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Army Picks 12 Firms for $249M Chemical, Biological Defense Support Contract

Twelve companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $249M contract from the U.S. Army to support the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense. The Army Contracting Command received 21 bids for the firm-fixed-price contract, which runs through Oct. 14, 2023, the Defense Department said Monday. JPEO-CBD is …

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DynCorp Wins $152M Navy TH-57 Helicopter Logistics Support IDIQ

DynCorp International has won a potential three-year, $152.2M contract to provide logistics services to the U.S. Navy’s fleet of TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopters. The company will also supply material to support organizational and depot-level maintenance work on 188 TH-57s, the Defense Department said Monday. The Navy received two offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract …

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One JV, Two Firms to Share in $120M Army Architect-Engineer Services Contract

One joint venture and two companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $120M contract to provide architect-engineer services to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Thursday AECOM’s (NYSE: ACM) technical services division, a Black & Veatch–Geosyntec Consultants JV and Ecology and Environment will compete for task orders under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract. Contractors will …

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Booz Allen Names New Board Members Michele Flournoy & Ellen Jewett

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 11, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has added former Defense Department official and WestExec Advisors Co-Founder Michele Flournoy as well as Goldman Sachs veteran Ellen Jewett to the management and technology consulting firm’s board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday new compensation committee member Flournoy’s …

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Air Force Taps Northrop, ULA, Blue Origin for Rocket Prototype Dev’t OTAs

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin will build rocket prototypes under three separate other-transaction agreements with the U.S. Air Force in support of the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. Northrop’s innovation systems business received a potential $791.6M OTA to develop the OmegA launch system and ULA …

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AM General Secures $121M Humvee Support Contract From US Army

AM General has received a $121.3M cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to support the U.S. Army’s family of high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles. The service branch will determine work locations and funding upon issuance of each order under the contract which covers engineering, logistics and system support services for its Humvee units, the Defense …

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Google Withdraws Plans to Bid for DoD’s JEDI Cloud Contract

Google has dropped plans to compete for the Defense Department’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Federal News Network reported Monday. “We couldn’t be assured that it would be aligned with our artificial intelligence (AI) principles,” Aileen Black, an executive director at Google, said of the JEDI contract. …

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Derived Credentials Could Help Agencies Protect Mobile Devices

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should protect mobile devices from hackers and adversaries and one way to do that is through the use of derived credentials. Battaglia wrote that such an approach could help agencies verify the identity of government officials …

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Engility Eyes Work Under DoD’s $28B Info Analysis Center Contract; Lynn Dugle Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 8, 2018 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will work to deliver technical research, scientific and analytical services to support the Defense Department through the company’s position on a potential $28B contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 24. The company is one of 15 companies selected for Pool 1 of the Information …

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SSL Lands Spot on $750M NASA Small Spacecraft Tech Prototyping IDIQ; Richard White Quoted

Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary has secured a position on a potential five-year, $750M contract from NASA to develop spacecraft technologies for the Defense Department. SSL is among three contractors selected to support the the Small Spacecraft Prototyping Engineering Development and Integration–Space Solutions program managed by NASA’s Ames Research Center, Maxar said Monday. Richard …

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