Tag Archives: Defense Department

Defense Contractors Ask Government to Backfill DoD Money Used to Cover COVID-19 Expenses

Pentagon

The CEOs of eight defense contractors wrote separate letters to the White House and the Department of Defense saying that the money sourced from DoD’s budget to help companies retain highly skilled employees during the COVID-19 pandemic should be replaced with new funds to prevent military modernization programs from being jeopardized, Reuters reported Thursday.

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ATI Gets $450M Army Contract Modification for Coronavirus Antibody Production

ATI

Advanced Technology International has been awarded a one-year, $450.4M contract modification by the U.S. Army to produce antibodies to the virus that causes COVID-19. The branch obligated the full contract amount for ATI's large-scale antibody manufacturing efforts, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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Vigor Industrial Subsidiary to Modernize Navy Destroyer Ship Under Potential $156M Contract

Vigor

Vigor Industrial's marine subsidiary has secured a potential $155.6M firm-fixed-price contract to help the U.S. Navy modernize and maintain the USS McCampbell guided missile destroyer. The company will update the ship's mechanical and electrical systems, hull and communications, digital video surveillance and warfighting equipment as part of a depot maintenance availability, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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Leonardo DRS Secures $250M Army Tactical Terminal Replacement Contract

Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS has been awarded a five-year, $250M contract to replace the U.S. Army's satellite communications terminals designed for tactical users. The contractor will help the Army replace the terminals that are set for decommissioning in fiscal year 2025, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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