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ExxonMobil Wins $236M Fuel Supply Contract from DLA

ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) has won a potential $236.5 million contract to provide fuel products to the Defense Logistics Agency‘s energy organization. DLA Energy received 37 proposals for the acquisition program and will use fiscal year 2016 to fiscal year 2017 defense working capital funds to pay for contract work, the Defense Department said Friday. The …

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Weekly Roundup April 18 – April 22 2016: First Quarter Earnings Season Arrives & more

April 18 – April 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Corporate earnings season is underway for the first quarter and gives an opportunity for investors to gauge the financial health and performance of the world’s largest defense and government contractors. We …

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Cisco Announces Efforts to Support NIST Risk Mgmt Framework

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 — Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has configured its cybersecurity products to provide assessment support to drive compliance with the security controls in the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Risk Management Framework, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Steve Caimi, industry solutions specialist at Cisco, wrote in a blog entry posted …

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Lockheed, DoD Conclude Initial Tests on Prototype F-35 Helmets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department‘s F-35 joint program office have concluded initial tests on a prototype third-generation helmet for the fighter jet, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Tuesday the team also integrated design updates on the F-35 escape system during the initial …

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AT&T to Support DISA’s UHF/LOS Comms Network Under $75M Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a potential five-year, $74.6 million contract to provide Northstar long-haul telecommunications services and related transmission circuits in support of DISA’s ultra-high frequency/line-of-sight communications platform. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract awarded by the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization has a one-year base term …

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Bloomberg: Air Force’s Randall Walden Cites ‘Correlation’ Between LRSB Aircraft Cost, Capacity

The U.S. Air Force does not want to publicly disclose the Long Range Strike Bomber contract’s value because the military service believes a disclosure may give adversaries a hint about the aircraft’s specifications, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Randall Walden, director of the Air Force’s Rapid Capabilities Office, told Sen. John McCain in a letter obtained by …

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4 Firms Win $122M IDIQ to Support DoD’s Environmental Tech Research Center

The U.S. Army has awarded four companies positions on a potential five-year, $122.5 million contract to help the National Defense Center for Environmental Excellence demonstrate and transition technology platforms for the Defense Department. The program is scheduled to run through Oct. 19, 2021, and the Army Contracting Command will determine performance location …

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Orbital ATK to Provide Weapons Systems to DoD Under New Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will provide mortar weapon systems and non-U.S. standard ammunition to the Defense Department under a $20 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the contract is a follow-on award to a three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that concluded in …

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BAE Gets $110M Army Contract Modification for M88A2 HERCULES Vehicles

BAE Systems’ land and armaments business has received a potential $109.7 million contract modification to produce 36 M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift and Evacuation System vehicles for the U.S. Army. The company will perform work in York, Pennsylvania, through Aug. 31, 2018, under the contract modification that also …

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Rockwell Collins Lands $83M Air Force Range Instrumentation IDIQ

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has received a potential five-year, $83 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to help design and test a common range integrated instrumentation system. The Defense Department said Monday the company will perform modification and integration work on the system as well as block upgrade tasks …

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