SAIC, Harris, Boeing Claim Key Defense Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “SAIC (NYSE: SAI) was awarded a $74, 999, 999 contract, which will research, develop, test and evaluate advanced intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance technologies in an operationally realist environment to ensure access to a range of object and signal densities and dynamics sufficient to address a range of relevant test scenarios. At this time, $10, 000, 000 has been obligated. Detachment 1, AFRL/PKSR, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-10-C-1887).

Harris (NYSE: HRS) was awarded a $63, 784, 095 contract modification which will provide operations, maintenance and logistics support to be provided to Air Force Space Command’s 50th Space Wing. At this time, $12, 000, 000 has been obligated. 50 CONS/LGCZW, Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., is the contracting activity (FA2550-08-C-8011; PO0057).

Boeing (NYSE: BA) is being awarded a $ 89, 292, 424 Other Transaction Agreement number (HR0011-10-9-0010). This work is for the Vulture II Program to research and develop technologies and systems which will enable the military to affordably deliver and maintain a 1, 000 lb, 5 kW airborne payload for an uninterrupted period of at least five years with an uninhabited, heavier-than-air platform configuration. Work will be performed in Arlington, Va. (5.28 percent); St. Louis, Mo. (63166-0516) (39.26 percent); St. Louis, Mo. (63166) (46.68 percent); and Seattle, Wash. (8.78 percent). The work is expected to be completed Feb. 13, 2014.  The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.

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