According to the Department of Defense, “General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) was awarded a $7, 647, 765 fixed-price-incentive contract. The award will provide for the procurement of 15 joint service general lightweight standoff chemical agent detectors; 15 scanner transit cases; and 15 operator display unit transit cases. Work will be performed in Charlotte, N.C., with an estimated completion date of Nov. 21, 2011. One bid was solicited with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Edgewood Contracting Division, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity (W911SR-08-D-0022).”
A joint venture between Aptive Resources and Enterprise Resource Performance Inc. has won two task orders worth $121M combined to provide systems integration and operational support for the Department of Veterans Affairs’ healthcare networks.
SpaceX will provide launch services under a potential $109.4M contract for a NASA-funded mission that seeks to further study the heliosphere’s boundary that produces a magnetic barrier protecting the solar system. NASA said Saturday its Interstellar Mapping and Acceleration Probe mission will examine the neutral particles that pass through the barrier and study how particles become faster in space.