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14 Firms Land Spots on $998M Air Force Weapon Systems R&D IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 14 companies spots on a potential $998 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to build weapon systems for the U.S. Air Force. Contractors will research, develop, test and evaluate weapon systems, subsystems and components under the shared multiple-award contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. USAF obligated $1,000 in fiscal …

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Fluor to Provide Base Operations Support in Guam Under Potential $495M Navy Contract

Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has won a potential eight-year, $495 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide base area support services at Joint Region Marianas in Guam. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Hawaii awarded the cost-plus-award-fee contract that covers general base support, port operations, ordnance, facility investment, administration and …

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University of Texas-Austin Gets Potential $1B Contract to Support DoD Tech Programs

An applied research laboratory within University of Texas at Austin has secured a potential five-year, $1.1 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to research, develop, engineer, test and evaluate multiple technology platforms for the Defense Department. DoD said Wednesday the laboratory will support the department’s R&D efforts in various core competency …

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Raytheon Secures $450M Air Force Contract for Small Diameter Bomb II Engineering Change Proposal

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential seven-year, $450 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to apply an integrated engineering change proposal to the Small Diameter Bomb II weapon. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers design, development, integration, test and production engineering to modify the SDB II technical and production baseline. …

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BAE Unit to Produce, Sustain Air Force Bomber Armament Tester Under $64M Contract

BAE Systems‘ information and electronic systems integration unit has received a $64.5 million contract to design, develop, manufacture and sustain an armament tester system for the U.S. Air Force‘s bomber aircraft fleet. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contractor will support the engineering and manufacturing development of 90 Bomber Armament Testers the Air Force …

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Northrop Grumman Subsidiary Releases UGV in Line With DoD Interoperability Standards

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2017 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has unveiled a new unmanned ground vehicle designed to meet Defense Department interoperability standards in order to accommodate future updates and support various missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Remotec‘s Nomad UGV is part of the Andros …

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Former Leidos VP Phillip Mazzocco Joins Peraton as Chief Security Officer; Stu Shea Comments

Phillip Mazzocco, former vice president of sector security at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has joined Peraton as chief security officer at the Herndon, Virginia-based communications, space and technology services contractor. He previously led security operations for Leidos’ national security programs and a security team that supported the Defense Healthcare Management System modernization project, Peraton said Wednesday. “Phil …

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Johns Hopkins APL Lands Army Research Contract on Service Member Vulnerability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will conduct a study on soldier vulnerability in extreme conditions under a potential $49.5 million contract from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday Johns Hopkins APL will perform work through Sept. 30, 2022, as part of the …

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Spalding Wins $83M Contract for Consolidated IT Support to Navy, DoD Components

Spalding Consulting Inc. has won a potential five-year, $83 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide consolidated information technology support to the U.S. Navy and Defense Department components throughout all phases of the acquisition life cycle. DoD said Monday the Army Contracting Command received two bids for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract via …

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Engility to Support DIA Media Exploitation Center’s Digital Forensics Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 25, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will provide audio and video forensics laboratory services to the Defense Intelligence Agency‘s National Media Exploitation Center under a potential $16.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers support for the utilization of multimedia files and digital …

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