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Leidos Receives $278M Army Tech Fielding Support Order Under RS3 Contract Vehicle

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a potential five-year, $278M task order to help the U.S. Army field weapon systems, equipment, computers and communication systems. The task order has a one-year base period, followed by four one-year options, and is the first award the company won through the $37.4B Responsive Strategic …

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McAleese & Associates: Service Secretaries Talk Readiness, Priorities at CSIS Event

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from a Center for Strategic and International Studies-hosted discussion held Friday with the secretaries of military branches about the state of their services and priorities. Army Secretary Mark Esper said the service works to build up readiness recovery through 2022 before …

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Jeff Boushell Joins Mission Essential as Capture VP

Jeff Boushell, former director at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC), has joined Herndon, Va.-based Mission Essential as vice president of capture, GovCon Wire has learned. Prior to SAIC, he held senior leadership positions at CSRA’s defense and intelligence group, Altus Consulting, Vulnerability Research Labs, Verizon’s (NYSE: VZ) federal network …

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McAleese & Associates: General Dynamics Projects 2019 CapEx to Rise to $1.2B Driven by Submarine Programs

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) posted $36.2B in full-year 2018 sales, up 17 percent from the previous year. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report that the increase was primarily driven by $3.7B in …

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Raytheon to Support Army Multimode Airborne Radios Under $406M Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a four-year, $406.3M contract to provide hardware components and support services for a radio system used to facilitate communications on U.S. Army aviation platforms. Work covers repair, logistical, engineering and technical support for the Army’s AN/ARC-231 Multiple-Mode Aviation Radio Suite, the Department of Defense said Thursday. The …

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BAE to Produce Additional APKWS II Laser-Guided Rockets for US, Foreign Military Clients

BAE Systems has received a $225M delivery order to manufacture additional laser-guided  rockets for U.S. military and foreign military sales customers. The Department of Defense said Wednesday BAE’s information and electronic systems integration business will provide 9,999 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems under lot 7 full-rate production to the U.S. Navy, Army and Marine Corps …

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GovCon Industry Vet John Hillen Named EverWatch CEO

The Honorable Dr. John Hillen, formerly executive-in-residence and professor of practice at George Mason University’s School of Business, has been named CEO of Ashburn, Va.-based government technology services contractor EverWatch. “Looking at the technology solutions sector as both a corporate leader and a former government official, it is clear to …

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McAleese & Associates: Raytheon Recorded $42.4B in 2018 Total Backlog

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) saw its 2018 bookings jump 16 percent to $32.2B, which resulted in a book-to-bill ratio of 1.2. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report that Raytheon posted a total backlog of …

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GE Subsidiary Wins $517M Army Contract to Develop Helicopter Turbine Engine

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation subsidiary has won a potential $517.4M engineering and manufacturing development contract to provide a new turbine engine for the U.S. Army’s Apache and Black Hawk helicopters. Army Contracting Command received two bids for the Improved Turbine Engine Program via the internet and obligated $130M in fiscal 2019 research, development, …

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Army Selects Three Firms for $387M Herbert Hoover Dike Rehabilitation Contract

Bencor Global, Treviicos South and Bauer Foundation will compete for task orders under a potential five-year, $387M to help the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rehabilitate the Herbert Hoover Dike’s cutoff wall. The project is scheduled to conclude by Jan. 30, 2024, the Department of Defense said Thursday. USACE received three …

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