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AT&T to Support DISA’s UHF/LOS Comms Network Under $75M Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a potential five-year, $74.6 million contract to provide Northstar long-haul telecommunications services and related transmission circuits in support of DISA’s ultra-high frequency/line-of-sight communications platform. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract awarded by the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization has a one-year base term …

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Bloomberg: Air Force’s Randall Walden Cites ‘Correlation’ Between LRSB Aircraft Cost, Capacity

The U.S. Air Force does not want to publicly disclose the Long Range Strike Bomber contract’s value because the military service believes a disclosure may give adversaries a hint about the aircraft’s specifications, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Randall Walden, director of the Air Force’s Rapid Capabilities Office, told Sen. John McCain in a letter obtained by …

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4 Firms Win $122M IDIQ to Support DoD’s Environmental Tech Research Center

The U.S. Army has awarded four companies positions on a potential five-year, $122.5 million contract to help the National Defense Center for Environmental Excellence demonstrate and transition technology platforms for the Defense Department. The program is scheduled to run through Oct. 19, 2021, and the Army Contracting Command will determine performance location …

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Orbital ATK to Provide Weapons Systems to DoD Under New Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will provide mortar weapon systems and non-U.S. standard ammunition to the Defense Department under a $20 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the contract is a follow-on award to a three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that concluded in …

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BAE Gets $110M Army Contract Modification for M88A2 HERCULES Vehicles

BAE Systems’ land and armaments business has received a potential $109.7 million contract modification to produce 36 M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift and Evacuation System vehicles for the U.S. Army. The company will perform work in York, Pennsylvania, through Aug. 31, 2018, under the contract modification that also …

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Rockwell Collins Lands $83M Air Force Range Instrumentation IDIQ

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has received a potential five-year, $83 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to help design and test a common range integrated instrumentation system. The Defense Department said Monday the company will perform modification and integration work on the system as well as block upgrade tasks …

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Lockheed to Build F-35 Alternate Mission Equipment Under $182M Navy Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $181.8 million contract modification from the Naval Air Systems Command to manufacture alternate mission equipment for low-rate initial production lot 9 F-35s. The Defense Department said Friday that Lockheed will build and deliver F-35 pilot flight tools, red gear and armaments to the U.S. …

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DCCA to Help Update Air Force’s Western Range Communications System

Data Computer Corp. of America has won a potential five-year, $80 million task order to update the U.S. Air Force’s main mission communication system to an Internet protocol v6 network as part of the Western Range Modernization Network initiative. The service branch received three bids for the program through a competitive procurement and …

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Weekly Roundup April 11 – April 15 2016: FTC, DOJ Speak on Defense Consolidation & more

April 11 – April 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Consolidation among companies in the government services sector over the last half-decade has inevitably led market observers to ponder the prospects of merger-and-acquisition deals between the largest GovCon platform and product …

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Bloomberg: CRS Finds Northrop Bomber Bid ‘Substantially Below’ Air Force-DoD Cost Estimates

Congress could review the U.S. Air Force‘s and the Defense Department‘s independent cost estimates for the Long Range Strike Bomber program after the legislative branch’s research arm found Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) winning bid to be “substantially below” those projections,  Bloomberg reported Thursday. According to the story by Anthony Capaccio, Bloomberg obtained an 18-page assessment …

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