ATK, Raytheon Among Primes for Proposed $210M Singapore Missile Sale

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Singapore’s government has asked to purchase up to $210 million in air-to-air missiles and associated equipment for a proposed foreign military sales transaction. ATK (NYSE: ATK), Honeywell (HON), ITT (NYSE: ITT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) are the prime contractors for the sale, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday. The proposed sale includes 100 AIM-120C7 air-to-air missiles,...

SAIC Helping Navy Run Anti-Terrorism Program Software

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a potential $74,398,851 contract to help the U.S. Navy maintain software and equipment for anti-terrorism program systems. The company will receive an initial $3,655,433 increment at the time of award and a second $17,551,889. increment in April, the Defense Department said Tuesday. SAIC will receive the full contract value if the Navy exercises...

QinetiQ Names DHS Vet Richard Burke Strategic Programs Head; John Sutton Comments

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Richard Burke (pictured right) QinetiQ North America has appointed eight-year Department of Homeland Security veteran Richard Burke director of strategic programs in the mission and information solutions business unit. The company said Burke will be responsible for aligning the company’s portfolio in the cyber intelligence, agile software development, big data and mobility with homeland and national...

ManTech to Help DoD Anti-Terror Office Manage R&D Programs; Terry Ryan Comments

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Terry Ryan ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has won a potential $33.5 million contract to help a Defense Department program office manage counterterrorism projects, the company said Friday. The cost-plus-fixed fee contract with the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office has one base year and two one-year options. ManTech said the CTTSO oversees a national research and development program...

SAIC Wins Global Harvest Counterintell Program Extension

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) will continue to run a U.S. Air Force program for collecting intelligence on terrorist targets and financing, Defense News reports. The company won a month-by-month, sole-source extension for the program, run by the Air Force‘s ISR agency (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) and supporting the Defense Intelligence Agency, Aram Roston...

ABA, ROA Sponsoring DC Counterterrorism Law Forum June 4

The American Bar Association and a Reserve Officers Association forum are co-sponsoring a roundtable discussion on counterterrorism law June 4 in Washington. Judge Alexander P. White will moderate “The Law of Counterterrorism” at the ROA’s headquarters, located at One Constitution Avenue in Northeast Washington, the ABA announced. White serves as a resident judge in Illinois’...

Harris Wins $38M Award for Counter-Narcotics Communications, Equipment

Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) RF communications division has won a $37,974,251 U.S. Army firm-fixed-price contract to provide tactical communication services and equipment for counter-narcotics operations. Work has an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2015. The U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting activity. LinkedInTweet+1E-mail