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DISA Awards $592M in Processor Capacity Service IDIQs to AECOM, HPE & ViON

AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) URS Federal Services arm, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and ViON have received contracts worth up to $591.9 million combined for processor capacity services to the Defense Information Systems Agency. Each indefinite-delivery/indefinite–quantity contract has a five-year base period that runs through April 12, 2023, and five one-year options …

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ULA Launches Orbital ATK-Built Satellites for Air Force Mission; Chris Long Comments

An experimental satellite that Orbital ATK built for the U.S. Air Force took off Saturday aboard United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Orbital ATK said Sunday the ESPA Augmented Geostationary Laboratory Experiment satellite that launched as part of the Air Force Space …

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General Dynamics to Help Expand US Military Intell Data Sharing Infrastructure Under $144M Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) mission systems business has received a potential six-year, $144 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force expand, operate and maintain the network environment infrastructure of a military information system. The Defense Department said Friday GDMS will support the global U.S. Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System Extended program under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. …

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Air Force selects 5 contractors for $950M cyber tech R&D IDIQ

Five small businesses have won positions on a potential five-year, $950 million contract vehicle to research and develop cyber technology platforms for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force Research Laboratory received 22 offers for the Agile Cyber Technology 2 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Satcom Direct lands $245M DISA BPA for aeronautical broadband connectivity services

The Defense Information Systems Agency has re-awarded Satcom Direct‘s communications business a potential five-year, $245 million blanket purchase agreement for global voice and data connectivity services, Satnews reported Thursday. Satcom Direct Communications will provide aeronautical broadband services to the Defense Department and other government agencies via Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress satellite network. SDC serves as a tier …

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Report: Amazon, Microsoft, Google eye Pentagon’s JEDI cloud contract

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and Google are emerging as potential main contenders for the Defense Department‘s planned 10-year, $10 billion cloud procurement contract, Defense One reported Thursday. The report said DoD could issue a request for proposals its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud program as early as this week. Defense Secretary …

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DISA grants DoD Impact Level 5 authorization for IBM IaaS cloud platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 12, 2018 — The Defense Information Systems Agency has granted IBM (NYSE: IBM) a provisional authorization to host Impact Level 5 data at the Defense Department and other federal customers through its multitenant cloud computing service, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The authorization allows IBM to offer its SmartCloud for …

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Leidos gets $210M Army non-personal terrain modeling services contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will help facilitate the performance of synthetic environment terrain and model generation for the U.S. Army under a potential five-year, $210 million contract. The contract includes personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision and other items and non-personal services, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Work will …

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Northrop Grumman gets $210M Air Force contract modification for LAIRCM equipment, support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)  has received a potential two-year, $209.7 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures equipment and support. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification brings the total value of the previously awarded contract to $1.6 billion and allows for performance …

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Army selects 7 firms for potential $249M UAS contract

Seven companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $248.5 million contract to provide multiple unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Wednesday contractors will compete for task orders covering long-range reconnaissance surveillance and medium-range mobile UAS; a government-owned tactical open architecture controller system; and spare and repair parts. …

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