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Intelligent Decisions Inks Air Force BPA, CEO Harry Martin Comments

Intelligent Decisions (ID) picked up a five-year client computer/server (CCS) blanket purchase agreement (BPA) with the Air Force. According to the firm, “this BPA will allow ID to provide the Air Force, and other organizations within the Department of Defense (DoD), a cost-cutting vehicle offering a wide range of end-user …

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Northrop Grumman Wins DoD Deals Worth $275 Million Total

According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was awarded a $140, 173, 508 contract modification which will design, fabricate and modify production of two complete test sets under the intercontinental ballistic missile re-entry field support equipment engineering, management and development program.  At this time, $8, 974, 611 …

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Northrop Grumman, BAE, Raytheon Win DoD Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman was awarded a $33, 344, 592 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Global Hawk autonomous aerial refueling demonstration program will accomplish the first-ever fully autonomous rendezvous, rejoin, station keeping, aerial refueling, and formation separation of two unmanned aircraft.  The demonstration …

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General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon Ink Defense Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) was awarded an $11, 027, 351 basic order agreement with firm-fixed-price delivery orders.  This award is made under the terms of the existing basic ordering agreement for the small caliber ammunition second source prime contractor for the production of 5.56mm …

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Kyle Rhodes Promoted to Vice President at NJVC

NJVC has promoted Kyle Rhodes to the position of vice president, systems engineering. NJVC is a large IT solutions provider for the Department of Defense (DoD). Rhodes has over 25 years of experience in the intelligence and defense communities and has held positions with NJVC since 2002. During his time …

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U.S. Department of Defense Uses Harris Corp Radios in MRAP Vehicles

Harris Corporation received $228 million from the U.S. Marine Corps to provide Falcon II AN?VRC -104 high frequency radio systems to be used in Department of Defense All Terrain Vehicles. “The Department of Defense will use the AN/VRC-104 radio system to provide reliable, secure beyond line-of-sight terrestrial communications for this …

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Eric Edelman and Jim Talent Selected to assess DoD Quadrennial Defense Review

Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced earlier this week the selection of former Senator Jim Talent and Ambassador Eric Edelman for the Independent Panel to assess the DoD’s Quadrennial Defense Review. McKeon said “Ambassador Edelman and Senator Talent are perfectly suited to serve …

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What the surge in Afghanistan means for Contractors

According to a study by the Congressional Research Service, the surge of 30, 000 troops in Afghanistan recently announced by President Obama will mean a likely surge in the number of contractors as well. The contractor surge is expected to include between 20, 000 to 56, 000 more contractors on …

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Early forecasts of reduced DoD spending may have been exaggerated

In a recent article, Dr. Loren B. Thompson of the Lexington Institute brought the idea of a drop in DoD spending into question. When the Obama Administration first took office, it appeared to many in the government contracting community that the government spending spree would be coming to a halt. …

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Contract Award- General Dynamics – $15.6 Million – DoD

The Department of Defense has awarded General Dynamics a contract to provide support for the Defense Acquisition University. The contract is a five year contract worth $15.6 million and will allow General Dynamics to support the learning asset program. Under the contract, General Dynamics will provide support for the learning …

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