have been awarded positions on a potential five-year, $49 million contract to provide information technology software products to the U.S. Army. The Army will determine funding and performance location with each order under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. DoD expects work …

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Air Force Chooses 4 Firms for $486M Defense Security Systems IDIQ


The U.S. Air Force has awarded four companies positions on a potential seven-year, $486 million contract to support tactical defense systems at the branch’s force protection sites worldwide. USAF is obligating $5,000 to each contractor at the time of award, the Defense Department said Thursday. L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), Northrop …

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