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Naval Research Lab Taps 8 Firms for $245M IT Engineering, Technical Support IDIQ

information technology

The U.S. Navy has awarded eight companies spots on a potential five-year, $245 million contract to provide engineering and technical services to the Naval Research Laboratory’s information technology division. The Defense Department said Monday contractors can bid on task orders under the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, which is scheduled to run through May 22, 2021. NRL …

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Weekly Roundup May 9 – May 13 2016: Frank Kendall Halts M&A Authority Push & more

Pentagon

May 9 – May 13 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The Pentagon’s top product and services buyer made it official this week that the would no longer advocate for greater authority to regulate GovCon merger-and-acquisition activities that involve the large primes. Frank …

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Harris Cuts FY 2016 Earnings, Revenue Forecasts on Slowing Middle East Demand

HARRIS

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) — an S&P 500 company listed in Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has cut full-year revenue guidance for a second consecutive quarter in its current fiscal year with this reduction due to a slowdown in tactical communications product demand from the Middle East. The Melbourne, Florida-based military radio manufacturer now expects …

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Harris’ Exelis Unit to Provide Radar Systems Sustainment Under $73M AF Awards

HARRIS

Harris (NYSE: HRS) subsidiary Exelis has received two contract modifications with a combined value of $73.5 million from the U.S. Air Force to provide system engineering and sustainment support for two radar systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the first modification requires mission assurance and other services for the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System Pave …

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Vectrus to Provide Security Support in Kuwait Under $329M Army Contract Modification

Vectrus

A Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) subsidiary has secured a potential $329 million contract modification to provide security and base operations support services to the U.S. Army. Vectrus Systems will perform work in Kuwait through Dec. 28, 2016, the Defense Department said Monday. The Army Contracting Command will obligate the full contract amount …

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State Dept Clears $3B Poseidon Aircraft, Equipment Sale to U.K.

Boeing P-8A Poseidon

The State Department has cleared a potential $3.2 billion foreign military sales agreement for the U.K. to procure Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) P-8A maritime surveillance planes and related equipment and support services from the U.S. The U.K. ordered nine Poseidons in an effort to supplement patrol and reconnaissance missions of the British military and …

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Exelis to Manufacture Navy Aircraft Electronic Countermeasures for $88M

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Exelis has received an $88.3 million contract modification to produce and deliver onboard electronic jammer systems for the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18C/D/E/F aircraft. The Defense Department said Friday the award exercises a contract option for 48 full-rate production Lot 13 of the AN/ALQ-214 integrated defensive electronic countermeasures from Exelis. The Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) subsidiary …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016: Former DoD Logistics Head to Steward PSC & more

David Berteau

Feb. 29 – Mar. 4 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government services contractors gained a new leading voice and public advocate this week in the form of a nearly 35-year veteran with a diverse background that includes high-profile roles in …

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Albany International to Purchase Harris’ Aerostructures Business for $210M

Airplane

Textiles and materials processing company Albany International (NYSE: AIN) has agreed to purchase the aerostructures business of Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) for $210 million, which includes a $187 million cash portion and a $23 million lease. Harris said Monday both companies expect to close the acquisition sometime between March and the early part of …

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Harris Offers Digital Navigation Tech for Air Force’s GPS III Program

GPS III

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 2, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has unveiled a new digital satellite navigation technology that the company plans to include in its bid for the U.S. Air Force‘s future Global Positioning System III, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the GPS offering features Exelis‘ digital navigation signal technology …

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