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Lockheed Wins $7.4B F-22 Raptor Support IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) a not-to-exceed $7.4 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the Air Force’s F-22 Raptor program. Lockheed will develop upgrades, incorporate new requirements, add capabilities and boost performance of the aircraft, according to a Defense Department release. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, …

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Northrop Wins $46M Air Force Modification to Support Global Hawk Development Program

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $45, 835, 942 contract modification to provide software maintenance in support of air vehicles and ground support segments as the Global Hawk system integrator. The Defense Department‘s Nov. 18 announcement of the award also mentioned that Northrop will support an integrated Global Hawk combined development …

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ManTech Names Ret. Marine Corps Gen. to Lead SEAT Group Strategy

ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ: MANT) has appointed Michael Brogan as senior vice president for strategy of the systems engineering and advanced technology group. Brogan will charge the group’s strategy, ensure an integrated engineering process approach and oversee delivery of technology to U.S. military services and civilian agencies. “Our government is …

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Boeing, SAIC to Continue Developing Laser Optics for DOD

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a follow-on 15-month contract from the U.S. Defense Department‘s high energy laser-joint technology office to continue developing a prototype optic system for laser weapons. Boeing said in a release that, along with SAIC (NYSE: SAI), it has completed the first phase of system development. The team will …

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George Helm to Lead Harris RF Communications’ DoD Business

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has named George Helm president of its RF Communications division’s Defense Department business unit, as part of a dual executive move announcement today. He will succeed Brendan O’Connell, who was appointed to lead the division’s international tactical communications business. GovConExecutive has more information on O’Connell’s new position, here. Helm …

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Bill Varner Comments on ManTech’s Potential $400M Ambiance Contract

The U.S. Defense Department has awarded ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ: MANT) the AMBIANCE contract to provide full spectrum system integration services that support its analytic modernization efforts. The contract has a potential value of $400 million and has a one-year base period with a six-year option. “ManTech is proud to …

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DISA on the Prowl for Telecommunications Network Provider

The Defense Information Systems Agency is seeking carriers who can provide the Defense Department with a global telecommunications network. DISA has extended a request for information to Nov. 4 for a contract that will replace a $3 billion award handed down to SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) and Apptis in 2001. The ceiling on that …

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DISA Taps HP to Assess DOD Enterprise Network, IT Systems

The Defense Information Systems Agency has selected HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) to pilot a program that will test for vulnerabilities in Defense Department enterprise networks and IT systems. The company will provide project management,  implementation and training services for the assured compliance assessment solution pilot and assess network compliance with department standards. “DISA needs a cybersecurity …

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