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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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Boeing Lands $308M FMS Chinook Contract Modification From Army

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $308 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to manufacture 12 CH-47F helicopters for Holland through a foreign military sales contract. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will complete the production in Ridley Township, Pennsylvania, by April 15. The CH-47F Chinook helicopter incorporates a digital cockpit …

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Lockheed Receives $139M Air Logistics Support Contract Extension From DLA

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded an 18-month, $138.8 million “bridge contract” to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to support DLA’s efforts to deliver spare parts and industrial hardware to U.S. Air Force logistics centers. Lockheed will provide supply chain management and logistical services in support of maintenance, repair and overhaul operations at the military branch’s air logistics complexes, Defense …

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Federal IT Vet Gene Zapfel Joins Koniag Services as President

Gene Zapfel has joined the Koniag Government Services group of companies as president of Koniag Services Inc., where he will head KSI’s information technology services operations and objectives. Zapfel will bring to KSI 25 years of executive leadership experience in federal IT and management and consulting services from both small …

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Raytheon Lands $1B Contract to Build, Test Airborne Jammer Pods for Navy

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $1.01 billion contract to help the U.S. Navy design, build, integrate and demonstrate new jammer model pods. The company will also produce Next Generation Jammer aero-mechanical test pods for use in aircraft flight verification, develop equipment for system integration laboratories and provide mature manufacturing processes, the …

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Army Taps 8 Firms for $675M Enterprise Software Support Contract Modification

The U.S. Army has awarded a potential $675 million contract modification to eight companies to continue to provide information technology systems in support of the service branch’s enterprise software. The Army Contracting Command will obligate funds and work location upon award of each task order and expects contract work to …

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ManTech to Support DoD Intell Operations Under $33M Task Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2016 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide systems engineering, technical assessment and subject matter support for the Defense Department‘s intelligence operations under a $33 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the task order was awarded under the One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services …

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Peter Kane Appointed COO at Altamira

Peter Kane, formerly a vice president at McLean, Virginia-based technology services contractor Altamira Technologies, has been appointed to the role of chief operating office and will handle all of the company’s contract and program-related functions. Altamira said Wednesday Kane holds at least three decades of experience in programs related to intelligence, surveillance and …

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