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Textron’s AAI Subsidiary to Continue SOCOM UAS ISR Services Under $120M IDIQ

AAI, a subsidiary of Textron (NYSE: TXT) subsidiary, has received a potential $120 million contract to continue providing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for the  U.S. Special Operations Command‘s mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. SOCOM awarded the sole-source contract for AAI to provide worldwide support until all of the command’s operational sites complete transition to …

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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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Boeing Subsidiary Awarded $195M SOCOM ISR Services Extension

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has received a potential one-year, $195 million contract extension to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services for the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s unmanned aircraft systems. Insitu will continue its ISR support for the Mid-Endurance UAS 1.5-B platform to help address a gap for services required for the MEUAS III transition …

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Robert Miller Joins Parsons as Security & Intell Division BD Director; Carey Smith Comments

Robert Miller III, a former capture manager at KEYW Corp. (Nasdaq: KEYW), has been named director of business development for the security and intelligence division at Parsons‘ federal group. Parsons said Monday that Miller brings more than 16 years of capture and program management, signals intelligence, software development, collection systems, advanced targeting and business development experience …

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Boeing-Bell JV Gets $267M Modification on Osprey Military Aircraft Logistics Contract

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter has received a $267.25 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide additional logistics support for the V-22 Ospreys of the Marine Corps,  Air Force and Special Operations Command. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will perform work through November …

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DigitalGlobe Inks $140M Deal for IC Geospatial Info Services Provider Radiant Group

Satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has agreed to purchase Chantilly, Virginia-based geospatial information services contractor The Radiant Group for $140 million in an effort to diversify revenue and add new offerings and staff to support the U.S. intelligence and special operations community. DigitalGlobe said Tuesday it expects to close the transaction subject to …

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Northrop Lands Potential $150M Navy Contract for IR Countermeasures on Combat Aircraft

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential $149.7 million firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Navy for hardware, production test stations and technical services in support of the installation of large aircraft infrared countermeasures. The Defense Department said Friday Northrop will help integrate LAIRCM into the combat aircraft of the U.S. Army, …

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Intelligent Decisions Sells US Army Comms, Transmission Systems Assets to Tribalco; Michele Friedman Comments

Intelligent Decisions has sold the company’s U.S. Army communications and transmission systems business assets to Bethesda, Maryland-based government services contractor Tribalco after the Army Contracting Command approved the transaction. Tribalco said Friday the deal includes ID’s position as one of 12 awardees on a potential $4.1 billion U.S. Army contract vehicle awarded in September 2013 for …

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Weekly Roundup July 11 – July 15 2016: Boeing Throws Hat Into Defense Services M&A Mix & more

July 11 – July 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson    One of the world’s two largest airplane manufacturers is mulling acquisitions in the defense services arena that would continue a trend among prime contractors toward capability-based deals. Leanne Caret, …

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Weekly Roundup June 6 – June 10 2016: TSA Enlists Industry to Move Airport Lines & more

June 6 – June 10 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Long lines at airport security checkpoints have dominated the headlines lately and the agency responsible for protecting these hubs unveiled a new effort this week that enlists private sector help …

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