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Boeing to Support Army Chinook Block II Program Under Potential $277M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential three-year, $276.6 million contract from the U.S. Army to support the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the CH-47F Chinook Block II program. The Army received one bid for the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract through an online solicitation and obligated $27.3 million in fiscal 2017 research, development, test …

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Leonardo DRS to Supply IR Thermal Receivers to 5 Countries Under $82M Army FMS Modification

Leonardo DRS has received an $82.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to supply forward-looking infrared thermal receiver units to five countries under a foreign military sales deal. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will provide Horizontal Technology Integration second generation receivers and A- and B-Kit components to Kuwait, Iraq, Egypt, Morocco and Saudi Arabia. Work …

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Navy Taps Boeing Subsidiary for ScanEagle UAS Delivery to Afghanistan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2017 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary will supply the government of Afghanistan with five additional ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems under a $19.6 million order from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the award to Insitu also covers the delivery of spares and support equipment and deployment …

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Kevin Leonard: Vectrus Sees Opportunities in ‘Smart’ Tech Deployment at Gov’t Facilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Kevin Leonard, senior vice president of Vectrus‘ (NYSE: VEC) facility and logistics services business, has said “smart” forward operating bases could present an opportunity for the company in the area of logistics in line with the federal government’s cost saving goals. He told ExecutiveBiz in …

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Rick Lober: Hughes to Help DoD Study Interoperability for Wideband Satcom Architecture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems will look into the interoperability of commercial satellite transports in efforts to build a wideband communications architecture for government under a contract from the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Wideband Communications Architecture Study aims to help DoD …

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Lockheed Awarded $86M to Begin Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile Production for Air Force

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) an $86.5 million contract modification to build a first batch of precision-guided missile systems designed to identify and destroy sea-based threats. Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business will manufacture 23 Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles at a company facility in Orlando, Florida, the …

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Boeing to Continue Navy Aircraft Spare Parts Supply Under $123M Delivery Order

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a potential $122.8 million delivery order by the Defense Logistics Agency to supply aircraft spare parts to the U.S. Navy. The order falls under a previously awarded contract that contains a five-year base period along with one five-year option and work is scheduled to occur through …

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SAP NS2 Gets FedRAMP Authorization on Human Capital Mgmt Tools for DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2017 — SAP National Security Services (NYSE: SAP) has secured certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for a suite of cloud-based human capital management tools, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday FedRAMP authorized the deployment of the SAP NS2 Secure Node with SAP SuccessFactors …

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NCI Hires Federal IT Vet James Bowlin as Cybersecurity Engineering VP

James Bowlin, former technical expert for information assurance policy and risk management at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, has joined NCI (Nasdaq: NCIT) as vice president of cybersecurity engineering at the Reston, Virginia-based government technology services contractor. He will manage the company’s enterprise strategy for the cyber market …

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Lockheed Secures $75M Option on Air Force C-130J Sustainment Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has received a $74.7 million contract modification to support long-term sustainment work on the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of C-130J military transport aircraft. The modification exercises the first option under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and covers inventory control point management, sustaining engineering, repair of reparables, technical data, …

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