Tag Archives: Marine Corps

Leidos to Modernize Army Fires C2 System Under Potential $102M Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a potential five-year, $102 million contract to perform systems engineering, software development and integration on a fire support command-and-control system for the U.S. Army. The company said Tuesday it will update the Army’s Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System to help optimize the platform’s functionality, simplify user training …

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CAE Books $139M Defense Contracts for Aircraft Training Products & Services; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has secured more than $138.5 million in contracts during the first quarter of its 2018 fiscal year to provide aircraft simulation products, training services and in-service support to U.S. and international defense customers. Montreal-based CAE said Tuesday it received contracts from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) MAS subsidiary and Airbus Group‘s …

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DoD Estimates F-35 Program Costs to Spike to $406 Billion

The Pentagon’s most expensive  F-35 fighter jet program is expected to become even more pricey as costs spike nearly 7 percent to $406.5 billion. There is at least $27 billion in overruns, according to a draft of the Selected Acquisition Report to be submitted this week to Congress obtained by Bloomberg. …

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Lockheed Gets $74M in Navy Contract Modifications for Lots 11, 12 F-35 Parts, Engineering Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) two contract modifications worth approximately $73.9 million combined to provide materials and services to support the low-rate initial production of F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Lockheed will provide long-lead parts and components for additional five lot 12 F-35B fighter jets under a $43.9 million …

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Northrop Wins $93M Marine C2 Software Development, Maintenance IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential four-year, $93 million contract to help the U.S. Marine Corps develop and maintain software for a command and control personal computer system. The company will also provide software development and maintenance support for a tactical service oriented architecture under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense …

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PAE-Parsons JV Secures $85M Navy Contract for Military Guam Base Operations Support

A joint venture of PAE and Parsons has secured a potential $84.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy to carry out a range of base operations support services at Joint Region Marianas in Guam. DZSP 21 will provide management, administration, port operations, ordnance, material management, facility management, facility investment, electrical, steam, …

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Marines Ready to Launch 3-D Printed Drones

Marines are ready to launch a 3-D-printed drone, nicknamed the “Nibbler,” into combat zones in the upcoming weeks, reports 3D Printing Industry. The Nibbler would be able to operate like other, far more expensive unmanned aircraft and conduct “over the hill” intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. The Nibbler is composed of …

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CH2M-Clark Nexsen JV Wins $100M Navy Energy Project Support IDIQ

A joint venture of CH2M and Clark Nexsen has won a potential five-year, $100 million contract to help the U.S. Navy to architect, engineer and design energy systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers energy management, architectural, mechanical, electrical, civil, structural and environmental support to DoD utility, water and energy …

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Bell Helicopter to Repair UH-1Y, AH-1Z Aircraft Items Under $147M Navy Contract

Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary has landed a potential $146.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to repair 35 items used on the UH-1Y utility helicopter and the AH-1Z attack helicopter. The Defense Department said Thursday the firm-fixed-price contract contains a two-year base period that will run through June 2019 and a one-year unpriced …

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David Funk Named General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Hitachi Data Systems’ Federal Arm

David Funk, former general counsel and director of contracts at information technology services contractor Govplace, has joined Hitachi Data Systems‘ federal government business as general counsel and corporate secretary. HDS said Wednesday Funk will report directly to President and CEO David Turner and be responsible for the unit’s legal, contractual and industrial security compliance functions. He succeeds Monica DeNeale, who transitioned to …

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