Air Force Awards 9 Spots on $800M Advisory Services IDIQ

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Nine companies have won positions $800 million contract to jointly advise and assist the U.S. Strategic Command in the organization’s mission areas. Awardees will perform work at Offutt Air Force Base inNebraska through Nov. 30, 2019 under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Air Force received 11 offers for the Systems and Mission...

Raytheon, DRS Subsidiary Win $28M Contract for Army Tech Integration Program

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and a subsidiary of DRS Technologies will support the U.S. Army‘s Horizontal Technology Integration Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared program under a $28 million contract. The Defense Department said Thursday that Raytheon and DRS Network and Imaging Systems will provide manufacturing, program and configuration management, test and logistics, quality assurance...

Orbital Sciences to Operate NASA Balloon Program Facilities

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Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE: ORB) has won a potential $186.3 million contract to operate NASA‘s balloon program. Orbital Sciences will perform the work at the Goddard Space Flight Center and three other facilities in Virginia, New Mexico and Texas, NASA said Thursday. The task is schedule to take place between Feb. 1, 2015, and Sept. 30, 2016, under a basic core contract worth $64.9...

Raytheon to Build Griffin Missiles for US Air Force

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been contracted to build Griffin missiles and provide related support services to the U.S. Air Force under a project worth nearly $85.5 million. The company is set to complete the delivery of Griffin A and B Block II/III missiles and test equipment to the Air Force by Oct. 30, 2017, Raytheon said Friday. The Griffin multiplatform weapon works to engage targets through GPS...

Steve Omick: ACS, Army to Collaborate on Cyber Model Experiment Methods

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Applied Communication Sciences has been awarded a five-year, $48.5 million contract with the Army Research Laboratory to develop new approaches for cyber experimentation. The U.S. Army will use the approaches to evaluate and migrate parallel research programs that are conducted under the lab’s cybersecurity collaborative research alliance, ACS said Thursday. “In dealing with...

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...

iRobot to Upgrade U.S. Navy’s Robotic Systems; Frank Wilson Comments

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Frank Wilson iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) has won a three-year, $13 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Navy‘s man transportable robotic systems. The company will also build MTRS spare parts for the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian head explosive ordnance disposal technology division under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, iRobot said Monday. iRobot is scheduled...

Ward Johnson: NASA Extends Jacobs’ Test Support for Kennedy Space Center

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Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue to provide test and operations support to the Kennedy Space Center for another two years after NASA exercised a $172.8 million contract extension option. The company said Tuesday the modification also includes a concurrent two-year extension of the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity provision for task orders. “We are pleased to support...

Mark Escobar: SAIC to Help Manage Supply Chain, Logistics at Navy Fleet Readiness Hubs

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential 10-year, $240 million contract to provide supply chain management and logistics services to the U.S. Navy‘s fleet readiness centers. The FRCs work to maintain and repair naval aircraft, as well as build airframes, engines, components and support equipment for the Naval Aviation Enterprise, SAIC said Monday. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity...

MITRE to Operate Hub for NIST’s Rockville Cyber R&D Center; Penny Pritzker Comments

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MITRE Corp. has received a potential 25-year, $5 billion contract to operate a federally-funded research-and-development center to support the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s cybersecurity R&D center in Rockville, Maryland. The Rockville-based National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence provides a facility for businesses to collaborate with industry, government and...