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Lockheed Secures $353M for Rocket Launch Systems

Lockheed Martin Corp.’s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business recently won a $353, 191, 632 U.S. Army contract for multiple rocket launch systems, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. The contract follows an April award worth $79.4 million to design a variant of the guided multiple launch rocket system to incorporate into a …

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Textron Wins $213M Ship-to-Shore Connector Contract

Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) has won a $212, 722, 820 contract to provide the U.S. Navy with ship to shore connector test and training manuals, the Defense Department announced Friday. Textron will furnish a detail design and construct SSC test and training craft and technical manuals for a SSC Program. …

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DRS Wins $134M For Thermal Sight Tech, Security Services

DRS Technologies has won two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth up to $134 million, according to an announcement from Finmeccanica, DRS’ Italy-based parent company. DRS received a potential $40 million contract from the U.S. Defense Department to manufacture spot on target long-range day and night thermal sight equipment for the military. The company …

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Northrop Wins $51M For Global Hawk Radar Development

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has won a $51, 284, 530 contract to develop radar systems for a U.S. Air Force technology insertion program, the Defense Department announced Friday. The company’s system sector will develop the systems for the branch’s multi-platform program and support the company’s Global Hawk Block 40 …

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TASC DISA Omnibus Contract Raised To $1.25B

TASC has received a six-month extension for work on a Defense Information Systems Agency omnibus contract, increasing the ceiling for all awardees to $1.25 billion. The Defense Department said the completion date of the Joint Interoperability Test Command contract is now Feb. 28, 2013. DISA received eight offers for the contract …

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SAIC DLA Repair IDIQ Now Worth up to $208M

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) has received a contract modification for maintenance and repair operations from the Defense Logistics Agency, increasing the award’s potential value to $208 million. The Defense Department announced Tuesday the move exercises the seventh option year on the economic price adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Work will occur in the …

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Vice Adm. David Venlet: Testing Key in Next Lockheed F-35 Contract

The Defense Department will place increased emphasis on testing before awarding Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) a planned contract for six F-35 jets, Bloomberg reports. Tests will evaluate progress on software development and assembly, among other items. For specifics, check out more coverage on TheNewNewInternet. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor has agreed …

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Marine Corps Awards $775M For Off-The-Shelf Computers, Equipment

The U.S. Marine Corps will award up to $775 million to a group of companies for commercial off-the-shelf computers and related equipment on a just announced indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The multiple-award contract has three base years and two option years, according to the Defense Department. Contractors will compete for individual delivery orders for …

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Boeing Wins $658M For Army Apaches

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BAH) won two U.S. Army contracts totaling $658, 148, 090 to provide the branch with helicopters, the Defense Department announced Friday. The first award, worth $486, 370, 418, includes the low rate initial production of AH-64D block three and related support services. Under the second $171, 777, 672 …

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KGS Wins Spot On Lockheed $255M Pentagon HR Contract Team

KGS will continue to provide software development and help desk support to the Defense Department as part of a Lockheed Martin-led contract team, the company announced Wednesday. This award is a re-compete of an existing contract, under which KGS provided services to Lockheed as a subcontractor. Lockheed holds a $254.7 …

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