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L-3 Pins Down Pair of Defense Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “L-3 Communication (NYSE: LLL) was awarded a $32, 010, 002 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive contract (N00019-09-C-0059) to exercise an option for the procurement of hardware for the common data link Hawklink system for the MH-60R helicopter, including the manufacture, test, and delivery …

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Lockheed Martin Secures 5 Defense Work Orders

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a $26, 743, 947 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-5110) for the option exercise of the DDG 114 Aegis weapon system, including a multi-mission signal processor, and associated special tooling and special test equipment.  Work will be performed …

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Boeing Picks Up 2 Defense Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “Boeing (NYSE: BA) was awarded a $10, 785, 892 order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for the procurement of 24 multipurpose display indicators; 12 horizontal situation displays; and 37 install kits (AFC-430, AFC-493, and AYC-1363) in support of the Navy aircrew …

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Northrop Books Trio of DoD Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is being awarded a $34, 941, 216 cost- plus-incentive-fee undefinitized contract action for non-recurring engineering efforts required to design, integrate, and test all hardware, firmware, and software changes required to incorporate advanced threat warning into the current the Department of …

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Brazil Places $14 Million Order with Harris

Harris (NYSE: HRS) secured $14 million in orders from Brazil for Falcon III and Falcon II tactical radios for the country’s armed forces. According to the firm, “Brazil will deploy the radios in a range of humanitarian, security and disaster relief missions, such as support for the nation of Haiti …

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Gerry Simone to Lead Executive Mosaic Media Properties as Editor-in-Chief

Executive Mosaic, the parent company of GovCon Wire, hired Gerry Simone to serve as Editor-in-Chief. “Throughout my career, I have thrived on working with respected journalists as a national spokesperson for area companies, ” Simone said. “I am compelled by Executive Mosaic’s unique media focus on stories about the corporate …

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SAIC Claims Navy SSP Deal

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) secured a contract with the Navy Strategic Systems Programs  Command to support project management planning and systems integration services for the Navy’s enterprise resource planning program. The deal includes a base year, with three one-year options for a potential total value exceeding $28 million. The firm will …

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Harris Makes Fiscal Move

Harris (NYSE: HRS) released the following statement: The firm’s board of directors “declared a quarterly cash dividend of  25 cents per share on the common stock, payable March 17, 2011 to shareholders of record March 7, 2011.”

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TASC Takes on Air Force Contract

TASC secured a one-year, $9 million deal with the Air Force to support the Concept Development Division of the Development Planning Directorate. The firm with the support the division, known as XRD, with services including engineering, analysis and concept development support. “XRD is responsible for almost every aspect of planning …

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BAE Buckles Up with C-130 Crashworthy Seat Deal

BAE Systems won an $8.4 million contract from the Air Force to provide crashworthy seats for C-130 aircraft. According to the firm, “the specially designed seats will help protect crewmembers in the event of mishaps or hard landings.” The firm will handle development, testing, and installation of the seat systems …

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