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McAleese and Associates: DoD’s Ellen Lord Talks Software Development, Cybersecurity at Meeting

McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the remarks of Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, at a Defense Innovation Board meeting. Lord discussed the need to bifurcate software development from hardware development and cited the Department of Defense’s effort to rewrite the 5000.02 acquisition …

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Raytheon Gets $102M Army & FMS Contract for Patriot Missile Tech Modification Kits, Spares

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $102.5M contract to provide Patriot missile component modification kits and initial spares for the U.S. Army and the Netherlands. The company will produce spares and kits for the system’s digital sidelobe canceller and peripheral electronics assembly box under the fixed-price-incentive contract, the Department of Defense said …

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Report: Federal IT Contract Spending Reached $64.7B in Fiscal 2018

The federal government obligated $64.7B in fiscal 2018 information technology contracts, reflecting a 9.5 percent rise from the previous fiscal year, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. The Department of Defense’s spending on IT contracts rose by over 12 percent to $33.8B in FY 2018, while civilian agencies’ IT contract obligations in …

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MullenLowe Wins Potential $212M DoD HR Marketing Comms Contract

MullenLowe has secured a potential six-year, $211.9M contract to provide full-service integrated marketing and advertising services to the Department of Defense’s Office of People Analytics. The Defense Human Resources Activity announced the Joint Advertising, Market Research and Studies contract award in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday. Under the single-award contract, MullenLowe …

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14 Firms Get Transcom Air Cargo Transportation IDIQ Modifications

Fourteen companies will vie for up to $41.4M in task orders to transport air cargo for U.S. Transportation Command as part of option year 1 modifications under an indefinite–delivery/indefinite–quantity contract. Work is scheduled to commence on Feb. 1 and will continue through Jan. 31, 2020, the Department of Defense said Thursday. …

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TSC Adopts ‘ADS Federal’ Name Following Acquisition

Technical Services Corp. has purchased Virginia-based Accelerated Development & Support and rebranded as ADS Federal as a result of the acquisition. ADS Federal Angel Diaz said in a statement published Monday the combined firm will leverage ADS’ experience supporting the Department of Defense and identify critical requirements in support of clients’ missions. …

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Boeing Lands $400M Air Force Bomber Engineering IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a one-year, $400M contract to help the U.S. Air Force engineer B-1 and B-52 bombers. The company will perform recurring and non-recurring aircraft engineering services under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Friday. Locations of work include Tinker AF Base in Oklahoma, Edwards AFB …

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General Dynamics Awarded $87M Contract for Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Planning Yard Services

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Bath Iron Works subsidiary will support the U.S. Navy‘s planning yard efforts for the Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyers under a potential five-year, $86.7M contract. The contract has a $26.4M base value and covers DDG 1000 post-delivery and in-service life cycle support, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. Planning yard …

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Defense Secretary James Mattis to Step Down in February

James Mattis will leave the Department of Defense on Feb. 28 after two years of service as DoD’s top civilian leader. “My views on treating allies with respect and also being clear-eyed about both malign actors and strategic competitors are strongly held and informed by over four decades of immersion …

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Navy Awards $160M ONE-Net IT Services Contract Modification to General Dynamics

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business has received a potential $159.6M contract modification to continue to provide IT services for the U.S. Navy‘s naval enterprise network outside the continental U.S. The ONE-Net contract modification has a one-year base term worth $78.8M and an option that could extend work through May …

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