Mary-Louise Hoffman

SpaceX to Provide Falcon 9 Launch Services for NASA’s Surface Water Survey Satellite

Elon Musk’s SpaceX business has been chosen by NASA to help the space agency launch a satellite designed for global survey of Earth’s surface water. NASA said Wednesday it expects the cost of launch service, spacecraft processing, payload integration and tracking, data and telemetry support for the Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission to reach $112 million. …

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Washington Headquarters Services Taps 3 Firms for $240M Professional Engineering Services IDIQ

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH),  Engility (NYSE: EGL) and Decisive Analytics  have won spots on a potential $240 million contract to support the statutory and regulatory policy, guidance, specialty engineering and human capital functions of the Washington Headquarters Services. WHS received three offers for the multiple-award professional engineering services contract through an online solicitation and …

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Lockheed to Modernize South Korea F-16s Under $1.2B USAF Foreign Sales Deal

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential nine-year, $1.20 billion contract to support modernization of South Korea’s fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcon jets. Lockheed will perform the F-16 upgrades as part of a foreign military sales agreement between the governments of the U.S. and South Korea, …

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Harris Lands Potential $91M IDIQ to Produce Airborne EW Tech for Multiple Intl Defense Clients

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a potential three-year,  $91 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to build electronic warfare systems for multiple foreign military sales customers. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers the production of AN/ALQ-211(V)4/8/9 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite systems, software, and associated support equipment for international …

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DLA Awards $252M in Retail Electricity Contracts to 5 Firms

Five companies have won two-year contracts worth up to $252.5 million combined for retail electricity and ancillary/incidental services to various U.S. federal departments and military branches. The Defense Logistics Agency‘s energy organization received eight offers for the contracts through a competitive procurement and the winning suppliers will perform work through Dec. 31, 2018, the Defense …

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Ensco Wins $145M AF Space & Missile Systems Center Support Contract

Ensco has won a potential six-year, $145 million contract to perform systems engineering and integration efforts for the range and network division of the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center. Work will occur in Los Angeles, California and in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and covers support for all phases of the division’s acquisition …

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Leidos Awarded $71M to Continue Aerial IED Neutralizer System Support for Army

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a $71.1 million contract modification to help the U.S. Army integrate,  sustain and operate the military branch’s Saturn Arch neutralizer platform for improvised explosive devices. The Army obligated $45.6 million in fiscal 2016 “other” procurement and operations and maintenance funds at the time of award of the modification, …

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DigitalGlobe Closes $140M Radiant Group Buy in Geospatial Services Expansion Push

DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has wrapped up its purchase of Chantilly, Virginia-based geospatial data services contractor The Radiant Group from investment firm Aston Capital for approximately $140 million cash. DigitalGlobe said Wednesday the acquisition allows the Westminster, Colorado-based satellite imagery provider to strengthen its foothold in the commercial geospatial information services market and to help address the intelligence community’s …

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Nadir Ali: Sysorex Targets Govt Business Growth Through Integrio Assets Purchase Deal

Palo Alto, California-based analytics firm Sysorex (Nasdaq: SYRX) has agreed to purchase certain assets of information technology services provider Integrio Technologies in a move to add new contracts and clients to Sysorex’s professional services and government value-added reseller business segments. Sysorex said Wednesday the total transaction price includes $1.8 million cash; 530, 000 shares of common …

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Lockheed to Continue Navy Sonar Engineering Support Under $125M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $125.2 million contract modification for engineering and technical support work on commercial off-the-shelf sonar equipment for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday that Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will continue to develop and produce Acoustic-Rapid COTS Insertion systems under the modification. Work …

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