Tag Archives: Defense Department

Boeing to Produce Additional Super Hornet Aircraft Under $677M Navy Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a $676.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build and deliver six Lot 41 F/A-18E and eight F/A-18F Super Hornet jets. The Defense Department said Wednesday Boeing will perform work in Arizona, California, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Texas, Canada and other locations within the U.S. through …

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Huntington Ingalls to Continue Navy Ship Planning Yard Support Under $151M Contract Modification

A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) subsidiary has received a $150.8 million contract modification to continue planning yard services for the U.S. Navy‘s Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruisers and Spruance-class destroyers. HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding business will provide modernization program planning; ship change planning development and installation; program management; type commander support; mobile assist teams; rotatable …

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Engility to Develop Modeling Tools to Support Air Force Munitions Test

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will provide multispectral and multimodal phenomenology modeling tools in support of research and development activities for a U.S. Air Force weapon systems testing program under a $49 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers support for the Kinetic Kill …

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DynCorp Gets $160M Modification on Navy Trainer Aircraft Support Contract

DynCorp International has received a one-year, $160.4 million contract modification to continue to provide organizational, intermediate and depot-level maintenance and logistics support for three models of U.S. Navy trainer aircraft. The Defense Department said Monday the modification covers support work on 16 T-34 Mentor, 54 T-44 Pegasus and 287 T-6 Texan platforms. …

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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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