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Navy Awards DDG 51 Destroyer Shipbuilding Contracts to General Dynamics Subsidiary, Huntington Ingalls

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) a potential $5.25B contract and General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Bath Iron Works subsidiary a potential $4.03B contract to construct new Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer ships. Under the contract, HII will build up to six DDG 51 ships while Bath Iron Works …

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Raytheon Gets $482M Contract to Update Close-in Weapon Systems for US, Foreign Clients

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential six-year, $482.3M contract to update MK 15 Close-in Weapon Systems for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army as well as the governments of Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Japan, New Zealand and Australia. The company will also overhaul systems and provide hardware for the CIWS platform …

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ULA Awarded $867M to Sustain Launch Vehicles for Air Force EELV Program

United Launch Alliance has received an $867M contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to maintain and sustain launch infrastructure for the Atlas V and Delta IV rockets that support national security space missions. Work also covers Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program management, mission integration and assurance, rocket depreciation and …

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FDA Selects Four Firms to Develop Automated Biological Product Reporting Methods

The Food and Drug Administration has awarded four companies contracts worth up to $75M each to develop automated methods for reporting adverse drug events. IBM (NYSE: IBM), Acumen, Dovel Technologies and IQVIA Government Solutions will use artificial intelligence, machine learning, natural language processing and other automation techniques to create data collection and analysis systems …

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Siemens’ Federal Arm Wins $172M Task Order to Design Energy Conservation Systems for Navy

Siemens‘ U.S. government subsidiary will design and install energy conservation systems at three U.S. Navy facilities located in Italy and Spain under a potential $171.5M task order. The Defense Department said Wednesday Siemens Government Technologies will modernize boiler plants, chiller systems, motors and water and lighting systems at Naval Station Rota, Naval Support …

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Dan Allyn Named Exec Director for EY Gov’t & Public Sector Advisory Business; Mike Herrinton Quoted

Retired Gen. Dan Allyn, former vice chief of staff at the U.S. Army, has been named an executive director for Ernst and Young‘s practice on government and public sector advisory. He brings 36 years of Army experience to EY in which he will support the delivery of services intended for …

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Ann Addison to Join Northrop as Chief HR Officer, Corporate VP

Ann Addison, executive vice president and chief human resources officer of Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been elected by Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) board of directors to succeed Denise Peppard as CHRO beginning on Jan 1. Northrop said Wednesday Addison will take on a transitional role as corporate VP when she formally joins the …

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Lockheed to Build Two GPS IIIF Satellites Under $1.3B Air Force Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential nine-year, $1.3B contract to produce the 11th and 12th GPS IIIF satellites for the U.S. Air Force. The contract includes space vehicle test bed and simulators, nonrecurring engineering support, launch and on-orbit services, space vehicle storage and options for up to 22 GPS III …

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Terry Hagen, Bob Pragada Named Jacobs COOs in Series of Exec Moves

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has promoted Terry Hagen and Bob Pragada to chief operating officers in a string of leadership changes that will take effect on Oct. 1. The executive moves seek to support the company’s leadership and growth initiatives in the professional services sector, Jacobs said Wednesday. Hagen, a …

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USAF Awards Enterprise IT Network Experimentation OTAs to AT&T, Microsoft

The U.S. Air Force has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) an $87.4M “other transaction” agreement and Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) a $34.4M OTA to set up enterprise information technology networks for experimentation. Both companies will each test a commercial data and voice network service intended to help Defense Department users access applications and …

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