Contract Awards

R. Clark Cooper: Potential $23B Deal With UAE for F-35 Jets, Other Weapons Could Be Signed Before Jan. 20

F-35A

R. Clarke Cooper, assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, said the U.S. government is expected to sign a potential $23.37B deal for the sale of Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jets, drones and other weapons systems to the United Arab Emirates before the Trump administration ends, Defense News reported Friday.

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SDA Upholds Tracking Layer Tranche 0 Contract Awards to L3Harris, SpaceX

Tracking Layer Tranche 0

The Space Development Agency upheld its decision to award contracts to L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) and SpaceX to build missile tracking satellites for the proposed National Defense Space Architecture following the reevaluation of bids for the contracts, C4ISRNET reported Thursday.

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Four Companies Win IARPA Contracts Under Imagery Analysis Automation Research Program

IARPA

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded contracts to teams led by Accenture Federal Services, BlackSky Geospatial Solutions, Kitware and Systems & Technology Research to support a research program that aims to automate search and analysis of multisource satellite imagery. A test and evaluation team for the Space-based Machine Automated Recognition Technique program assessed and selected the awardees through a broad agency announcement.

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Navy Taps Seven Companies for Nearly $1B Pacific Region Construction Contract

NAVFAC

Seven companies have been awarded spots on a potential five-year, $990M U.S. Navy contract to build facilities, infrastructure and ranges at various locations throughout Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command's Pacific area of operations, DVIDSHub reported Wednesday. The Japanese government will finance construction projects that will take place in Guam via the multiple-award contract as part of a U.S.-Japan agreement.

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BAE to Help Manage USAF Tech Obsolescence Under $67M Contract; Pete Trainer Quoted

Pete Trainer VP

BAE Systems has secured a potential five-year, $66.6M contract to provide the U.S. Air Force tools and services to manage availability risks for weapon platforms and other systems as part of the branch's Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages program. Pete Trainer, vice president and general manager of Air Force solutions at BAE, said the company will implement a cloud-based predictive analytics technology for the DMSMS program's next iteration.

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Six Companies Win Spots on Potential $33B DLA Logistics Support IDIQ

Logistics service

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded six companies spots on a potential 10-year, $33B contract for logistics services as part of the fifth-generation Special Operations Equipment Tailored Logistics Support program. The awardees are ADS, Federal Resources Supply, Noble Supply, SupplyCore, Tactical Survival Specialties and W.S. Darley & Co.

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LTM Secures $124M US Naval Aviation Enterprise Support IDIQ

LTM Inc.

LTM has been awarded a potential five-year, $124.1M contract to help the U.S. Navy's Fleet Readiness Center East integrate maintenance and supply functions across the naval aviation enterprise. The company will also perform logistical, technical and maintenance scheduling work to support NAE integration efforts, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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