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USSOCOM Awards $475M UAS ISR Contract Spots to Boeing, Textron Subsidiaries

Subsidiaries of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron (NYSE: TXT) have landed spots under a potential five-year, $475 million contract that covers mid-endurance unmanned aircraft system intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Boeing’s Insitu business and Textron’s AAI Corp. subsidiary will vie for task orders under the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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Frontier Electronic Systems Awarded $73M Navy IDIQ to Produce Ship Sensor, Data Distribution Systems

Frontier Electronic Systems has received a potential five-year, $72.9 million contract to manufacture sensor and data distribution systems for the U.S. Navy as well as the governments of Japan and South Korea. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will produce AN/SPQ-14 sensor distribution systems and AN/SPQ-15 data distribution systems for integration on ships. The …

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DoD: China to Add More Overseas Bases

China is expanding its access to foreign ports so as to sustain deployments in the Mediterranean Sea, and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, according to a U.S. Department of Defense report. China is seeking “to regularize and sustain deployments in the ‘far seas'” and “project and sustain military power at …

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Carl De Groote: Cisco, DoD Work on JRSS Cloud Migration, Automation & AI

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2017 — Carl De Groote, senior director for Defense Department programs at Cisco Systems (Nasdaq: CSCO), has said the company is working to help DoD transition the Joint Regional Security Stacks to the cloud and update other information technology infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense Systems reported Thursday Cisco’s other …

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General Dynamics NASSCO Wins Potential $106M Navy Ship Dry-Docking Maintenance Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has won a potential $106 million contract from the U.S. Navy to carry out the fiscal 2017 dry-docking phased maintenance availability of the USS Makin Island amphibious assault ship. The Defense Department said Tuesday that General Dynamics’ NASSCO business will perform ship maintenance, modernization and repair services …

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Weatherington: DoD Has Made ‘Huge Leap’ Forward in Unmanned Systems

The Department of Defense has made “a huge leap” forward in unmanned systems in five years, said Dyke Weatherington, currently performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (OUSD) (AT&L.) Speaking at the Potomac Officers …

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State Dept Approves $750M Training Services FMS Deal for Saudi Arabia

The State Department has authorized Saudi Arabia’s procurement of training services for the country’s air force and other military branches under a $750 million foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. Saudi Arabia’s blanket order training program will cover English language, flight, mobile, specialized and technical training services along with …

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Army Taps Beshenich Muir and Associates for $200M Training Support Contract

Beshenich Muir and Associates has won a potential $200 million contract for the provision of instructor and training support and development services to the U.S. Army. Twenty-five bids were submitted to the Army Contracting Command for the firm-fixed-price contract and work is scheduled to run through Oct. 27, 2021, the Defense Department said …

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Veterans Affairs Will Adopt DOD Electronic Healthcare Records Platform

The Veterans Affairs Department has decided that it will forego the usual technology acquisition process and implement the same electronic health records (EHR) platform as the Defense Department, according to an announcement today from Secretary David Shulkin. “Because of the urgency and the critical nature of this decision, I have …

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ANSER Subsidiary Enters Cooperative Deal with AFRL-Sponsored Consortium

Advanced Technology International, an Analytical Services (ANSER) subsidiary, has inked a cooperative deal with a U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory-sponsored consortium which created a collaborative contract vehicle worth a potential $333 million. ANSER said Thursday the Metals Affordability Initiative was established to consolidate resources within the government and industry in a push …

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