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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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Lockheed Team to Support Marine Corps Satellite Comm. Network

Lockheed Martin Corp.‘s (NYSE: LMT) global training and logistics business unit will support the U.S. Marine Corps‘ networks and satellite communication systems and tactical communication systems with Information Network Systems. The companies won a $6, 686, 281 task order who’s value can increase to $31, 087, 481 for the work. They will provide logistics management,  administrative, deployment fielding and …

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General Dynamics to Improve Bandwidth Carrier for Military Tactical Network

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) C4 systems business unit has won a potential $64.5 million contract to add capabilities to the wideband network waveform, which provides the bandwidth necessary to move large amounts of data through the military’s tactical network. The company will provide software support and maintenance to improve WNW’s reliability and performance. Planned …

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Harris to Support MDA Communication Networks, LA Air Force Base

The U.S. Air Force Space Command’s space and missile systems center has awarded Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) an award to provide network support services to the Los Angeles Air Force Base. Harris will deliver core IT and communications maintenance and operations services. These will include video teleconferencing services and network …

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CSC Wins $86M DHS Order to Support Security/Emergency Comm System; Mike Gaffney Comments

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) an estimated $86 million task order to support authorized national security emergency preparedness communications users. The task order has a one-year base period, three one-year options and one four-month option. IT was issued under the DHS Eagle …

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Harris Wins $38M Award for Counter-Narcotics Communications, Equipment

Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) RF communications division has won a $37, 974, 251 U.S. Army firm-fixed-price contract to provide tactical communication services and equipment for counter-narcotics operations. Work has an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2015. The U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting …

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