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SAIC’s Jim Thigpen Comments On $500M Navy Net Equipment IDIQ

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) holds a prime position on a potential $500 million contract to provide commercial off-the-shelf equipment for networks and communications to the U.S. Navy, the company confirmed Monday. The company will help manage the supply chain and processes, electronic procurement systems and equipment acquisition and integration, said Jim …

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SAIC’s Doug Wagoner Comments On $3B DHS Communications IDIQ

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has gained a prime position on a potential $3 billion contract with the Department of Homeland Security for tactical communications services, the company confirmed Thursday. The company’s work for DHS will support officer safety, border protection and natural disaster response, according to Doug Wagoner, a senior vice president …

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DHS Awards $3B Communications Equipment IDIQ

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $3 billion contract to a group of companies for tactical communications services, according to a FedBizOpps posting. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity has two base years and three option years. Services will range from providing communications equipment, infrastructure and related services. Awardees include: ACG Systems …

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Navy Awards $500M in Network, Comm Equipment IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has awarded contracts potentially worth $500 million for network and communications equipment, the Defense Department announced Thursday. Contractors will provide the commercial off-the-shelf equipment and related incidental support under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, multiple award supply contract. Awardees include: Global Technology Resource Inc. Iron Bow Technologies SAIC Inc. …

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Navy Invites More Competition for NGEN Contract

The U.S. Navy has opened the door to more competition for the Navy’s Next Generation Enterprise Network contract, the Washington Post reported. Companies with experience managing a network of 40, 000 computers or more will now be allowed to bid on the contract, according to the Post. The Navy previously required …

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Lockheed Wins $980M Missile Defense IDIQ

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) information systems and global solutions business a $980 million follow-on indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Pentagon announced Friday. Under this award, Lockheed will work to update and add new capabilities to the MDA’s command and control, battle management and communications operations. …

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CenturyLink Wins $250M for Private Defense Comm.; Diana Gowen Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) a multi-year task order worth more than $250 million to provide the Pentagon with private line communications. CenturyLink said in a release it will provide the services as the Pentagon transitions to Networx, a communications contract program for the federal …

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DHS Releases Draft RFP for $1B SW Virtual Border Fence Contract

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has published a draft request for proposals for a 10-year contract, valued at more than $1 billion, to build a virtual fence on the U.S. southwest border with Mexico. The draft, posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, calls for integrated fixed tower systems …

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BAE to Design, Install Radio Comms for New Navy Destroyers

BAE Systems has won a potential $37 million contract to design, install and test onboard radio communications and network capability for two of the U.S. Navy’s new Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. The contract includes a one-year base and four option years. BAE said in a release its work will include: systems engineering …

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CSC to Provide IT Infrastructure to NIH Library of Medicine

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a task order under its CIOSP2i contract with the National Institutes of Health to continue providing IT infrastructure services to the National Library of Medicine. The company will provide the world’s largest biomedical library with: communication and network services desktop systems support and security …

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