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David Duryea Appointed to Lead SPA Naval Initiatives; William Vantine Quoted

David Duryea, a retired U.S. Navy rear admiral, has joined Systems Planning and Analysis as director of naval initiatives. He will oversee the Alexandria, Va.-based professional services contractor’s customer base in special operations and undersea warfare areas, SPA said Monday. William Vantine, SPA president and CEO, said Duryea’s executive management …

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General Atomics to Develop New MQ-9 UAV Sensor Under $134M MDA Contract

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has received a $133.9M Missile Defense Agency contract to develop, integrate and test a new sensor for use with the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle. The company will test the sensor in realistic conditions at locations within and outside the continental U.S., the Defense Department said Monday. The agency will …

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DLA Orders $217M in Boeing F/A-18 Spare Parts

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $217M delivery order to supply aircraft spare parts for the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 Super Hornet fleet. DLA issued the order under a previously awarded five-year contract that also includes an option to extend work for an additional five years, the Defense Department said …

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Chemring to Deliver Explosive Detection System Under $93M Army Contract

Chemring‘s sensors and electronic systems business has landed a $92.5 million U.S. Army contract to provide an explosive detection system designed for use on the battlefield. Under the firm-fixed-price contract, the company will deliver Husky Mounted Detection System units, as well as spare and repair parts, to the Army, the …

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General Dynamics NASSCO to Modernize Navy Guided Missile Cruiser Under Potential $155M Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has landed a potential $154.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to update, repair and maintain systems of a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser. NASSCO will provide workforce and facilities needed to coordinate, integrate and complete requirements for the USS Cowpens ship’s fiscal 2018 modernization period availability, the …

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Lockheed to Design Hypersonic Weapon Tech Under Potential $480M Air Force Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential $480 million contract to design a second hypersonic weapon technology for the service branch. Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business will support critical design review, test and production readiness efforts under the Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon program, the Defense Department said Monday. Work under …

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Lockheed Receives $302M F-35 Ancillary Mission Equipment Delivery Order

The Naval Air Systems Command has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $302 million delivery order to obtain ancillary mission equipment for the 12th F-35 aircraft batch. The Defense Department said Friday the company will use the funds to procure low-rate initial production lot 12 aircraft equipment for the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, non-DoD participants and foreign …

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7 Firms Win IDIQ Contracts to Support Navy Meteorology, Oceanography Systems

Seven companies have won potential five-year contracts to provide software development and engineering support services for the U.S. Navy’s oceanography and meteorology systems. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific received nine proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts that each contain a two-year base period and a three-year option, the …

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Five Firms Awarded $500M in Navy C4ISR Installation Support IDIQ Modifications

The U.S. Navy has awarded five companies contract modifications worth up to $500 million combined to continue efforts to install and operationally certify shore facility and shipboard command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. The modifications fall under a previously awarded multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and have a total …

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ManTech Gets $116M in USAF Task Orders for Maritime ISR Aircraft Tech Upgrades; Kevin Phillips Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received two four-year task orders worth $116 million combined from the U.S. Air Force to update systems on manned and unmanned aircraft that the U.S. Navy uses to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency awarded the task orders through the multiple-award defense …

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