Tag Archives: Defense Department

USAF Awards Raytheon $75M Small Diameter Bomb Tech Support IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential seven-year, $75 million contract to provide technical support services for a bomb technology designed to help fighter pilots destroy moving targets. Raytheon’s missile systems unit will perform lifecycle technical support under the engineering, manufacturing development, production and sustainment phases of …

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Lockheed to Help Navy Deploy Aegis Combat Systems Under $93M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a one-year, $93.5 million contract modification to complete the development and fielding of the Aegis Weapon System and integrated Aegis Combat System on three of the U.S. Navy‘s Arleigh Burke-class destroyers. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers follow-on support services for USS Thomas Hudner, USS Paul …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Collaboration, ‘Commercial First’ Approach to Address Satcom Program Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has noted that collaboration between industry and the Defense Department will drive the analysis of alternatives for the wideband satellite communications program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a National Defense Magazine guest piece …

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Navy Selects 3 Firms for Potential $300M Enterprise IT, Software Support Contract

Three companies have won spots on a potential eight-year, $300 million contract for product development and sustainment services to the U.S. Navy‘s program executive office for enterprise information systems. The Navy received 20 offers for the small business set-aside contract via an online solicitation and provided $10,000 to each of …

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Lockheed Secures $192M in Navy Aegis Combat System Modernization Funds

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $192.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for production support to the Aegis combat system modernization effort in fiscal 2017. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will perform work in Moorestown, New Jersey; Clearwater, Florida; and Owego, New York …

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ManTech Secures USMC Task Order to Support Military Systems Integration, Interoperability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2017 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide systems engineering, interoperability, architecture and technology support to the U.S. Marine Corps under a $21 million task order through the Defense Department Information Analysis Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the award aims to drive integration and interoperability …

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Unisys Execs Named to AFCEA, ACT-IAC Leadership Posts; PV Puvvada Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 20, 2017 — Two vice presidents at Unisys‘ (NYSE: UIS) federal business, have taken leadership roles separately with the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association International and the American Council for Technology – Industry Advisory Council, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday Jennifer Napper, VP of its Defense …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Gov’t Works to Boost Industry Partnerships for ‘Space Superiority’ Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said the Defense Department and other federal agencies are pursuing policies to drive partnerships with the commercial satellite communications sector to boost U.S. space capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an …

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Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit DIUx to get Emergency Funds

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx,) the Department of Defense’s outreach office to Silicon Valley, needs emergency funding to keep key programs operating, and DoD is poised to grant their request, Defense News reports. The vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Paul Selva, said Tuesday that DIUx chief Raj …

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Air Force Taps Booz Allen for Potential $140M Business Area Process Support IDIQ

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a potential five-year, $140 million contract to provide business area process re-engineering, change management and performance improvement services to the U.S. Air Force. The company will support projects with shared interest across the service branch and the Defense Department under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, DoD said …

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