Babs Doherty: Eagle Ray Picks Up Kore Federal in Move to Diversify Government Client Base

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Eagle Ray has acquired Kore Federal for an undisclosed amount as the enterprise consulting and information technology management firm looks to diversification as a way to expand its customer base and win larger contracts. The Chantilly-based company, which provides services to the Defense Department and intelligence agencies, plans to leverage Kore’s core technologies used in law enforcement, banks...

HP Wins $56M to Update DoD Security Clearance Systems; Marilyn Crouther Comments

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HP (NYSE: HPQ) has won a $56 million task order to update personnel security clearance systems at the Defense Department’s defense manpower data center. The company will also develop a new Joint Verification System for the Defense Information System for Security using HP Transformation and Integration Services, HP said Thursday. “To meet the complex needs of many of our government clients,...

URS Wins Defense Dept Medical Countermeasure Subcontract; Mark Costello Comments

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URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will provide project and construction management services to the Defense Department for a disease prevention program under a subcontract from Nanotherapeutics. The Medical Countermeasures Advanced Development and Manufacturing program involves construction of a new vaccine laboratory on 3.5 acres of land in Alachua, Fla., URS said Thursday. DoD aims for the MCM ADM program...

Lockheed Confirms Order For 71 F-35s; Lorraine Martin Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will supply the Pentagon with 71 more F-35 fighter jets under a principle agreement, confirming reports from unnamed sources that came out earlier this week. The 71 planes represent the Joint Strike Fighter program’s low-rate initial production lots six and seven and will be offered for a lower price, Lockheed Martin announced Tuesday. The company said that LRIP-6...

Report: Lockheed Closes $7B Deal to Supply 71 F-35s to DoD

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $7 billion contract to provide the Defense Department  with 71 F-35 aircraft as part of a potential $392 billion military arms procurement and development program, Reuters reported Monday. Andrea Shalal-EsaEmployment Standards Administration writes news of the deal comes as the armed forces aim to catch up on flight test schedules that would enable the use...

KBR Wins $134M to Help Build Missile Defense Facility in Europe

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KBR (NYSE:KBR) will provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Europe District, construction services for a $134 million project that aims to build a radar facility at the Deveselu Air Base in Romania. The plan includes the transfer of a four-story radar deckhouse structure from the East Coast of the U.S. to form part of the first operational land-based ballistic missile defense system in the world,...

Bridget Medeiros Joins ASRC Federal as Business Development SVP; Paul Dillahay Comments

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Bridget Medeiros, formerly a business development director at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has joined ASRC Federal as senior vice president of business development. The 30-year industry veteran will oversee strategies and programs for corporate growth and also manage capture and proposal functions, the company said Tuesday. Paul Dillahay, president and CEO, said Medeiros also brings program management...

Eaton to Modernize Pentagon Lighting System; John Stampfel Comments

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Eaton Corp. has won multiple service contracts worth an estimated $3.2 million for the Defense Department‘s lighting systems evaluation and modernization program. Awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Eaton’s Energy Solutions Group will conduct a lighting audit of the 6.5 million square foot Pentagon complex, Eaton said Tuesday. “Drawing on our long and successful experience...

Boeing AF Refueling Tanker Production to Start Next Month

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) will start producing parts of refueling tankers for the U.S. Air Force under a fixed-price contract with the branch, the Puget Sound Business Journal reported May 22. Steve Wilhelm writes the company will build the KC-46 tanker in phases within the Puget Sound, Wash. region and fabricate the refueling boom with the final fitting at Seattle’s Boeing Field. Jim Eisenhart, a company...

L-3, Exelis Win $200M Army Contract for Aviator’s Night Vision Equipment

The U.S. Army has awarded a $200 million contract in order to acquire advanced night vision equipment, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday. L-3 Communications Corp. (NYSE:LLL) and Exelis Inc. (NYSE:XLS) each won a share on the firm-fixed-price contract to supply 3rdRemedial Design generation aviator’s night vision imaging systems. The contractors will perform work according to individual...

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