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Lockheed Awarded $169M for C-130 Long Lead Work

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $169, 726, 427 contract by the U.S. Air Force ahead of planned long-lead work for the branch’s fleet of C-130J aircraft. This not-to-exceed firm-fixed-price contract covers advance procurement funding for the 18 planes and a performance period through October 2016, the Defense Department said …

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DTRA Chooses 7 Firms for $4B WMD Defense IDIQ; Craig Albert on Bechtel’s Atomic Lab Work

Seven companies have won positions on a potential 10-year, $4 billion contract to perform research and development work for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency into technologies that defend against weapons of mass destruction. DTRA received eight offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, which contains a five-year base period and a five-year …

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Lockheed Awarded $105M for Air Force SATCOM Logistics

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $105, 083, 207 contract modification to help operate and sustain two satellite communications systems for the U.S. Air Force. This modification covers the fourth option year of a cost-plus-award-fee contract for Milstar and the Defense Satellite Communications System, the Defense Department said Friday. Orbital …

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BAE Awarded One-Year Option for Air Force Life Preservers

BAE Systems has been awarded a one-year, $11, 093, 991 contract modification by the Defense Logistics Agency to build life preservers and components for the U.S. Air Force. DLA exercised the first year of a potential five-year contract under this firm-fixed-price with economic-price award, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will …

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Leidos to Develop Radiographic Imaging Systems for Armed Forces; John Fratamico Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a $49 million follow-on contract from a U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center division to manufacture new radiographic imaging systems that work to identify explosive ordnances. NSWC’s Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division is a Naval Sea Systems Command field activity and Defense Department energetics center that works …

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Harris to Update DoD Soldier Radio Waveform; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has received a $9 million order from the Defense Department to update the U.S. Army‘s soldier radio waveforms for battlefield tactical communications. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity order was awarded under the 2012 SRW Software In-Service Support vehicle and booked in the first quarter of Harris’ 2014 fiscal year, …

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Sean Berg to Lead Dell Federal’s DoD Business; Tracy Pavillard, Ray McDuffie Take New Roles

Sean Berg, former head of Dell’s enterprise solutions group in the U.K., has joined the company’s U.S. federal business and will lead a team focused on the Defense Department. His appointment is one of three moves within Dell Federal’s leadership team, as Tracy Pavillard will lead the civilian sales organization …

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Army Selects 8 Companies for $497M Technical Support Contract

Eight companies have been awarded positions on a potential five-year, $497 million contract covering technical, administrative, and operation support services for the U.S. Army. The Army solicited bids for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract via the Internet and will determine work location and funding with each individual order, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Lockheed Picks AGI for F-35 Test, Evaluation Software; Joe Murphy Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded a contract to software provider Analytical Graphics Inc. to develop a test and evaluation platform for the F-35 aircraft. AGI will use a systems tool kit to create a tool for use in test planning, execution and post-flight evaluation work, AGI said Monday. “We are …

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