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Navy Awards Raytheon $235M Aircraft Landing System Production Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a four-year, $234.6M contract to begin the low-rate initial production of GPS-equipped systems designed to guide military aircraft onto carriers or amphibious assault ships. The company will manufacture 23 Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems along with three upgrade kits, associated data and engineering change …

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Raytheon Awarded $151M IDIQ to Sustain AIM-9X Sidewinder Missiles for US, Int’l Clients

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential three-year, $151.4M contract to sustain AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force as well as 20 international countries. The company will perform repairs and integrated logistics support for the Block II and II+ versions of the multimission missile system …

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Northrop Chairman Wes Bush Appointed to Cisco Board

Wes Bush, chairman of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) since 2011, has joined the board of directors at Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO). His appointment brings the number Cisco’s board members to 10, the company said Wednesday. The 35-year aerospace and defense industry veteran led Northrop as chief executive from 2010 to 2018 and …

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Publicis Sapient Wins $112M Contract to Update, Maintain HHS Info Mgmt Platform

Publicis Sapient has won a potential four-year, $112M contract to help the Department of Health and Human Services update an information technology platform used to manage the award life cycle for scholarship and loan repayment programs, G2Xchange Health reported Wednesday. The company will help the Bureau of Health Workforce modernize, …

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Kimetrica to Support USAID Food Security Info Network Under $100M IDIQ

Kimetrica has secured a potential $100M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide support services for U.S. Agency for International Development-funded network that offers information and early warning on food security challenges worldwide. The company will perform data management services in support of USAID’s Famine Early Warning Systems Network 7, the agency said …

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Peraton Picked for GMD Comms Equipment Operations & Maintenance Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2019 — Peraton will work to operate and maintain communications equipment for the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system in support of the U.S. Army’s 59th Signal Battalion over five years under a $14.9M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the GMD Secure Communications Operations …

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IBM Receives $275M IDIQ to Help Secure Defense Semiconductor Supply Chain

IBM (NYSE: IBM) received a potential $275M contract from the Defense Microelectronics Activity to help secure the supply chain that provides semiconductor products and services to the military. The Department of Defense said Tuesday IBM will work to establish manufacturing flows at contractor fabrication facilities as part of the Trusted …

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Perspecta Names Glenn Eisenberg to Board, Announces Cash Dividend Increase; Mac Curtis Quoted

Glenn Eisenberg, a finance and accounting executive, has joined Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) as a member of the company’s board of directors. Eisenberg, executive vice president and chief financial officer of LabCorp (NYSE: LH) since 2014, will serve on the board’s audit committee, Perspecta said Tuesday. He held senior leadership roles at …

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Viasat Secures $450M GSA IDIQ for Military Systems, Services

Viasat (Nasdaq: VSAT) landed a potential $450M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the General Services Administration to provide technology platforms and services for both special operations and general purpose forces. U.S. military personnel can order equipment to support communications, security, operational and intelligence functions through the Rapid Migration of Command, Control, Communications …

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Perspecta to Help Update DoD Security Vetting System Under $75M OTA

Perspecta (NYSE: PRSP) secured a $75M other transaction agreement to help the Defense Information Systems Agency and Defense Security Service modernize an information technology system used to vet personnel for classified data access. The Chantilly, Va.-based company will develop a prototype based on the National Background Investigation Service’s IT platform …

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