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Elbit Systems’ EFW Unit Wins $103M Army Contract for Mortar Weapon Systems

A business unit of Elbit Systems (Nasdaq: ESLT) has won a potential five-year, $103 million contract to manufacture 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortar weapon systems for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Wednesday Elbit Systems unit EFW will perform work under the firm-fixed-price contract through Sept. 13, 2021. The Army Contracting Command received three …

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Army Orders $82M in Joint Service Aircrew Masks, Flight Equipment From Gentex

Gentex has received an $82.5 million contract from the U.S. Army to supply aircrew masks, life support system and flight equipment for the Joint Strike Fighter program. The company will build Joint Service Aircrew Mask systems for the military branch in an effort to protect fighter pilots against chemical and biological threats when …

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ICF to Perform Risk Assessments, Resiliency Studies on US Military Installations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2016 — ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) has secured a $34 million contract from the U.S. Navy to help develop strategies for the resiliency of assets and evaluate potential infrastructure risks at U.S. military installations worldwide, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers risk assessments on cyber …

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Bill Rowan: DISA Issues NSX DoD Network Security Technical Implementation Guide 

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a Security Technical Implementation Guide for VMware‘s (NYSE: VMW) NSX software-defined networking system to validate its compliance with Defense Department cybersecurity policies, standards, architectures, security controls and validation procedures, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the STIG will help provide …

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Boeing Awarded $700M Air Force IDIQ to Continue Small Diameter Bomb Increment 1 Production

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security segment has received a potential $700 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force for the production of lots 12 to 14 Small Diameter Bomb Increment 1 weapons and carriage systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the sole-source contract includes support for foreign military sales agreements and work will …

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DLA Awards Mylan Pharmaceuticals $121M Lidocaine Patch Supply Contract

Mylan Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: MYL) has won a potential $121.5 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide lidocaine 5 percent patch, a medicine designed for the treatment of post-herpetic neuralgia pain. Mylan will supply the medical product to the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs as well as the Indian Health Services and Federal Bureau …

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General Atomics to Conduct Final Operational Tests & Evaluations on Army Gray Eagle UAS 

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 — The U.S. Army has awarded General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems subsidiary a $17.3 million contract modification to perform final operational test and evaluation services on the Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company will conduct work for the program in Poway, California, through August 2017, …

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Harris Lands Contract for Engineering Support to Air Force EW Test Labs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will provide engineering services to the U.S. Air Force‘s testing laboratory for B-1 reprogrammable electronic warfare and defensive avionics systems under a $9.8 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract also covers test equipment support to the 53rd …

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L-3 Subsidiary to Provide Logistics Support for Air Force’s Trainer Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 — An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary will provide logistics services for the U.S. Air Force‘s T-1A Jayhawk trainer aircraft under a $49.2 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the award to Vertex Aerospace exercises an option on an existing contract for on-equipment …

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VPI Wins $165M Contract to Develop Radiological Detection Tech for Army

The U.S. Army has awarded VPI Technology Group a potential $165.2 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to help the military branch develop a radiological detection system. Nine bids were submitted to the Army Contracting Command for the contract through an online solicitation,  the Defense Department said Monday. VPI will perform work through March 11, 2027 and the …

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