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ViON Wins Potential $330M DISA IDIQ for SPARC Processor Capacity Services

ViON has won a potential 10-year, $329.6M contract to provide SPARC processor capacity services at Defense Information Systems Agency data centers. DISA received two proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and will obligate $630K in fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds on the first delivery order, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The IDIQ has a five-year …

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Army Picks 12 Firms for $249M Chemical, Biological Defense Support Contract

Twelve companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $249M contract from the U.S. Army to support the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense. The Army Contracting Command received 21 bids for the firm-fixed-price contract, which runs through Oct. 14, 2023, the Defense Department said Monday. JPEO-CBD is …

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Air Force Taps Northrop, ULA, Blue Origin for Rocket Prototype Dev’t OTAs

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), United Launch Alliance and Blue Origin will build rocket prototypes under three separate other-transaction agreements with the U.S. Air Force in support of the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. Northrop’s innovation systems business received a potential $791.6M OTA to develop the OmegA launch system and ULA …

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Google Withdraws Plans to Bid for DoD’s JEDI Cloud Contract

Google has dropped plans to compete for the Defense Department’s potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract, Federal News Network reported Monday. “We couldn’t be assured that it would be aligned with our artificial intelligence (AI) principles,” Aileen Black, an executive director at Google, said of the JEDI contract. …

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BlackBerry’s Paul Battaglia: Derived Credentials Could Help Agencies Protect Mobile Devices

Paul Battaglia, vice president of government sales at BlackBerry (NYSE: BB), has said agencies should protect mobile devices from hackers and adversaries and one way to do that is through the use of derived credentials. Battaglia wrote that such an approach could help agencies verify the identity of government officials …

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SSL Lands Spot on $750M NASA Small Spacecraft Tech Prototyping IDIQ; Richard White Quoted

Maxar Technologies’ SSL subsidiary has secured a position on a potential five-year, $750M contract from NASA to develop spacecraft technologies for the Defense Department. SSL is among three contractors selected to support the the Small Spacecraft Prototyping Engineering Development and Integration–Space Solutions program managed by NASA’s Ames Research Center, Maxar said Monday. Richard …

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Pentagon IDs Suspected Toxic Substance in Two Letters

The Defense Department on Tuesday announced that the Pentagon Force Protection Agency detected a substance that is suspected to be ricin in two envelopes received at DoD’s remote mail screening facility. DoD said in a tweet that it handed over the suspicious mail to FBI for further analysis. The Wall …

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Lockheed, DoD Finalize $11.5B Contract for Lot 11 F-35s; Greg Ulmer Quoted

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department have sealed a potential $11.5B deal for the company to build 141 lot 11 F-35 fighter jets for the U.S. and foreign allies. The contract includes the delivery of 91 low-rate initial production F-35s for U.S. service branches, 28 jets for international partners and …

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Aerospace Corp. Lands $1B Award to Support Federally Funded R&D Center for Space Systems

Aerospace Corp. has received a one-year, $1.05B contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to support engineering and integration of national security space systems via a federally funded research and development center. Work covers planning, systems definition and technical specification operations, as well as user needs assessment, design alternatives, interoperability, …

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Raytheon Gets $396M Navy Modification to Procure Standard Missile-6 Production Materials

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missiles systems business has received a $395.5M contract modification to procure materials and spares needed for fiscal 2017 through 2018 production of the Standard Missile-6. The award holds options that may raise the previously awarded contract’s maximum potential value to $579.7M, the Defense Department said Friday. The …

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