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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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Air Force Taps Pivotal for $100M Software Experimentation Lab Support OTA

Pivotal Software (NYSE: PVTL) will support production efforts at the U.S. Air Force’s Kessel Run Experimentation Lab under a one-year, $100.1M other transaction agreement. The company will provide prototyping methods, software and services for the military branch’s enterprise architectures, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. Work under the OTA runs through Dec. …

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McAleese & Associates: Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Hypersonics

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s speech at a National Defense Industrial Association-sponsored briefing on hypersonics. Shanahan said Thursday at the NDIA event that hypersonic technologies need to be operationalized. “This is about industrializing…scale…deploying [offensive-hypersonic] deterrent…and then moving to [hypersonic] defense,” he noted. He said the …

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Navy Awards Raytheon $149M Contract to Build New Standard Missile-2 Configuration

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has received a potential four-year, $149.4M contract to engineer, manufacture and develop a Block IIIC configuration of the U.S. Navy‘s Standard Missile-2 system. Work will occur in Arizona, Colorado, Ohio, New York and England through October 2022 under the cost-plus-incentive contract, the Department of Defense …

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Riptide Wins $103M Contract to Help Army Update Computer Generated Forces Platform

Riptide Software has won a potential six-year, $103.2M contract to help the U.S. Army update a computer generated forces technology designed to simulate missions, control processes and systems from an individual military platform and combatant. Army Contracting Command received three bids for the One Semi-Automated Forces support program and the military …

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