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Battelle to Make Sepsis Treatment Device for DARPA

Battelle has won a $7, 057, 206 contract modification from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a portable device that works to treat sepsis. DARPA intends for the device to remove dirty blood from the body, separate harmful agents and return clean blood to the body, the Defense …

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Microsoft Wins $412M DISA Badge, Cardholder Support IDIQ

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has won a potential $412, 240, 000 contract to provide software developers and product teams to the Defense Department for blue badge and cardholder support. The Defense Information Systems Agency awarded the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, which includes one base year and four option years, the Defense …

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Cubic to Research Tech, Develop Concepts for Pacific Command Tests

Cubic Corp. has won a $6, 619, 241 contract to research technology and develop operational aspects for tactics, techniques and procedures for U.S. Pacific Command. PACOM intends for the research to support its joint innovation and experimentation initiatives, the Defense Department said Monday. The company will also participate in joint …

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Tetra Tech Wins $100M Navy Facilities Command Environmental IDIQ

Tetra Tech EC has won a potential $100 million contract to provide environmental remediation services to the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic’s area of responsibility, including nine states. The Navy received five proposals for the cost-plus-award-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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DLT Wins Potential $227M Navy Oracle Enterprise License BPA

DLT Solutions has won a potential five-year $227 million blanket purchase agreement with the Department of the Navy for Oracle software product licenses. The BPA includes six options that would bring the contract amount to its full value, the Defense Department said Friday. Four offers were submitted to DON through a …

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BAE ‘Friend or Foe’ Transponder Receives DoD Approval; Sal Costa Comments

BAE Systems has obtained Defense Department approval for a transponder intended to help the military identify both allies and enemies during combat operations. The AN/DPX-7 Identification Friend or Foe system weighs half the existing identification friend or foe system and enables pilots to track, plan and dispatch flights, BAE said Thursday. …

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Navy Picks 30 for Potential $854M Marine Corps Logistics IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has selected 30 companies to compete for task orders to provide logistics support services to the Marine Corps under contracts potentially worth $854, 625, 075 combined. Task orders for the initial base year are worth up to $170, 925, 015 combined for work through May 2014 and …

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Raytheon Gets Pentagon Approval for Full SM-6 Production; Mike Campisi Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received approval from the Defense Acquisition Board to enter full-rate production of the company’s Standard Missile-6 for the U.S. Navy. This step comes three months after the company delivered the first SM-6 from its production facility at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., Raytheon said Tuesday. Raytheon …

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Pentagon to Hold Open Competition for EHR Architecture

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has directed the Pentagon to hold a full and open competition for the core architecture in its electronic health records system, Federal News Radio reports. Michael O’Connell writes Hagel sent a memo announcing his decision Tuesday to Frank Kendall, defense undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics; …

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Navy Awards $99M for Anti-Terror Program Hardware, Software

Three companies have won positions on a potential $99 million contract to design and install hardware and software for the U.S. Navy‘s anti-terrorism force protection programs. Contractors will compete for task orders to perform work during the one-year base period and two option years if they are exercised, the Defense Department …

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