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TASC, Air Force to Research Kinetic Energy Technology

TASC has been awarded a $35 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force to research kinetic energy systems under a program intended to help transition Defense Department technologies. The company will receive $712, 500 in fiscal year 2013 research and development funds at the time of award and those …

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Iridium to Update Defense Dept Mobile Service Gateways; Scott Scheimreif Comments

Iridium Communications (NASDAQ: IRDM) has been awarded a $38 million contract to help the Defense Department operate and maintain gateways for its mobile satellite service. The Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Gateway Maintenance and Support Service contract contains a one-year, $7.2 million base period and four one-year options, Iridum said Wednesday. DISA awarded the …

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Curt Kolcun: Army to Purchase 50K Microsoft Office 365 Licenses

The U.S. Army has awarded a blanket purchase agreement to Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) for 50, 000 Office 365 licenses that will be available to all Defense Department components. Office 365 encompasses shared email and calendar tools, Office Web Apps, Microsoft Lync and collaboration tools such as …

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DLT to Help Defense Dept, Army Install Google Apps in Mobile Push; Duane Thorpe, Shannon Sullivan Comment

DLT Solutions has won a blanket purchase agreement contract to help the Defense Department and the U.S. Army implement Google‘s (NASDAQ: GOOG) cloud-based communication and collaboration applications under a program intended to expand mobile access in both organizations. This BPA with the Army Contracting Command comprises of a base year and …

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CACI to Help Defense Dept Engineer Mobile Electric Tech; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won a $22 million prime contract to work with the Defense Department on developing and engineering systems that are built to generate mobile electric power. The company aims to help meet demand for new energy sources as warfighting equipment and other technologies have evolved over …

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The SI Organization to Help Air Force Integrate GPS Segments

The SI Organization has won a $83, 748, 017 contract to work with the U.S. Air Force on integrating three product segments for the branch’s GPS enterprise system. The cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price contract covers systems engineering and integration technical support work through April 11, 2020, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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Iridium Awarded $400M DoD Satellite Airtime Services Extension; Scott Scheimreif Comments

Iridium Communications (NASDAQ: IRDM) has been awarded a $400 million contract to provide satellite airtime services to the Defense Department for an additional five years. The Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency includes distributed tactical communications system services for department subscribers, Iridium said Monday. EMSS is intended to …

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Lockheed Wins $180M Saudi Airlifter Sale

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $180, 991, 416 contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to support a foreign military sales transaction with Saudi Arabia. The award covers two KC-130J airlifters and non-recurring engineering support through April 2016, the Defense Department said Friday. Saudi Arabia has been …

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Air Force Wants ‘Sense and Avoid’ UAV Tech

The U.S. Air Force is looking to add a common-airborne sense and avoid technology into unmanned aerial vehicles that are used for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. Proposed technologies are being mandated to fulfill Federal Aviation Administration requirements and be able to help vehicles perform integrated flight within the National …

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Army Hands Down $600M for DoD Energy Program Support

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded positions on a potential $600 million contract to 11 businesses for services supporting energy conservation and alternative energy projects for the Defense Department. Forty-six bids were submitted to the Corps’ engineering support center for the non-multi-year, no option, firm-fixed price contract, the Pentagon …

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