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Lockheed Wins $841M Award to Enhance Sensors on Air Force Sniper Pod

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business unit an $841.5 million firm-fixed-price contract to enhance sensors as part of hardware and software upgrades to the Sniper pod. Lockheed will also provide: associated host platform integration technical manual and technical orders repair data studies …

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CH2M Hill JV Wins $325M to Continue Supporting NSF Arctic Project Research

CH2M Hill Polar Services, which consists of CH2M HILL, Polar Field Services Inc., SRI International and UMIAQ, has been awarded a third consecutive arctic research support and logistics services contract for the National Science Foundation. The estimated $325 million contract will span eight years. The scope of the contract includes: …

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Serco, Booz Allen Awarded IDIQs for Navy Admin Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded Serco Inc. and Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-quantity, multiple award contracts to provide the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations and the Navy’s Chief of Personnel with professional, technical and administrative support services in the following areas: the DCNO regarding all Capitol Hill-related duties, including …

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General Dynamics to Acquire Tank Manufacturer Force Protection for $360M

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has entered into an agreement to acquire Force Protection, a designer and manufacturer of blast- and mine-protected vehicles,  for approximately $360 million. Force Protection will become a part of General Dynamics’ land systems business unit. Force Protection also tests, delivers and supports those vehicles, includng the Abrams …

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CACI Wins Prime Spot on $2.5B OPM Background Investigation IDIQ; Paul Cofoni Comments

  CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has been selected as one of three prime contractors to provide background investigation fieldwork services for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, extending CACI’s work for the OPM that began in 2004. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a $2.5 billion ceiling and a ten-month base period …

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ATK Orders Rise 40% in Second Quarter

ATK (NYSE: ATK) released its financial results for its fiscal 2012 second quarter ended Oct. 2, 2011. The company reported its second quarter orders rose 40 percent to $1.4 billion from $1.0 billion in the prior year period, reflecting a book-to-bill ratio of 1.2. Quarterly operating margins increased to 13.3 percent …

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Report: Lockheed Creating Executive Post to Pursue Cybersecurity Awards

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is creating a senior executive position to pursue new opportunities in “regulated and adjacent markets” for the company’s cybersecurity business, according to a Lexington Institute report. The executive, who has not been publicly identified, will report to Linda Gooden, director of Lockheed’s information technology business. Loren B. Thompson …

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CSC Wins Potential $144M Contract to Support Navy Enterprise Network

The U.S. Navy has awarded Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) a $30, 562, 096 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in support of Navy Cyber Forces’ operation and maintenance of the OCONUS Navy Enterprise Network outside the continental U.S. The contract contains options, which could bring the contract value to $144, 674, 426. …

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Boeing Wins $1.4B Navy Contract for P-8 Aircraft

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a $1, 377, 823, 556 contract modification to provide seven P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime low rate initial production II aircraft. The work is expected to be completed in January 2013. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

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Navy Says NGEN to Cost $500M Less Per Year Than Previously Advertised

The U.S. Navy has lowered its cost projections for its Next-Generation Enterprise Network to less than $1.5 billion per year, $500 million less than the $2 billion figure provided last week, according to a report from NextGov. The Navy’s current network, the Navy Marine Corps Intranet, is slated to continue …

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