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Deloitte: Cyber Framework, Use of AI, Blockchain Could Help Protect Defense Industrial Base

A new Deloitte report has identified challenges U.S. defense contractors and suppliers face when it comes to complying with cybersecurity regulations and measures that could be implemented by companies to adhere to such regulations and build up a cyber-resilient security posture.

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Boeing-Led Team Gets $4.1B Contract Modification for Missile Defense System Technical Support

A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) team has received a potential $4.1B contract modification to provide technical capabilities needed to expand and build up the Ground-based Midcourse Defense anti-ballistic missile system. The Department of Defense said Friday the modification partially definitizes the potential $6.56B contract action that the Missile Defense Agency awarded in January …

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Navy Selects Five Contractors for Potential $495M Gov’t Airfield Paving IDIQ

Five companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $495M contract from the U.S. Navy to support airfield paving projects at various government installations located in six states. Contractors will bid for task orders to build, renovate or repair airfield pavements across California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico, …

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Defense Department Awards $4B Equipment Contract to Six Companies

The Defense Logistics Agency awarded six companies a one-year, $4B bridge contract to provide special operations equipment to all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. The agency, a unit of the Department of Defense, will use fiscal 2019 defense working capital funds on the firm-fixed-price and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the department …

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Navy Selects Three Contractors to Modernize Ship Hull, Mechanical & Electrical Systems

Three small businesses have won cost-plus-fixed fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contracts to update hull, mechanical and electrical systems of the U.S. Navy’s active and reserve fleet. The military service awarded $57.3M to Amee Bay, $63.8M to Aviation Maritime Support Services and another $63.8 to Thermcor for technical and engineering support services to the Naval Surface …

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Defense Firms Report Impact of Gov’t Shutdown, Expect Military Funding Increase for Fiscal 2020

Major defense primes General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) did not experience “notable” impacts from the 35-day partial government shutdown, Wells Fargo Securities reported Friday. The investment bank added that Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) projected a March quarter impact of nearly $20M in revenue, while …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 5th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit

On Tuesday, Jan. 15th, Govcon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s 5th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit. The event featured keynote addresses from five of the top leaders in the R&D field. Mary Miller, acting assistant secretary for research and engineering at …

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Thomas Gillespie Leads DoD IAC to Improve Cyber, Weapon & Defense Systems

Thomas Gillespie, director of the Department of Defense Information Analysis Centers, has provided the agency with strategic studies and built communities of interest in areas of critical importance, including cyber operations, weapon systems and homeland defense. In September, DoD signed 15 companies to a potential nine-year, $28B contract for technology …

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Boeing’s Leanne Caret Talks Women’s Challenges, Opportunities in Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 10, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has said she believes the challenges that women professionals encounter in the defense sector are more “aspirational” instead of institutional, as the industry sees a surge in women leaders …

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Six Contractors Win Spots on Marine Corps Tech Dev’t Support IDIQ

Six small businesses have won positions on a potential five-year, $48.3M contract to provide technical and analytical services to a U.S. Marine Corps directorate that develops and integrates warfighting technology platforms. Each contractor will have a chance to vie for individual task orders to support the Marine Corps Capabilities Development Directorate, …

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