Tag Archives: Defense Department

Ensco Wins $145M AF Space & Missile Systems Center Support Contract

Ensco has won a potential six-year, $145 million contract to perform systems engineering and integration efforts for the range and network division of the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center. Work will occur in Los Angeles, California and in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and covers support for all phases of the division’s acquisition …

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Army Picks 3 Companies for $75M Horizontal Construction Services Contract

AECOM (NYSE: ACM), Granite Construction and Kiewit Infrastructure West have won a $75 million shared contract for horizontal construction services to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ southwestern border patrol sectors. Contractors will perform work in various locations that will depend on each order through Nov. 16, 2021, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Army …

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Fitch Forecasts 4-Year Increase in DoD Budget, Defense Spending After Trump Win

Credit rating agency Fitch Ratings expects the Defense Department‘s budget and overall defense spending to increase in the next four years on Donald Trump’s election as president with the cybersecurity environment and U.S. Navy as key potential beneficiaries. Fitch said Wednesday it improved its credit view of the U.S. defense sector on top of its pre-election forecast of …

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Leidos Awarded $71M to Continue Aerial IED Neutralizer System Support for Army

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a $71.1 million contract modification to help the U.S. Army integrate,  sustain and operate the military branch’s Saturn Arch neutralizer platform for improvised explosive devices. The Army obligated $45.6 million in fiscal 2016 “other” procurement and operations and maintenance funds at the time of award of the modification, …

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L-3 Wins Navy Night-Vision Binocular Supply IDIQ

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2016 — The U.S. Navy has awarded L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) a $49.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the supply of binocular night-vision devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company will provide BNVD goggles with white phosphor tubes that will work to boost visual acuity of special operations forces …

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India Looks to Acquire General Atomics-Built Predator B Guardian Drone, Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 16, 2016 — The Indian navy has expressed an intent to acquire the General Atomics-built Predator B Guardian surveillance drone and electromagnetic aircraft launch system, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Indian Express reported Aug. 1 that India has sent letters of request to the Defense Department to procure 22 …

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SES, Raytheon Vet Kevin Benedict Joins DataPath as US Govt Sales SVP

Kevin Benedict, former vice president of business development at SES Government Solutions, has joined Atlanta-based remote field communications and information technology provider DataPath as senior VP of U.S. government sales. DataPath said Tuesday Benedict will oversee efforts to expand the company’s work with U.S. defense, intelligence and civilian agencies customers and takes his new role …

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Lockheed to Continue Navy Sonar Engineering Support Under $125M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $125.2 million contract modification for engineering and technical support work on commercial off-the-shelf sonar equipment for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday that Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will continue to develop and produce Acoustic-Rapid COTS Insertion systems under the modification. Work …

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Former Deputy Defense Secretary John Hamre Elected as Mitre Board of Trustees Chairman 

John Hamre, a former deputy secretary of defense and current president of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, has been elected to succeed the retiring Charles Robb as chairman of Mitre‘s board of trustees. Hamre also previously served as comptroller of the Defense Department, deputy assistant director for national security and international …

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Federal Market Vet LaMont Wells Joins AECOM as Business Devt EVP for Mgmt Services Group; John Vollmer Comments

LaMont Wells, formerly president and chairman of the board of directors at Technology Management Associates, has joined AECOM (NYSE: ACM), as executive vice president of business development for the company’s management services group. “LaMont’s understanding of the federal market will be invaluable as he leads our business development for management …

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