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Air Force Picks 10 for $960M NETCENTS-2 Application Services IDIQ

Ten companies will compete for delivery orders to provide application services to the U.S. Air Force for a 10-year period under a potential $960 million contract.  program over a 10-year period. The Defense Department said Monday on its website that the Network-Centric Solutions-2 Application Services contract covers sustainment, integration, migration, training, testing and operational and help desk support. Awardees …

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Chris Bogdan: F-35 Industry Partners to Make ‘Upfront Investment’ Under Cost Reduction Deal

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and its two primary industry partners in the F-35 program have signed an agreement with the Defense Department to develop strategies aimed at reducing F-35’s production costs. The Blueprint for Affordability deal aims to bring the “fifth-generation” fighter aircraft program at a “fourth-generation” price point by the end …

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Robert Norfleet: Federal Network Systems Becomes Part of Jacobs Engineering

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has concluded its acquisition of Verizon’s (NYSE: VZ) Federal Network Systems for undisclosed terms. Robert Norfleet, Jacobs group vice president, said Tuesday the company intends to grow its presence in the intelligence community industry by expanding its existing service offerings through the acquisition. Ashburn, Virginia-based Federal Network …

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Dale Bennett: Sikorsky-Lockheed Team to Build AF Helicopter Replacement

A team of Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team has won a potential $7.9 billion U.S. Air Force contract to build the branch’s next Combat Rescue Helicopter, Defense News reported Thursday. Marcus Weisgerber writes the team will build 112 Sikorsky Black Hawks equipped with Lockheed mission systems as replacement for the HH-60G Pave Hawks under the …

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Dr. Robert Wah: CSC, HP, Allscripts Team to Pursue Military Health IT Contract

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) have partnered to compete for the Defense Department‘s multi-billion dollar Healthcare Management System Modernization contract. The companies aim to provide an enterprise platform that will work to integrate DoD’s disparate military e-health records systems and to help connect …

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Iraq Signs $102M Deal for OSI Systems Cargo, Vehicle Inspection Systems

Iraq’s military has purchased cargo and vehicle inspection systems made by OSI Systems‘ (NASDAQ: OSIS) security division under an estimated $102 million contract through the Defense Department‘s Foreign Military Sales program. Rapiscan Systems will also provide training, logistics support and spare parts, the company said Monday. OSI Systems is an electronic systems …

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Northrop to Continue Air Force Comms Relay Ops, Support Under $89M Modified Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) Space & Mission Systems has won a modification contract worth $89, 663, 365 to continue support for the U.S. Air Force’s airborne communications relay program. The change covers an additional year of maintenance and operations work on the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload aboard the E-11A …

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Wayne Prender to Lead Textron’s Unmanned Systems Ground Control Tech Business

Wayne Prender, formerly program director for Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) small/medium-endurance unmanned aircraft systems business, has been appointed ground control technologies vice president at the Textron Systems segment. The company said Tuesday the seven-year Textron veteran will be in charge of its unmanned command-and-control systems, remote video terminals and other unmanned technology offerings. Prender has …

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Scott Turner Joins IntelliDyne as Healthcare IT Business Development Senior Director

Scott Turner, a 27-year veteran in government business development and electronic engineering, has joined IntelliDyne LLC as senior director of healthcare information technology business development. He will work to capture healthcare IT business opportunities within Defense Department and civilian agency markets, IntelliDyne said Friday. Turner most recently served as vice …

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Navy Awards Additional Mgmt Support Funding to Booz Allen, Engility, National Technologies & SAIC

The U.S. Navy has awarded a series of contract modifications for financial management and program support services to four companies that will compete for task orders to perform work. The Navy has established a $10, 553, 653 ceiling for the one-year ordering period and will obligate funding on individual task orders as they are …

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