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Bill Rowan: DISA Issues NSX DoD Network Security Technical Implementation Guide 

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a Security Technical Implementation Guide for VMware‘s (NYSE: VMW) NSX software-defined networking system to validate its compliance with Defense Department cybersecurity policies, standards, architectures, security controls and validation procedures, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the STIG will help provide …

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Boeing Awarded $700M Air Force IDIQ to Continue Small Diameter Bomb Increment 1 Production

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security segment has received a potential $700 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force for the production of lots 12 to 14 Small Diameter Bomb Increment 1 weapons and carriage systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the sole-source contract includes support for foreign military sales agreements and work will …

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DLA Awards Mylan Pharmaceuticals $121M Lidocaine Patch Supply Contract

Mylan Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: MYL) has won a potential $121.5 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide lidocaine 5 percent patch, a medicine designed for the treatment of post-herpetic neuralgia pain. Mylan will supply the medical product to the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs as well as the Indian Health Services and Federal Bureau …

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General Atomics to Conduct Final Operational Tests & Evaluations on Army Gray Eagle UAS 

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 — The U.S. Army has awarded General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems subsidiary a $17.3 million contract modification to perform final operational test and evaluation services on the Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company will conduct work for the program in Poway, California, through August 2017, …

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Harris Lands Contract for Engineering Support to Air Force EW Test Labs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will provide engineering services to the U.S. Air Force‘s testing laboratory for B-1 reprogrammable electronic warfare and defensive avionics systems under a $9.8 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the contract also covers test equipment support to the 53rd …

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L-3 Subsidiary to Provide Logistics Support for Air Force’s Trainer Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 — An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) subsidiary will provide logistics services for the U.S. Air Force‘s T-1A Jayhawk trainer aircraft under a $49.2 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the award to Vertex Aerospace exercises an option on an existing contract for on-equipment …

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VPI Wins $165M Contract to Develop Radiological Detection Tech for Army

The U.S. Army has awarded VPI Technology Group a potential $165.2 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to help the military branch develop a radiological detection system. Nine bids were submitted to the Army Contracting Command for the contract through an online solicitation,  the Defense Department said Monday. VPI will perform work through March 11, 2027 and the …

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DISA Restarts $17B Encore III IT Vehicle Solicitation

The Defense Information Systems Agency has reissued its call for bids on a potential 10-year, $17.5 billion contract vehicle for products and services to support the Defense Department‘s information technology modernization efforts. DISA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday interested vendors can submit new proposals for the Encore III contract through Sept. 30. Frank …

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Northrop Awarded $108M Contract to Build Autonomous Fire Scout Helicopters for Navy

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $108.1 million contract to build 10 MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned autonomous helicopters for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday that Northrop will perform work in California, Alabama, Texas and Mississippi as well as other locations within the U.S. through August 2019. The Naval Air Systems Command obligated the full …

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General Dynamics, Oceaneering to Continue Support for Navy Submarine Safety Program

The U.S. Navy has awarded contract modifications worth $86.6 million combined to General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary and Oceaneering International (NYSE: OII) to support safety efforts and material work on the military branch’s submarines. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers support for Seawolf-class,  Los Angeles-class, Ohio-class and Virginia-class submarines as well …

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