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McAleese & Associates: Sales of Northrop Climbed 22% to $8.2B in Q1 2019

A new McAleese & Associates report says Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) saw its sales rise 22 percent to $8.2B in the first quarter of 2019 and recorded a sector operating profit growth of 27 percent. Jim McAleese, founder and principal of McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote the Falls Church, Va.-based …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $100M DARPA Contract Modification for R&D, Engineering Support

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will continue to provide engineering, research and development support services for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under a potential $100M contract modification. The Department of Defense said Friday the modification falls under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, bringing the contract’s total face …

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Iridium Records 12% Growth in Q1 2019 Revenue; Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) reported $133.7M in total revenue for the first quarter of 2019, up 12 percent from the same period last year. The company said Tuesday the total number of billable subscribers rose to 1.15M in Q1 2019, showing a year-over-year growth of 16 percent associated with the …

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Three Firms Get $1.06B in DLA Contract Modifications for Integrated Operating Room Components

Steris, Karl Storz Endoscopy-America and American Medical Depot have received contract modifications worth $1.06B combined from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide integrated operating room components for military services and federal civilian agencies. The modifications exercise the third option year under previously awarded fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts with a five-year base …

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Amazon, Microsoft Emerge as Final Competitors for $10B DoD JEDI Cloud Contract

A spokeswoman for the Department of Defense said Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) are the last two contenders for DoD’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Elissa Smith, a spokeswoman for the Pentagon, said Microsoft and Amazon were the only companies that met …

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Ken Krieg Named LMI Board Chair; David Zolet Quoted

Ken Krieg, a board member at LMI since 2008, has been elected to serve as board chair of the Tysons, Va.-based management consulting firm. He succeeds Todd Stottlemyer, who will continue to serve on LMI’s board, the company said Wednesday. “We are honored to see Ken step into the role …

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McAleese & Associates: DoD’s Ellen Lord Calls for Integrated Strategy to Deploy 5G Network

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the speech of Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, at an Atlantic Council event held Monday. Lord, a 2019 Wash100 recipient, called on the U.S. government to come up with a “whole-of-government” strategy to deploy a 5G network backed by …

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Boeing-Led Team Gets $4.1B Contract Modification for Missile Defense System Technical Support

A Boeing-led (NYSE: BA) team has received a potential $4.1B contract modification to provide technical capabilities needed to expand and build up the Ground-based Midcourse Defense anti-ballistic missile system. The Department of Defense said Friday the modification partially definitizes the potential $6.56B contract action that the Missile Defense Agency awarded in January …

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McAleese and Associates: DoD’s Ellen Lord Talks Software Development, Cybersecurity at Meeting

McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the remarks of Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, at a Defense Innovation Board meeting. Lord, a 2019 Wash100 recipient, discussed the need to bifurcate software development from hardware development and cited the Department of Defense’s effort to …

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Raytheon Gets $102M Army & FMS Contract for Patriot Missile Tech Modification Kits, Spares

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $102.5M contract to provide Patriot missile component modification kits and initial spares for the U.S. Army and the Netherlands. The company will produce spares and kits for the system’s digital sidelobe canceller and peripheral electronics assembly box under the fixed-price-incentive contract, the Department of Defense said …

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