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Report: General Dynamics May Partner with EADS on $1B DHS Bid

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) may form a team with European aerospace and defense contractor EADS to bid on a potential $1 billion contract to help secure the U.S. border with Mexico, according to Reuters report. The report says current negotiations between the companies indicate General Dynamics would be the prime contractor and …

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Navy Awards $97M Education Services Contract

The U.S. Navy awarded a contract potentially worth $97, 361, 843 for education training products and services, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. The cost-plus-fixed fee, firm-fixed price contract includes the base period and two one-year options. Contractors will provide training products and services to the Naval Education Training Command and the …

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SAIC Promotes ISR Group President Stu Shea to COO

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has promoted Stu Shea to chief operating officer, effective immediately, the company announced Monday. Shea, who joined the McLean, Va-based contractor in 2005, previously served as president of the company’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance group. Shea currently leads nearly 13, 000 scientists and engineers that support …

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Navy Awards $377M in IDIQs for Surveillance Tech R&D

The U.S. Navy has awarded several indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts for research and development work supporting emerging surveillance technologies. The Defense Department said the technologies could be applicable to shipboard intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. Contract details include: General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business unit won a $44, 836, 675 contract potentially worth …

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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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