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

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

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

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

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...

Navy Orders $251M in Raytheon Tomahawks for US, UK Forces

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will deliver a total of 231 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round missiles by August 2016 to the U.S. Navy under a $251.1 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will provide 147 vertical launch systems and 64 capsule launch systems to the U.S. Navy for $224.5 million. A $26.6 million foreign military sales portion of the contract covers 20 torpedo tube...

IBM Lands Navy Audit Systems Contract

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IBM‘s U.S. federal business unit has received an $8.6 million task order to supply finance and audit systems for the U.S. Navy‘s enterprise resource planning programs. The company will perform work at its Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania-based facility through Sept. 21, 2015, the Defense Department said Monday. The Navy received three offers for the contract. LinkedInTweet+1E-mail