Air Force Awards 9 Spots on $800M Advisory Services IDIQ

Contract
Nine companies have won positions $800 million contract to jointly advise and assist the U.S. Strategic Command in the organization’s mission areas. Awardees will perform work at Offutt Air Force Base inNebraska through Nov. 30, 2019 under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Air Force received 11 offers for the Systems and Mission...

Raytheon, DRS Subsidiary Win $28M Contract for Army Tech Integration Program

Contract
Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and a subsidiary of DRS Technologies will support the U.S. Army‘s Horizontal Technology Integration Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared program under a $28 million contract. The Defense Department said Thursday that Raytheon and DRS Network and Imaging Systems will provide manufacturing, program and configuration management, test and logistics, quality assurance...

Canada Taps General Dynamics for Wideband Global SATCOM Station Program

U.S. Air Force image
U.S. Air Force image Canada’s defense department has awarded approximately $70 million in contracts to General Dynamics Canada (NYSE: GD) for work to design, build and support three communications stations for the country’s military to connect to the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite constellation. The department said Wednesday that these contracts fall under the anchor segment of the Mercury...

Optex Systems Buys Applied Optics Center From L-3; Merrick Okamoto Comments

acquisition
Optex Systems Holdings has closed its acquisition of laser protection filter business Applied Optics Center from L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) for an undisclosed amount. Applied Optics Center was formerly a division of L-3’s warrior systems sector within the electronics systems business unit, Optex said Nov. 4. “We are excited this acquisition will provide new growth opportunities...

Ken Asbury: CACI to Collaborate With JIEDDO on Asymmetric Threat Defense

Ken Asbury
Ken Asbury CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a potential $149 million task order to work with the Defense Department‘s Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization on how to defend against asymmetric threats. CACI said Wednesday it received the task order via the General Services Administration‘s Federal Systems Integration and Management Center to help JIEDDO’s Special...

Iridium Records 7% Revenue Hike for 3Q 2014, Gov’t Services Sales Up 14%

IridiumLogo
Iridium Communications (NASDAQ: IRDM) has announced financial results for the third quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, 2014. Revenue for the McLean, Virginia-based satellite services contractor rose 7 percent to $107.5 million from the prior-year quarter and profit increased approximately 22.9 percent to $20.4 million. The company’s government services revenue increased 14...

Amit Yoran Promoted to President at EMC’s RSA Arm

RSA-logo
Amit Yoran, formerly a senior vice president at EMC‘s (NYSE: EMC) RSA division, has been promoted to the role of president and succeeded Art Coviello, who will continue to serve as executive chairman of RSA. RSA said Tuesday that Yoran will hold responsibility over functions related to customer experience across products, marketing, sales and services. “In the face of dramatic technology...

Ken Asbury: CACI Continues Healthcare, Fed SAP Move in DoD Medical Logistics Support

Ken Asbury
Ken Asbury CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will extend it support for the Joint Medical Logistics Functional Development Center’s Theater Enterprise-Wide Logistics System for another four-and-a-half years under a new contract worth $53 million. Ken Asbury, CACI president and chief executive officer, said Monday that the contract supports the company’s efforts to expand its services...

Northrop, CSC Secure Navy Software Engineering, Support Contracts

Contract
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

DyncorpLogo
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,...