Greg Owens: IronPlanet to Help Pentagon Sell Surplus Machinery

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IronPlanet has been awarded a six-year contract to sell the U.S. Defense Department‘s surplus trucks and heavy equipment through the company’s online marketplace. The contract was awarded by the Defense Logistics Agency and covers the sale of surplus military assets such as trucks, trailers, wheel loaders, cranes, generators and crawler tractors, IronPlanet said Monday. “We have already...

Defense Department Seeks Proposals for New Retiree Pay System

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The Defense Department wants to replace its legacy retiree pay system with an off-the-shelf application for the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Bob Brewin writes the Defense Logistics Agency has issued a request for proposals in search of vendors to develop a new Defense Retiree and Annuitant Pay System. Brewin reports that DLA wants interested companies to meet Business...

Former DoD Counsel Kathy Brown Joins Covington & Burling

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Kathy Brown, formerly an associate general counsel at the Defense Department, has joined Covington & Burling as a special counsel and will focus on the firm’s aerospace, defense and security industry portfolio. “I look forward to assisting Covington clients in navigating the labyrinth of government acquisition regulations and the daunting M&A process in the defense industry and...

Air Force Picks 6 Firms for $950M Military Construction IDIQ

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Six companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $950 million U.S. Air Force contract for architect-engineering services to support military construction, family housing projects and programs for sustainment, restoration and modernization. The Air Force received 82 offers for the contract, which the Navy awarded through a selection process under the Brooks Act and Federal Acquisition Regulation...

DLA Exercises $1.8B Option on Siemens Radiology Equipment IDIQ

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The Defense Logistics Agency has exercised a $1,789,537,539 contract option to acquire radiology systems and related equipment from Siemens Medical Solutions. DLA awarded Siemens the fifth option period under a potential eight-year contract and the option runs through March 30, 2015, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies are listed as users...

BAE Awarded One-Year Option for Air Force Life Preservers

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BAE Systems has been awarded a one-year, $11,093,991 contract modification by the Defense Logistics Agency to build life preservers and components for the U.S. Air Force. DLA exercised the first year of a potential five-year contract under this firm-fixed-price with economic-price award, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will occur in Arizona through Dec. 5, 2014 under fiscal year 2014 defense...

AAR Awarded $400M for Military Containers, Shelters; Mark Platko Comments

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AAR (NYSE: AIR) has been awarded a potential five-year, $400 million contract by the Defense Logistics Agency to provide shelters and containers for shipping and storage to the U.S. military. Other federal agencies can acquire the equipment under the contract awarded by DLA’s troop support office, AAR said Thursday. The company intends for the contract to bring between $200 million and $250...

BAE Wins $94M for Air Force Radar Warning Receiver Pricing Periods

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BAE Systems has won a $94,312,136 contract modification from the Defense Logistics Agency that adds two more pricing periods for radar warning receiver ship sets and line replaceable units used by the U.S. Air Force. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract also supports foreign military sales arrangements with up to six countries, the Defense Department said...

SAIC Wins $380M Option on DLA Supplies IDIQ

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Science Application International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a $380,962,639 contract modification from the Defense Logistics Agency to continue providing operations supplies to military branches and civilian agencies. The modification exercising the eighth option year of a firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. SAIC will also help maintain...

General Dynamics to Build Abrams Tank System Spares; Graz Graziano Comments

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General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business unit has won a three-year contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to build spare parts for two types of Abrams battle tanks. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is worth up to $9.5 million and work started immediately upon the award, General Dynamics said Thursday. Under the contract, the company will manufacture M1A2 system...