Lockheed Awarded $169M for C-130 Long Lead Work

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $169,726,427 contract by the U.S. Air Force ahead of planned long-lead work for the branch’s fleet of C-130J aircraft. This not-to-exceed firm-fixed-price contract covers advance procurement funding for the 18 planes and a performance period through October 2016, the Defense Department said Friday. The Air Force will obligate the full amount at...

Northrop Wins $114M for 3 Air Force Global Hawks

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Northrop Grumman has won a $114 million contract to provide three unmanned aerial vehicles and related components to the U.S. Air Force, Reuters reported Friday. The company will purchase materials and gears for airborne command and control systems to produce the Global Hawk Block-30 units. Congress told the Air Force to purchase the Global Hawks it originally planned to buy after the branch decided...

NASA Extends CSC’s Shared Services Center Contract

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Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has received a one-year, $44 million option on its contract with NASA to help operate the agency’s Shared Services Center at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. CSC will continue work through Sept. 30, 2014 and provide financial management, human resources, procurement and information technology support services to NASA, the space agency said Tuesday. The...

GSA Releases Details for OASIS Multiple Award Contract

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The General Services Administration has released the final request for proposals for both the full and open and small businesses $60 billion One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services multiple award contracts, Federal News Radio reports Thursday. Jason Miller writes that the GSA expects to make 20 to 40 awards for each of the following areas: program management, consulting management, scientific,...

Northrop Wins $617M for 5 E-2D Planes

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $617,058,000 contract modification to build five E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airplanes for the U.S. Navy. The three-year award completes a previously-awarded advance acquisition contract and covers full rate production lot one, the Defense Department said Wednesday. All contract funds are being obligated from the Navy’s fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement budget...

Lockheed-Northrop JV Wins $39M on Potential $333M Radar Sale

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A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $39,026,852 U.S. Army contract modification for mounted assemblies and fire control radars in support of a foreign military sale. The modification increases the cumulative value of Longbow LLC’s contract to $333,348,252, the Defense Department said Friday. Saudi Arabia is also acquiring ground support equipment...

Boeing Wins $25M for Poseidon Logistics

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $27.5 million contract modification to continue providing logistics services to the U.S. Navy for its P-8A Poseidon fleet. This award modifies a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract and all contract funds are being obligated at the time of award, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Navy is allocating its fiscal year 2012 aircraft procurement funds for the award. Work...

Harris AF Counter Comm System IDIQ Hits $200M

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Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $11,323,326 contract modification to upgrade two counter communication systems for the U.S. Air Force. This modification increases the total value of the firm-fixed-price contract from $191,546,750 to $202,870,076, the Defense Department said Friday. The company will upgrade systems under increment one of block 10 by using new, modified or existing equipment, according...

Coast Guard Picks Six for Business Support Work on $11B Contract

Six more companies have won positions on a potential $11 billion contract with the U.S. Coast Guard for technical and acquisition support services, Homeland Security Today reports. Mickey McCarter writes these companies won in the second domain of the five-year Technical, Acquisition and Business Support Services vehicle’s second track. That track covers business, financial management and audit...

Navy Seeking to Buy 72 Boeing Poseidon ISR Planes

The U.S. Navy is seeking authority from the Defense Department and Congress to buy 72 Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) P-8 Poseidon planes under a five-year order, FlightGlobal reports. The Navy has purchased 24 of the ISR planes (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) as of November, when the company won a $1.9 billion contract to provide the branch 11 planes. According to FlightGlobal, the Navy wants...

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