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CNA FFRDC to Support OPNAV Under Potential $558M Contract

CNA‘s Center for Naval Analyses has received a potential $557.7 million U.S. Navy contract to provide applied research and analyses support to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. The federally-funded research and development center will conduct studies on the Navy and U.S. Marine Corps‘ major concerns and maintain staff assignment …

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RAND Corp. Lands $231M Air Force Research, Analysis Consulting Support IDIQ

RAND Corp. has received a potential five-year, $231.3 million contract to provide consulting support services to the U.S. Air Force through the Project Air Force federally funded research and development center. The RAND-operated FFRDC will perform research and analyses that seek to address the service branch’s space, cyber and aerial …

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Army Picks Boeing for $185M Contract for Apache Lot 7 Full-Rate Production

Boeing (NYSE:BA) has landed a $184.9 million contract from the U.S. Army for the full-rate production of Lot 7 AH-64 Apache helicopters. The Army Contracting Command awarded the contract through a solicitation with one bid received, the Defense Department said Monday. The full obligated amount is from fiscal 2016 “other procurement” funds, DoD added. Boeing …

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Draper Lab Gets $164M Navy Award to Produce Guidance System for Lockheed-Built Missiles

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received a potential $163.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce a guidance system for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Trident D5 MK 6 fleet ballistic missile. The lab will also perform failure verification, test, repair and recertification of Trident’s inertial measurement units, electronic assemblies and electronic …

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Polycom-Genband’s Comms System Nears JITC Certification; Sean Berg Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2016 — The integrated Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) and Genband Local Session Controller technology has completed a certification test by the Joint Interoperability Test Command, ExecutiveBiz reported March 8. Genband said March 7 the two companies await the JITC final certification before their joint offering can be integrated into the Defense …

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General Dynamics’ Gulfstream Receives $92M Navy G-550 Green Aircraft Order

Gulfstream Aerospace has been awarded a $91.9 million contract to produce one G-550 Green aircraft with modifications for airborne early warning function for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday Gulfstream will manufacture the aircraft in Savannah, Georgia, with a completion date of December 2018. The G550 cockpit features a triple-redundant …

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Exelis to Manufacture Navy Aircraft Electronic Countermeasures for $88M

Exelis has received an $88.3 million contract modification to produce and deliver onboard electronic jammer systems for the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18C/D/E/F aircraft. The Defense Department said Friday the award exercises a contract option for 48 full-rate production Lot 13 of the AN/ALQ-214 integrated defensive electronic countermeasures from Exelis. The Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) subsidiary …

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Georgia Tech to Conduct C4I & Cyberspace Tech Research Under $84M Navy Contract

Georgia Tech Research Institute has landed a $84.5 million sole-source contract from the U.S. Navy to conduct research as a Defense Department university affiliated research center. DoD said Thursday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract requires studies on command, control, communications, computers, intelligence and cyberspace technology. The department noted work will occur in San Diego, California, and …

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Lockheed Martin Lands $197.6M Navy Aegis Combat System Engineering Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $197.6 million contract modification to design and test computer program baselines for the U.S. Navy’s Aegis combat system. The company will also provide integration and delivery services for related technology insertion hardware design for the next build, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Lockheed …

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Lockheed-Raytheon Javelin JV Gets DoD Performance-Based Logistics Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 18, 2016 — A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) joint venture has received a performance-based logistics award from the Defense Department for its work in the Javelin program, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Lockheed said Wednesday its Javelin Joint Venture and the U.S. Army‘s close combat weapon …

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