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ECS Federal Lands Spot on Potential $200M DARPA Techical Assistance IDIQ; George Wilson Comments

ECS Federal has landed a spot on a potential five-year, $200 million contract that covers science and engineering technical assistance for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s strategic technology office. DARPA selected ECS as one of three awardees that will vie for task orders under the SETA indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity recompete contract, the …

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ECS Federal to Help Army Build, Implement Unclassified Network Tech Under $111M Contract

ECS Federal has received a potential $111.1 million contract from the U.S. Army to help the military branch develop, deploy, update, integrate, test, maintain and manage a secure unclassified network system. The Army Contracting Command solicited 19 proposals and subsequently received one bid for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said …

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Maersk Subsidiary to Operate, Maintain Navy Sealift Vessels Under Potential $196M Contract

A Maersk Line subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $196.3 million contract from to help the U.S. Navy operate and maintain seven USNS Bob Hope-class military vehicle cargo ships. U.S. Marine Management Inc. will support the military branch’s surge large, medium-speed roll-on/roll-off vessels at sea globally under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department …

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Enlightenment Capital Backs Cadmus Growth Plans Through Strategic Investment

Enlightenment Capital has invested in Cadmus Group to help the Waltham, Massachusetts-based professional services contractor implement its growth strategy and explore acquisition opportunities. Cadmus said Monday it aims to expand the firm’s consulting services into new domain and geographic markets. “We look forward to supporting Cadmus’ continued growth both organically and …

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NASA Picks 16 Firms for Potential $500M Space Station Research, Engineering IDIQ

NASA has awarded 16 companies positions on a potential seven-year, $500 million to provide research and engineering products and services to the International Space Station. The Research, Engineering, and Mission Integration Services program covers spaceflight and ground technology platforms; sustaining engineering; payload facility; research mission integration; and operations services, NASA said Thursday. …

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Army Taps 7 Companies for $173M CBRN Material Mgmt Support Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded seven companies spots on a potential $172.7 million contract to help the service branch manage chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense-related materials. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will compete for task orders to evaluate, identify, locate, recover and dispose of munitions, explosives, munition constituents, chemical …

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GE Secures $92M Contract Option for Navy F/A-18E/F Aircraft Engines

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a one-year, $91.6 million contract option from the U.S. Navy to provide 24 full-rate production F414-GE-400 engines for installation into the service branch’s F/A-18E/F aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Naval Air Systems Command will obligate the full amount of the exercised option from the …

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Huntington Ingalls Awarded $105M Navy Nuclear Submarine Support Extension

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) will continue to provide support services for U.S. Navy nuclear submarines under a two-year, $105 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification covers database and configuration management, integrated logistics, engineering, technical, design, research, development, modernization and industrial services. HII landed a $564 million contract …

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IAP, DynCorp Vet Doug Kitani Joins Erickson as CEO

Doug Kitani, formerly CEO and a director of IAP Worldwide Services, has joined Erickson as CEO of the Portland, Oregon-based transport aircraft manufacturing company. Erickson said Thursday Kitani previously led portfolio strategies and corporate development efforts at logistics services contractor DynCorp. He also held general management positions at Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) and General …

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CBP Taps 4 Firms to Develop Concrete Border Wall Prototypes

The Customs and Border Protection has awarded four companies separate contracts worth up to $500,000 each to develop prototypes of a proposed border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, The New York Times reported Thursday. CBP said Caddell Construction, Fisher Industries, Texas Sterling Construction and W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company will perform work …

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