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USSOCOM #1 Unfunded Priority: Laser-Armed C-130s

U.S. Special Operations Command’s top unfunded priority is to equip C-130s with lasers, according to Lt. Gen. Brad Webb of Air Force Special Operations Command. Currently, command has money for only “the first steps” of the project, he said. AFSOC wants to install a moderately low kilowatt laser in order to …

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SOCOM Adds Arcturus to Potential $475M UAS ISR Contract

Arcturus UAV has won a spot under a potential five-year, $475 million contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract has four one-year ordering periods followed by one six-month ordering period. Boeing‘s (NYSE: …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Cybersecurity, China, NIST and More

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup June 12 – June 16 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Many agencies, companies, organizations and individuals were caught off-guard by the recent rise in cyber …

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Harris Wins Potential $255M IDIQ to Replace USSOCOM Legacy Manpack Radios

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential six-year, $255 million contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command to build a manpack radio system that will replace current radio models such as AN/PRC-117F and AN/PRC-117G. The Defense Department said Monday the company will provide a Next Generation Manpack Radio system to help facilitate two-channel communications between special operations forces. STC …

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USSOCOM Awards $475M UAS ISR Contract Spots to Boeing, Textron Subsidiaries

Subsidiaries of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron (NYSE: TXT) have landed spots under a potential five-year, $475 million contract that covers mid-endurance unmanned aircraft system intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Boeing’s Insitu business and Textron’s AAI Corp. subsidiary will vie for task orders under the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

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Textron Subsidiary Wins $475M USSOCOM Unmanned Aircraft ISR Services IDIQ

AAI, a subsidiary of Textron (NYSE: TXT),  has won a potential $475 million contract to provide unmanned aircraft system intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has an ordering period of four and a half years and will run through July 2022, the Defense Department said Monday. USSOCOM received …

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Lockheed Subcontracts General Atomics for Li-ion Batteries on USSOCOM Dry Combat Submersibles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has subcontracted General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems subsidiary to provide the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s Dry Combat Submersible vehicles with Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant battery systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The LiFT battery will work to power DCS propulsion and internal support systems as it transports personnel in …

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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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USSOCOM Taps 4 Companies For Aviation Support Services IDIQ

Avwatch,  Broadbay Group,  Coastal Defense and Consulting Services Group will compete for task orders under a U.S. Special Operations Command contract to provide  aviation support services to the Naval Special Warfare Command. The Defense Department said Monday the multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year ordering period that will run through Aug. 7, 2021. Contractors will perform work …

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USSOCOM Picks Battelle for Commercial Vehicle Procurement, Lockheed for Dry Combat Submersible Development

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded a $170 million contract to Battelle for the procurement of non-standard commercial vehicles and a $166 million contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to develop a dry combat submersible system for USSOCOM. Battelle will configure trucks and sport utility vehicles for the command in order to allow for the integration …

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