Tag Archives: Defense Department

DRS Wins $391M for Air Force Cargo Logistics

A DRS Technologies business unit has won a $391 million contract to help manage aircraft cargo loaders for the U.S. Air Force at more than 80 locations worldwide. DRS Sustainment Systems Inc. won the contract through a competitive acquisition, through which the Air Force received two offers, the Defense Department …

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Air Force Finishes $7B NETCENTS-2 Vehicle Awards, 25 Companies Hold Spots

Twenty-five companies in total will now compete for delivery orders to provide information technology products to the U.S. Air Force for the branch’s Internet Protocol network under a potential six-year,  $6.9 billion contract vehicle. Nine companies have joined the list of NETCENTS-2 netcentric products vehicle awardees eligible for orders after the Air Force …

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Pentagon Seeks Industry Support for Health IT Contract Extension

The Defense Department is seeking a contractor to perform support work on its electronic medical records management platform through 2018, Nextgov reported Thursday. Bob Brewin writes the solicitation would extend the timeline for DoD’s Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application and Composite Healthcare System contract vehicle. Science Application International Corp. …

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Army Picks 7 Companies for $498M Office Equipment Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded positions on a potential $498 million contract to seven companies for commercial-off-the-shelf, multi-functional devices. Contractors will compete for task orders to supply the equipment and provide repair and maintenance services to the Army under firm-fixed-price, multiple-award contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Equipment covered under the contract …

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Pentagon Wants Israel to Have Ospreys By 2015

The Defense Department has prioritized a foreign military sales order from Israel for six Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter-built V-22 Ospreys ahead of the U.S. Marine Corps, Defense News reported Thursday. Marcus Weisgerber writes Israel’s formal request for modified versions of the tilt-rotor aircraft came this week following Defense …

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L-3 Wins $73M to Build Missile Targets for MDA

A division of L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has won a $73, 361, 422 contract to develop and build medium-range ballistic missile targets for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency. MDA received four proposals for the fixed-price-incentive, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursement contract through a competitive procurement process via FedBizOpps, the Defense Department said Wednesday. …

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Debra Tomchek Joins ICF in VP Post; Jeffrey Neal Comments

Debra Tomchek, formerly executive director of the Department of Homeland Security‘s chief human capital office, has joined ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) as a vice president. The 15-year federal senior executive veteran led DHS to develop and implement a department-wide program on how to plan a multi-sector workforce that works to address mission …

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Northrop Wins $143M to Build New Defense Travel Mgmt System Tech; Ed Sturms Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential $143 million task order from the General Services Administration to continue operating a travel management system used by the Defense Department employees. This follow-on order falls under the GSA’s Alliant vehicle and contains one base year with four option years, Northrop …

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GSA Wants Green Measures for Potential $1.5B Freight Services Contract; Greogy Staple Comments

The General Services Administration has proposed to evaluate the sustainability goals of vendors bidding on the government’s upcoming potential $1.5 billion package delivery services contract. GSA is seeking a contractor to perform express and ground package shipping work for government agencies between 2014 and 2018 under its third-generation Domestic Delivery …

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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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