Tag Archives: U.S. Air Force

Carnegie Mellon Awarded $732M to Help DoD Manage Software R&D Center

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Carnegie Mellon University a $732 million contract to run the federally funded Software Engineering Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, through June 30, 2020. The military service will obligate $500, 000 in fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds at the time of award, the …

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PAE Awarded $116M to Support USAF Aerial Target System Testing

PAE has won a $115.9 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force operate, maintain and test aerial target systems under the military service’s weapons evaluation program. The Defense Department said Wednesday that PAE’s aviation and technical services unit will support lethality testing of air-to-air missile, fighter and conventional precision …

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USAF Awards 6 Companies Spots on $950M Military Construction Contract

Six companies have landed spots on a potential seven-year, $950 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide design, construction and architect-engineering services at government sites globally. The Defense Department said Monday that contractors will compete to perform A-E services to support military construction, family housing projects and programs …

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Dell-General Dynamics-Microsoft Team to Help USAF Adopt Cloud Collaboration Tech

A team comprising Dell, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will help to construct a cloud-based online productivity and collaboration platform for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force’s Collaboration Pathfinder system will be built to employ a U.S. Defense Department-dedicated version of Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud technology, the military …

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US Air Force Picks Eight Firms for $100M Advisory, Research IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has selected eight companies to provide advisory services and research assistance under a $99.7 million contract. The companies will work to perform clinical support services, assist in biomedical research, evaluate technologies and support administrative and functional works under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Tuesday. …

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MDA Lands $50M IDIQ Contract for USAF Navigational Tool

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has won a potential five-year, $50.1 million contract to provide a navigational system for the U.S. Air Force. MDA said Tuesday the navigation tool will work to help manage flight paths for USAF pilots during aircraft landings and takeoffs. The military branch will authorize $4.7 million …

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Northrop Receives Software Updates Work on AF Drones

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 30, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) Aerospace Systems a $16.2 million contract for software integration work on the service’s Global Hawk fleet of unmanned aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Pentagon said Friday the modification includes corrections to current software …

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US Air Force Picks 8 Firms for $5B Contingency Logistics Support IDIQ

Eight companies have won positions on a potential six-year,  $5 billion contract to provide logistics, base life and operations support services on a contingency basis to the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force received 10 proposals for the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program IV indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. The …

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Former NRO Director Bruce Carlson Elected to Lockheed Board; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Bruce Carlson, who led the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office from 2009 to 2012, will officially join Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) on July 1 as a member of the board of directors. Lockheed said Thursday that Carlson, a retired U.S. Air Force general, will also serve on the board’s nominating and …

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Northrop Awarded $74M to Update F-16 Targeting Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 25, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) landing a contract worth $74 million from the U.S. Air Force to update the targeting system onboard F-16 jets into Litening G4 technology. Jim Mocarski, vice president of Northrop Grumman’s airborne tactical sensors business unit, …

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