Tag Archives: Defense Department

Microsoft Seeks to Develop New Defense Cloud Platform With Thales

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 14, 2018 —  Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Thales have established an alliance that aims to advance a new cloud platform intended to enable defense customers to store and secure classified and sensitive information within their information technology infrastructure while on the field, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The …

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Harris Receives $400M Contract Modification AIDEWS Production

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has secured a $400 million fixed-price-incentive-firm contract modification to develop and deliver its Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite offerings to foreign military sales clients. The Defense Department said Friday the Melbourne, Fla.-based firm will provide Electronic Combat International Security Assistance program customers with different countermeasures dispensing systems …

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Boeing Gets $862M Super Hornet Full-Rate Production Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a two-year, $862.2 million contract modification to fund the full rate production of lot 42 Super Hornet multirole aircraft. Boeing will produce 15 units of the F/A-18E variant and and 3 of the F/A-18F variant for the service branch under the modified …

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Dynetics to Produce Small Glide Munitions for SOCOM Under $470M IDIQ

Dynetics has landed a potential $470 million sole-source contract to manufacture GBU-69/B Small Glide Munitions for the U.S. Special Operations Command. USSOCOM will obligate $10.4 million in fiscal 2016 procurement funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Friday. The company will perform majority of work in Huntsville, Ala., over five ordering periods and could extend …

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Lockheed Martin Gets $736M Modification to Lot 13 F-35 Advance Acquisition Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $735.7 million modification to an advance acquisition contract that funds equipment and efforts necessary to build lot 13 F-35 low-rate initial production units for the U.S Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. The modification allocates $74.7 million for long-lead time materials, parts, components and support …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Gets Potential $305M DDG 51 Lead-Yard Services Contract

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Bath Iron Works subsidiary has received a potential one-year, $304.8 million contract to provide lead-yard services for the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer ships. LYS covers technical, engineering, production and material procurement support; data and logistics management; acceptance trials; system safety program support; shipyard engineering …

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Navy Selects 21 Firms for $960M NAVAIR Program Management Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded 21 companies positions on a potential five-year, $960 million contract for program management support services to the Naval Air Systems Command. NAVAIR received 84 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a small business set-aside solicitation process, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Contractors will vie for task orders …

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Navy Picks 6 Companies for ISR Engineering Support Contracts

Six companies have won separate potential five-year contracts to provide engineering support services for the U.S. Navy’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific in San Diego received eight proposals for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts that have a two-year base term and one three-year option, the …

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Fluor Naval Facility Support IDIQ Ceiling Increases to $302M

Fluor‘s (NYSE: FLR) federal solutions business will continue to help the U.S. Navy manage installations within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s southeast area of responsibility under a six-month, $24.1 million contract modification. The modification exercises an option of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for base operations support and brings the contract’s potential value to  …

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Boeing Gets Potential $82M Navy Data Multiplex Tech Engineering Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will design and engineer a suite of data multiplex systems for the U.S. Navy and three foreign military sales customers under a potential $82.4 million contract The company will provide technical engineering services needed to sustain, qualify and integrate the AN/USQ-82(V) family of systems, as well as provide technical support …

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