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Army Picks 7 Firms for $249M Medical Facility Construction Contract

Seven companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $249 million contract to design and build medical facilities for the U.S. Army. The Army Corps of Engineers received 29 bids via the Internet for the firm-fixed-price, multi-year, multiple-award task order contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Funding and work performance location …

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Navy Taps CACI, Honeywell, Serco for Electronic Surveillance Systems Support

CACI International (NYSE: CACI), Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Serco Inc. will compete for task orders to perform technical support and related services for U.S. Navy electronic surveillance systems under a set of potential five-year contracts. The Navy will also award work for lifecycle sustainment, integration and acquisition support services for …

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Air Force Taps 12 Firms for $6B NETCENTS-2 Operations, Infrastructure Contract

Nine companies have won positions on a potential seven-year, $5.7 billion contract covering network operations and infrastructure services to the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force receive 29 offers for this portion of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 program through a small business competition, the Defense Department said Thursday. Air Force units are required …

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John Sims: BlackBerry Achieves DoD Certification for Mobile Platform

BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY) has obtained security certification from the Defense Information Systems Agency to operate its mobile management platform across the Defense Department’s networks. Government users can access DoD network resources such as email, data and apps through their BlackBerry 10 mobile devices following the Full Operational Capability validation, …

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Virginia Contracting Activity Kicks Off $6B Defense IT Contract Bids

The Virginia Contracting Activity has started to accept bids on a potential five-year, $6 billion information technology services contract covering work for the the Defense Department and intelligence community. The solicitation issued Tuesday is for the Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise contract, which seeks large and small businesses to …

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Defense Health Agency to Procure $1.5B Electronic Health Record System

The Defense Department‘s health services provider plans procure a $1.5 billion electronic health record system and plans to fully deploy the EHR in 2019, Nextgov reported Friday. Bob Brewin writes the Defense Health Agency plans to test implementation of the new EHR system in 2016 at Fort Lewis, Wash. before the full …

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Teri Takai: DoD Plans to Authorize 9 Cloud Providers

The Pentagon aims to further expand commercial cloud availability throughout the military with a plan to certify nine companies to run the services for the military, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes Chief Information Officer Teri Takai told a House Armed Services subcommittee hearing last week that the move was …

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General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded $128M to Detail, Design 3rd Navy MLP Ship Conversion

General Dynamics NASSCO will carry out detail design and construction work to modify a mobile landing platform ship for the U.S. Navy under a $128.5 million contract modification. The subsidiary is working to convert the MLP 3 ship into an afloat forward staging base variant and aims to complete the …

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Jeffrey Palombo: Northrop Radar Designed to Help Marines Detect, Engage Targets

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will enter the low-rate initial production phase on ground and air task-oriented radars for U.S. Marine Corps troops to monitor and engage targets. The Navy’s assistant secretary for research development and acquisition approved the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar program production at a Defense Department event on …

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Raytheon to Build Naval Aircraft Circuit Card Assemblies for US, Australia and Canada

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will build aircraft circuit card assemblies for the U.S. Navy and two other countries under a potential $8, 970, 000 contract. The Defense Logistics Agency awarded the firm-fixed-price contract to Raytheon’s space and airborne systems unit on a sole source basis, the Defense Department said Friday. Australia and …

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