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SPA Lands $76M Navy Program Assessments, Studies Contract

Systems Planning and Analysis Inc. has received a potential $75.7 million contract to perform assessments, studies and engineering services for various U.S. Navy programs. The award is for the Trident II submarine-launched ballistic missile program, Navy strike and deterrence technologies and concepts, arms control program, weapons system launcher subsystem and …

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Comtech to Buy TeleCommunication Systems for $431M in US Govt Contract, Public Safety Expansion Push

Melville, New York-based Comtech Communications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has agreed to purchase Telecommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) for approximately $430.8 million cash in a deal aimed to create a company with a balanced footprint in both the U.S. government contracting and public safety markets. Comtech said Monday it expects to close the transaction by the end …

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Bechtel Lands $605M Navy Contract for Nuclear Propulsion Components

Bechtel’s plant machinery division has won a potential $605 million contract to continue to provide nuclear propulsion components for the U.S. Navy. The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract under the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, the Defense Department said Friday. That initiative by the National Nuclear Security Administration aims to …

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Scott Goldstein Named Ensco Chief Strategy, Tech Officer; Boris Nejikovsky Comments

Air Force Reserve Brig. Gen. Scott Goldstein, a former chief technologist and head of the advanced missions solutions group at Dynetics, will join Ensco as chief strategy and technology officer effective Nov. 30. Ensco President Boris Nejikovsky has informed employees in an email that Goldstein aims to tailor the Falls Church, Virginia-based company’s technical products and services …

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Lockheed Martin to Update Navy’s Ship-Based Aegis Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 18,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide engineering support for the U.S. Navy‘s ship-based Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system under a potential $36.7 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday Lockheed will also support the modernization of the Aegis system onboard the …

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IBM’s Jimmy Norcross, Dan Chenok: Better Buying Power to Drive Agile Acquisition at DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 18,  2015 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Center for the Business of Government has released a report that seeks to advance the Defense Department‘s Better Buying Power program to facilitate agile acquisition, Executive Gov reported Nov. 11. Jimmy Norcross, vice president of IBM’s defense and intelligence business, …

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CAE Awarded Technical Support Contract for Kuwait KC-130J Trainer Program

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has received a potential five-year, $30 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide technical services for Kuwait air force’s KC-130J weapon system training program through a foreign military sales agreement. Contract work will take place through Nov. 8, 2020, the Defense Department said Monday. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: …

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Northrop Grumman Wins $100M Army Encryption Devices IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $99.9 million contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency to produce encryption devices intended to help the U.S. Army secure communication exchange. The Defense Department said Monday Northrop will build KGV-72 Type I programmable inline encryption devices in Rochester, New York, through Nov. 15, …

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Northrop Receives $151M Japan Hawkeye Aircraft Contract Modification

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $151.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build one E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft for Japan under a foreign military sale agreement. The company will perform work in Florida, New York, California, Indiana, Illinois and other U.S. locations through March 2018, the …

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Boeing Lands $102M Contract Modification for Poseidon Site Activation, Logistics

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential three-year, $101.6 million contract modification to provide site activation and logistics support for the full-rate production of P-8A Poseidon Lots 6 and 7 for the U.S. Navy and Australian government. The company will perform contract work in Washington, Missouri, Oklahoma and California through June 2018, …

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