Tag Archives: Defense Department

Huntington Ingalls Wins $143M for Nuclear Submarine Support

Huntington Ingalls will take in up to $142, 719, 375 from the U.S. Navy to support American nuclear submarines on a modification to a previously awarded contract. The Defense Department announced the award on Oct. 25 and expects the contractor to complete related work in Newport News, Va. by September …

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QinetiQ to Provide Navy Talon Robots, Spares for FMS Program

QinetiQ North America will provide the U.S. Navy robot vehicles, accessories and spares for the Talon Generation IV program under a $6, 802, 527 foreign military sales contract, the Defense Department announced Friday. According to QinetiQ, military, law enforcement and first responders use the Talon robots for disarming improvised explosive …

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Boeing Wins $2B C-17 Logistics Follow-On

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $2 billion contract from the Defense Department to continue performing sustainment and logistics-related work for C-17 aircraft worldwide, the company announced Thursday. This follow-on performance-based logistics contract award covers fiscal years 2013 through 2017. The C-17 Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program covers support services …

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Lockheed to Provide Long-Lead Parts for 4 F-35s

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $28.62 million contract modification to provide long lead-time parts, material and components needed for the F-35 fighter jet, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. This modification covers parts needed to carry out the delivery schedule of four F-35 conventional takeoff and landing jets for …

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Army Hands Down $7B for Software, Systems Engineering

The U.S. Army has awarded a potential $7 billion contract to several companies for software and systems engineering services, the Defense Department announced Thursday. Companies will compete for task orders under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through Sept. 30, 2017 and the Army will determine work location with each order. Awardees include: …

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Report: Lockheed, Pentagon F-35 Talks Reach ‘Senior’ Level

Discussions between Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Defense Department officials on a fifth set of F-35 jets have advanced to a senior level, Reuters reports. A source told Andrea Shalal-Esa the two sides are not far apart in negotiations, with the difference between the two sides at about $100 million, …

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Lockheed Announces $4.6B DISA Info Grid Contract Team; Gerry Fasano Comments

The Lockheed Martin-led team on a potential $4.6 billion contract to run the Defense Department‘s global information grid includes Xerox subsidiary ACS, AT&T, BAE Systems, ManTech International and Serco’s U.S. subsidiary. Lockheed made its announcement Wednesday on the heels of the Government Accountability Office‘s decision to uphold Lockheed’s win of …

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MITRE Wins Potential $1B Contract to Manage its 6th FFRDC; Alfred Grasso Comments

Mitre Corp. has won a possible $1 billion contract to operate a Federally Funded Research and Development Center for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, reports The Washington Business Journal. Currently, MITRE manages five FFRDC’s for agencies and government offices including the Defense Department, Federal Aviation Administration, Internal Revenue …

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Lockheed Wins $365M Storage, Test Support AF Award

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) space systems company has won a $365 million U.S. Air Force contract modification to provide the branch storage and support for a launch delay, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Pentagon said the branch is delaying the SV3 launch and needs storage for the mini-FIST test. …

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Report: General Dynamics Nearing $300M Contract for Afghan Battlefield Radios; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will likely provide the U.S. Army with up to $296.4 million in battlefield manpack radios meant for 2013 deployment in Afghanistan, according to a Sept. 24 NextGov report. Bob Brewin writes that pending the results of certain development tests, the West Falls Church, Va.-based contractor will supply around 3, 800 of …

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