Navy Increases Harris’ SATCOM Terminal Contract Ceiling to $250M; Ed Zoiss Comments

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Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will deliver 120 shipboard satellite communications terminals to the U.S. Navy under an eight-year, $133 million contract. This award increases the total potential value of the Commercial Broadband Satellite Program Unit Level Variant contract to more than $250 million through 2022, Harris said Monday. Ed Zoiss, vice president and general manager of defense programs for Harris...

Navy Awards 7 Spots on $83M Program, Financial Mgmt Services IDIQ

Seven companies have won positions on a potential three-year, $83,333,333 contract to provide program and financial management services to the U.S. Navy. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic received 12 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract via SSC Atlantic’s e-commerce website and FedBizOpps, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The...

Air Force Taps 12 Firms for $6B NETCENTS-2 Operations, Infrastructure Contract

Nine companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $5.7 billion contract covering network operations and infrastructure services to the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force receive 29 offers for this portion of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 program through a small business competition, the Defense Department said Thursday. Air Force units are required to purchase the services through NETCENTS-2...

Lockheed Awarded $700M for US, Int’l F-35 Parts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $698,032,385 U.S. Navy contract to gather parts, materials and components for 57 F-35 fighter jets that are being acquired by the U.S. and five international partners. The fixed-price-incentive, firm target, advanced acquisition contract covers work on low rate initial production lot 9 through May 2015 and the full funding amount is being obligated at...

Mark Lucas Joins QinetiQ NA in Strategic Programs Leadership Role

Mark Lucas, formerly an acquisition and warfare analysis leader at WBB, has joined QinetiQ North America as director of strategic programs within the mission solutions business unit. The retired Navy commander has led operational and combat tours as a flight officer in Kosovo and Iraq, QNA said Tuesday. Other Navy roles have included service as action officer for the deputy assistant navy secretary...

DARPA Plans 2-Year, $175M Extension for Lockheed Anti-Ship Missile R&D Contract

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DARPA image The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency intends to award a two-year, $175 million contract extension to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for research and development work on a missile intended to defend against adversarial warships. Such an extension would complete the demonstration phase of the the joint DARPA-Navy Long Range Anti-Ship Missile program and continue technology maturation...

General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded $128M to Detail, Design 3rd Navy MLP Ship Conversion

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General Dynamics NASSCO will carry out detail design and construction work to modify a mobile landing platform ship for the U.S. Navy under a $128.5 million contract modification. The subsidiary is working to convert the MLP 3 ship into an afloat forward staging base variant and aims to complete the work by October 2015, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Navy is obligating $95,093,500 at...

Raytheon to Build Naval Aircraft Circuit Card Assemblies for US, Australia and Canada

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will build aircraft circuit card assemblies for the U.S. Navy and two other countries under a potential $8,970,000 contract. The Defense Logistics Agency awarded the firm-fixed-price contract to Raytheon’s space and airborne systems unit on a sole source basis, the Defense Department said Friday. Australia and Canada are also acquiring the assemblies through the five-year...

ManTech, Salient Fed, SAIC & Kratos Tapped for SPAWAR Program Training IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded four positions on a potential three-year contract for training services to support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific’s training development and support center. SPAWAR received seven proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple-award contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Awardees will compete for task...

John Solomon: Navy Picks HP Computers for Global Info Grid Access

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Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) will supply up to $40 million in computers to the U.S. Navy for the branch’s overseas enterprise network. The Navy intends for the HP EliteBook notebook, Elite tablet and Compaq Elite desktop products to help refresh the branch’s OCONUS enterprise network located in domestic and international bases, HP said Thursday. “This agreement allows Navy personnel...

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