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Boeing Secures $93M Contract to Substantiate Helicopter Tech Designs for U.S. Army

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential five-year, $92.5M cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Army to help develop aircraft technology concepts and designs from selected candidates. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Boeing will provide engineering, analysis, technical and test services in line with the Army and DoD’s technology mission objectives. …

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Kira Training Services Lands $221M Air Force Academy Civil Engineering Contract

Kira Training Services has won a potential seven-year, $221.4M contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide civil engineering support to a military academy that trains officer cadets. The company will repair and maintain facilities and infrastructure; manage engineering and installation operations; and oversee housing and emergency management functions at …

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Kongsberg Lands $498M Contract to Continue Army Remote Weapon Station Support

A Kongsberg Gruppen business unit has received a four-year, $498.3M contract from the U.S. Army to continue to build a remote weapon station designed to help soldiers identify and engage targets while inside an armored vehicle. The Defense Department said Friday that Kongsberg’s defense and aerospace group will also support engineering and …

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General Atomics to Retrofit Air Force UAV Ground Control Station Under $92M Contract

General Atomics has received a $92.2M contract from the U.S. Air Force to update the service branch’s ground control station for MQ-9 Block 30 unmanned aerial vehicles. The company’s aeronautical systems unit will convert the MD-1A Block 15 GCS to the Block 30 configuration in line with a fiscal 2018 retrofit effort, the …

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BAE to Deliver Bradley Fighting Vehicle Modules to Army Under $91M IDIQ

BAE Systems’ land and armaments unit has secured a five-year, $91.2M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide eight logic module items designed for Bradley Fighting Vehicles. DLA will obligate fiscal 2018 through 2023 defense working capital funds for the hybrid cost-reimbursement contract that tasks BAE to supply …

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Leonardo DRS Lands $435M Contract to Support Army’s FLIR Technology Integration Program

Leonardo DRS’ network and imaging systems business has secured a $435M hybrid contract from the U.S. Army to deliver thermal imaging systems to be integrated with multiple platforms across the service branch. The company is tasked to provide second-generation forward-looking infrared thermal receiver units, kit components and spares, as well …

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Army Chooses Six Firms for Autonomous Unmanned Systems Teaming Project

The U.S. Army has selected six small businesses for a five-year, $50M contract to develop technologies that can support teaming operations among unmanned aerial, ground and underwater autonomous vehicles. Accelerated Development and Support, Archarithms, Cybernet Systems, DHPC Technologies, Robotic Research, Shield AI will compete for task orders under the Army’s Autonomous Unmanned Systems Teaming and …

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DynCorp Secures $258M Army Logistics Support Extension

DynCorp International has secured a $258M contract extension from the U.S. Army Sustainment Command to continue base life support and maintenance operations to aid over 18K U.S. troops in Afghanistan. The 12-month task order supports the Army’s Logistics Civil Augmentation Program IV contract and requires DynCorp to manage facilities, sewage …

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Raytheon Lands $282M USAF Contract for Multispectral Sensor Systems

Raytheon has secured a $282M undefinitized contract from the U.S. Air Force to modernize and deliver AN/DAS-4 electro-optical/infrared sensor systems. Under the predominantly fixed-price-incentive contract, Raytheon will upgrade 40 DAS-1A turret units to a DAS-4 configuration and provide 127 AN/DAS-4 Multi-Spectral Targeting System Model B high-definition and target location accuracy turrets, the …

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Textron Subsidiary to Produce More Attack Helicopters for Marines Under $510M Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Textron’s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary a $509.8M contract modification to produce and deliver 29 twin-engine attack helicopters as part of the U.S. Marine Corps’ H-1 modernization effort. Bell Helicopter will provide lot 15 AH-1Z new build aircraft, as well as obtain long-lead items and components …

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