Raytheon Gets OK to Resume Development of Army EW Mgmt Tech

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received the go-ahead from the U.S. Army to resume development work on a technology intended to help the branch plan and execute missions in an electromagnetic operational environment. The company was awarded a five-year contract for the Army’s Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool project, Raytheon said Tuesday. According to Raytheon, the EWPMT software would...

Lockheed to Produce Targeting, Pilotage Systems for Qatar; Mike Taylor Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will supply Qatar’s air force with Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor systems under a $90.6 million foreign military sale through the U.S. Army‘s Lot 9 contract. The company said Monday it will provide M-TADS/PNVS systems and spares for Qatar’s AH-64E Apache helicopters to help bolster nighttime pilotage and targeting...

Kent Holiday: ATK Books $204M in Military Ammo Orders During August and September

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ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won contracts worth $203.7 million combined to produce nonstandard ammunition systems for the U.S. Army and foreign military partners. The company said Monday it booked the military weapon orders during the past two months through basic ordering agreements and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts. “We are honored to support our Army customer in every facet of...

General Dynamics to Maintain African News Websites

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General Dynamics‘ information technology business unit has won a $6.9 million bridge contract with the U.S. Army‘s Africa Command to maintain two African news websites, FCW reported Tuesday. Adam Mazmanian writes General Dynamics IT will continue its work on translation, posting of comments, survey writing, Google Adwords maintenance and page modifications for Magharebia.com and Sabahionline.com. The U.S....

BAE Systems to Convert U.S. Army’s Recovery Vehicles to HERCULES Variant; Adam Zarfoss Comments

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BAE Systems has won a $153.6 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Army‘s recovery vehicles to the Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift Evacuation System configuration. Under the project, the company will convert 53 M88A1 recovery vehicles to the M88A2 HERCULES variant, extending production of the M88 line through 2016, BAE Systems said Monday. “This contract provides enhanced capabilities...

Unisys to Consolidate U.S. Army’s Service Desk Operations; Gene Zapfel Comments

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Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) has won a five-year, nearly $93 million contract to consolidate the the U.S. Army‘s enterprise service desk for personnel. Through the integrated point of contact, the Army’s personnel will be able to obtain information technology services for its LandWarNet operation under the Defense Department‘s global networking program, Unisys said Friday. “This...

Army Awards 11 Firms Shared $444M Contract for Test, Evaluation Support

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The U.S. Army has awarded 11 companies positions on a potential five-year, $444 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for test and evaluation support services, the Defense Department said Friday. The contract covers services such as database management support, test and safety management, analytical and verification support and studies and analysis, DoD said. Four small businesses...

State Department OKs $2.5B Ambush-Protected Vehicles Sale to UAE

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The State Department has approved a foreign military sale of mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles and related support services totaling $2.5 billion to the United Arab Emirates. The UAE government wants to purchase modified MRAP vehicles, MaxxPro LWB chassis, Expedient Armor Program capsules without armor, MRAP recovery vehicles, Caiman multiterrain vehicles without armor and MRAP all-terrain...

Boeing Wins $102M to Build Army’s Next-Gen Automatic Test System

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a six-year, $102 million contract to build a system for the U.S. Army to facilitate test technology integration. The Army received three bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce the Next Generation Automatic Test System, the Defense Department said Wednesday. According to the Army, NGATS will work to be reconfigurable and enable interoperability of...

Army Taps Six Vendors for $250M Automated Test Systems Support IDIQ

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The U.S. Army has awarded positions on a six-year, $249.9 million contract to six companies for engineering support services to the branch’s armament research, development and engineering center. Awardees will compete for task orders to perform work under the multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Army Contracting...