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Air Force Awards $1.9B Design, Engineering IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 26 companies prime positions on the potential $1.9 billion Design and Engineering Support Program contract. The seven-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for engineering and technical services. DESP III can also be used to develop prototypes and limited production runs. On Jan. 24, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: …

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Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker to Lead ITT Exelis International Strategy

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has appointed retired Army Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker as vice president of international government relations, Exelis announced Tuesday. The 32-year Army veteran will oversee and develop Exelis’ international strategy. The company said he will also help lead the company’s relationships with: Defense Department and government agencies …

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Air Force Adds Northrop to Potential $2B Engineering Contract

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) a position on an engineering support services contract with a ceiling value of around $1.9 billion,  Northrop announced Wednesday. Twenty-six companies in all won positions on the Design Engineering Support Program III contract, which has a seven-year performance period for …

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Lockheed Wins $94M for Air Force Network Support

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $94 million contract to provide maintenance and network infrastructure support, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. The Pentagon said Lockheed’s global training and logistics business will develop software and hardware solutions. Lockheed will also provide mission operations engineering for the Distributed Mission …

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Air Force Awards $168M Engineering Services Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded a group of 26 companies a contract with a first year worth nearly $168 million to provide engineering services, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. Awardees include: ARINC‘s engineering services subsidiary Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) DRS Technologies‘ C3 and aviation group General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) …

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Raytheon Purchases Md. Cybersecurity, Enterprise Architecture Developer

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has acquired Columbia, Md.-based cybersecurity, enterprise architecture and systems engineering firm Henggeler Computer Consultants for an undisclosed amount. Raytheon’s announcement said the company does not expect the deal to affect total sales or earnings per share in its 2012 fiscal year. It is Raytheon’s second cybersecurity purchase …

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SAIC, L-3, CACI Win Spots on $163M in Navy IDIQs for C4I Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded several indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts for work supporting command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I), the Defense Department announced yesterday. Contract details include: SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) won a $22, 514, 956 contract potentially worth $38, 268, 950 L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) won a $20, 094, 932 contract potentially worth …

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Navistar to Provide 500 Reps for MRAP Support in Afghanistan, Kuwait

The U.S. Navy has awarded Navistar Defense (NYSE: NAV) a $133, 714, 728 firm-fixed- priced delivery order to provide 504 field representatives to support the mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicle program. The Pentagon said 94 percent of the work will occur in Afghanistan and Kuwait with 6 percent in the U.S. Navistar said the …

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Alion Wins $73M Award to Support Navy’s Surface Warfare Fleet

Alion Science and Technology has won a not-to-exceed $73, 238, 387 contract to provide the U.S. Navy with professional support services for the branch’s surface warfare fleet, the Pentagon has announced. Under the bridge contract, Alion will continue provide the support throughout an interim period between the expiration of a …

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