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DynCorp Secures Navy Contract for Aircraft Maintenance, Logistics Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2017 — DynCorp International will provide aircraft maintenance and logistics support to the Naval Test Wing Pacific under a potential $53.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers work on aircraft and aircrew systems and equipment for the P-3 Orion, …

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Report: Federal Agencies, Services to Begin Solicitations for Billion-Dollar Contracts in Fall 2017

Two federal agencies, two service branches and a Defense Department component are expected to launch solicitations for billion-dollar contracts by fall and winter of 2017, Federal News Radio reported Monday. John Cavadias, a governmentwide acquisition contract contracting officer at the General Services Administration, told the radio station GSA remains on track …

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Boeing, Northrop Win $678M in USAF Contracts for Ground-Based ICBM Tech Maturation Work

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $349.1 million contract to Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a $328.6 million contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to perform technology maturation and risk reduction work for the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent intercontinentinal ballistic missile program. The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center in Utah received three bids for …

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Former DoD Official Katrina McFarland Joins TransUnion Govt Advisory Board

Katrina McFarland, formerly assistant secretary for acquisition at the Defense Department, has been appointed to the government advisory board at Chicago-based credit reporting and data management services provider TransUnion (NYSE: TRU). She will work to provide insights to the leadership team as TransUnion works to meet the public sector’s requirements, the …

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Lockheed Receives $427M F-35 Ancillary Military, Pilot Flight Equipment Order

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $427 million order from the U.S. Navy to provide ancillary military and pilot flight equipment for the 11th batch of low-rate initial production F-35 jets. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed will supply the F-15 equipment to the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, non-DoD participants and foreign military sales customers. Work is …

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Vectrus Unit to Continue Army Base Operations Support in Qatar

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2017 — The Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) systems business will help the U.S. Army oversee base operations in Qatar under a $49.5 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification work has a period of performance through Sept. 29, 2018, and is funded with the …

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Air Force Adds Lockheed to $499M Aerospace Platform R&D Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a spot on a potential eight-year, $499 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research and develop new aerospace vehicle technologies for warfighters. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed will support the Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research program in Fort Worth, Texas, through 2025. Northrop …

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Navy Awards 4 Spots on $235M Munition Response, Arms Range Support IDIQ

Four companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $235 million contract to support the U.S. Navy‘s munitions response, range sustainment and environmental remediation efforts. The Defense Department said Thursday 10 proposals were submitted to the Naval Facilities Engineering Command for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via an online solicitation. Contractors can …

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Raytheon to Supply AF Griffin Missiles Under $105M IDIQ Award

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $104.9 million to produce, test and engineer Griffin missile systems for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday Raytheon’s missile systems unit will supply all variants of the Griffin standoff precision guided munition technology under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Griffin functions as a ground- or an air-launched weapon …

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Leidos’ Roger Krone Relays Concern Over Impact of Senior-Level Vacancies at DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 17, 2017 — Roger Krone, CEO of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and an inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2017, has said at an earnings call that he sees potential delays in contract awards and programs due to the Trump administration’s current pace of hiring for top …

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