Raytheon Purchases Unmanned Tech Services Firm Sensintel; Taylor Lawrence Comments

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Taylor Lawrence Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has purchased Tucson, Ariz.-based unmanned aircraft systems services firm Sensintel for an undisclosed sum and will integrate the company into Raytheon’s missile systems business. Taylor Lawrence, president of Raytheon’s missile systems segment, said Monday Sensintel will become a part of Raytheon’s advanced missile systems product line as Raytheon...

Army Issues Small Biz Solicitation for $135M Simulation Tech R&D IDIQ

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The U.S. Army is seeking industry proposals for a five-year, $135 million small business set-aside program to develop simulation and training systems for warfighters. The multiple-award contract will cover work to help the military branch research, build and demonstrate technologies for creating synthetic natural environments and simulating medical scenarios, the Army said Friday in a FedBizOpps solicitation...

Nine Firms to Vie for State Dept’s Architecture, Engineering IDIQ

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The State Department has released a shortlist of companies that seek to provide architecture and engineering services for U.S. operations worldwide. The nine companies will proceed to the evaluations stage after they submit additional information to the department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations, the State Department said Monday. Up to five contractors will be selected to help...

Engility to Help Navy Engineer Air Warfare Systems; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

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Tony Smeraglinolo Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has won a three-year, $61 million contract to perform research, development and engineering services for the Naval Air Warfare Center’s weapons division. The company said Friday it will also help NAWCWD evaluate systems design, manage technical activities and field new technology. Tony Smeraglinolo, Engility president and CEO, said the contract...

Navy Prepares C4I, Surface Combatant Tech Support Contract

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy plans to award a new potential two-year contract for support work on the branch’s C4I, surface vessel warfare and tactical systems. In a notice published Friday on FedBizOpps, the Navy said that contract would contain one base year and one option year. General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) currently perform the work under a potential 10-year contract...

Northrop, CSC Secure Navy Software Engineering, Support Contracts

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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...

Cubic Announces Exec Changes at Transportation Systems Arm; Matt Newsome, Matt Cole Comment

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Cubic‘s (NASDAQ: CUB) transportation systems subsidiary has promoted Dave Blue and Rasheed Behrooznia and transferred Pradip Mistry as part of leadership changes in the company’s sales, engineering and research and development businesses. Blue will serve as vice president of sales and account management while Behrooznia will be VP of engineering for the Americas, the latter replacing Mistry,...

CGI to Help Pentagon, Navy Migrate Applications to Commercial Data Centers

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CGI Federal (NYSE: GIB) has won a potential five-year, $50.4 million contract to provide engineering services for modernizing and migrating the Defense Department and U.S. Navy‘s applications to enterprise and commercial data centers. The contract contains a one-year base period and four one-year options, the Defense Department said Monday. Fairfax, Virginia-based CGI will perform the task at...

Bassim Shebaro: Jacobs Engineering Raises Stake in Saudi Arabian Venture by 15%

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Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has increased its stake in Saudi Arabia-based construction and engineering services company Jacobs ZATE from 60 percent to 75 percent. Bassim Shebaro, Jacobs group vice president, said Tuesday the investment is part of the company’s efforts to grow its presence in the Saudi Arabian market. Jacobs ZATE was formed in March 2008 following Jacobs Engineering Group’s...

PAE Lands $359M Navy Lab, Field Test Support Contract; John Heller Comments

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John Heller PAE has won a $359 million contract to provide support services for the U.S. Navy‘s training and test range in Patuxent River, Maryland. The company will perform laboratory and field testing, operate the facility’s systems, provide engineering services and maintain the Navy’s Atlantic test range and Atlantic targets and marine operations division at the Naval Air Station,...