Home / Tag Archives: Defense Department (page 7)

Tag Archives: Defense Department

Alion to Support NAVSEA Surface Warfare Directorate Under Potential $75M Contract

Alion Science and Technology has secured a potential $74.7M contract from the U.S. Navy to provide professional support services to Naval Sea Systems Command 21. The company will help NAVSEA’s surface warfare directorate manage key programs and support planning and readiness, financial, engineering and logistics activities, the Defense Department said Monday. SEA 21 oversees the life …

Read More »

DARPA Launches $2B Campaign to Advance R&D Work on ‘Third Wave’ AI Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled a potential $2B campaign that seeks to invest in research-and-development programs that focus on artificial intelligence. The AI Next campaign is a multi-year investment effort that aims to develop “third wave” AI technologies with contextual reasoning capabilities designed to facilitate human-machine collaboration, DARPA …

Read More »

DISA Unveils 20 Small Biz Awardees on $17.5B Encore III IT Support Contract Vehicle

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded 20 companies spots on the small business set-aside track of a potential 10-year, $17.5B contract to provide information technology platforms and services for the Defense Department and other federal agencies. DoD said Friday DISA received 95 proposals for the Encore III contract vehicle that has a …

Read More »

Leonardo DRS Secures $344M Worth of Contracts for Army Laser Rangefinder, Weapon System Verifier

Leonardo DRS’ network and imaging systems business has received two contracts worth a total of $344.3M to procure a lightweight laser designator rangefinder and provide support services for the Maintenance Support Device Version 4 Light system. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform work under the rangefinder contract …

Read More »

UTC Gets $437M Air Force Contract Modification for Engine Risk Reduction Work

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has received a $436.7M contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to execute risk reduction efforts related to air superiority applications of a flight-weight adaptive engine. The modification falls under a previously awarded contract that covers the design, development, fabrication and test of next-generation propulsion technology, the …

Read More »

Leonardo DRS Lands $435M Contract to Support Army’s FLIR Technology Integration Program

Leonardo DRS’ network and imaging systems business has secured a $435M hybrid contract from the U.S. Army to deliver thermal imaging systems to be integrated with multiple platforms across the service branch. The company is tasked to provide second-generation forward-looking infrared thermal receiver units, kit components and spares, as well …

Read More »

Northrop, Duke & UW to Produce Metamaterial-Based Military Aircraft Antennas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is collaborating with Duke University and the University of Washington to utilize metamaterials in building configurable military aircraft antennas as part of a Defense Department-funded research project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering said Tuesday the team, through …

Read More »

DoD Announces 10 Small Biz Awardees on Potential $28B R&D Support IDIQ

Ten companies have won positions on the partial small business set-aside portion of a potential nine-year, $28B contract to provide research and development support services for the Defense Department. The contractors may compete for up to $15M worth of task orders under Pool 2 of the Defense Technical Information Center’s …

Read More »

General Dynamics, Northrop Subsidiary Awarded Potential $1.85B Army Ammo Supply Contract

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) ordnance and tactical systems business and Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Alliant Techsystems Operations have secured positions on a potential five-year, $1.85B contract to manufacture ammunition products for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Thursday both contractors will vie for task orders to supply ammo rounds in the 20 millimeter, 25mm, …

Read More »

General Dynamics Awarded $249M Navy Contract for USS Bonhomme Richard Maintenance Availability

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) national steel and shipbuilding business has landed a potential two-year, $249.1M contract to provide maintenance, modernization and repair services in support of the U.S. Navy‘s USS Bonhomme Richard. Services under the firm-fixed-price contract are intended to support the amphibious assault ship’s docking phased maintenance availability for …

Read More »