Mary-Louise Hoffman

Oshkosh Secures $106M Army Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Production Funds

The U.S. Army has awarded Oshkosh‘s (NYSE: OSK) defense business $106.3 million in contract funds to build 416 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles. Oshkosh Defense will also use the money to produce 832 installed and packaged kits as part of a modification to a previously awarded contract, the Defense Department said …

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Mercury Completes $180M Themis Purchase; Mark Aslett Comments

Andover, Massachusetts-based Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY) has wrapped up its $180 million cash purchase of Fremont, California-based ruggedized computing products manufacturer Themis Computer. Mercury first announced the deal in December and the company said Thursday it financed the transaction with funds under its existing revolving credit facility. Mark Aslett, president and CEO of …

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Sallyport Awarded $400M Contract to Support Iraq F-16 Base Operations

Sallyport Global Holdings has landed a one-year, $400 million contract to help manage Iraq’s F-16 base operations through the U.S. foreign military sales program. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will deploy personnel to provide aircraft base life support and security services at Balad Air Base in Iraq. Work …

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55 Firms Land Spots on $37B Army Contract for C4ISR Program Support Services

The U.S. Army has selected 55 companies to compete for task orders under a potential $37.4 billion contract vehicle that covers knowledge-based professional services for government programs that have command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance requirements. The service branch received 387 bids for the Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Service indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via the …

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Jacobs Wins Potential $771M Task Order for Enterprise Operations, Maintenance Support to USSOCOM

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a potential $771.3 million task order to provide enterprise operations and maintenance services to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The Special Operations Forces Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics office received four quotations for the task order via a “fair opportunity competition” under the General Services Administration‘s …

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Air Force Orders $78M in Raytheon IFF Transponders, Equipment

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has landed a potential $78 million contract to supply the U.S. Air Force with identification friend-or-foe transponders and ancillary equipment. The Air Force will obligate $1.4 million in fiscal 2017 procurement funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Friday. DoD expects Raytheon to complete work …

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CRN: DXC Technology’s Senior Management Team Draws From Both CSC, HPE Services Segment

Executives from Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise‘s (NYSE: HPE) enterprise services segment have been named to vice president and director roles at the future merged CSC-HPE ES company that will operate as DXC Technology when it debuts April 3, CRN reported. Michael Novinson writes CSC and HPE tapped Chicago-based executive search firm …

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Army Picks 9 Firms for $10B Defense Language Interpretation, Translation Services Contract

Nine companies have won positions on a potential 10-year, $9.86 billion contract to provide foreign language services to the U.S. Army‘s Defense Language Interpretation Translation Enterprise program. The Army received 20 bids for the contract via the internet and will provide funds and performance locations upon issuance of individual task orders, the Defense …

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Army Picks BAE’s US Subsidiary for Potential $98M Missile Warning System Contract

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has won a potential five-year, $97.9 million contract to help the U.S. Army prototype and produce a Limited Interim Missile Warning System. Two bids were submitted to the Army Contracting Command for the hybrid contract and work will take place in Nashua, New Hampshire, the Defense Department …

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Former SAIC, SRA Exec Clyde Nixon Joins MetroStar as Chief Growth Officer

Clyde “Tom” Nixon, a more than 25-year public sector market veteran, has joined MetroStar Systems as chief growth officer at the Reston, Virginia-based information technology and consulting services contractor. He will oversee MetroStar’s growth strategies and help align its business operations with consumer preferences and market dynamics in his new …

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