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ManTech Extends Ship Logistics Info Systems Program Support for Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 20, 2017 — The U.S. Navy has awarded ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) an $11.2 million contract modification to continue the company’s support services for the Ship Maintenance and Logistics Information Systems program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. ManTech will provide uninterrupted enterprise support to the SMLIS program through April 2017 and receive nearly $1.9 …

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Report: Lockheed, DoD Eye Potential $9B Deal on Next F-35 Batch by End of January

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department are still in talks and could finalize by the end of January a new contract worth approximately $9 billion that would reduce the price of the next batch of F-35 fighter jets to under $100 million per aircraft, Reuters reported Thursday. Mike …

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Army Taps Sig Sauer for $580M Modular Handgun Contract

Sig Sauer has won a potential 10-year, $580.2 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with a new handgun system designed to replace the service branch’s M9 pistol. The Army Contracting Command received nine proposals for the Modular Handgun System contract and expects work to conclude on Jan. 19, 2027, the …

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Advanced Technology International to Support Navy Composite Manufacturing CoE Under $99M Contract

Advanced Technology International has won a potential five-year, $99 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the U.S. Navy‘s center of excellence for composites manufacturing technology. The Defense Department said Thursday the military branch will concurrently award two task orders worth a combined $350,000 with the IDIQ contract. The service branch obligated fiscal 2016 research, development, test and …

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BAE Gets $178M Army Contract Modification for Nitrocellulose Facility Construction

BAE Systems has secured a potential two-year, $177.8 million contract modification to build and commission a new nitrocellulose production facility at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Virginia. BAE’s ordnance systems business will perform work in Radford, Virginia, through Dec. 31, 2018, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army Contracting …

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Leidos to Research, Develop High-Power Electromagnetic Sources for Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) a potential five-year, $38 million contract to research and develop high-power electromagnetic sources and components through Jan. 4, 2022, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will be held at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, …

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OST Wins $248M Army Systems Engineering, Technical Support Contract

Optimal Solutions and Technologies has won a potential $248 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army for systems engineering and technical assistance support services. The Defense Department said Wednesday OST will provide the services to the Army’s program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation as well as limited customers related to …

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Polaris Alpha Subsidiary to Offer R&D, Technical Services Through Navy IDIQ Contract

Polaris Alpha‘s EOIR Technologies subsidiary has secured a position on a five-year, $48 million contract that covers research, development and technical support services for the U.S. Navy‘s corporate laboratory. The company said Wednesday the contract encompasses seven research fields and EOIR will vie for task orders under the optoelectronics category to support the Naval Research Laboratory’s …

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IBM’s Keith Salzman: Gov’t, Commercial Industry Partner to Address Substance Abuse Among Veterans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2017 — Keith Salzman, chief medical information officer at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services division, has said government agencies have collaborated with the private sector to launch programs in an effort to treat alcohol and substance abuse disorders among veterans, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 11. Salzman cited in a blog …

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Northrop to Support Air Force’s Battlefield Comms Relay Under $140M Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a one-year, $140 million contract modification to provide payload and operations support for an airborne communications relay that works to help warfighters transmit data and gain situational awareness. Northrop will perform support work on the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node in San Diego, California, and various …

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