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SAIC Prototyping Army IED Detection Robot

SAIC Inc. (NYSE: SAI) will provide the U.S. Army prototyping and engineering services for a robotic system designed to detect improvised explosive devices, the Defense Department announced Thursday. According to official Army documents, the goal of the Man Transportable Robotic System program is to develop a two-person portable robotic system …

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Lockheed Wins $333M for IED Sensors

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $333.3 million contract to provide the U.S. Army spare and repair parts for sensors on ground vehicles, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. According to the Army, the Vehicle Optics Sensor System locates improvised explosive devices via night vision, daytime TV and thermal imaging …

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SAIC Marines Counter-IED Electronic IDIQ Now $500M

SAIC Inc.’s (NYSE: SAI) contract to provide program management and maintenance technicians for helping the U.S. Marine Corps fight improvised explosive devices is now potentially worth $500 million. The Defense Department said Monday the contract modification covers a product support integrator for the branch’s program for countering radio-controlled IEDs with …

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CACI Subsidiary Wins Prime Spot on $900M Anti-IED IDIQ; Allen, Cofoni Comment

A CACI International Inc. (NYSE: CACI) subsidiary holds a prime position on a $900 million General Services Administration contract to help the military counter improvised explosive devices. The Wexford Group International will support the Defense Department’s lead office for countering IEDs during the potential five-year contract, CACI announced Tuesday. Dan …

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BAE to Develop Anti-IED Training Under $900M IDIQ

BAE Systems has won an estimated $60 million task order to help the Defense Department develop a training program for disabling improvised explosive devices. The company will develop the curriculum and implement the five-year program for the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization. The order falls under a potential $900 million …

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ManTech Gets $28M to Support Army IED Capabilities in Iraq, Afghanistan

ManTech International Corp. (NASDAQ: MANT) has won a $28 million subcontract to provide logistics support to the U.S. Army’s product manager for the Improvised Explosive Device Defeat/Protect Force. The company announced today that the subcontract was awarded by PD Systems Inc. It has an initial one-year performance period plus a base option and …

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iRobot to Provide Over 100 Anti-IED Robot Units on $230M IDIQ Order

iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) has won a $21 million Naval Sea Systems Command order for more than 100 man transportable robotic system MK 1 MOD 1 robots and spares kits. The bomb disposal robot order is the fourth on a $230 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. “Improvised explosive devices remain one of the biggest …

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Northrop to Develop Unmanned Counter-IED Aerial System

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) air combat systems business area a $26, 178, 369 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for Sand Dragon B. Northrop will develop and deploy an unmanned aerial system with counter-IED capabilities. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif.  The Air Force Research …

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BAE Readies for Work on Lucrative Mine-Resistant Vehicle Enhancement Contract

BAE Systems picked up a $629 million contract from the U.S. Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Joint Program Office (JPO) to enhance 1, 700 Caiman MRAP vehicles. According to the firm, “the upgraded vehicle, called the Caiman Multi-Terrain Vehicle (MTV), integrates a refurbished and improved armored capsule from an existing …

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Lockheed Martin Helps Save US Lives

Lockheed Martin and Allen-Vanguard have delivered the first set of anti-improvised explosive device (IED) systems to US troops operating overseas, according to an article on Homeland Security Newswire. The system, mounted on combat vehicles, is part of the U.S. Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (JCREW 2) program. …

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