Darwin McDaniel

MEI Wins $340M Air Force Space Tech R&D Contract

Millennium Engineering and Integration has won a potential seven-year, $340M contract to help a U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory directorate develop space technology concepts. Arlington, Va.-based MEI will support AFRL’s space vehicles directorate in development, analysis, integration, experimentation, demonstration and evaluation efforts, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work will …

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ATCC Lands $319M Follow-On Award for CDC Reagent Inventory, Distribution Support

American Type Culture Collection will continue to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention update an inventory of viruses, bacteria and other reagents for future vaccine research-and-development programs under a potential 10-year, $319.3M contract. CDC announced the follow-on award in a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday. Manassas, Va.-based ATCC will …

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Raytheon Gets $102M Army & FMS Contract for Patriot Missile Tech Modification Kits, Spares

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $102.5M contract to provide Patriot missile component modification kits and initial spares for the U.S. Army and the Netherlands. The company will produce spares and kits for the system’s digital sidelobe canceller and peripheral electronics assembly box under the fixed-price-incentive contract, the Department of Defense said …

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Northrop Receives $117M Contract Option for Radar Warning Receiver/EW Mgmt Systems

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $117.3M contract option to provide hardware for AN/APR-39 radar warning receiver and electronic warfare management systems to the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and foreign military sales customers. The exercised option covers D(V)2 processors, antenna detectors, radar receivers, low band arrays, battery handle …

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Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Nominated to Join Boeing Board

Nikki Randhawa Haley, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has been nominated to be a member of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) board of directors. She is set for election at the aerospace and defense contractor’s annual shareholder meeting on April 29, Boeing said Tuesday. Haley left her U.S. envoy position …

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ST Engineering Gets $600M Aircraft Fleet Maintenance Contract; Tom Vecchiolla Comments

Singapore Technologies Engineering’s aerospace sector has received a potential 10-year, $600M contract to maintain an aircraft fleet for a North America-based customer. The contract covers the maintenance of more than 160 widebody and narrowbody airframes beginning in 2020, ST Engineering’s VT Systems subsidiary said Monday. “We are honored to secure …

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Navy Awards Five Spots on $240M IDIQ for NAVFAC Southeast Construction Projects

The U.S. Navy has selected five companies to provide design-build construction services within Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Southeast area of responsibility under a potential five-year, $240M contract. NAVFAC received 19 proposals for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a competitive procurement on the Navy’s e-commerce portal, the Department of Defense said …

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Chris Wilkinson Promoted to DLT Sales SVP

Chris Wilkinson, vice president of sales at DLT Solutions, has elevated to senior vice president ranks at the Herndon, Va.-based government technology contractor. He will be responsible for aligning DLT’s sales organization with go-to-market strategies intended to drive growth across the government and education sectors, the company said Thursday. Wilkinson has helped …

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Harris Receives $169M Navy Contract Option to Produce More F/A-18 Countermeasure Systems

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $168.8M contract modification to provide additional integrated countermeasure systems and other components for the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 multirole combat jets. The Navy exercised an option under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to buy 78 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures Onboard Jammer systems as part of the program’s …

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Tech Industry Vet Kevin Davis Joins Databricks as Public Sector VP

Kevin Davis, a 25-year technology sales veteran in the government market, has been appointed vice president of the public sector business at analytics technology provider Databricks. He will focus on efforts to help customer agencies adopt artificial intelligence through the combination of data and machine learning approaches in a single …

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