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BAE Receives $202M Army Explosive Production Contract

BAE Systems has secured a one-year, $202.4M contract from the U.S. Army to manufacture and deliver explosives and related parts at a military ammunition factory located in Kingsport, Tenn. The company will deliver the materials at Holston Army Ammunition Plant under the fixed-price-incentive contract, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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BAE to Build Insensitive Munitions Treatment Facility Under $147M Army Contract Modification

The U.S. Army has awarded a $146.5 million contract modification to a BAE Systems subsidiary to construct an insensitive munitions weak nitric acid recovery facility at the Holston Army Ammunition Plant in Tennessee. BAE’s ordnance systems unit is scheduled to finish work July 31, 2019, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Army …

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Navy Explosive Division Picks 7 Companies for $232M Development, Prototyping IDIQ

Seven companies will compete for task orders to perform development and prototyping work for a U.S. Navy anti-explosive weapon office under a potential $232, 897, 406 contract. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division solicited the bids through a competitive process via the FedBizOpps website, the Defense Department …

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Leidos to Develop Radiographic Imaging Systems for Armed Forces; John Fratamico Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a $49 million follow-on contract from a U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center division to manufacture new radiographic imaging systems that work to identify explosive ordnances. NSWC’s Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division is a Naval Sea Systems Command field activity and Defense Department energetics center that works …

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SAIC Wins $49M for Military Explosive Analysis Tech

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a $49, 412, 941 contract from the U.S. Navy to provide portable systems to the military for technicians to analyze explosives. The radiographic systems are intended to have real-time downrange imaging features and help explosive ordnance disposal technicians determine the condition of …

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iRobot Wins Additional Bomb Disarm Robot Funds

IRobot Corp. has won a $28, 776, 935 U.S. Navy contract modification to acquire production systems, repair parts and spare kits for a robotics system used to detect and dispose of explosive devices. The company will also manage configurations and provide engineering services to the Navy for the Man Transportable …

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BAE Wins $781M To Build Army TNT Alternative

BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary has won a $781 million contract to build a type of explosive for the U.S. Army that could serve as an alternative to TNT, Reuters reports. Insensitive Munitions Explosives intend to be more resistant to fire, mechanical shocks and other igniters than TNT, according to the …

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