Mary-Louise Hoffman

4 Small Businesses Win Navy Warfare Systems Division Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded four small businesses positions on a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide operational and strategic support services to the military branch’s Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Warfare Systems Division. Ten offers were submitted via the FedBizOpps website and the contract runs through July 31, 2021, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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7 Companies Land Spots on $142M Defense Contract Administration System Support IDIQ

The Defense Contract Management Agency has awarded seven companies spots under a potential 10-year, $142 million contract to provide modernization and sustainment services for a system DCMA uses to administer defense contracts and contractor payments. The Defense Department said Friday awardees will vie for task orders to support the Mechanization of Contract Administration Services system and related …

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Praxis to Help Navy Develop RF Signal Generation Methods Under $88M OASIS Task Order

The U.S. Navy has awarded Praxis a potential five-year, $88.2 million task order to explore methods for the service branch to generate radio signals across high-power radio frequency spectrum. Praxis will collaborate with the Naval Research Laboratory to develop signal generation techniques for atmospheric research and spacecraft or aircraft calibration …

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SES to Buy Remaining O3b Networks Stake for $730M

Luxembourg-based communications satellite operator SES has exercised a call option to acquire the remaining 50.9 percent stake in Channel Islands-based satellite broadband services provider O3b Networks through an estimated $730 million deal with other O3b shareholders. SES said Monday it will use money the company raised during a recent equity financing event to fund the transaction and …

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Navy Awards Raytheon $292M Contract Modification for Sidewinder Block II Missiles Production

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $291.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build 660 full-rate production Lot 16 AIM 9X Block II Sidewinder tactical missiles and related components for several domestic and foreign military customers. The Defense Department said Friday the modification also includes 252 Block II captive air training missiles, …

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Navy Adds 608 Contractors to SeaPort-e IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has selected an additional 608 companies to compete for a range of functional support task orders worth up to $3.96 billion per year under the military branch’s SeaPort Enhanced contract vehicle that now includes 5, 106 total businesses as participants. The Defense Department said Thursday 682 offers were submitted to the Naval Surface Warfare Center …

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GSA Starts $50B Alliant 2 IT Vehicle Solicitations; Mary Davie Comments

The General Services Administration has issued its formal requests for bids on two governmentwide information technology acquisition contracts with a combined total ceiling of $50 billion over 10 years. GSA said Monday it will accept industry proposals for the Alliant 2 and Alliant 2 Small Business contracts through Aug. 29. “The Alliant team …

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TransDigm Closes $1B Buy of DDC Parent ILC Holdings

Cleveland-based aerospace components manufacturer TransDigm (NYSE: TDG) has closed its $1 billion cash acquisition of ILC Holdings and its subsidiary Data Device Corp. from New York-based investment firm Behrman Capital. TransDigm first announced the deal May 24 and the company said Thursday it used net proceeds from a term loan and a sale of …

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Booz Allen Vet Kevin Cook to Join Alion Science as Finance Chief; Bahman Atefi Comments

Kevin Cook,  chief financial officer at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), will join McLean, Virginia-based government technology and engineering services contractor Alion Science and Technology as CFO in a move that takes effect July 5. He is due to leave Booz Allen by July 1 and Alion Science said Monday he will bring more than 30 years of …

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DISA Awards $320M Contract to IBM for Commissary POS Hardware Replacement

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been awarded a potential 10-year, $319.6 million contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency to update the current point-of-sale system at U.S. military commissaries worldwide. The company will support Commissary Advanced Resale Transaction System modernization efforts in all Defense Commissary Agency locations globally, the Defense Department said Friday. DoD noted the single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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