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BP Subsidiary Wins $559M US Military Fuel Supply Contract

A subsidiary of oil producer BP has won a one-year, $559 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply fuel products to the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday BP Products North America will perform work under the fixed-price, economic-price-adjustment contract in Illinois, Singapore and the United Arab …

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Harris Lands Potential $91M IDIQ to Produce Airborne EW Tech for Multiple Intl Defense Clients

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a potential three-year,  $91 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to build electronic warfare systems for multiple foreign military sales customers. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers the production of AN/ALQ-211(V)4/8/9 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite systems, software, and associated support equipment for international …

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Harris’ Falcon III Radio Receives NSA Certification to Utilize MUOS Waveform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 18, 2016 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received certification from the National Security Agency to allow the Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack radio system to operate with the Defense Department‘s Mobile User Objective System waveform, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the AN/PRC-117G can now utilize the MUOS waveform in efforts to …

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DLA Awards $252M in Retail Electricity Contracts to 5 Firms

Five companies have won two-year contracts worth up to $252.5 million combined for retail electricity and ancillary/incidental services to various U.S. federal departments and military branches. The Defense Logistics Agency‘s energy organization received eight offers for the contracts through a competitive procurement and the winning suppliers will perform work through Dec. 31, 2018, the Defense …

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Ensco Wins $145M AF Space & Missile Systems Center Support Contract

Ensco has won a potential six-year, $145 million contract to perform systems engineering and integration efforts for the range and network division of the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center. Work will occur in Los Angeles, California and in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and covers support for all phases of the division’s acquisition …

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Army Picks 3 Companies for $75M Horizontal Construction Services Contract

AECOM (NYSE: ACM), Granite Construction and Kiewit Infrastructure West have won a $75 million shared contract for horizontal construction services to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ southwestern border patrol sectors. Contractors will perform work in various locations that will depend on each order through Nov. 16, 2021, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army …

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Fitch Forecasts 4-Year Increase in DoD Budget, Defense Spending After Trump Win

Credit rating agency Fitch Ratings expects the Defense Department‘s budget and overall defense spending to increase in the next four years on Donald Trump’s election as president with the cybersecurity environment and U.S. Navy as key potential beneficiaries. Fitch said Wednesday it improved its credit view of the U.S. defense sector on top of its pre-election forecast of …

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Leidos Awarded $71M to Continue Aerial IED Neutralizer System Support for Army

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a $71.1 million contract modification to help the U.S. Army integrate,  sustain and operate the military branch’s Saturn Arch neutralizer platform for improvised explosive devices. The Army obligated $45.6 million in fiscal 2016 “other” procurement and operations and maintenance funds at the time of award of the modification, …

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L-3 Wins Navy Night-Vision Binocular Supply IDIQ

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2016 — The U.S. Navy has awarded L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) a $49.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the supply of binocular night-vision devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company will provide BNVD goggles with white phosphor tubes that will work to boost visual acuity of special operations forces …

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India Looks to Acquire General Atomics-Built Predator B Guardian Drone, Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2016 — The Indian navy has expressed an intent to acquire the General Atomics-built Predator B Guardian surveillance drone and electromagnetic aircraft launch system, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Indian Express reported Aug. 1 that India has sent letters of request to the Defense Department to procure 22 …

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