According to the Department of Defense, “General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is being awarded a maximum $45, 500, 000 cost plus fixed fee IDIQ which will provide Air Force Research Laboratory Materials and Manufacturing Directorate Technology division with a contract vehicle related to evolving materials and manufacturing technology. At this point, $3, 511, 722 has been obligated. The contracting activity is Det. 1 AFRL/PKMT, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (FA8650-11-D-5702, 0001)”
F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV) has agreed to acquire Santa Clara, Calif.-based Shape Security for approximately $1B in cash as both companies aim to help government and enterprise customers secure digital experience with integrated offerings.
The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Paratek Pharmaceuticals a potential a five-year, $169M contract to further develop an antibiotic drug as a potential treatment for inhalation anthrax.