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Battelle, Ohio State Hire Former DoD Deputy Chief of Staff Zachary Mears as Joint National Security Resource

Battelle and Ohio State University have jointly hired Zachary Mears, former deputy chief of staff to the Defense Department secretary,  to dual roles as an adviser at the nonprofit organization and assistant vice president for national security and research programs at the university. His appointment works to establish a strategic relationship management plan on national …

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Parsons Wins $86M Contract for BMDS C3, Battle Mgmt Tech Assistance Services

Parsons Corp. has won a potential five-year, $86 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to provide advisory and assistance services for the Ballistic Missile Defense System program. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Parsons’ government services business will support the development of an integrated command, control, communications and battle management engineering support system …

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Dave Wajsgras: Raytheon Eyes Army Cyber Partnerships With New Augusta Facility

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has established a new facility in Augusta, Georgia to provide information technology security services to the Army Cyber Command and other Defense Department components,  ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The cyber center was built as part of the company’s push to extend its security offerings to the Fort …

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Navy Picks Cobham, EDO, Teledyne For Airborne Jammer Parts Replacement IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential $15 million contract to Cobham,  Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY) and EDO for the replacement of obsolete parts of the AN/ALQ-99F tactical jamming system. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors will compete for task orders to develop manufacture and test prototypes to replace outdated AN/ALQ-99F components. Work location will be …

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BAE Systems to Help Develop Software Tool for First Responders

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2016 — BAE Systems will research,  develop and demonstrate a software tool that first responders can use to disconnect a non-cooperative entity from its network and use a separate protected emergency network under an $8.7 million U.S. Air Force contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday BAE’s information …

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Vencore Secures USAF Contract for Energy Cyber Weapon Localization, Characterization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2016 — A subsidiary of Vencore will provide software that works to locate and characterize cyber weapons that attack the U.S. power grid under a $9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday Vencore Labs will perform research and development work …

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Army Taps Bravura for $306M Persistent Surveillance Systems-Tethered Program Support IDIQ

Bravura Information Technology Systems has won a potential four-year, $305.7 million contract to support the U.S. Army‘s tethered aerostat-based system for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Army Contracting Command received four bids for the Persistent Surveillance Systems-Tethered support contract through a competitive procurement online,  the Defense Department said Monday. The PSS-T program is composed of MX15 and …

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Boeing Receives $255M Navy Order for Aircraft Flight Control Surface Repair Services

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $254.5 million delivery order from the U.S. Navy to repair the flight control surfaces of the military branch’s Super Hornet and Growler planes. Boeing will perform repair work on the F/A-18 E/F multirole fighter aircraft and EA-18G  electronic warfare aircraft in Jacksonville, Florida, through December 2019, the Defense Department said …

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Navy Exercises $102M Option on Huntington Ingalls Planning Yard Services Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) a $102.1 million contract modification to provide integrated planning yard services for CG 47-class cruisers and DD 963-class destroyers. The Defense Department said Monday the modification exercises an option on a previously awarded contract and covers engineering, technical, planning, ship configuration, data, logistics and lifetime …

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AM General Lands $356M Army Contract Modification for Afghanistan Humvee Production

AM General has received a one-year, $356.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to build an additional 1, 259 Humvees for Afghanistan. The Defense Department said Friday that AM General will also produce 414 troop enclosure Humvees and will perform contract-related work in Mishawaka, Indiana, through July 29, 2017. The Army obligated …

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