Tag Archives: Defense Department

Raytheon to Update Navy SATCOM Network on Potential $979M Award

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $19, 861, 994 U.S. Navy contract modification to update the Navy’s military satellite communications terminal, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. The contract is potentially worth $979, 752, 906 if all options are exercised. Six percent of the funds will support foreign military sales to Canada, the Netherlands …

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Triple Canopy Wins $159M Afghanistan Security Services Contract

Triple Canopy has won a $159, 972, 048 U.S. Army contract to provide security services in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced Monday. The Pentagon expects work under the firm-fixed-price contract to be completed by Jan. 26, 2017. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity.

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Raytheon Wins $138M for Patriot Missile Engineering

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a $138, 698, 837 U.S. Army contract to provide engineering services for a missile defense system, the Defense Department announced Monday. Raytheon will provide engineering for the Patriot air and missile defense system. The Pentagon expects work to completed by Jan. 32, 2013. The U.S. …

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Northrop Wins Potential $637M SPAWAR Network Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) a potential $637, 773, 236 contract to provide shipboard networks, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. Through an initial $36, 646, 047 delivery order, the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command selected Northrop to install the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services …

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Northrop Wins $158M for Hawkeye Long Lead Materials

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) a $157, 942, 000 contract to provide long lead materials for Hawkeye aircraft, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. Northrop will also provide related support for full-rate production of five Hawkeye aircraft. Work expected to be completed by March 2013 and the …

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Air Force Awards $1.9B Design, Engineering IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 26 companies prime positions on the potential $1.9 billion Design and Engineering Support Program contract. The seven-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for engineering and technical services. DESP III can also be used to develop prototypes and limited production runs. On Jan. 24, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: …

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Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker to Lead ITT Exelis International Strategy

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has appointed retired Army Brig. Gen. Chris Tucker as vice president of international government relations, Exelis announced Tuesday. The 32-year Army veteran will oversee and develop Exelis’ international strategy. The company said he will also help lead the company’s relationships with: Defense Department and government agencies …

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Air Force Adds Northrop to Potential $2B Engineering Contract

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) a position on an engineering support services contract with a ceiling value of around $1.9 billion,  Northrop announced Wednesday. Twenty-six companies in all won positions on the Design Engineering Support Program III contract, which has a seven-year performance period for …

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Report: Former Deputy Defense Sec. Lynn to Lead DRS Technologies

Italian aerospace and defense group Finmeccanica is expected to appoint former Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn as chairman and CEO of its DRS Technologies subsidiary, Defense News reports. If appointed, Lynn would replace Mark Newman, DRS’ chairman and CEO since 1995. Lynn would play a wide role in overseeing Finmeccanica’s U.S.-based …

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Lockheed Wins $94M for Air Force Network Support

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $94 million contract to provide maintenance and network infrastructure support, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. The Pentagon said Lockheed’s global training and logistics business will develop software and hardware solutions. Lockheed will also provide mission operations engineering for the Distributed Mission …

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