Contract Awards

Raytheon Modification Raises Ship Defense Contract Value to $197.5M

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN), Tucson, Ariz., an $18, 346, 000 contract modification to provide engineering and technical services in support of the MK15 Phalanx close-in weapon system. The modification raises the contract value to an estimated $197, 548, 604. Eighty percent of the purchases are …

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Harris Wins $65M to Support Air Force Satellite and GPS Systems

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Harris Information Technology Services Corp. (NYSE: HRS), Dulles, Va., a $64, 660, 233 firm-price-incentive firm-with-award-fee contract modification. Harris will provide maintenance and logistics support to the Air Force Space Command‘s 50th Space Wing. Support is for the defense satellite communications system, secure communication system …

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Kratos to Provide Systems Engineering and Program Management for Naval Surface Combat Fleet

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS) has won a $15, 165, 201 contract modification to provide professional support services to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Kratos will provide systems engineering, program management and financial management support for the Naval surface combat fleet at the Pentagon, Navy Annex, …

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Harris Added to $12B Veterans Affairs IDIQ Large Business Category; Traficant Comments

The U.S. Veterans Affairs Department has selected Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) for the large business category of a five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The transformation twenty-one total technology contract vehicle has a $12 billion ceiling for services that will streamline and modernize IT operations at more than 150 VA hospitals. There are eight …

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General Dynamics to Further Renovate, Modernize USS Harpers Ferry

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NYSE: GD), San Diego, Calif., an $11, 705, 854 contract modification for the USS Harpers Ferry fiscal 2011 extended docking phased maintenance availability. NASSCO will extensively renovate and modernize the LSD-class ship with alterations and repairs. It will also inspect …

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Army Increases Funding for Satellite Systems Supporting Deployable Communications

The U.S. Army has provided an additional $3.6 million in funding to cover equipment and maintenance costs of two satellite systems. The systems are: secret Internet protocol router nonsecure Internet protocol router access point very small aperture terminal TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSYS) won the award. The project manager of the …

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Raytheon Wins Army Hawkeye Aircraft Sensor Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) network centric systems business, Largo, Fla., an $11, 009, 124 contract modification. The modification is for a cooperative engagement capability system for production of the AN/USG-3B systems and system test for E-2D Hawkeye aircraft. CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly …

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Oshkosh Names Hamilton, Palmer to Board of Directors

Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) has appointed Peter Hamilton and Duncan Palmer to its board of directors as independent directors on the audit committee. Hamilton is SVP and CFO of Brunswick Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of recreational products. He previously was CFO at Cummins, Inc. and held senior positions in the federal …

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L-3 to Support Aircraft Deployment to Afghanistan

The U.S. Air Force has awarded L-3 Communications Integrated Systems (NYSE: LLL), Greenville, Texas, a $16, 897, 859 firm-fixed-price contract to incorporate labor and support the deployment of C-27J aircraft to Afghanistan by issuing a delivery order against the subject contract. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

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Boeing to Provide East Coast Port Protection and Surveillance

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) will immediately begin work on a $4.4 million multiyear contract for an integrated surveillance system on the Delaware River’s north segment. The Delaware River runs close to the Philadelphia International Airport, two refineries, an interstate highway and major railroad lines. Boeing will design, develop, install and maintain …

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