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Leidos Gets $118M DoD Contract for Chemical Weapons Elimination Support

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential 10-year, $118M contract to help the Defense Department destroy stockpiles of chemical weapons. The company said Thursday it will provide technical and administrative services to help DoD close demilitarization facilities for such stockpiles in Colorado, Alabama, Kentucky and Maryland under the single-award contract. Tom …

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Vectrus to Continue Army Comms Services Under $248M Contract Modification

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has received a $247.8M contract modification to provide communications services to the U.S. Army at various overseas locations. The company will receive $178M in fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance funds from the Army at the time of award and will perform work through Feb. 28, 2020, the Defense Department said …

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Harris Wins $218M Contract to Monitor, Maintain Army Wideband Satcom Network

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential $217.7M hybrid contract to help the U.S. Army monitor, configure and maintain the Wideband SATCOM Operational Management System network. Army Contracting Command received three bids for the hybrid contract via an online-based solicitation and the service obligated $7.9M in fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance …

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Boeing Awarded $383M USAF Tactical Satcom Tech Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a potential seven-year, $383.4M contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide tactical warfighters with a joint ground platform designed to deliver anti-jam satellite communications capabilities. The service received three proposals for the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract in support of the Protected Tactical Enterprise Service program, the …

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CenturyLink Subsidiary to Extend DoD Dark Fiber Services Under Potential $127M IDIQ

A CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $126.8M contract to manage dark fiber and related commercial facilities for the Defense Department. Herndon, Va.-based CenturyLink QGS will perform work at various locations within the continental U.S. through task orders from the Defense Information Systems Agency, DoD said Monday. Work under the …

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Report: Federal Use of GSA’s IT Schedule 70 Vehicle to Rise in Fiscal 2019

The federal government’s use of the General Services Administration’s Information Technology Schedule 70 to buy IT platforms and services is expected to increase in fiscal 2019 as agencies intend to compete their contracts through the vehicle, Bloomberg Government reported Friday. The Defense Department plans to compete its potential 10-year, $8B …

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DDB Chicago Lands $4B Army Contract for Marketing Support

DDB‘s Chicago-based arm has received a potential 10-year, $4B contract to support marketing and advertising efforts of the U.S. Army. The service branch will assign performance locations and funds for work that would take place through Nov. 18, 2028, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The company will help the Army develop …

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Navy Picks 6 Firms for Potential $637M Joint Force Training IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded six firms spots on a potential $636.9M multiple-award contract to help the service develop and train forces that support missions of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The Defense Department said Monday the companies that will compete for task orders under the contract are: Booz Allen Hamilton …

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MDA Taps Lockheed for $240M Simulation Framework Development Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a potential five-year, $240M contract to help the Missile Defense Agency develop, apply and sustain a modular objective simulation framework for ballistic missile defense systems. MDA will obligate $1.7M in fiscal 2018 research and development funds to finance initial activities under the contract’s first task …

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McAleese & Associates: Michael Griffin on Space-Based Sensor Layer, Other Defense Tech Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report that outlines some of the technology priorities of Michael Griffin, undersecretary for research and engineering at the Defense Department. One of the priorities is the need to accelerate the deployment of a space-based sensor layer to defend against hypersonic threats as …

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