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Paul Nedzbala: General Dynamics IT Business to Help Update NOAA Supercomputing System Under $553M Contract

Paul Nedzbala, senior vice president of the federal civilian division at General Dynamics Information Technology (NYSE: GD), has said GDIT will help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration modernize supercomputing infrastructure through a potential 10-year, $553 million contract. Work covers the modernization, operation and maintenance of a high-performance computing system that supports NOAA’s research …

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Air Force Formalizes $3.9B Boeing Contract for 2 Presidential Planes

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $3.9 billion contract to design, modify, test, certify and field a pair of presidential aircraft. USAF will obligate $64 million in fiscal 2018 research and development funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Tuesday. This award formalizes an agreement that …

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CACI to Support Navy Emergency Comms Tech Under $122M Task Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has received a potential five-year, $122 million task order from the General Services Administration to develop emergency communications systems for the U.S. Navy‘s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division. The company said Wednesday it will help NAWCAD’s special communications mission solutions unit fabricate, implement and maintain platforms designed …

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Raytheon Gets $467M MDA Standard Missile-3 Block IB Order

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $466.9 million order to manufacture, test and deliver Standard Missile-3 Block IB interceptors to the Missile Defense Agency. The company said Tuesday it will supply 44 Block IB missiles under the fiscal 2018 order issued as part of a three-year $2.35 billion production contract announced in 2015. Mitch Stevison, vice …

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Makenzie Lystrup Named Ball Aerospace VP, GM for Civil Space Business

Makenzie Lystrup, senior director for civil space advanced systems and business development at Ball Aerospace, has been appointed vice president and general manager of the company’s civil space business. She succeeds Jim Oschmann, who will retire from Ball Aerospace on Aug. 10 after a 14-year career there, the company said Monday. …

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Army Selects 5 Firms for Potential $250M Waveform Dev’t Contract

Five companies have secured positions on a potential five-year, $249.6 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s Waveform Development Environment Ecosystem. The Defense Department said Monday contractors will also compete for task orders to provide multiple waveforms and network services to the service branch. The Army Contracting Command received five bids for …

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UTC Lands $140M in Contracts to Support Navy, National Guard Aircraft Propeller Upgrades

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) aerospace systems unit has secured contracts worth more than $140 million to help the update propeller systems in the U.S. Navy‘s C/KC-130T aircraft. The UTC Aerospace Systems business has also completed nine of 12 contracted propeller upgrades for the Air National Guard’s C-130H planes, the company said said Monday. NATO’s support …

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Fluor Wins Potential $13B US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Support Contract

Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) marine propulsion business has won a potential $13.07 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to perform propulsion work for the Naval Nuclear Laboratory. Two offers were submitted to the Naval Sea Systems Command for the cost-plus-fixed fee contract with a $1.22 billion initial value, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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ManTech Wins Potential $1B DoD Managed IT Services Contract; Kevin Phillips, Rick Wagner Comment

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has secured a potential 10-year, $959 million contract to help a Defense Department agency manage information technology systems. The single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers managed services for the customer agency’s enterprise IT users worldwide, ManTech said Thursday. Kevin Phillips, ManTech CEO and president and a two-time Wash100 recipient, said the …

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GE Lands $437M Air Force Contract Modification for Engine Risk Reduction Support

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation business has received a $437 million contract modification to help the U.S. Air Force implement risk reduction methods for a new propulsion technology. The company said Monday GE Aviation collaborated with the service branch in efforts to mature cycle engine technologies and architectures as part of the Adaptive Versatile …

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