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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Global Xpress to Drive Commercial-Military Satcom Tech Interoperability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has indicated that the company’s Global Xpress network promotes interoperability between commercial and military communications systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday the company developed the Ka-band satellite broadband system to help military …

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Northrop Lands $600M MDA Contract Modification for Missile Defense System Technical Services

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a 20-month, $600 million contract modification by the Missile Defense Agency to continue providing technical integration and operational support services for the U.S. ballistic missile defense system. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification increases the contract’s total value to $3.85 billion and extends Northrop’s services through …

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TSA Picks 15 Teams for Potential $3.3B Nationwide Airport Security Screening IDIQ

Fifteen teams of contractors have been awarded positions on a potential 10-year, $3.3 billion contract to support the Transportation Security Administration‘s passenger and baggage screening programs at various airports throughout the U.S. TSA received more than 80 bids for the Nationwide Airport Security Screening indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Winning team leaders include: Aegis Defense Services …

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6 Contractors Added to $900M IDIQ for USSOCOM Mission Support Services

The U.S. Special Operations Command has picked an additional six businesses to compete for mission support task orders under a potential $900 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The contract has a five-year ordering period that will run through July 28, 2020, and covers SOCOM-wide program management, engineering and technical and professional services, the Defense Department said …

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General Dynamics NASSCO Gets $106M Contract to Engineer Expeditionary Mobile Base Ship for Navy

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) NASSCO subsidiary has received a potential $106.2 million contract from the U.S. Navy to procure long-lead materials and provide engineering services for a follow-on Expeditionary Mobile Base vessel. Contract funds will allow NASSCO to obtain components for ESB 5 propulsion system, main diesel generator engines, bridge electronics, centrifugal pumps, fuel and …

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Report: NNSA’s Follow-on $3B Sandia Labs Support Program Draws 15 Firms, 4 Universities

Fifteen companies and four universities have shown interest in pursuing a potential 10-year, $2.9 billion contract for management services at the National Nuclear Security Administration‘s Sandia National Laboratories, the Albuquerque Journal reported May 18. Michael Coleman writes that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) subsidiary Sandia Corp.‘s current SNL support contract with NNSA is scheduled to expire April 2017. …

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KEYW Lands Spot on $245M Naval Research Lab IT Support Contract

The U.S. Navy has added KEYW Corp. (Nasdaq: KEYW) as an awardee on a potential $245 million contract for engineering and technical support to the information technology division within the Naval Research Laboratory. KEYW will join the eight contractors initially awarded spots on the five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity vehicle earlier this week, the Defense Department said Wednesday. …

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Scott Miller Named FCi Federal CEO, Sharon Virts to Become Exec Chairman

Scott Miller, president of FCi Federal since 2012, will serve in the additional role of CEO at the Ashburn, Virginia-based operations management and professional services contractor. FCi Federal said Monday that Miller will bring three decades of management and operations experience in the federal and commercial markets to his new position. He has managed the company’s …

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6 Contractors Win Spots on $460M Cybercom Mission Support IDIQ

Six companies have won positions on a potential $460 million multiple-award contract to support defensive and offensive cyberspace missions of the U.S. Cyber Command over the next five years, Federal Times reported Monday. Aaron Boyd writes the program is slated to run through May 19, 2021, and task orders encompass new and emerging …

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NASA Extends Harris’ Space Communications Network Support Contract

NASA has exercised two one-year options on a previously awarded contract to Harris (NYSE: HRS) for communications, telemetry and tracking support to the International Space Station and various satellites in low-Earth orbit. The options increase the ceiling value of the company’s Space Communications Network Services contract with NASA by about $384 million, Harris said Monday. Harris booked the …

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