This week we saw a number of contracts awarded across a variety of fields such as medicine, cybersecurity, vehicle improvement and modernization, missiles and more. Letâs take a quick look at some of the significant contracts awarded this week.
On Thursday, LeidosÂ announcedÂ that it received a potential five-year, $98 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide scientific and administrative services in support ofCongressionally Directed Medical Research Programs. Leidos has said that it will be assisting CDMRP leaders and government program managers, specifically by establishing programmatic panels that will advise the government on potential uses of research funds. This contract is the latest addition in Leidosâ 25-year relationship with CDMRP. The contract has a one-year base and four one-year optional ordering periods.
ManTech InternationalÂ announcedÂ on Wednesday that it won a potential $133.4 million task order to support the U.S. Armyâs intelligence, security and information systems operations. Under thecontract, ManTech will be responsible for providing analytical support services across cybersecurity, counterterrorism and counterintelligence fields in support of the Army Intelligence and Security Commandâs 902nd military intelligence group. The task order also requires that ManTech perform research and analysis functions, offer recommendations and provide personnel to help INSCOM carry out computer science, cyber, technology protection, forensics and intelligence analysis.
The ArmyÂ awardedÂ a potential $116.9 million contract for logistics support for a fleet of U.S. government-owned, fixed-wing special electronic missions aircraft to Northrop Grumman on Wednesday. The special electronic mission aircraft are used by the Army to collect intelligence in both peace and wartime environments,Â accordingÂ to the military branch. In the Department of Defense release about the contract, it was noted that the Army received three bids for the contract and had obligated $30 million at the time of award.
NTT Data Services wasÂ awardedÂ a $82 million contract extension from the U.S. Navy to continue providing lifecycle management and acquisition support for the service branchâs submarine fleet. Theextension was awarded by the Naval Sea Systems Command as an option to the previously awardedÂ Enterprise Wide Contractor Support ServicesÂ contract. Tim Conway, public sector president at NTT Data and 2017 Wash100 inductee,Â saidÂ that the company is honored with the contract extension that reflects NTT Dataâs 30-year partnership with the Navy. NTT Data Services will continue delivering support services to NAVSEAâs submarine team across logistics, engineering, programmatic, financial management, business and technical areas.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Air ForceÂ addedÂ Textron Subisidiary, AAI Corp., and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems to a potential eight-year, $499 million contract to assist theÂ Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology ResearchÂ program. The contract wasÂ initially awardedÂ to Northrop Grumman and Aurora Flight Sciences on August 11th, and Lockheed Martin wasÂ addedÂ on August 17th. The companies will all assist in the Air Force in research, development and demonstration efforts for aerospace vehicle systems designed to deliver weapons, cargo and other payloads to warfighters.
Another Tuesday contract award was AECOMâsÂ winÂ on a potential five-year, $95 million contract toprovide multidisciplinary architect-engineer services for the U.S. NavyâsÂ Environmental Restoration ProgramÂ that comprises installation restoration and munitions response efforts. AECOMâs technical services division will assist the Navy in evaluating site information, preparing project planning documents, conducting field investigations, analyzing environmental samples and validating analytical data.
Raytheon wasÂ awardedÂ a $614.5 million contract modification on Monday. Awarded by the Missile Defense Agency, the modification calls for Raytheon to produce 17Â Standard Missile-3Â weapons and provide requisite support services. MDA awarded the modification to definitize a $543.3 million contract action issued inÂ December 2015, reducing the total cumulative value of the contract to $619.6 million from $630.7 million, DoD added.
BoeingÂ receivedÂ a potential ten-year, $323.5 million definitized delivery order from the DefenseÂ Logistics Agency to provide space parts for the NavyâsÂ F/A-18Â andÂ F/A-18 A-FÂ aircrafts. The sole-source order contains a five-year base period, running until 2023. The order also has a single five-year option. The purchase will be financed with the Navyâs working capital funds from fiscal 2017 â 2023, the DoD noted.
On Sunday, IsraelÂ signed an agreementÂ with the U.S. government and Lockheed Martin to purchase 17 additionalÂ F-35Â fighter jets, valued at approximately $1.7 billion. Lockheed is expected to deliver the batch of 17 F-35s by December 2024. Israelâs defense ministry noted that the U.S. government negotiated with Lockheed Martin to reduce the price of the fighter jet to under $100 million per unit.
Last Friday, IAP Worldwide ServicesÂ announcedÂ that it had won a potential $72 million contract to support the overseas intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance pilot and flight operations of theU.S. Armyâs Fixed Wing Project Office. IAP will be partnering with Avenge to perform work under the contract. âWith more than 30 years of combined experience, the IAP and Avenge teams are proud to support the Army Aerial Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance Fixed Wing Fleet,â said Michael Bozeman, vice president of IAPâs aviation and engineering solutions business.
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