SCRA-Managed Alliance Awarded $700M for Ordnance Tech Development; Chris Van Metre Comments

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An SCRA-managed consortium has closed a seven-year, $700 million transaction agreement with the U.S. Army to prototype and develop rapid ordnance technology for the nation’s warfighters. The National Armaments Consortium is comprised of more than 250 contractors and academic organizations and the OTA is a follow-on to two earlier awards worth $1.22 billion, SCRA said Monday. The Army Contracting...

Sikorsky Wins $804M Contract Modification to Build Black Hawk Helicopters

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a United Technologies (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary, has won an $804,426,634 firm-fixed-price modification contract to build UH-60M and HH-60M black hawk helicopters. (Click Here, to read about the original $7.3 billion Sikorsky contract for the helicopters.) The award will also fund associated engineering, program management, provisioning, technical publications, and logistics...

ATK Awarded $8.5B Contract for Rifle Ammunition, Plant Operation

ATK (NYSE:ATK) has won a fixed-price contract with economic-price-adjustment worth up to $8,480,000,000 to provide small caliber rifle ammunition. ATK is also expected to operate, maintain and modernize the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant. Work is estimated to be completed by Sept. 30, 2022 and the location will be determined with each order. Two bids were received for one bid solicited online. The...

ITT Exelis Wins $221M Middle East Comm Contract

ITT Exelis Corp. (NYSE:XLS) has won a $220,704,301 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to operate and maintain the communications and information systems under the 160th Signal Brigade. Work will be performed in Kuwait, Iraq, Afghanistan and Qatar while the estimated completion date is June 29, 2013. (Read about a General Dynamics IT contract for the 160th Signal Bridge.) One bid was received for one bid...

General Atomics Wins $103M Contract to Support Gray Eagle UAV

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has won a $102,588,732 contract to provide services in support of the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system. Work for the cost-plus-incentive-fee award will be performed in Poway, Calif. and the estimated completion date is May 7, 2013. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.   Previous coverage of the...

L-3, Exelis Win $200M Army Contract for Aviator’s Night Vision Equipment

The U.S. Army has awarded a $200 million contract in order to acquire advanced night vision equipment, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday. L-3 Communications Corp. (NYSE:LLL) and Exelis Inc. (NYSE:XLS) each won a share on the firm-fixed-price contract to supply 3rdRemedial Design generation aviator’s night vision imaging systems. The contractors will perform work according to individual...

SAIC Wins Prime Spot on $497M Navy Medicine IDIQ

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has won a prime contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command for operational and medical research and development services in support of Navy Medicine, the company announced Tuesday. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has three base years, a two-year option and a six-month extension option. The total contract value for all awards is more than...

Lockheed Wins $163M Contract for Apache Night Sensor

The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business unit a $163,700,048 contract modification to provide a modernized target acquisition designation sight and pilot’s night vision sensors for the AHAllowance Holder-64D Apache helicopter. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla., with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2014. The U.S. Army Contracting...

BAE Wins $270M Contract for Army Situational Awareness Vehicle Material

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a $270,825,641 cost-no-fee contract providing for materials for 245 Operational Desert Storm situational awareness vehicles. Work will be performed in York, PaPrivacy Act., with an estimated completion date of Dec. 30, 2013. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity.

DRS Wins $248M Contract for Army Electrical, Mechanical Install Kits

The U.S. Army has awarded DRS Tactical Systems a $248,260,000 firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to procure installation kits for electrical and mechanical interfaces between the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below systems and the vehicle platform. Work has an estimated completion date of Sept. 22, 2014. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground,...

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