Mary-Louise Hoffman

State Dept OKs $231M NATO Precision Guided Munitions Sale

The State Department has approved NATO’s request to buy precision guided munitions and related support services from the U.S. for use in regional threat deterrence operations under a potential $231 million foreign military sales agreement. Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will be the primary contractors on the deal, the Defense …

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Dynetics EVP Mike DeMaioribus to Retire in September; David King Comments

Mike DeMaioribus, executive vice president of business operations at Dynetics, plans to retire from the company on Sept. 14 after a 39-year career at the Huntsville, Alabama-based engineering, applied science and information technology contractor. He is responsible for corporate finance, contracts, security, facilities, project support,  human resources and creative media solutions organizations in his …

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Raytheon Gets $129M Contract Modification for US, Intl Military Wireless-Guided Missiles

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a two-year, $129.4 million contract modification to produce tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided missile systems for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps. The Defense Department said Monday the company will also deliver TOW missiles to Morocco and Bahrain under the foreign military sales program. Raytheon will perform work …

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Microsoft Vet Kevin Adler Joins Metalogix as State, Local Govt Strategic Account Exec

Kevin Adler,  a 16-year veteran of Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), has joined Washington-based content management software vendor Metalogix as strategic account executive for the company’s U.S. state and local government business area. He brings extensive knowledge of Microsoft’s ecosystem and integrated technology offerings with Metalogix to his new position,  Metalogix said Monday. “Kevin’s proven ability …

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Raytheon Gets $288M Contract Modification to Update Navy’s Close-In Weapon System

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $288 million contract modification to continue to provide conversion,  system overhaul and upgrade services as well as related hardware for MK 15 Close-In Weapon Systems. The military branch exercised options on a previously awarded contract and obligated $64.6 million at the time of …

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Air Force Issues RFP on Launch Support Services for 2019 GPS III Mission

The U.S. Air Force has begun a solicitation to procure launch vehicle production, mission integration and operational services for the Global Positioning System III-3 satellite. The military service said Wednesday it will award a firm-fixed-price contract for an Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle service after the branch evaluates interested vendors’ proposals with a “best value” source …

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Raytheon Lands $524M SM-3 Block IB Missile Contract Option

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $524 million contract option to produce, test and deliver up to 52 Standard Missile-3 Block IB weapon systems to MDA. It represents the first of three option years under a potential $2.3 billion contract modification announced on Dec. 18 last year, the Defense Department said …

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DLA Orders $984M in Boeing F/A-18 Spares for US Navy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received three delivery orders worth a combined $984.3 million to provide spare parts for the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of F/A-18 Super Hornet multirole fighter planes. The orders were awarded by the Defense Logistics Agency‘s aviation unit under a potential 10-year, sole-source acquisition contract with Boeing, the Defense …

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DHS Awards Potential $1.5B PACTS II Non-IT Services Contract Vehicle

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded 30 companies spots on a potential five-year, $1.5 billion contract vehicle for program management, administrative, operations and technical support services. PACTS II is a set-aside program for service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses and designed to help DHS accomplish mission objectives and cross-organizational missions through non-information technology services, according to a …

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Northrop Awarded $164M to Configure Hawkeye Early-Warning Aircraft for Japan

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential $164 million contract modification to provide one E-2D Advanced Hawkeye configured aircraft to Japan under the foreign military sales program. The Defense Department said Thursday Northrop’s military aircraft systems business will perform work through March 2018 at various locations across the continental U.S. The Navy obligated …

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