Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Targets New Contract Vehicles As DRC Buy Closes

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Tony Smeraglinolo Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has closed its $11.50-per-share acquisition of Dynamics Research Corp. as part of a growth strategy to target markets such as healthcare and homeland security. DRC holds 300 active contracts and that figure includes several positions on indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quality contract vehicles awarded by the Defense Department and civilian agencies, Engility...

CAE USA Books $85M in 2Q Military Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

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Gene Colabatistto CAE USA, a subsidiary of the Montreal-based aerospace and defense contractor, won approximately $85 million in contracts from military customers during the second quarter, including up to $50 million in option awards over the next five years. The contracts include an option for the fourth year of a training services contract the subsidiary holds with the U.S. Air Force on the KC-135...

Lockheed, Pentagon Close $8B in F-35 Contracts; Lorraine Martin Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department have closed on two new contracts worth $7.8 billion for the sixth and seventh batches of F-35 aircraft, Reuters reported Friday. Andrea Shalal-EsaEmployment Standards Administration writes the company received a $4.4 billion order for 36 F-35s and another $3.4 billion order for 35 F-35s. DoD told Reuters each of the conventional takeoff variants...

DigitalGlobe Satellite Imagery Used to Monitor Forests in Russia and India

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DigitalGlobe has announced that the company is seeing a spike in the demand for its satellite imagery offerings in the inventory and protection of a county’s natural resources. The company said that some of its recent customers for forestry mapping and monitoring include India and Russia, DigitalGlobe said Thursday. Russia has renewed its high-resolution satellite imagery contract with DigitalGlobe’s...

Harvey Nathan Joins Northrop as Govt Relations, Contracts Asst General Counsel

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Harvey Nathan, formerly vice president of contracts at EADS North America, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as assistant general counsel for government contracts and government relations. The former Defense Department acquisition lawyer will provide legal counsel to the company’s government relations, contracts, business development and strategy organizations in his new role, Northrop...

GSA Releases Details for OASIS Multiple Award Contract

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The General Services Administration has released the final request for proposals for both the full and open and small businesses $60 billion One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services multiple award contracts, Federal News Radio reports Thursday. Jason Miller writes that the GSA expects to make 20 to 40 awards for each of the following areas: program management, consulting management, scientific,...

Rockwell Collins Wins Int’l Contracts for Satellite Terminals; Mike Jones Comments

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Rockwell Collins expects to deliver around 90 satellite terminals for communications and data transmission purposes under foreign military sales contracts from the U.S. Air Force. The contracts are meant to provide Belgium’s defense ministry and an unknown Asia-Pacific region client with SWE-DISH CCT120 Suitcase and CCT200 Fly-Away models, Rockwell Collins said Wednesday. Replaceable components...

BAE to Develop Navy Electromagnetic Railguns

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BAE Systems has won a $34.5 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to develop electromagnetic railguns for the U.S. Navy‘s long-range shooting operations. Under the Innovative Naval Prototype Phase 2 program, BAE will develop a launcher prototype of the EM railgun that has multishot, autoloading and thermal management capabilities, BAE said Monday. Work for the Phase 2 launcher...

France Requests $1.5B General Atomics Reaper UAV Sale

France has requested to buy 16 General Atomics-made Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles from the U.S. government through a potential $1.5 billion foreign military sales agreement. France intends for the remotely-piloted aircraft to support military intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions and to help coordinate between U.S and French military and peacekeeping forces, the Defense Security...

CAE Wins $95M in Int’l Military Service Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

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Gene Colabatistto CAE (NYSE: CAE) has won three contract awards worth $95 million combined to support military customers in the U.S. and 14 other countries. The deals involve work in areas such as the production of aircraft components, technical training and product sales, CAE said Thursday. AgustaWestland, Coptersafety and Havelsan will work with CAE on the projects. “We are focused on a diverse...

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