Navy Taps 5 Contractors for $2.5B Shipboard Networks IDIQ

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on an eight-year, $2,529,500,000 contract to five companies for work to produce and install shipboard networks that are intended as a bridge to the branch’s future afloat networks. The Defense Department said Wednesday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract contains no options and awardees...

US Navy Orders 60 General Dynamics Computers for Growler Fighter Jets

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a $16,286,671 contract to General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems (NYSE: GD) for the production of 60 mission computers for E/A/18-G Growler fighter jets. General Dynamics will build 48 of the Type 3 Advanced Mission Computers for the U.S. Navy and 12 for Australia, which that country plans to acquire through a foreign military sales agreement, the Defense Department...

Bill Kasting: ATK Continues to Provide Anti-Radiation Guided Missile to Navy

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ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won a $96.2 million contract to produce the third lot of advanced produce anti-radiation guided missile system for the U.S. Navy and the branch’s allies. ATK will also kick off the third full-rate production of the captive air training missiles for the U.S. Navy and Italian Air Force, the company said Monday. “We look forward to continuing to provide this critical weapons...

CTC, CSS, URS Land Spots on $78M Navy Industrial Hygiene Testing IDIQ

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential three-year, $78,554,443 contract to three companies for industrial hygiene testing and monitoring services in support of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Concurrent Technologies Corp., Consolidated Safety Service and URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will compete for task orders to perform work under BUMED’s Industrial...

Steve Lynch: Navy Selects Rome Research to Operate Civilian, Military Satellite Terminals

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Steve Lynch A PAR Technology Corp. (NYSE: PAR) subsidiary will operate and maintain the U.S. Navy’s Chesapeake, Virginia-based satellite communications facility under a five-year, $23.5 million contract. Rome Research Corp. will also support a Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Station Atlantic component, PAR Technology said Wednesday. The firm-fixed price contract contains a one-year base...

Mike Knowles, Mike Twyman Join Cubic’s Defense Leadership Team

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Mike Knowles and Mike Twyman, veterans in the defense business, have both joined Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) in executive roles within the San Diego-based company’s defense business unit. Knowles has been named vice president and deputy general manager of the air ranges and Live-Virtual-Constructive integrated training campaign business segment, Cubic said Wednesday. Twyman has been appointed...

Serco to Help Navy Assemble Medical Systems; Dan Allen Comments

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Dan Allen Serco Inc. will assemble and refurbish deployable medical systems to support the U.S. Navy’s healthcare services for warfighters and humanitarian workers worldwide under a potential five-year, $22.7 million contract. The contract contains a one-year base period and four one-year options, Serco said Monday. “We look forward to continuing to support the Navy Expeditionary Medical Support...

Terri Spoonhour: Alion to Develop Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Systems for Navy

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Alion Science and Technology Corp. will develop anti-submarine warfare simulated training systems under a $24 million contract with the U.S. Navy‘s air warfare center training systems division. The company will work to design and maintain computer-based Live, Virtual, Constructive Modeling and Simulation Anti-Submarine Warfare Virtual At-Sea Training systems for anti-access area-denial and cyber...

Northrop Awarded $3.6B to Build 25 Navy Hawkeye Aircraft

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Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $3.6 billion multiyear contract to build a new batch of Hawkeye aircraft for the U.S. Navy. Northrop will work to build 25 new E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes and incorporate a rotating rotodome and four vertical stabilizer tail configuration into the aircraft for surveillance operations, Northrop said Monday. Navy Capt. John Lemmon, program manager of...

Navy Awards Additional Mgmt Support Funding to Booz Allen, Engility, National Technologies & SAIC

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a series of contract modifications for financial management and program support services to four companies that will compete for task orders to perform work. The Navy has established a $10,553,653 ceiling for the one-year ordering period and will obligate funding on individual task orders as they are awarded, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will also include business...