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US Army Awards $501M Medical Research Contract to Four Firms

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Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), Vaccine Co., PPD Development LP and TASC have won a $501 million contract to perform medical research for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Friday that the companies will receive orders to carry out the task through July 30, 2020. The Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity received ...

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Ken Asbury: CACI to Provide DoD Comptroller Operational Support

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 31, 2015 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide operational support for the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller) under a four-year, $48.6 million Alliant contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “With a refined and efficient budgetary process, the Department of Defense can deliver crucial resources to ...

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Exelis to Produce Jammer Systems for US Navy

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Exelis has been awarded a $97,303,380 contract to manufacture onboard jammer systems for the U.S. Navy. The company will also repair test assets and field support for lot 12 of the integrated defensive electronic countermeasures AN/ALQ-214(V)4/5 systems, the Defense Department said Thursday. Exelis will perform work in New Jersey, California, New ...

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Iridium Gov’t Revenue Up 12% in 2Q; Matt Desch Offers NEXT Program Update

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Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has reported a 12.5 percent increase in government segment revenue for the company’s fiscal year 2015 second quarter compared to the prior year period. Total quarterly sales for the segment reached $18 million, which the company attributed primarily to its airtime services contract with the Defense ...

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US Navy Awards $232M C4I Systems Integration IDIQ to Five Firms

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Five companies have won a three-year, $232,068,059 contract to engineer and integrate command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems for the U.S. Navy and foreign clients. C4 Planning Solutions, Cambridge International Systems, Envistacom, Forward Slope and Solute Consulting will perform the tasks for U.S. security assistance and overseas security cooperation programs, ...

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Leidos-Cerner-Accenture Team Wins Multibillion Dollar Military Health Record Contract

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A team of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), healthcare technology maker Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has beaten two other industry teams for the Defense Department‘s multi-year, multibillion dollar contract to integrate a commercial electronic health records system across the Military Health System. DoD said Wednesday the contract has a $4,336,822,777 ceiling value over the initial two-year ordering period with two three-year option periods ...

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US Army Picks Five Firms to Renovate Embassy Facilities

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The U.S. Army has awarded a $95 million task order to five companies for the maintenance of U.S. embassies worldwide. Michael Baker Global Services, Fluor, KBR, Aecom and Weston Solutions will work to renovate embassy spaces through July 23, 2020, the Defense Department said Monday. The Army Corps of Engineers ...

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Navy Orders $78M in Insitu Blackjack UAS

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Insitu has received a $78 million contract modification to produce a new batch of Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems for the U.S. Navy. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) company will also deliver air vehicles, ground control stations, launch and recovery equipment and spares under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Insitu will perform ...

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DLA Taps 7 Firms for Aviation Fuel Supply Contracts

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The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded contracts to seven companies to deliver aviation fuel to the agency’s energy unit. Defense Logistics Agency Energy in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, received eight proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work will occur in Hawaii, Texas, California, Alaska and Washington through Oct. 30, 2015. The ...

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Unisys Names Mark Forman as Global Public Sector Head, Jennifer Napper as DoD Group VP

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Unisys (NYSE: UIS) has appointed Mark A. Forman as global head of public sector and Jennifer L. Napper as group vice president of the Defense Department and intelligence group at Unisys Federal. The company said Wednesday Forman will report to Ron Frankenfield, president of Unisys Enterprise Solutions, and will oversee ...

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