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Boeing Gets $416M Contract Modification for Full-Rate Navy Maritime Aircraft Production, Delivery

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will manufacture and deliver full-rate production maritime aircraft for the U.S. Navy under a $416.4 million contract modification. The modification covers three Lot 9 P-8A multi-mission aircraft for the service branch, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work will run through October 2020 in the U.K. as well …

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Northrop Grumman Wins $434M State Dept. Consular Systems Modernization Contract

The State Department announced in a Federal Business Opportunities notice posted Tuesday that it will award a $434.2 million contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) for updates on a platform that works to process visas, passports and emergency services to U.S. nationals based abroad. Northrop will support the ConsularOne program by providing …

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Report: Cerberus Eyes Potential Sale of DynCorp

Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is considering putting DynCorp International up for sale in a deal that could be worth at least $1.3 billion, Reuters reported Thursday. Sources told Reuters that Cerberus has tapped two investment banks to help seek offers from potential acquirers of the defense contractor. The …

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Coolisys Eyes Expanded Defense Manufacturing Capabilities With Enertec Acquisition; Amos Kohn Comments

DPW Holdings subsidiary Coolisys Technologies aims to expand its technology development and manufacturing capabilities with the acquisition of electronic systems provider Enertec Systems for approximately $9 million. DPW said Wednesday its Fremont, Calif.-based subsidiary will add more than 70 new workers, most of whom will be engineers with military experience, through the …

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5 Firms Land Spots Under $200M Army Environmental Remediation, Munitions Response Contract

Five companies have been awarded spots to compete for task orders under a potential five-year, $200 million contract supporting the U.S. Army‘s Environmental Remediation Services and Military Munitions Response Program. The selected firms are Cape Environmental Management, EA Engineering, Science and Technology, HydroGeoLogic and the GSINA-Gilbane and TLI-Bay West joint ventures, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Army will …

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Ball Aerospace to Deliver Main WFIRST Telescope Instrument Components Under $113M NASA Contract

Ball Aerospace and Technologies has received a $113.2 million contract to develop, build and test the main instrument components of NASA‘s upcoming observatory known as the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope. Ball will deliver design, analysis, fabrication, test and evaluation services supporting the development of WFIRST Wide Field Instrument components under the WFI Opto-Mechanical Assembly …

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Tim Bush Named Crowley VP, Deputy General Counsel

Tim Bush, formerly senior corporate counsel at Crowley Maritime, has been promoted to vice president and deputy general counsel at the Jacksonville, Fla.-based maritime, transportation and logistics services provider. Bush will directly report to Michael Roberts, senior VP and general counsel, and help execute the firm’s growth efforts in support …

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Lockheed Gets $282M Modification on Army PAC-3 Support Center Services Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will help in the post-production efforts of the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missile support center under a $282 million contract modification from the U.S. Army. Work will run through May 19, 2019, and will support local clients and foreign military sales customers Germany, Japan, Kuwait, Netherlands, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, …

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Vectrus Subsidiary to Maintain Sheppard AFB Facilities Under $84M Contract; Chuck Prow Comments

A Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) subsidiary has secured a potential seven-year, $84 million contract to perform maintenance services in support of Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas. The company said Tuesday its Vectrus Systems subsidiary will deliver support in the areas of installation management, operations and maintenance, installation engineering and emergency management under the U.S. …

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Lockheed Taps BAE for Potential $100M F-35 Electronic Warfare Sustainment Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded BAE Systems a potential five-year, $100 million contract to provide sustainment support for electronic warfare platforms aboard the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. BAE said Tuesday it will oversee the supply chain for the EW suite, manage regional warehouses with on-hand EW component inventories …

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