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Columbia Helicopters Gets $243M Modification on Transcom Airlift Support Contract

Columbia Helicopters has received a potential $243.1M contract modification from U.S. Transportation Command to support airlift operations within U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility. The modification raises the original contract’s total cumulative value from $225.7M to $468.8M and covers the provision of rotary-wing aircraft built to transport cargo and personnel, the Defense …

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CACI Tapped for Counterintelligence Training Academy Support Under $80M DIA Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 24, 2018 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will support Defense Intelligence Agency operations at the Joint Counterintelligence Training Academy in Virginia under a potential $80.4M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform work under the labor-hour contract through March 3, 2023, if DIA …

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BAE Wins Potential $84M Navy C5ISR Tech Support IDIQ

BAE Systems has won a potential five-year, $83.5M contract to help the U.S. Navy manage  integrated command, control, communications, computers, combat, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. The company will also maintain, update and provide logistics services for C5ISR platforms that support the Navy’s special communications mission solutions division, the Defense …

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Textron Subsidiary to Produce More Attack Helicopters for Marines Under $510M Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Textron’s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary a $509.8M contract modification to produce and deliver 29 twin-engine attack helicopters as part of the U.S. Marine Corps’ H-1 modernization effort. Bell Helicopter will provide lot 15 AH-1Z new build aircraft, as well as obtain long-lead items and components …

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AWS’ Jennifer Chronis: Cloud-Based AI, ML Tools Help DoD Advance Warfighter Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 23, 2018 — Jennifer Chronis, general manager of the Defense Department business area at Amazon Web Services, has said cloud-based machine learning and artificial intelligence tools can drive DoD agencies’ efforts to support the warfighter mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 9. Chronis told Government Matters in an interview …

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Raytheon Texas Facility Houses Surveillance Sensor Production, Eyes More Workers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 23, 2018 — Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) space and airborne systems business manufactures surveillance sensors for aircraft, ships and spacecraft at a facility in McKinney, Texas, as it works to support Defense Department requirements, the Dallas Business Journal reported Tuesday. ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday that the company is looking …

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Boeing’s Insitu Unit Gets $54M Blackjack UAS Delivery Contract From Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 23, 2018 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) subsidiary will supply four Lot II RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Navy and eight attrition aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps and Poland under a $54M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday Insitu will also deliver ground control …

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Report: DoD to Award $11B Contract for 11th Batch of Lockheed F-35s

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) could receive a potential $11 billion contract from the Defense Department in early September to produce 141 lot 11 F-35 jets for the U.S. military and foreign partners, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. The Defense Contract Management Agency told the publication that there have been delays in the delivery of 209 of the …

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Progeny Gets Potential $303M Navy Contract to Produce Lightweight Torpedo Kits

Progeny Systems has landed a potential four-year, $303.1M contract to produce MK54 Mod 1 lightweight torpedo kits and provide complementary test tools, spares and technical services for the U.S. Navy and foreign military sales customers. The contract has a $40.6M base value and would reach its maximum potential value if …

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SAP NS2 Taps AWS to Host DLA’s Cloud-Based Learning Mgmt System

 TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2018 — Amazon Web Services will host the Defense Logistics Agency‘s learning management system under a partnership with SAP National Security Services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. AWS said Monday its GovCloud (US) infrastructure will support the recently updated LMS platform that is designed to help DLA manage and deliver …

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