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KBR-Triple Canopy JV Wins $118M Contract for Army Security Services in Kuwait, Vectrus Shares Plummet on Loss


A joint venture of KBR (NYSE: KBR) and Triple Canopy has won a one-year, $117.8 million contract that includes separately-funded option periods to operate a U.S. Army base in Kuwait and provide security support services for the military branch’s area support group in the country. KBR-Triple Canopy LLC will perform work through Sept. 29, 2017, the Defense Department …

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Oshkosh Awarded $409M for Order Year 7 of Army Medium Tactical Vehicle Production Contract


Oshkosh (NYSE: OSK) has received a $409 million order to produce 1,661 family of medium tactical vehicle trucks and 31 trailers for the U.S. Army. The order is for the seventh performance year on a previously awarded FMTV contract and the company’s defense business segment will continue deliveries of the vehicles to the service branch through July …

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CACI Exec Chair Jack London Talks ‘Character Investment’ at Army Event; Ken Asbury Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 29, 2016 — Jack London, executive chairman of CACI International (NYSE: CACI), delivered the keynote address Friday during a U.S. Army cadet workshop at Fort Knox, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday London discussed the importance of good character and ethics as part of what he calls “character investment” to develop the …

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Former L-3 NSS Exec Bill Scott Joins STG as Cybersecurity VP; Phil Lacombe Comments

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Bill Scott, a former vice president at L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL), has been appointed VP of cybersecurity and secure information systems at Reston, Virginia-based government services contractor STG Group. Scott will work to manage STG’s resources, implement growth strategies and develop platforms designed to safeguard national security networks in collaboration with …

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Sikorsky Lands $187M in Army Contract Modifications for Taiwan, Tunisia UH-60M Helicopters

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The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary two contract modifications worth a combined $187.1 million to provide UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to Taiwan and Tunisia under foreign military sales agreements. One modification has a potential $148.7 million value and calls for Sikorsky to make six configured UH-60Ms for Taiwan’s air force, the Defense Department said …

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Leidos Picks OGSystems to Support Work With Army Geospatial Center


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has tapped OGSystems to provide data processing services for the U.S. Army‘s High-Resolution 3D Geospatial Information program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. OGSystems said its work will serve to support Leidos’ efforts to help the Army Geospatial Center manage geospatial data under a $777 million task order. About Executive …

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AM General to Supply Afghanistan With More Humvees for $109M


AM General has received a $108.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to deliver an additional 433 Humvees to Afghanistan under a foreign military sales deal. The Defense Department said Tuesday it expects the company to finish work under the modification by Sept. 29, 2017. DoD added the full obligated amount at the time of …

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BAE, DRS Win Contracts to Produce Weapon Sights Tech for US Army

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BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary and DRS Technologies have won separate multiyear contracts worth $384 million and $337.7 million, respectively, to provide crew-served weapon sights systems to the U.S. Army. The military branch received three bids for the procurement program and will provide funds and performance locations upon issuance of each order, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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CAE to Open New Pilot, Aircrew Training Center in Alabama Under $75M Investment


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2016 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will invest $75 million to build a new flight training center in Alabama by 2017 to support U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force aviators and flight crew, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The office of Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said Thursday the future 79,000-square-foot Dothan …

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Northrop Lands Potential $150M Navy Contract for IR Countermeasures on Combat Aircraft

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential $149.7 million firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Navy for hardware, production test stations and technical services in support of the installation of large aircraft infrared countermeasures. The Defense Department said Friday Northrop will help integrate LAIRCM into the combat aircraft of the U.S. Army, …

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