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Parsons Buys OGSystems to Add Geospatial Intell Expertise

Parsons has purchased Chantilly, Va.-based technology services contractor OGSystems for an undisclosed sum in a move to deepen expertise in geospatial intelligence and big data analytics. Chuck Harrington, chairman and CEO of Parsons, said in a statement released Monday the company’s strategy is focused on disruptive technology platforms built to …

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SOCOM Awards Boeing-Sikorsky JV Potential $1.1B Special Ops Helicopter Support IDIQ

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky subsidiary has received a potential seven-year, $1.10B contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command to provide life cycle support for MH-6, MH-47 and MH-60 helicopters. Boeing Sikorsky Aircraft Support will support program management, field service representatives, sustaining engineering, …

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General Atomics to Supply Li-ion Battery for Testing on SOCOM Undersea Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 24, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit will deliver a prototype lithium-ion battery system for the U.S. Special Operations Command’s manned underwater vehicles under a new contract focused on integration and testing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will provide a Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant …

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Insitu Gets Additional $232M SOCOM UAS ISR Task Order

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary a potential $232 million task order under a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Wednesday the order has a $5,000 minimum value and extends Insitu’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services for the MEUAS II-B platform. …

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Boeing to Help Engineer SOCOM MH-47 Helicopter Under Potential $264M IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential five-year, $264 million contract to support engineering work on the U.S. Special Operations Command’s MH-47 helicopter platform. The company will provide personnel, data, transportation, facilities and equipment needed to engineer the special missions helicopter under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. SOCOM will …

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Jacobs Wins $110M SOCOM Enterprise Operations, Maintenance Support IDIQ

Jacobs Engineering Group’s (NYSE: JEC) technology business has won a potential five-year, $110 million contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command to provide enterprise operations and maintenance surge support services. SOCOM will obligate $5,000 in fiscal 2018 O&M funds at the time of award and work is scheduled to be completed April …

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Retired Maj. Gen. Jeff Smith Named Harris VP for Army, SOCOM Business Development

Jeff Smith, a retired U.S. Army major general with more than 30 years of leadership experience, has been named vice president of business development at Harris (NYSE: HRS). Harris said Thursday Smith will oversee the company’s strategic relationships with the Army, Special Operations Command and industry partners in his new position. He previously …

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Sierra Nevada Lands Potential $205M IDIQ for USSOCOM Counter-IED Tech Support

Sierra Nevada Corp. has secured a potential five-year, $205 million contract to provide support services for electronic warfare technology the U.S. Special Operations Command uses to disrupt radio-controlled improvised explosive devices. The Defense Department said Monday SNC will support the command’s Dismounted Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare systems and perform contract work …

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USSOCOM #1 Unfunded Priority: Laser-Armed C-130s

U.S. Special Operations Command’s top unfunded priority is to equip C-130s with lasers, according to Lt. Gen. Brad Webb of Air Force Special Operations Command. Currently, command has money for only “the first steps” of the project, he said. AFSOC wants to install a moderately low kilowatt laser in order to …

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BAE to Install RF Countermeasure Systems on C130Js Under $67M SOCOM Contract Modification

BAE Systems has secured a potential 30-month, $67 million contract modification to install its Radio Frequency Countermeasure platform aboard the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s fleet of MC-130J Commando II and AC-130J Ghostrider aircraft. The contract also covers systems integration services and was awarded following a technology demonstration and system design phase, BAE said Wednesday. …

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