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McAleese & Associates: Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Readiness, Info Management

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on Navy Secretary Richard Spencer‘s speech at the Surface Navy Association’s Annual National Symposium. Spencer, a 2019 Wash100 winner, said at the SNA event that the Navy needs a sense of urgency and to ramp up speed and rate of change to address …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Calls for Clear Gov’t Strategy, Funds for Commercial Satcom Procurement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, has said the government needs a defined strategy and funding for the acquisition, operations and maintenance of commercial satellite communications capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 13. Space News reported Dec. 12 …

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Engility, ManTech, Noblis, SAIC to Provide DHS R&D Services Under $325M SETA III Contract

Four companies have secured spots on a potential five-year, $325M contract to provide research, development, test and evaluation support services for the Department of Homeland Security. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says Engility (NYSE: EGL), ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT), Noblis and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) will compete for …

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McAleese & Associates Assesses Defense Spending Trends

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says investors should expect the defense budget for fiscal years 2020 and 2021 at a range of $700B to $716B per year. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, wrote in the report that the Pentagon’s overall budget in FY 2019 demonstrates …

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SPA-Envisioneering JV Lands RDT&E Work Under $28B DTIC-IAC Contract; William Vantine Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 20, 2018 — A joint venture between Systems Planning and Analysis and Envisioneering has secured a position to vie for work under a potential $28B Defense Department contract for research, development, evaluation and test support services, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. SPA said Sept. 13 the JV was named a contractor …

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IAP Secures Spot in Potential $37B Army Contract Vehicle; Doug Kitani Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2017 — IAP Worldwide Services will work to provide technology platforms and services to Defense Department customers under the potential $37.4 billion Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday its position as a Phase 1 awardee in the U.S. Army contract …

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Lockheed Gets $129M F-35 Core Processor Order Modification

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) aeronautics business has secured a two-year, $129.4 million delivery order modification from the U.S. Navy to perform additional work on the TR-3 integrated core processor and related subsystems for the F-35 program. The Defense Department said Wednesday work under the modification seeks to address diminishing manufacturing sources challenges in the production of lot 15 F-35s …

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Engineering Research and Consulting Wins $99M IDIQ to Support Air Force’s Seek Eagle Office

Engineering Research and Consulting has won a $99 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide analysis, modeling and tools support services to a USAF office responsible for the aircraft-stores certification process. The Defense Department said Wednesday ERC will conduct analysis, engineering, modeling, simulation and product development, administrative and project management efforts for the military branch’s …

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ManTech to Provide Cyber R&D Support Under $5B DTIC Contract; Bill Varner Comments

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide cyber research and development support to the Defense Technical Information Center under the potential $5 billion Cyber Security and Information Systems Technical Area Tasks multiple-award contract. The company said Friday the contract covers software analysis, information assurance, modeling and simulation, knowledge management and other support services …

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