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Johns Hopkins APL Adds Former DoD Official Robert Work as Senior Fellow

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has named Robert Work, former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, as a senior fellow to help shape government and military policy and technology programs, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. “His broad expertise, particularly his insights on autonomy, artificial …

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DoD Seeks Proposals for $28B Information Analysis Center Multiple-Award Contract

The Defense Department has asked industry to submit proposals for a potential nine-year, $28 billion contract for research, development, test and evaluation support and R&D-related analytical services. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the Defense Technical Information Center’s Information Analysis Center Multiple-Award Contract seeks to consolidate task orders distributed across …

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Pratt & Whitney Lands Potential $2.7B Air Force Contract for F117 Engine Sustainment

United Technologies Corp.’s (NYSE: UTX) Pratt & Whitney subsidiary has secured a potential five-year, $2.74 billion contract to help the U.S. Air Force sustain F117 engines. The Defense Department said Wednesday the sole-source contract includes foreign military sales to Australia, Canada, India, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, U.K. and the Strategic Airlift Capability consortium. F117 powers the …

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Raytheon to Supply Qatar Joint Standoff Weapons Under $173M Navy FMS Deal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $172.9 million “undefinitized” contract to supply joint standoff weapons, component parts and support equipment for spares to Qatar under a foreign military sales deal. Raytheon’s missile systems business will produce 200 AGM-154C Block III weapons and 212 containers as well as provide engineering and technical …

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DCS Wins Potential $208M IDIQ to Support Navy Aircraft Integrated Product Teams

DCS has won a potential five-year, $207.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide a range of support services to aircraft integrated product teams within the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers analysis, configuration, data management, development, logistics, research and system engineering services, the Defense Department said Wednesday. …

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DynCorp to Continue Support for War Reserve Materiel Under $64M USAF Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2017 — DynCorp International will help manage war reserve materiel assets for the Air Forces Central Command under a $64.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award extends DynCorp’s WRM support at Shaw Air Force Base in …

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Army Picks 5 Companies for $249M Foreign Military Training Assistance Contract

Five companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $249 million foreign military sales contract to offer education and training services for a U.S. Army‘s Security Assistance Training Management Organization. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors will support USASATMO’s overseas security assistance training activities in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, …

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General Dynamics to Provide IT, Cyber Support for Naval Surface Warfare Center Under $81M Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information iechnology business has received a potential five-year, $81.3 million task order from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command to support the IT and cybersecurity operations of the  Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Crane Division. The company said Tuesday it will collaborate with Purdue University and 10 Indiana-based firms to …

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Harris Lands Potential $765M IDIQ to Supply Navy Portable Radios, Ancillary Parts

Harris‘ (NYSE: HRS) radio frequency communications unit has received a potential $765 million to provide multiple portable radio systems and ancillary parts to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Monday the company will also help the service branch field manpack, handheld, fixed-mount, vehicular and base station radios that address …

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ViON’s Rob Davies Backs Cloud Migration Acceleration Effort at DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 2, 2017 — Rob Davies, executive vice president of operations at ViON, has joined other industry executives in backing the Defense Department‘s effort to accelerate its information technology systems migration to the cloud, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “There’s a ton of innovation that’s available to the government and …

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