Darwin McDaniel

Former IBM Exec Andrew Borene Appointed Symantec National Security Group Head

Andrew Borene, a certified information systems security professional and former IBM (NYSE: IBM) executive, has been appointed senior director of the federal national security group at Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC). He will lead a team that offers integrated technology platforms and services meant to help government clients defend against cyber threats, …

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Point Blank Secures $92M DLA IDIQ for Small Arms Protective Inserts

Point Blank Enterprises has received a one-year, $92.9M contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply four U.S. service branches with updated small arms protective inserts. Work under the sole-source firm-fixed-price, indefinite-quantity contract will take place in Florida through March 2021, the Department of Defense said Monday. The company will …

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BOP Awards Correctional Facility Mgmt Contracts Worth $1.4B

The Bureau of Prisons has awarded contracts worth a combined $1.38B for the management and operation of correctional facilities with more than 9.5K beds for low-security adult male inmates. Each contractor-owned or contractor-leased prison will accommodate “criminal aliens with ordinarily 90 months or less remaining to serve on their sentences,” BOP …

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Army Selects 19 Firms for $495M Dredging, Shore Protection Support Contract

Nineteen companies have won positions on a five-year, $495M contract to support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in dredging and shore protection projects. USACE received 24 bids for the firm-fixed-price contract, which runs through April 2024, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. The service will provide funds and work …

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DynCorp Gets $1B Army Aviation Field Maintenance Contract

DynCorp International has received a potential eight-year, $1.1B contract to provide aviation field maintenance and sustainment-level maintenance services to the U.S. Army. Work under contract from Army Contracting Command is scheduled to commence on May 13 and will continue through August 2027, DynCorp said Tuesday. The company will help the …

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Navy Selects Four Firms for Potential $124M Close Air Support Contract

Four companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $124.5M contract to provide close air support to the specialized and proven aircraft program office within Naval Air Systems Command. Contractors will compete for task orders to provide and operate geographically distributed regional aviation training platforms to support air operations, the …

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Boeing Gets Potential $5.7B KC-46 Combat Capability IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential 10-year, $5.70B contract to help the U.S. Air Force address combat capability requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus tanker. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers a range of post-production air vehicle requirements directed by KC-46 operators and mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of …

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Jeff Johnson Named Leidos Senior Director for VA Business Development

Jeff Johnson, a more than two-decade public and private sector veteran, has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as senior director for veterans affairs business development, FedHealthIT reported Friday. He previously worked as a senior manager for Grant Thornton‘s global public sector healthcare practice. Before he joined industry, Johnson served in the …

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Raytheon Gets $94M USAF Contract Modification for Targeting System Production, Modernization

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $94.2M contract modification to manufacture DAS‐4 targeting systems for the U.S. Air Force and the Netherlands. The company will provide an additional 54 new AN/DAS‐4 Model B Multi‐Spectral Targeting System turrets and convert one turret unit into the DAS‐1A configuration, the Department of Defense said …

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Lockheed Awarded $90M to Establish F-35 Core Processor Depot Repair System

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $90.7M contract modification from the Naval Air Systems Command to create an organic depot repair process for the F-35 integrated core processor. The fixed-price-incentive-fee award combines purchases from the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, the Department of Defense said Thursday. Work …

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