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Sikorsky Wins $435M for Marine Corps Heavy Lift Helicopters; Michael Torok Comments

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has won a $435 million contract to build four heavy lift helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps to fly during operational evaluation missions. This award falls under the potential $3.5 billion system development and demonstration contract Sikorsky won in April 2006, Sikorsky said Thursday. To date, Sikorsky …

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Larry Prior Named CSC Defense, Intell Group VP and GM

Editor’s Note 6/6/13: GovCon Wire inadvertently published a draft version of this story that incorrectly indicated that Larry Prior had previously worked at CSC and misstated Alan Weakley’s role with the firm. This misleading copy was never meant to be published and we apologize for any confusion. The below story …

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Marine Corps Unveils Lockheed F-35B Operation Plan

The U.S. Marine Corps has announced it will fly 16 Lockheed Martin-made (NYSE: LMT) F-35 jets in an initial operational capability, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. Michael Hoffman writes USMC pilots will operate the F-35 variant designed for short takeoff and landing, intended to help hover the aircraft prior to landing. …

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GovCon Wire Captures Public Sector Focus on IDIQs, Shared Contract Vehicles

Many government agencies now seek the products and services of GovCon firms through indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracting vehicles, where companies compete for orders to provide that product or service to an agency. The General Services Administration says it uses IDIQs when it cannot determine a specific amount of supplies or services the …

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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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Battelle to Help Navy, Marine Corps Form Environmental Practices

Battelle has won a potential $15 million contract contract option to help the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps implement technology and develop green remediation practices for environmental services programs. This modification exercises the second option under a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with the Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center and increases the …

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BAE to Convert Army Tanks For $2B Hercules Program; Mark Signorelli Comments

BAE Systems has won a $28.7 million contract to convert 11 medium recovery vehicles into new configurations intended to help the U.S. Army recover 70-ton vehicles. This award increases the total value of BAE’s contracts for the Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift and Evacuation System vehicles program to $2.1 …

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CSC to Help Marines Engineer C4 Systems

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a potential $29.9 million contract to provide technical and engineering support to the U.S. Marine Corps for C4 systems (command, control, communications and computers). The contract includes an initial base year worth $7.2 million and four option years that would bring the contract …

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CSC Wins Marine Corps C4 Engineering IDIQ

Computer Sciences Corp. has won a potential $29, 872, 026 contract to provide technical and engineering support to the U.S. Marine Corps for C4 programs (command, control, communications and computers). The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains three options that would bring the award to its full cumulative value and extend work to …

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General Dynamics to Build Navy Ship Gun Systems; Michael Bolon Comments

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business unit has won a $25.7 million contract to produce eight gun systems for the U.S. Navy to use on San Antonio-class and Littoral Combat Ships. The MK46 30mm Naval Weapon Systems are intended to function as the San Antonio-class’ main deck gun and as the …

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