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BAE Unit Gets $228M Contract Modification for Army Howitzer, Ammunition Carrier Production

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments unit has received a potential $227.8 million contract modification to produce up to 228 sets of M109A7 self-propelled howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier vehicles. The Army Contracting Command obligated the full amount of the modification from its fiscal 2017 Army “other” procurement funds at the …

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Report: India Plans $2B General Atomics-Built Maritime Patrol UAS Procurement

India intends to buy General Atomics-built unmanned aerial systems designed for maritime surveillance operations through an estimated $2 billion government-to-government deal with the U.S., Business Standard reported Thursday. The report said India will order 22 units of unarmed Sea Guardian UAS, a naval version of the Predator B platform. U.S. and Indian governments said …

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Air Force Taps JPATS for Potential $2B T-6 Trainer Fleet Support IDIQ

JPATS Logistics Services has won a potential five-year, $2.2 billion contract to help the U.S. Air Force manage base supply of T-6 Joint Primary Aircraft Training Systems. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will also help T-6 users accomplish daily flight schedules as well as provide transparent supply chain management services in …

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Oshkosh Subsidiary Lands Potential $100M Army Contract for JLTVs, Kits

Oshkosh‘s (NYSE: OSK) defense unit has secured a potential $100.1 million contract modification to deliver 1,727 equipment kits and support 258 U.S. Army joint light tactical vehicles. The Army Contracting Command obligated the full amount from fiscal 2017 and 2018 Army “other” procurement funds, Marine Corps procurement funds and Office …

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Lockheed Wins Potential $110M Air Force IDIQ to Design, Build Cruise Missile Tech

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential five-year, $110 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to support the military branch’s cruise missile science and technology demonstration project. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed’s missiles and fire control unit will design, develop, manufacture and test prototype “Gray Wolf” cruise missiles in …

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General Atomics Lands $95M Award for Army Gray Eagle Block Zero Logistics Services

General Atomics‘ aeronautical business unit has received a one-year, $94.6 million contract modification to provide logistics services for the U.S. Army‘s Gray Eagle Block Zero unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Friday the Army obligated $22.8 million in fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds at the time of award. …

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Bechtel Gets $571M Navy Contract Modification for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components

A Bechtel subsidiary has secured a potential $571.3 million contract to provide naval nuclear propulsion components to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc. will deliver the components to support the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. BPMI helps the Navy fabricate, field, install and test nuclear power plant components …

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Northrop to Modernize Army Fixed-Wing ISR Aircraft Fleet Under Potential $750M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential nine-year, $750 million contract to help the U.S. Army modernize the service branch’s fixed-wing airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. The company said Thursday it will provide lifecycle services to the Special Electronic Mission Aircraft fleet composed of the RC-12X Guardrail along with the …

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General Dynamics Awarded $432M for FY 2018 Virginia-Class Submarine Work

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a potential $432 million contract modification to support the U.S. Navy‘s development research and design work on Virginia-class submarines in fiscal 2018. The Defense Department said Tuesday Electric Boat will help the Navy maintain and update design of Virginia-class submarines as well as support …

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IBM Vet Katharyn White Named Mitre Public Sector SVP, GM

Katharyn White, a 21-year veteran of IBM (NYSE: IBM), has joined Mitre as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit company’s public sector business. Mitre said Friday White will oversee strategic and customer engagement initiatives for federally funded research development centers the organization currently manages for multiple civilian agencies. “Her wide-ranging …

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