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Battelle, Riverside Research to Help US Air Force Transition Microelectronics, Embedded Systems

Battelle Memorial Institute and Riverside Research Institute each won a $48, 721, 000 contract to assist in the U.S. Air Force’s research and development work intended to protect the reliability of microelectronics and embedded systems during transition. The companies will work to develop, assess and facilitate the transfer of technologies, the …

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Raytheon Lands $180M US Air Force Air-to-Air Missile Maintenance IDIQ

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $180 million contract to maintain the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile program. The company will perform service life prediction and logistics services under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. Raytheon will perform work in Tucson, Arizona, through Sept. 30, 2020. AMRAAM …

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September 21 Market Close: GovCon Index Up, US Stocks Steady as Post-Fed Decision Week Starts

The GovCon Index kicked off the first full week of trading since the Federal Reserve‘s Thursday decision to hold interest rates with a decline of 0.098 points to 72.354 on a light-volume day in U.S. markets. Biotechnology stocks dragged U.S. stocks up until the 1 p.m. Eastern time hour then all …

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DRS Lands Potential $367M Army Contract for Night-Vision, Thermal Sights Tech

DRS Technologies will provide an integrated night-vision goggle and thermal weapon sight system to the U.S. Army under a potential $367 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The company said Friday the Army awarded the contract to support the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle III and Family of Weapon Sights – Individual programs. According to DRS, the integrated technology …

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Navy Posts NGEN Services RFI; Capt. Michael Abreu Comments

The U.S. Department of the Navy is conducting market research into information technology operational services as it prepares to migrate a shore-based intranet system to the Next Generation Enterprise Network. The Navy published a request for information Friday on the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command’s e-commerce website to gather ideas on …

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Aerospace Corp. Gets $828M US Air Force Systems Engineering, Integration Contract Modification

The Aerospace Corp. has received a five-year, $828, 255, 889 contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to engineer and integrate systems for the national space community. Aerospace will work to assess technical performance, monitor the launch vehicle and satellite processing, and validate launch readiness, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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Army Picks 16 Firms for $800M Counterthreat R&D Contract

The U.S. Army has selected 16 companies to provide support for research and development work on countermeasures for asymmetrical threats under a five-year,  $800 million multiple-award task order contract. The Defense Department said Friday the contract runs through Sept. 17, 2020, with funding and work location based on each task order. DoD listed …

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September 18 Market Close: Fed Uncertainty Drags GovCon Index, US Stocks 1%

Continued uncertainty about the Federal Reserve‘s Thursday decision to hold interest rates at their current near-zero levels triggered declines of at least 1 percent each for the GovCon Index and major U.S. stock indices. The GovCon Index fell 1.647 percent to 72.256 with only three companies in positive territory: CGI Group (NYSE: GIB) up 1.06 …

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Raytheon Awarded $100M Miniature Air Launched Decoy Production Support Contract

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has received a potential five-year, $100 million contract to support the production of Miniature Air Launched Decoy systems for the U.S. Air Force. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers logistics, sustainment, integration, system upgrades and management support services for MALD, the Defense Department said Thursday. MALD is a …

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Michael Froelich, Dennis Lauer Join Pragmatics Leadership Team; Joe Brock Comments

Pragmatics has appointed Michael Froelich as vice president and deputy general manager of its federal civilian division and Dennis Lauer as VP and deputy chief operating officer. The company said Thursday that Froelich, formerly a director and business unit lead at Acumen Solutions, will provide IT service delivery oversight and management support for Pragmatics’ federal civilian clients. …

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