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7 Firms Land $117M in Contract Modifications Under Navy Technical, Engineering Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded seven companies contract modifications worth $117.3 million combined to continue to provide technical and engineering services for the service branch’s vessels. The contract modifications were awarded to exercise the second option year on a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Navy Modernization Program, the Defense …

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Defense News: Lockheed to Get $1B in DoD Reimbursement Funds for LRIP Lot 9 F-35s

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will receive approximately $1 billion in additional funds from the Defense Department after DoD decided to reimburse the company for production costs incurred on lot 9 of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, Defense News reported Thursday. Valerie Insinna writes the F-35 joint program office will obligate funds …

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KBR Agrees to Purchase Honeywell Govt Services Arm for $300M in Continued Federal Push

Houston-based engineering and construction company KBR (NYSE: KBR) has agreed to purchase the U.S. government services business of Honeywell (NYSE: HON) for $300 million in a push to continue expansion efforts in the federal market. KBR said Friday it expects to close the transaction subject to regulatory approval in October and …

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American Electronic Warfare Associates Wins $91M Navy Battlespace Simulation, Test Support IDIQ

American Electronic Warfare Associates has won a four-year, $91.3 million contract to provide engineering, management and technical support services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s integrated battlespace simulation and test department. The company will perform work in Patuxent River, Maryland, through August 2020 and the U.S. Navy will …

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Navy Awards Ship Hardware, Logistics Services Contract to Leidos

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a potential $49.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to supply ship equipment and provide logistics support to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will support the service branch’s ship control, navigation distribution, ship control display and automated bridge systems as well as various human machine interface display …

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Air Force Picks Raytheon, L-3, ViaSat for Wideband Satcom Tactical Service Demo Contracts

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) and ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) have won separate contracts to provide protected tactical service field demonstration support services to the U.S. Air Force. The service branch awarded the cost-plus-incentive-fee contracts through a competitive acquisition process with five proposals received, the Defense Department said Thursday. The companies will …

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Phil O’Reilly Named Brocade Federal Sales VP; Jeff Lindholm Comments

Phil O’Reilly, former chief technology officer for Americas and federal sales at Brocade  (Nasdaq: BRCD), has been appointed as vice president of federal sales at the San Jose, California-based data center networking technology provider. Brocade said Thursday he will oversee the company’s sales and partner ecosystem in the federal civilian, defense and intelligence markets in his …

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Pratt & Whitney Lands Navy Contract Modification for F-35 Support Equipment, Depot Activation Services

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has received a three-year, $151.7 contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide a range of F-35 Lightning II aircraft supplies and services. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification covers initial spare modules, engine system trainers, support equipment and depot activation services and supplies …

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Booz Allen to Help DHA Implement Military Health System Action Plan Under $53M Task Order

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a potential $52.5 million task order from the Defense Health Agency to assist the assistant defense secretary for health affairs in efforts to implement action plans resulting from the Defense Department‘s military health service review. DoD said Tuesday the company will provide subject matter expertise to help the Military …

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Boeing Lands Navy Modification Award for P-8A Increment 3 Block 2 Reviews

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will conduct preliminary and critical design reviews on the Increment 3 Block 2 update of the P-8A Poseidon aircraft under a $60.8 million delivery order modification from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the modification works to drive the …

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