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Virginia Contracting Activity Kicks Off $6B Defense IT Contract Bids

The Virginia Contracting Activity has started to accept bids on a potential five-year, $6 billion information technology services contract covering work for the the Defense Department and intelligence community. The solicitation issued Tuesday is for the Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise contract, which seeks large and small businesses to …

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Defense Health Agency to Procure $1.5B Electronic Health Record System

The Defense Department‘s health services provider plans procure a $1.5 billion electronic health record system and plans to fully deploy the EHR in 2019, Nextgov reported Friday. Bob Brewin writes the Defense Health Agency plans to test implementation of the new EHR system in 2016 at Fort Lewis, Wash. before the full …

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Teri Takai: DoD Plans to Authorize 9 Cloud Providers

The Pentagon aims to further expand commercial cloud availability throughout the military with a plan to certify nine companies to run the services for the military, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes Chief Information Officer Teri Takai told a House Armed Services subcommittee hearing last week that the move was …

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General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded $128M to Detail, Design 3rd Navy MLP Ship Conversion

General Dynamics NASSCO will carry out detail design and construction work to modify a mobile landing platform ship for the U.S. Navy under a $128.5 million contract modification. The subsidiary is working to convert the MLP 3 ship into an afloat forward staging base variant and aims to complete the …

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Jeffrey Palombo: Northrop Radar Designed to Help Marines Detect, Engage Targets

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will enter the low-rate initial production phase on ground and air task-oriented radars for U.S. Marine Corps troops to monitor and engage targets. The Navy’s assistant secretary for research development and acquisition approved the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar program production at a Defense Department event on …

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Raytheon to Build Naval Aircraft Circuit Card Assemblies for US, Australia and Canada

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will build aircraft circuit card assemblies for the U.S. Navy and two other countries under a potential $8, 970, 000 contract. The Defense Logistics Agency awarded the firm-fixed-price contract to Raytheon’s space and airborne systems unit on a sole source basis, the Defense Department said Friday. Australia and …

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Marilyn Crouther: HP to Help Run DoD’s Manpower Data Center for $548M

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) will help operate the Defense Department‘s global technology infrastructure under a potential five-year, $548 million task order. The company will provide technology and integration services for the Defense Manpower Data Center to update and maintain its hardware and software systems, HP said Wednesday. Marilyn Crouther, senior …

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Boeing to Produce 82 Army Apaches for $1.1B

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $1, 156, 446, 681 modification to perform full-rate production work on 72 remanufactured and 10 new AH-64E Apache helicopters for the U.S. Army. The Army has obligated $380, 043, 678 in fiscal year 2013 procurement funds and $494, 322, 830 in fiscal 2014 other procurement funds …

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Jeff Handy: Fulcrum Buys Forgentum to Grow Military Health Portfolio

Fulcrum IT Services has moved to grow its military health market presence by acquiring information management contractor Forgentum for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is also intended to expand Fulcrum’s customer base with Forgentum’s clients such as the TRICARE Management Activity, EHR Core and the Enterprise Infrastructure, Fulcrum said Thursday. Forgentum provides …

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A-T Solutions, Engility Win Anti-IED Program Engineering IDIQ

A-T Solutions and Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL) have won positions on a potential three-year,  $24, 882, 608 contract to perform systems engineering and technical analysis work for U.S. Navy programs to develop technology for defeating improvised explosive devices. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division received …

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