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Air Force Awards $1.9B Design, Engineering IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 26 companies prime positions on the potential $1.9 billion Design and Engineering Support Program contract. The seven-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for engineering and technical services. DESP III can also be used to develop prototypes and limited production runs. On Jan. 24, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: …

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Navy Picks Date to Award $690M SPAWAR Network Contract

The U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command will award a $690 million contract for shipboard networks on Feb. 1, NextGov reports. At a Jan. 25 conference in San Diego, where SPAWAR is based, Capt. D.J. LeGoff said either Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) or Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: …

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Air Force Awards $168M Engineering Services Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a group of 26 companies a contract with a first year worth nearly $168 million to provide engineering services, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. Awardees include: ARINC‘s engineering services subsidiary Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) DRS Technologies‘ C3 and aviation group General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) …

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Army Dishes Out $250M to Contractors for Cloud Services

The U.S. Army has awarded a $249.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for cloud computing services to a group of contractors in support of the Army’s program executive office for enterprise information systems, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Winning companies include: Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) IBM Corp. (NYSE: IBM) HP Enterprise Services …

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Japan Selects Lockheed’s F-35 as Next-Gen Aircraft; 42 Jet Agreement Could Top $4B

The Japanese government has selected Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) F-35, the Joint Strike Fighter,  as Japan’s next-generation fighter aircraft, ending a multi-year vetting process that considered aircraft from several American and European firms. The Wall Street Journal reports Lockheed’s agreement is for 42 jets, which will likely cost Japan more than $4 billion. …

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‘Fierce’ Competition for New NATO Cyberwar Contract; US Firms Eye Foreign MKTs

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is collecting contract bids today from more than 300 companies across its 28 member nations to expand the alliance’s cybersecurity capabilities, the Wall Street Journal reported today. The initial award is for $42 million, but Daniel Michaels cited industry officials as saying a contract win …

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Daniel Allen to Head CACI’s U.S. Operations, Effective Jan. 1

CACI International Inc.‘s (NYSE: CACI) current chief operating officer Daniel Allen has been appointed president of the company’s U.S. operations,  effective Jan. 1, 2012. The move comes as current president of U.S. operations William Fairl announced his intent to retire effective Sept. 1, 2012. For more on Fairl’s pre-retirement plans, check out our coverage on GovCon …

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TWD Hires Contracting Vet Bradley Stegman to Lead All Programs; Mike Lee Comments

TWD & Associates announced today that it has hired Bradley K. Stegman to oversee the execution and performance of all company programs and projects as TWD’s new vice president of programs. Stegman has previous worked with SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and BAE Systems. TWD said he …

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Former ManTech Exec Linda Metz Joins Mission Essential as VP for Contracts

Mission Essential Personnel has named Linda Metz as vice president for contracts and procurement. Metz most recently was VP of contracts for ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT). Over her 25-year career of supporting federal, international and commercial defense firms, she has also held positions with Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and CGI after it acquired American …

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David Melcher Comments on Completed ITT Spinoffs

  ITT Corp. (NYSE: ITT) has completed its previously announced separation plan, retaining its core industrial offerings and spinning off its defense and information solution business into ITT Exelis and its water technology and services business into Xylem. Open trading of Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and Xylem (NYSE: XYL) shares will begin Tuesday. ITT Corp. …

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