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Polaris Alpha Continues Space, C4ISR Market Expansion With Solidyn Buy

Polaris Alpha has acquired Denver, Colorado-based engineering and cloud computing services provider Solidyn Solutions for an undisclosed sum in a push to accelerate the development of space-based systems for national security clients. Peter Cannito, CEO of Polaris Alpha, said in a statement published Monday the company made the acquisition to also expand …

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Lockheed Gets Potential $1.12B Navy Contract Modification for Trident II Missile Production, Systems Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded a potential five-year, $1.12 billion contract modification to Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems business for the production of Trident II D2 missiles and support for deployed systems. The Defense Department said Friday the modification contains a $418.7 million initial value and also includes D5 life extension production services. Work …

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Navy Awards BAE Potential $122M Contract to Supply Mk 38 Mod 3 Machine Guns, Spares

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments business will provide Mk 38 Mod 3 machine gun systems and associated spares to the U.S. Navy under a potential $121.5 million contract. The Defense Department said Friday the Naval Surface Warfare Center will obligate $32,787,486 at the time of award from fiscal 2015 and 2017 Navy …

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Northrop Gets $81M Army EW Engineering Support Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential four-year, $80.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide engineering support for air and ground electronic warfare operations. The Army Contracting Command solicited and received one bid for the Electronic Warfare Air/Ground Next Generation Innovative and Novel Engineering Support contract, the Defense …

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Army Selects SAIC-Led Team for $237M Combat Vehicle Prototype Devt Contract

An industry team led by Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential eight-year, $237 million to help the U.S. Army‘s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center develop a combat vehicle experimental prototype. SAIC will lead the group consisting of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), GS Engineering, Moog, Nevada Automotive Test …

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University of Texas-Austin Gets Potential $1B Contract to Support DoD Tech Programs

An applied research laboratory within University of Texas at Austin has secured a potential five-year, $1.1 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to research, develop, engineer, test and evaluate multiple technology platforms for the Defense Department. DoD said Wednesday the laboratory will support the department’s R&D efforts in various core competency …

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BAE Unit to Produce, Sustain Air Force Bomber Armament Tester Under $64M Contract

BAE Systems‘ information and electronic systems integration unit has received a $64.5 million contract to design, develop, manufacture and sustain an armament tester system for the U.S. Air Force‘s bomber aircraft fleet. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contractor will support the engineering and manufacturing development of 90 Bomber Armament Testers the Air Force …

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AECOM-Led JV Gets $928M DOE Contract Extension for Nuclear Waste Repository Operations; John Vollmer Comments

A joint venture led by AECOM (NYSE: ACM) has received a three-year, $928 million contract extension from the Energy Department to oversee the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico. Nuclear Waste Partnership will continue to operate and manage the WIPP underground repository built to dispose of transuranic radioactive waste materials, AECOM said Tuesday. …

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SAIC Wins Spot on Potential $250M USDA Enterprise IT Support BPA; Bob Genter Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has landed a spot on a potential five-year, $250 million blanket purchase agreement to provide information technology support services to the Agriculture Department. SAIC said Tuesday it will offer capital planning, enterprise architecture and security services intended to help USDA standardize IT applications and roadmaps across …

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Spalding Wins $83M Contract for Consolidated IT Support to Navy, DoD Components

Spalding Consulting Inc. has won a potential five-year, $83 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide consolidated information technology support to the U.S. Navy and Defense Department components throughout all phases of the acquisition life cycle. DoD said Monday the Army Contracting Command received two bids for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract via …

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