Tag Archives: Defense Department

EY to Help DFAS Perform Financial Audit, Accounting System Evaluation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 11, 2017 — EY will provide audit support to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service under a potential $44.2 million labor-hour contract that will run through 2021 if all options are exercised, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers financial statement assessment of the U.S. Air …

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Army Taps 7 Companies for $173M CBRN Material Mgmt Support Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded seven companies spots on a potential $172.7 million contract to help the service branch manage chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense-related materials. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will compete for task orders to evaluate, identify, locate, recover and dispose of munitions, explosives, munition constituents, chemical …

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Cerner Forms Advisory Group to Support Work on VA Health Record Modernization Effort

Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN) has established an advisory group that will offer recommendations as the Kansas City, Missouri-based health information technology provider supports the Department of Veterans Affairs in its Electronic Health Record Modernization initiative. Bob Kerrey, former U.S. senator and Nebraska governor, will lead the company’s VA advisory group, Cerner …

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8 Contractors Win Spots on $487M Navy Air Vehicle Prototyping IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has named eight awardees on a potential five-year, $487 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support naval aircraft prototype projects. The Defense Department said Wednesday task orders will encompass prototype air vehicle modification; mission systems; aircraft stores and support equipment designs; build-to-print technical data packages; test and evaluation kits; and fleet …

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Boeing Joins $499M Air Force Vehicle R&D Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a position under the U.S. Air Force‘s potential eight-year, $499 million contract to research and develop aerospace vehicle technologies. The Defense Department said Wednesday Boeing will support the Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research program from a company facility in Hazelwood, Missouri, through Aug. 31, 2025. The …

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DXC’s Earl Matthews: Budget to Hinder Proposed Space Corps as USAF Balances Priority Areas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Earl Matthews, vice president of DXC Technology‘s (NYSE: DXC) U.S. public sector enterprise security solutions group, has said other priority areas for the U.S. Air Force and Defense Department are at risk of being set aside amid discussions on the creation of a new space-focused military …

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Navy Taps BAE’s US Arm for $76M Comms, Electronics Devt Support Contract; Mark Keeler Comments

BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary has received a potential 22-month, $76 million contract from to help the U.S. Navy design, develop and field new and existing communications and electronic systems. The contract also calls for the company to test, integrate, install, certify and maintain the communications platforms for the Naval Warfare …

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GE Secures $92M Contract Option for Navy F/A-18E/F Aircraft Engines

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has received a one-year, $91.6 million contract option from the U.S. Navy to provide 24 full-rate production F414-GE-400 engines for installation into the service branch’s F/A-18E/F aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Naval Air Systems Command will obligate the full amount of the exercised option from the …

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MD Helicopters to Build Military Aircraft for Afghanistan Under $1.4B Army FMS Contract

MD Helicopters has secured a potential $1.39 billion foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to produce approximately 150 MD 530F helicopters for Afghanistan. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract also covers program management, delivery, pilot training and maintenance support services. MD Helicopters will perform work through Aug. …

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Huntington Ingalls Awarded $105M Navy Nuclear Submarine Support Extension

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) will continue to provide support services for U.S. Navy nuclear submarines under a two-year, $105 million contract modification. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification covers database and configuration management, integrated logistics, engineering, technical, design, research, development, modernization and industrial services. HII landed a $564 million contract …

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