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AMTEC to Supply 40mm Military Grenades to Iraq Under $85M Army Foreign Sales Deal

AMTEC has received a potential $84.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to produce 40mm grenade systems for  Iraq AMTEC will perform work under the firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract through September 30, 2019, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Army Contracting Command obligated the full contract amount from the service branch’s “other” procurement funds for …

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Oshkosh Promotes John Bryant to Corporate SVP, President of Defense Business Segment

John Bryant, senior vice president of defense programs at Oshkosh‘s (NYSE: OSK) defense business segment, has been promoted to corporate senior vice president and president of Oshkosh Defense. The company said Monday Bryant’s responsibilities will cover tactical wheeled vehicle programs, product development, manufacturing, operations, vehicle lifecycle sustainment and aftermarket services. Wilson Jones, …

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N2 Imaging Systems Secures $81M Army Contract for Sniper Weapon Sights

Irvine, California-based company N2 Imaging Systems has landed an $81 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army for the engineering, manufacturing, development and production of the Family of Weapons Sights – Sniper thermal sight system. The Defense Department said Friday the Army will use the clip-on thermal weapon sight to help snipers …

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ViaSat Secures Potential $73M DISA Contract for Ku-Band/Ka-Band Communications Services

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded a potential $73.2 million contract to Carlsbad, California-based company ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) to provide Ku-band and Ka-band communications for the agency’s senior leaders and support staff. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers ViaSat subscription-based services for personnel travelling aboard an aircraft. The …

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Boeing Secures $3.2B AF Contract Modification to Supply Bomb-Guidance Kits

A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary has landed a potential $3.2 billion contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for Joint Direct Attack Munition tailkits. Boeing’s defense space and security business will supply JDAM strap-on inertial guidance tailkits designed to receive GPS guidance updates for conventional inventory bombs, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Air Force …

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The Telegraph: UK Eyes Boeing for $2.9B Apache Helicopter Contract

The U.K.’s ministry of defense could award a $2.9 billion contract for the purchase of 50 Apache helicopters to Boeing (NYSE: BA), The Telegraph reported Saturday. Alan Tovey writes MoD could issue the procurement and servicing contract to the U.S. company at the Royal International Air Tattoo military air show in July. “The Apache program …

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Proposed $260M F-16 Logistics Foreign Military Sale to Oman Gets State Dept Clearance

The State Department has approved a $260 million foreign military sale of logistics support services,  support and communications equipment, personnel training and spare and repair parts for F-16 units to Oman. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the government of Oman has also requested electronic combat international security assistance, contractor …

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Former Engility Finance Lead Michael Alber Joins KEYW as CFO & EVP

KEYW (Nasdaq: KEYW) has appointed Michael Alber, formerly chief financial officer at Engility (NYSE: EGL), as CFO and executive vice president. Alber will bring over three decades’ worth of corporate finance, accounting and administrative experience with federal government contractors. Bill Weber, president and CEO of KEYW, said Alber’s financial operations experience in service- and …

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Palantir Secures $222M SOCOM Contract for Software Licenses, Support Services

Palantir Technologies has landed a $222 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command for the delivery of All Source Information Fusion software licenses and associated support services. The Defense Department said Wednesday Palantir will provide ASIF licenses to support SOCOM’s Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. SOCOM will …

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S&K Aerospace Gets $269M AF Contract Modification for ‘Parts and Repair Ordering System’ Services

Montana-based tribally owned business S&K Aerospace has landed a $269 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to support the service branch’s Parts and Repair Ordering System IV. The contract will work to address continuity of service requirements until the Air Force issues a follow-on source selection, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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