Tag Archives: Defense Department

Kira Training Services Lands $221M Air Force Academy Civil Engineering Contract

Editor’s Note 9/19/18: The Defense Department said the contract for Kira Training Services has not yet been awarded. Kira Training Services has won a potential seven-year, $221.4M contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide civil engineering support to a military academy that trains officer cadets. The company will repair and …

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McAleese & Associates Cites Multi-Domain Ops, End Strength Increase as Potential Topics at AFA Conference

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report that offers a preview of potential topics that military leaders could discuss at the three-day Air Force Association conference in Maryland. The firm said U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein could deliver a message on “multi-domain operations” at the AFA event, while …

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Nutanix Lands Contract for DoD Agency Deployment of Enterprise Cloud Platform; Chris Howard Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 17, 2018 — Nutanix (Nasdaq: NTNX) will provide a Defense Department agency a cloud platform to operate 15 remote sites running separate networks, as part of an estimated $20M contract awarded during the fourth quarter of its 2018 fiscal year, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Sept. …

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DIA Awards Nine Spots on $500M Science & Tech Mission Support IDIQ

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded spots on a potential 10-year, $500 million contract to eight companies and one nonprofit organization to support missions of DIA’s science and technology directorate. Contractors will vie for research, development, engineering and technical task orders through the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity HELIOS contract, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Kongsberg Lands $498M Contract to Continue Army Remote Weapon Station Support

A Kongsberg Gruppen business unit has received a four-year, $498.3M contract from the U.S. Army to continue to build a remote weapon station designed to help soldiers identify and engage targets while inside an armored vehicle. The Defense Department said Friday that Kongsberg’s defense and aerospace group will also support engineering and …

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AM General to Build Military Ambulance Vehicles Under $562M Army Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded AM General a $562.4M contract to manufacture ambulance-configured High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles. The Defense Department said Friday it expects the company to complete work by March 13, 2024. The service branch will provide funds and performance locations with each order under the cost and firm-fixed-price contract. AM General’s M997A3 …

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General Atomics to Retrofit Air Force UAV Ground Control Station Under $92M Contract

General Atomics has received a $92.2M contract from the U.S. Air Force to update the service branch’s ground control station for MQ-9 Block 30 unmanned aerial vehicles. The company’s aeronautical systems unit will convert the MD-1A Block 15 GCS to the Block 30 configuration in line with a fiscal 2018 retrofit effort, the …

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UTC’s Pratt & Whitney to Maintain, Sustain F-35 Units Under $266M DoD Contract

United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has landed a $266M contract to sustain F-35 aircraft of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, non-Defense Department users and foreign military sales customers. The Navy-awarded contract provides for non-recurring sustainment support; depot activation supplies, planning and services; maintenance equipment; and engines and …

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Boeing Gets $195M Modification to Upgrade Navy P-8A Aircrew Training System

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $194.5M modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract that provides for production concurrency updates to the U.S. Navy‘s and the Australian government’s P-8A Aircrew Training System. The system requires these updates to accommodate initial training for future mission functions, the Defense Department said Wednesday. …

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Air Force Increases ATI Space Enterprise Consortium OTA Ceiling to $400M

Advanced Technology International has received a $400M “other transaction” agreement modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to manage a consortium tasked with developing prototypes of space-related technology platforms for the Defense Department. DoD said Tuesday ATI will further guide the Space Enterprise Consortium in efforts to build ground, launch and …

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