Tag Archives: U.S. Military

DLA Awards $90M Fire, Emergency Equipment Supply Contract Extension to Six Firms

Six small businesses have received 120-day bridge contracts worth $90M combined from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide equipment for the U.S. military’s fire and emergency operations. The Department of Defense said Thursday work under the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract extensions will take place in California, Illinois, Maryland, Virginia and Washington through …

Read More »

Leidos Gets Recognition in ‘Best for VETS’ Index

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been included in the Military Times’ 2017-2018 Best for VETS Index for its support to U.S. military veterans and their families, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday this is its third year in the publication’s ranking of veteran employers based on …

Read More »

KGL to Help Manage US Military’s Gulf Logistics, Distribution Operations Under Potential $1.4B Contract

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Kuwait and Gulf Link Transport a potential 60-month, $1.38 billion  to oversee logistics and distributions operations of the U.S. military in the Gulf region. KGL said Thursday it will help DLA procure, import, store and distribute various food products from U.S. and Gulf suppliers for more than 20,000 …

Read More »

Report: Pentagon Plans to Send Thousands of U.S. Troops to Afghanistan

The Department of Defense is planning to send between 3,000 to 5,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, reports CBS News. An announcement on the exact number from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected in the next few days or weeks. The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has said that he …

Read More »

U.S. Holds First Successful Tests of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Defense System

The U.S. military successfully launched its first-ever missile defense test involving a simulated attack by an intercontinental ballistic (ICBM) missile. During the test, a Boeing-developed interceptor, carrying the Raytheon-built EKV, was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, following the launch of an ICBM from Kwajalein Atoll, stated an Aerojet press …

Read More »

Orbital ATK Secures $69M Precision Guidance Kits Contract Option; Dan Olson Comments

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has been awarded a $69 million contract to produce artillery precision guidance kits for the U.S. military. Orbital ATK is scheduled to complete production work for PGK fuzes by 2019 under a second option of a previously awarded full-rate production contract, the company said Thursday. The projectiles …

Read More »

Siemens Wins Order on Potential $2B Radiology Systems Contract

The Defense Logistics Agency has exercised an option on a Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc. contract for military radiology systems worth up to $1, 939, 052, 511. The Defense Department said the company will deliver subsystems and associated parts to the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and other federal civilian agencies. …

Read More »

Boeing Offering F-15 to South Korea, Lockheed Touts Hercules to Intl. Customers

Both Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) will offer variations of existing aircraft to potential foreign customers, WRWR-TV reported. Boeing will offer its F-15 Silent Eagle to South Korea, as the country is looking to replace its F-4 Phantom aircraft, according to WRWR. Brad Jones, Boeing’s F-15 …

Read More »

L-3 Looks to Raise $500M in 3.95% Notes

L-3 Communications Corp. (NYSE: LLL) announced today that it is looking to raise $500 million from 3.95 percent senior notes, due Nov. 15, 2016. L-3, a prime contractor in command, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance with the U.S. Military, announced it intends to use the net proceeds in conjunction with cash on …

Read More »