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Autonomic Resources Added to $10B GSA IT IDIQ; Keese Comments

The U.S. General Services Administration has added cloud and emerging technologies firm Autonomic Resources to its STARS II  multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract vehicle. STARS II has a $10 billion ceiling with a five-year base and one five-year option. Federal civilian agencies and the Defense Department can direct task orders of up to $4 …

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Vangent to Support Applications for Defense Health Services

The Defense Department has awarded Vangent, Inc. a contract with its military health system to provide production application support for the Defense Health Services Systems Program Executive Office. Under the contract, Vangent will deliver operations, security and maintenance services for the portfolio of DHSS applications. The contract is worth up to $9 …

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Northrop Releases 2nd Quarter Financial Results; Bush Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) released its second quarter 2011 financial results on July 27. The company reported earnings of $520 million from continuing operations, or $1.81 per diluted share. The company received a tax benefit of $298 million, or $0.98 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2010 when it generated $740 million …

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General Dynamics Added to $1.33B Defense Contract

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has been added to a $1.33 billion Defense Department contract that will supply Egypt with 125 armed Abram battle tanks. Thirty-five contractors will manage the production and fielding program in Egypt for up to three years. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON), which makes the tank engines, and Allison Transmission Inc. …

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PAE Added to $900M Army Transportation, Logistics Contract

The U.S. Defense Department has selected PAE as a prime awardee on the U.S. Army‘s heavy lift seven contract, which has a $900 million ceiling. Awardees will provide transportation and logistics services for military equipment and personnel throughout U.S. Army Central Command. PAE will provide personnel, equipment, tools, materials and supervision required to …

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Northrop Added to $300M DoD Civil Engineering IDIQ

The U.S. General Services Administration has added Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to a five-year indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract with an estimated $300 million ceiling. Northrop and two other companies will perform engineering services in support of the Defense Department‘s worldwide civil engineering mission. GSA awarded the contract in partnership with the Air Force Civil Engineer Support Agency. “We are very pleased …

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Harris Wins $16M DoD Order for Communication Systems and Radios

The Defense Department has placed $16 million in orders with Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) for tactical communication systems and radios. The orders will provide ground forces with expanded interoperable voice and high-bandwidth data communications. The orders are for: AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio Falcon III AN/PRC-152(C) multiband handheld radio Falcon III RF-310M-HH Falcon …

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DRS Wins Two Task Orders from DISA

DRS Technical Services announced its Global Enterprise Solutions unit has been awarded two task orders from the Defense Information Systems Agency. The awards, valued at $48 million, require DRS to provide a package of managed services including remote terminals, high-speed modems with advanced coding, ground stations and fiber connectivity, among …

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BAE Systems Awarded Army Propellant Deal

The Defense Department announced BAE Systems Ordnance System in Kingsport, Tenn., was awarded May 12 a $10 million contract to provide propellants for the Army. Bids for the $10, 062, 500 firm-fixed-price contract was solicited via the Internet; two bids were received. Work will be performed in Radford, Va. The …

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L-3 Pins Down Pair of Defense Deals

According to the Department of Defense, “L-3 Communication (NYSE: LLL) was awarded a $32, 010, 002 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive contract (N00019-09-C-0059) to exercise an option for the procurement of hardware for the common data link Hawklink system for the MH-60R helicopter, including the manufacture, test, and delivery …

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