Tag Archives: Defense Contracting

Harris Radios Back $300 Million International Contract

Harris (NYSE: HRS) signed a multiyear deal worth more than $300 million with an “international customer” to provide military radios and equipment as part of a tactical communications modernization effort. According to the firm, “in the initial phase of the contract, involving orders greater than $100 million, Harris will provide …

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Northrop Grumman, SAIC Ink Navy Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is being awarded a $48, 934, 856 modification for planned supplemental work to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2107) for the refueling complex overhaul of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).  Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is scheduled …

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NetWitness Grabs Key DoD Certification

NetWitness‘  NextGen 9.5 platform has been placed on the Defense Department’s Unified Capabilities Approved Products List (UC APL), approving the product for procurement across DoD. According to the firm, “with initiatives to reduce costs and create greater efficiencies throughout the Pentagon, consolidated programs such as the UC APL are critical. …

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Boeing Issues Financial Statement

Boeing (NYSE: BA) released the following financial announcement: “[The firm] will release its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2010 at 7:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 26. Boeing Capital Corp. results will also be released at that time. “Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney and Corporate …

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Alion Honored for Navy Simulator

Alion has been honored with the 2010 National Training and Simulation Association (NTSA) Award for Outstanding Achievement in Modeling and Simulation in the “Training” category, for the firm’s work on a Navy simulator. According to the firm, “the award was presented at the annual NTSA Leadership Reception & Executive Dinner …

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SAIC Leases Space at Md. Facility; Deb Alderson Comments

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has a lease in place for 50, 000 square feet of office space at The GATE (Government and Technology Enterprise) office and tech park at the Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) in  Maryland. The move will help the firm better serve clients in nearby Abingdon, Edgewood and Aberdeen, …

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VT Group’s Dave Dacquino on New Unmanned Systems Lead Daniel Bertram

VT Group has hired Daniel Bertram to lead the firm’s Unmanned Systems business. According to the firm, “he will have responsibility for the vertical and horizontal expansion of VT Group’s Unmanned Systems services offering worldwide.” “We are excited to have Daniel Bertram join VT Group, ” CEO Dave Dacquino said. …

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Lockheed Martin Claims $424 Million Defense Deal; SAIC Wins, Too

According to the Department of Defense, “Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a $424, 708, 002 contract modification, which will exercise the option for production of GEO Satellite 4.  At this time, $75, 000, 000 has been obligated.  Infrared Space Systems Directorate, Space and Missile System Center, El Segundo, Calif., …

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DynCorp Takes Off with $105 Million Aviation Maintenance Contract

DynCorp picked up a task order from the Air Force to provide aviation maintenance for the Army at Ft. Campbell, Ky. The deal carries a maximum value of $105 million, with a base year and an option year. According to the firm, “under the task order, DI will provide maintenance, …

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ICF Gets on Track with TRAIN II Deal

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) won a spot on an ID/IQ contract from the U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences to work on the Research, Development, and Analysis in Army Training (TRAIN II) program. The contract has a ceiling of $30 million for the firm, with a one-year …

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