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Lockheed, Pentagon Strike Deal for 32 F-35 Jets; David Venlet Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will supply the Defense Department with 32 more F-35 fighter jets under an agreement the two sides have made in principle, American Forces Press Service reports. Claudette Roulo writes the 32 planes represent the Joint Strike Fighter program’s fifth batch, which the company began producing in …

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Frank Kendall: Lockheed, DoD Closing in on New F-35 Contract

An agreement between Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department on the fifth batch of F-35 fighter jets is close to completion, Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall told Reuters Wednesday. Kendall, undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, told Andrea Shalal-Esa he met with Lockheed President and Chief Operating Officer Marillyn …

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CTC to Help Pentagon Manage Military Facilities; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has won a potential $90 million blanket purchase agreement to help the Defense Department manage and oversee military facilities worldwide, CTC announced Tuesday. The nonprofit scientific research firm will provide the Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Installations and Environment with management, analytical and …

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Navy Hands Down $900M Intel Applications, Hardware IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded contracts potentially worth $899, 560, 000 to several companies for applications and hardware in intelligence, battlespace awareness and information operations. According to a Defense Department notice, work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract also includes development, integration and testing. Awardees include: Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) CACI …

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Bechtel Wins $355M for Navy Nuclear Propulsion Parts

Bechtel has won a $355, 877, 746 contract to provide the U.S. Navy nuclear propulsion components, the Defense Department announced Thursday. The company’s plant machinery division will perform 69 percent of the work in Monroeville, Pa. and the remainder in Schenectady, N.Y. The Pentagon did not announce a completion date …

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Lockheed Wins $80M Contract to Support DoD Cyber Range Operations

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won an $80 million contract under the national cyber range program to support operations at a military test range that is about to become operational, according to NextGov. Dawn Lim writes that the five-year contract supports the cyber range housed in a “specially architected sensitive …

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Northrop to Provide AF ICBM Equipment

Northrop Grumman‘s space technology business (NYSE: NOC) will provide the U.S. Air Force support equipment for the branch’s intercontinental ballistic missiles, the Defense Department said Friday. Under a $10 million cost plus incentive fee contract, the equipment is for reentry under an engineering management and development program. Work will occur …

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AF Awards $684M Engine Tech Program IDIQ to GE, UTC

The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a a potential $684 million engine technology development contract to General Electric-Aviation (NYSE: GE) and United Technologies (NYSE: UTX). GE Aviation won $349, 747, 900 and UTC won $335, 048, 342 in funding, according to a Defense Department release. This potential four-year …

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TASC Appoints Terry Roberts VP of Intelligence and Cyber for Intell Group; Al Pisani Comments

TASC Inc. has named Terry Roberts to the new position of vice president of intelligence and cyber for its intelligence group, the company announced today. “Terry brings a deep understanding of the intelligence mission and the systems engineering and integration discipline, honed over more than 30 years of serving the intelligence …

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Huntington Ingalls Wins $143M for Nuclear Submarine Support

Huntington Ingalls will take in up to $142, 719, 375 from the U.S. Navy to support American nuclear submarines on a modification to a previously awarded contract. The Defense Department announced the award on Oct. 25 and expects the contractor to complete related work in Newport News, Va. by September …

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