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...

SRA to Update, Maintain Navy Personnel Business Systems

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SRA International has won a four-year, $96 million contract to help update and maintain business systems the U.S. Navy uses to manage personnel and pay. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command’s Sea Warrior Program in Arlington, Virginia received two offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Work for the Integrated Personnel...

Raytheon to Upgrade Navy’s Phalanx Weapon Systems

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Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $115.5 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Navy’s Phalanx close-in weapon systems. The company will work to remanufacture and modernize the computer-controlled radar and 20-mm gun system, Raytheon said Wednesday. Work is scheduled to complete in September 2017 under the contract that was booked for the second quarter of 2014. Phalanx works to detect and...

Navy Grants HP $138M Continuance for NMCI to NGEN Transition

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The Navy has granted Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services a continuance of $138 million for a continuum of their services contracts issued to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) providing an additional quarter-year of IT service. Sean Stackley, Assistant secretary of US Navy Research Development and Acquisition The 2010 contract, an award of $5.6 billion with an expiration date originally set for...

Tim Mundie: Leidos to Help Migrate Navy’s Common Ground System to Cloud Platform

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Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won three task orders worth nearly $54 million combined to provide engineering and integration services to the Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic. Tim Mundie, division manager at Leidos, said Thursday the company intends to help the Navy transition its Distributed Common Ground System – Navy program to a cloud computing environment. The company will...

Joe North: Lockheed Suggests “Low-Risk” Design Options for Navy’s Littoral Warship Program

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Austal have responded to the U.S. Navy‘s request for information on technical data and cost estimates for the service’s future warships and associated weapons, Reuters reported Thursday. Andrea Shalal writes that the Navy formed a task force to review the Littoral Combat Ship program and will consider industry’s recommendations when it prepares a fiscal...

David Wennergren to Join Professional Services Council as Tech Policy SVP

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David Wennergren David Wennergren, a nearly three-decade government veteran and a current vice president at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), will join the trade group Professional Services Council as SVP of technology policy. He will start in the role on June 9 and lead the organization’s primary vehicle for addressing technology-related business issues, the PSC said Tuesday. Wennergren joined...

Steve Comber: Leidos to Help Navy Research PTSD, Brain Injuries

Steve Comber Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a potential $15 million contract to support the U.S. Navy’s psychological health services for marines and sailors. The company will work to develop instructional programs, coordinate communications, facilitate outreach programs, assist clinical research and manage data for the Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control, Leidos said Wednesday. Steve...

Navy Awards Seven Spots on $877M Training Services IDIQ

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The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential five-year, $876,934,815 contract vehicle to seven companies for training support services under the Joint Force Development program. Eight offers were submitted to the Naval Supply Systems Command’s Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk for the cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity program, the Defense Department said Thursday. The...