Contract Awards

Boeing Gets $1.7B Air Force Contract Option to Build Additional KC-46 Tankers

KC-46A U.S. Air Force photo

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will manufacture 12 more KC-46 aerial refueling aircraft for the U.S. Air Force under a $1.69B contract option. The award for the sixth KC-46 tanker production lot covers licenses, data, subscriptions and a flat file, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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Idemia Affiliate Secures USPS Access Identity Verification Contract; Andrew Boyd Quoted

Andrew Boyd CEO Idemia NSS

Idemia's national security solutions affiliate has received a contract to help the U.S. Postal Service and its law enforcement arm verify the identities of post office customers nationwide. Andrew Boyd, CEO of Idemia NSS, said the partnership seeks to leverage agency infrastructure to increase public access to identity verification and assurance services.

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GSA to Remove Non-Defense Innovation Unit-Approved Drones From Multiple Award Schedules

Drone

The General Services Administration will remove from Multiple Award Schedules contracts unmanned aircraft systems and other drones to address potential security risks associated with the use of such devices. The decision does not cover drones approved by the Defense Innovation Unit under the Blue sUAS program, which seeks to provide the Department of Defense and federal agencies with trusted and secure small drones.

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Navy Launches Rolling Admissions for $50B SeaPort Next Generation IDIQ

US Navy

The U.S. Navy has issued a new solicitation to expand the current of pool of vendors competing for task orders under the potential 10-year, $50B SeaPort Next Generation contract vehicle for professional services. The service has launched a rolling admissions process for the SeaPort NxG indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and will accept proposals from new companies through Feb. 12.

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Raytheon, Palantir Secure Tech Maturation OTAs Under Army’s Tactical Ground System Modernization Program

U.S. Army photo

The U.S. Army has awarded a Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) business unit and Palantir Technologies (NYSE: PLTR) separate other transaction agreements worth $17M combined to mature system design and software for the branch's expeditionary intelligence ground station modernization effort, Signal Magazine reported Monday.

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Altamira to Serve as Team Lead on GSA’s $997M MEGASTAR BPA; Blaine Worthington Quoted

Blaine Worthington COO Altamira

Altamira Technologies will serve as the new team lead on its existing contractor teaming arrangement for the General Services Administration's potential five-year, $997 million MEGASTAR blanket purchase agreement. “We are excited to take on this Team Lead role on MEGASTAR which provides us with greater opportunities to support NASIC’s critical mission,” said Blaine Worthington, chief operating officer of Altamira.

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