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Textron Awarded $116M to Update Army Shadow UAS Fleet; Henry Finneral Comments

A Textron (NYSE: TXT) business unit has been awarded a $116.5 million contract to update a tactical unmanned aircraft system the U.S. Army operates for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions and to relay communications.  Textron’s unmanned systems business will work to update 24 of the Army’s RQ-7B V2 Shadow TUAS and deliver that set of unmanned aircraft back …

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ExxonMobil Wins $236M Fuel Supply Contract from DLA

ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) has won a potential $236.5 million contract to provide fuel products to the Defense Logistics Agency‘s energy organization. DLA Energy received 37 proposals for the acquisition program and will use fiscal year 2016 to fiscal year 2017 defense working capital funds to pay for contract work, the Defense Department said Friday. The …

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AT&T to Support DISA’s UHF/LOS Comms Network Under $75M Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a potential five-year, $74.6 million contract to provide Northstar long-haul telecommunications services and related transmission circuits in support of DISA’s ultra-high frequency/line-of-sight communications platform. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract awarded by the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization has a one-year base term …

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Bloomberg: Air Force’s Randall Walden Cites ‘Correlation’ Between LRSB Aircraft Cost, Capacity

The U.S. Air Force does not want to publicly disclose the Long Range Strike Bomber contract’s value because the military service believes a disclosure may give adversaries a hint about the aircraft’s specifications, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Randall Walden, director of the Air Force’s Rapid Capabilities Office, told Sen. John McCain in a letter obtained by …

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4 Firms Win $122M IDIQ to Support DoD’s Environmental Tech Research Center

The U.S. Army has awarded four companies positions on a potential five-year, $122.5 million contract to help the National Defense Center for Environmental Excellence demonstrate and transition technology platforms for the Defense Department. The program is scheduled to run through Oct. 19, 2021, and the Army Contracting Command will determine performance location …

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BAE Gets $110M Army Contract Modification for M88A2 HERCULES Vehicles

BAE Systems’ land and armaments business has received a potential $109.7 million contract modification to produce 36 M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift and Evacuation System vehicles for the U.S. Army. The company will perform work in York, Pennsylvania, through Aug. 31, 2018, under the contract modification that also …

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Rockwell Collins Lands $83M Air Force Range Instrumentation IDIQ

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has received a potential five-year, $83 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to help design and test a common range integrated instrumentation system. The Defense Department said Monday the company will perform modification and integration work on the system as well as block upgrade tasks …

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Lockheed to Build F-35 Alternate Mission Equipment Under $182M Navy Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $181.8 million contract modification from the Naval Air Systems Command to manufacture alternate mission equipment for low-rate initial production lot 9 F-35s. The Defense Department said Friday that Lockheed will build and deliver F-35 pilot flight tools, red gear and armaments to the U.S. …

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DCCA to Help Update Air Force’s Western Range Communications System

Data Computer Corp. of America has won a potential five-year, $80 million task order to update the U.S. Air Force’s main mission communication system to an Internet protocol v6 network as part of the Western Range Modernization Network initiative. The service branch received three bids for the program through a competitive procurement and …

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Bloomberg: CRS Finds Northrop Bomber Bid ‘Substantially Below’ Air Force-DoD Cost Estimates

Congress could review the U.S. Air Force‘s and the Defense Department‘s independent cost estimates for the Long Range Strike Bomber program after the legislative branch’s research arm found Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) winning bid to be “substantially below” those projections,  Bloomberg reported Thursday. According to the story by Anthony Capaccio, Bloomberg obtained an 18-page assessment …

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