Tag Archives: logistics

Northrop to Acquire Australia’s Qantas Airways Defense Unit; Wes Bush Comments

A Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary has reached an agreement to buy Qantas Airways’ defense business for an undisclosed amount as Northrop looks to further its international strategy. Northrop Grumman Australia Pty Ltd.’s acquisition of Qantas Defence Services Pty Ltd. could wrap up in 2014 after meeting several conditions, Northrop Grumman …

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Lockheed Receives $48M for CDC IT, Emergency Operations Support; Glenn Kurowski Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received $47.7 million in contract funds for information technology, logistics and operational support services to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The company works with CDC’s office of public health and preparedness to help manage emergencies and threats to public health, Lockheed said Wednesday. …

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L-3 Wins $669M for Canada Aircraft Logistics; John McNellis Comments

An L-3 Communications division (NYSE: LLL) has won a potential 15-year,  $669 million contract to provide in-service support services to the Canadian military for aircraft used in VIP transportation and evacuation missions. L-3 MAS,  part of the company’s integrated systems group, won the interim contract to support the Airbus CC-150 Polaris in …

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Northrop Wins $173M Targeting Pod Logistics Contract; Jim Mocarski Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has won a five-year, $173 million contract to help manage and maintain a device soldiers use for situational awareness during combat. The performance-based logistics contract covers training and logistics support for LITENING targeting pods used by the U.S. military as well as naval forces in Italy and Spain, …

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Smartronix to Help Marine Corps Operate Enterprise Net; Bob Shea Comments

Smartronix has won a potential $40 million contract to provide engineering and logistics services to a U.S. Marine Corps center responsible for the branch’s enterprise network. The Marine Corps Enterprise Network works to deliver data and information to users for global missions, Smartronix said Wednesday. EMC (NYSE: EMC), McAfee, Northrop Grumman …

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TASC to Help Navy Engineer Surveillance Radar Systems; Tom Kilcline Comments

TASC has won a $37.9 million task order under the Seaport-e contract vehicle to provide engineering services to the U.S. Navy for the branch’s surveillance radar systems. The order contains one base year and two one-year options and was awarded by the Port Hueneme Division of the Naval Sea Systems …

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Nimish Doshi Named Northrop Tech Services Sector CFO, VP; James Palmer Comments

Nimish Doshi, a 16-year veteran of Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC), has been appointed chief financial officer and vice president of business management for the company’s technical services sector. Beginning July 29, Doshi will be responsible for aligning the sector’s financial and business strategies with corporate objectives, Northrop said Tuesday. He …

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General Dynamics, Boeing, Wyle Primes on Proposed $200M Kuwait F-18 Support Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Wyle Laboratories have won a $200 million combined contract with the Defense Security Cooperation Agency to provide aircraft support to Kuwait. The possible foreign military sale covers technical, logistic and maintenance support for Kuwait’s F/A-18 C/D aircraft as part of the U.S. government’s foreign policy to …

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SSAI-BAE Team Wins $1.5B Army Logistics IDIQ

A team comprising of Support Systems Associates Inc. and BAE Systems has won a potential $1.5 billion contract to develop and apply aircraft modifications and provide logistics support to the U.S. Army, Avionics Intelligence reports. Courtney Howard writes the five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract could also include work for aviation platforms supporting …

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Navy Picks 30 for Potential $854M Marine Corps Logistics IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has selected 30 companies to compete for task orders to provide logistics support services to the Marine Corps under contracts potentially worth $854, 625, 075 combined. Task orders for the initial base year are worth up to $170, 925, 015 combined for work through May 2014 and …

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