Tag Archives: Defense Department

Raytheon Secures $235M in Navy Standard Missile-6 Production Funds

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $235 million contract to fund the fourth year of full-rate production of Standard Missile-6 all-up rounds and spares. Raytheon said Monday it is scheduled to begin delivery of new SM-6 multimission missiles to the Navy in 2018. The company added the missiles will feature an anti-surface function and will be deployed on …

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Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Rejoins Law Firm Paul, Weiss in Partner Role

Jeh Johnson, former secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, has returned to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP to serve as a partner in the law firm’s litigation department. Johnson will work through Paul, Weiss’ Washington and New York offices and will advise boards of directors and management …

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Amyx Gets $189M JIDO Mission Support Task Order Under GSA OASIS SB Vehicle

Reston, Virginia-based information technology platforms provider Amyx has secured a potential five-year, $189.2 million task order from the General Services Administration to provide mission support services to the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization. GSA’s federal systems integration and management center received eight bids for the cost-plus-award-fee task order that was awarded …

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Potomac Officers Club Rounds Out Speakers List for Internet of Things Forum

TYSONS CORNER, VA., January 24, 2017 — The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — rounds out speakers for their 2017 Internet of Things – Emerging Technologies Forum. The Internet of Things (IoT)—a term used to describe the set of physical objects embedded with sensors or actuators …

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Nelson Ford to Retire as LMI President & CEO

Nelson Ford, president and CEO of LMI over the past eight years, has informed the Virginia-based nonprofit government consulting firm’s board of directors that he plans to retire from his dual role this spring. LMI said Thursday Ford will continue to serve until a successor is found and the board partnered with executive search firm …

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ManTech Extends Ship Logistics Info Systems Program Support for Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 20, 2017 — The U.S. Navy has awarded ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) an $11.2 million contract modification to continue the company’s support services for the Ship Maintenance and Logistics Information Systems program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. ManTech will provide uninterrupted enterprise support to the SMLIS program through April 2017 and receive nearly $1.9 …

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Report: Lockheed, DoD Eye Potential $9B Deal on Next F-35 Batch by End of January

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department are still in talks and could finalize by the end of January a new contract worth approximately $9 billion that would reduce the price of the next batch of F-35 fighter jets to under $100 million per aircraft, Reuters reported Thursday. Mike …

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Army Taps Sig Sauer for $580M Modular Handgun Contract

Sig Sauer has won a potential 10-year, $580.2 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with a new handgun system designed to replace the service branch’s M9 pistol. The Army Contracting Command received nine proposals for the Modular Handgun System contract and expects work to conclude on Jan. 19, 2027, the …

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Advanced Technology International to Support Navy Composite Manufacturing CoE Under $99M Contract

Advanced Technology International has won a potential five-year, $99 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the U.S. Navy‘s center of excellence for composites manufacturing technology. The Defense Department said Thursday the military branch will concurrently award two task orders worth a combined $350, 000 with the IDIQ contract. The service branch obligated fiscal 2016 research, development, test …

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BAE Gets $178M Army Contract Modification for Nitrocellulose Facility Construction

BAE Systems has secured a potential two-year, $177.8 million contract modification to build and commission a new nitrocellulose production facility at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant in Virginia. BAE’s ordnance systems business will perform work in Radford, Virginia, through Dec. 31, 2018, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army Contracting …

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