Northrop, CSC Secure Navy Software Engineering, Support Contracts

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Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and a division of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have won separate contracts worth a total of $65.2 billion to provide the U.S. Navy with service software support activity engineering and related services. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contracts cover SSA engineering for test systems software management and development and programs, including Common Data...

DynCorp Wins $85M for Navy Trainer Plane Maintenance, Logistics

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DynCorp International has won a one-year, $83,373,932 contract to help the U.S. Navy perform depot-level maintenance and logistics work on close to 400 trainer planes for the chief of naval air training. The Air Force received five proposals for the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, requirements contract through a competitive procurment conducted via an electronic request for proposals,...

DLA Issues 5-Month, $58M Maintenance IDIQ to SAIC

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The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded a five-month, $58 million contract to Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) for continued maintenance, repair and operations services. SAIC will perform work in New Jersey through March 2015 under the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, prime vendor contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Federal civilian agencies,...

DoD Leaders Overview Military’s Innovation Push at Potomac Officers Club’s R&D Event

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U.S. technological superiority in the battlefield and the role of research and development work in that effort were the key points of focus Wednesday at the Potomac Officers Club‘s 2014 “DOD Research and Development” event in McLean, Virginia. An audience of leaders from the GovCon and government communities heard from four of the Defense Department‘s top officials that oversee...

Textron Awarded $44M to Upgrade Joint Service Electronic Combat Systems Tester; Steve Mensh Comments

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Textron (NYSE: TXT) subsidiary Textron Systems will recondition the U.S. military’s electronic combat systems tester under a four-year, $43.6 million contract. The company will update a majority of the 500 Joint Service Electronic Combat Systems Testers currently in use by military forces in the U.S. and overseas, Textron Systems said Tuesday. “The JSECST system has been a workhorse for the...

Information Systems Worldwide Corp. to Research Open Source Methods for Air Force

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Information Systems Worldwide Corp. has won a three-year, $9,780,495 contract to help the U.S. Air Force research ways to extract features from open source information available in platforms such as mobile devices and applications. The Air Force received 38 offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and will obligate $579,000 in fiscal year 2014 research and development funds at the time of award,...

Unisys to Consolidate U.S. Army’s Service Desk Operations; Gene Zapfel Comments

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Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a five-year, nearly $93 million contract to consolidate the the U.S. Army‘s enterprise service desk for personnel. Through the integrated point of contact, the Army’s personnel will be able to obtain information technology services for its LandWarNet operation under the Defense Department‘s global networking program, Unisys said Friday. “This...

Air Force Awards $306M Global Hawk Logistics Contract to Northrop

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide logistics and sustainment support services for the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Hawk weapon system through the end of September 2015 under a $306.1 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the deal includes material and services to support planning, operations and maintenance work on the Global Hawk. Northrop will receive an obligated amount...

DISA, DITCO Update RFP on Communications Systems Support for AF Central Command

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The Defense Information Systems Agency and Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization are seeking vendors to provide communication systems support for U.S. Air Forces Central Command operations and Defense Department mission requirements. According to the final request for proposals posted Monday on FedBizOpps, the Communications Technical Support Services III program covers acquisition,...

Boeing Wins $102M to Build Army’s Next-Gen Automatic Test System

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a six-year, $102 million contract to build a system for the U.S. Army to facilitate test technology integration. The Army received three bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce the Next Generation Automatic Test System, the Defense Department said Wednesday. According to the Army, NGATS will work to be reconfigurable and enable interoperability of...