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Lockheed to Help Extend Army Tactical Missile Service Life Under $365M Contract

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business has received a potential $364.6 million contract to support service-life extension work on a guided missile and launch assemblies for the U.S. Army and Romania. Work under the domestic and foreign military sales contract will run through March 26, 2020, the Defense Department said …

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L3, Optics 1 Land Spots on $236M Army Laser Range Finder Supply Contract

The U.S. Army has selected L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Optics 1 to compete for orders to manufacture Small Tactical Optical Rifle Mounted Micro-Laser Range Finder systems under a potential seven-year, $236 million contract. Two bids were submitted to the Army Contracting Command for the firm-fixed-price contract that runs through June 20, 2025, the Defense …

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SpaceX Wins $130M Air Force Launch Services Contract; Gwynne Shotwell Comments

SpaceX has received a potential two-year, $130 million contract to bring into orbit a U.S. Air Force satellite. The firm-fixed-price contract covers launch vehicle manufacturing, spaceflight worthiness activities, integration and launch operations support for the Air Force Space Command-52 satellite, the Defense Department said Thursday. The service’s space and missile …

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AWS’ Jennifer Chronis: Cloud to Drive Federal IT Modernization

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2018 — Jennifer Chronis, general manager for Defense Department programs at Amazon Web Services, has said federal agencies working to modernize their information technology infrastructure will benefit from the cloud due to its agility, capacity for collaboration and experimentation as well as security and operational …

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Army Selects 8 Firms for Potential $2.4B Military, Civilian Training Contract

Eight companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $2.4 billion contract from the U.S. Army to support contingency operations training programs for military and civilian personnel. Contractors will vie for task orders to provide training assistance; plan Army, joint and security cooperation exercises; and manage and sustain training equipment and ranges,  …

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Johns Hopkins APL Wins $57M in Air Force Contracts for Computer Software R&D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 19, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth $57.1 million combined to support research and development of computer software platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Johns Hopkins APL aims to develop a tool that can assist the Air Force …

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Army Selects 5 Companies for $495M Land Mobile Radio Contract

The U.S. Army has selected five companies to compete task orders to supply land mobile radios and provide support services under a potential five-year, $495 million contract. The Army Contracting Command received five bids for firm-fixed-price contract via an online-based procurement process and will determine performance locations and funds with each …

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Lockheed Receives $503M F-35 Spares Delivery Order Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $503.2 million delivery order modification to provide F-35 air vehicle spares to the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and non-Defense Department participants. DoD said Friday the modification covers deployment and afloat spares packages and associated consumables needed to meet the delivery schedules for the aircraft. …

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Boeing to Support Kuwait Super Hornet Software Configuration Under $179M Navy FMS Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $179 million contract to provide a H12K system configuration kit for Kuwait air force’s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fleet. Boeing will deliver the item needed to develop, modify, integrate, test and support the aircraft’s software under the “undefinitized” contract action, the Defense Department said Friday. The company …

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Leonardo DRS to Help Modernize Army Tank Systems Under $193M Contract

Leonardo DRS‘ sustainment systems division has landed a potential two-year, $192.5 million contract to support the modernization of U.S. Army main battle tanks. The fixed-price-incentive contract covers the supply of active protection systems, countermeasures and calibration and maintenance kits for version 2 of the Abrams M1A2 System Enhancement program, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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