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GE Awarded $84M Army Helicopter Engine Upgrade Contract

General Electric (NYSE: GE) has been awarded an $84.1 million contract for overhaul and modernization of engines for two kinds of U.S. Army helicopter platform. The company will update T700 series engines for the service branch’s Black Hawk attack helicopters and Apache utility helicopters under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday. The Army …

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Orbital ATK Caps Tests on Rocket Motor Prototype With 3D-Printed Metal Parts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed static test firings of a solid rocket motor prototype that the company built with metal components produced using the additive manufacturing process, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the test series is the industry’s first demonstration of a …

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DynCorp, Army to Work on Post-Military Employment Program for Soldiers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — DynCorp International plans to enter into a partnership agreement with the U.S. Army on Nov. 12 in efforts to connect soldiers to employment opportunities after they complete military service, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the arrangement would support the Army’s Partnership for …

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Army Picks 170 for Potential $8.3B CBRN R&D Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded 170 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $8.27 billion contract to help the service research and develop chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense systems. The hybrid contract also covers R&D work on high-yield explosive defense platforms, equipment, material, supplies and other technology for the Joint Enterprise …

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Army, Booz Allen Vet Susan Lawrence Joins Accenture Natl Security Practice

Susan Lawrence, formerly a senior vice president for Booz Allen Hamilton’s (NYSE: BAH) defense market group, has been named a managing director within the national security practice at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business. The 40-year U.S. Army veteran will help Accenture Federal Services’ clients develop and implement mission support and …

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CACI Wins $91M Army Airborne ISR Tech Support Order; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won a potential four-year, $91 million task order to help a U.S. Army organization research, develop and evaluate airborne intelligence systems. The company said Monday it will assist the Flight Activity of the Army’s Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center in efforts to maintain, integrate, operate and provide …

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Michael Strianese: L3 Evaluates ‘Strategic Options’ for Vertex Aerospace Business

Michael Strianese, chairman and CEO at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), has said the company has begun to assess strategic alternatives for Vertex Aerospace business after the New York-based aerospace and defense contractor posted a goodwill impairment charge for Vertex during the third quarter of 2017. Strianese said in a statement …

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Peraton Offers Tech-Enabled Emergency Response Services Under Army Program; Stu Shea Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 26, 2017 — Peraton will vie for work to perform technology-based services for emergency response management as part of the U.S. Army‘s Deployable Adaptive Global Responder Support program, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 17. The company said Oct. 17 it will provide the services through its position under a potential $480 …

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DHA Awards 36 Spots on Potential $7.5B Military Healthcare Staffing IDIQ

The Defense Health Agency has awarded 36 small-business positions on a potential five-year, $7.5 billion contract to provide medical staffing services to U.S. military treatment facilities. The multiple-award contract solicited through FedBizOpps contains a five-year ordering period that will commence Dec. 1 and run through Nov. 20, 2022, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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Army to Task L3 Technologies for Supply of Kits to Update Mine Detection Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2017 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) is eyeing a potential sale of up to 1,800 upgrade kits for the U.S. Army‘s AN/PSS-14 mine detection technology to address the service branch’s requirements for maintainability, performance, reliability and sustainment, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Army said in a FedBizOpps notice posted …

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