Home / Tag Archives: Defense Department (page 268)

Tag Archives: Defense Department

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Exelis Names Army Programs VP Joanne Powell Aberdeen Office Head

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has opened a new office at the U.S. Army’s test center located near Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. Joanne Powell, vice president for Army programs within the electronic systems division will head the office, the company said in a release. She joined the company in 2003 after …

Read More »

DRS Wins $63M To Revamp Air Force Cargo Loaders

DRS Technologies has won $63, 070, 153 across two Air Force contracts to support the branch’s Tunner 60K loader program, the Defense Department announced Monday. The first contract is worth $41, 808, 966 and has a one-year base period and a one-year option. Work includes contractor logistics support for the loader …

Read More »

Lockheed Awarded $255M to Support Pentagon HR System

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a $254.7 million contract to support the Defense Department‘s civilian personnel data system. The Bethesda, Md.-based firm said Monday it will provide maintenance and operational support services for the human resources system which holds records for more than 800, 000 Pentagon employees. The …

Read More »

Northrop Wins $47M for Hawkeye Spare Parts, Avionics

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has won $47 million in U.S. Navy orders to support the branch’s Hawkeye fleet, the Defense Department announced Friday. Under a $31, 423, 996 delivery order, the company will provide spare parts for low rate initial production. The Pentagon expects that delivery to complete in …

Read More »

Jim Traficant Comments on Harris $80M DoD, VA Health Integration Contract Win

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will integrate electronic health records for the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs under an $80.3 million contract, the company announced Thursday. The departments will share information as military service members move from active duty into retirement, said Jim Traficant, president of healthcare solutions. Military retirees …

Read More »

Lockheed Wins $126M Helicopter Avionics Foreign Sale

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won a $126, 512, 656 contract modification to provide the U.S. Navy with helicopter avionics systems and common cockpits. The Defense Department said the company’s mission systems and sensors unit will provide 24 systems and cockpits to support a foreign military sales agreement with …

Read More »