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General Dynamics NASSCO to Update Navy’s USS Higgins Destroyer for $89M

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will provide extended dry-docking restricted availability work for the U.S. Navy‘s USS Higgins guided missile destroyer under a potential $89.1 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday General Dynamics NASSCO will help update, maintain and repair the Arleigh Burke-class …

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Boeing to Supply Army Block I Chinook Helicopters Under $181M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential $181.3 million contract to manufacture up to 156 CH-47F Chinook helicopters in Block I configuration for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Thursday the service branch will determine work locations and funds with each order under the multiyear 2 aircraft production contract that runs …

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Red Hat OpenStack-Based ORockCloud Cleared Under FedRAMP; Paul Smith, David Egts Comment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2018 — ORock Technologies‘ cloud offering built on Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) OpenStack open source software platform has secured certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for deployment with a Defense Department agency, ExecutiveBiz reported July 12. “The ORockCloud brings to market the …

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Boeing to Help Engineer SOCOM MH-47 Helicopter Under Potential $264M IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential five-year, $264 million contract to support engineering work on the U.S. Special Operations Command’s MH-47 helicopter platform. The company will provide personnel, data, transportation, facilities and equipment needed to engineer the special missions helicopter under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. SOCOM will …

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MDA Raises Lockheed THAAD Field Support IDIQ Ceiling to $725M

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $164 million contract modification to continue field support services for the Missile Defense Agency‘s anti-ballistic missile defense system. The modification would increase the ceiling value of Lockheed’s Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Field Support contract from $561 million to $725 million, the Defense Department said …

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Air Force Formalizes $3.9B Boeing Contract for 2 Presidential Planes

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $3.9 billion contract to design, modify, test, certify and field a pair of presidential aircraft. USAF will obligate $64 million in fiscal 2018 research and development funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Tuesday. This award formalizes an agreement that …

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Aero-Glen International to Provide Air Force With F-16 Life Extension Program Kits Under $403M IDIQ

Aero-Glen International has received a $403 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide life extension program kits for the U.S. Air Force’s F-16 fleet in support of the F-16 Systems Program Office at Hill AFB, Utah. Work will commence at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Texas. The project is expected …

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Army Selects 5 Firms for Potential $250M Waveform Dev’t Contract

Five companies have secured positions on a potential five-year, $249.6 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s Waveform Development Environment Ecosystem. The Defense Department said Monday contractors will also compete for task orders to provide multiple waveforms and network services to the service branch. The Army Contracting Command received five bids for …

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Leidos Receives Army Contract for Munitions Remediation Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 16, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will help the U.S. Army in the disposal of munitions and hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste materials under a potential five-year, $27 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Army Corps of Engineers will determine funds and work locations for each order …

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Battelle, MRIGlobal, SwRI to Provide CBRN Defense Lab Services Under Potential $28B DoD Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded three nonprofit organizations positions on the unrestricted full and open portion of a potential $28 billion contract vehicle for research and development support services to the Pentagon’s Defense Technical Information Center. Battelle, MRIGLobal and Southwest Research Institute will vie for task orders to provide chemical, …

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