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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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Army Research Lab Approves Alcoa Vehicle Armor; Mark Vrablec Comments

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has approved an Alcoa (NYSE: AA) armor plate for use in U.S. military vehicles after being tested on a prototype ground vehicle demonstrator intended to be fuel efficient. ArmX® 5456-H151 armor plates are designed to absorb blasts and resist ballistic weapons,  Alcoa said Thursday. “Alcoa’s military-grade aluminum alloys …

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BAE Wins $149M for Army Recovery Vehicles

BAE Systems has won a $149, 882, 446 contract to provide 49 recovery vehicles to the U.S. Army and three sets of spare parts. The firm-fixed price, multi-year contract contains no options and the Army is allocating fiscal year 2013 other funding for this award, the Defense Department said Wednesday. M88A2 …

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General Dynamics Wins $562M for Special Ops Ground Vehicle

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has won a potential $562, 210, 980 contract to build ground vehicles for U.S. Special Operations Command over the next seven years. Socom received seven proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and the company will provide the vehicles to the command through delivery orders, the Defense Department …

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DynCorp Wins $35M To Train Army Soldiers On Vehicles; Kenneth Juergens Comments

DynCorp International has won a potential $35.3 million contract to help the U.S. Army train soldiers on tactical vehicles, as well as help maintain trucks and other related equipment. The competitively-awarded, fixed-price level of effort contract contains one base year and two option years, DynCorp said Thursday. “We are proud …

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BAE Bradley Engineering Change Contract Potentially $234M; Mark Signorelli Comments

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary holds a potential $234 million contract from the U.S. Army to work on an engineering change proposal for the branch’s Bradley vehicle. According to a BAE release, the company received a $55 million award to enter the second phase of the ECP program and received $16 …

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BAE Army Bradley Upgrade Contract Now $646M; Joe McCarthy Comments

BAE Systems‘ contract to upgrade Bradley vehicles for the U.S. Army is now worth $646 million, the company announced Monday. The company said it received a $306 million contract modification in addition to the $340 million BAE has received to purchase upgrade materials for the Bradley program. Today’s Bradley vehicles …

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BAE, Northrop Team Taps Ford for Tactical Vehicle Engines

BAE Systems has selected Ford Motor Co. to provide engines for a BAE-led light vehicle production team, the defense and aerospace contractor announced Monday. The team, including Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) and Meritor Defense, will submit proposals for the vehicle’s engineering and manufacturing development phase Wednesday. That phase covers …

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Booz Allen Wins $44M Air Force Space Vehicle R&D Contract

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. (NYSE: BAH) won a $44, 300, 000 U.S. Air Force contract to provide research and development for air and space vehicle structures, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. The McLean, Va.-based government contracting and consulting firm will also provide design studies, experimental data analysis, systems engineering and technology …

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Navistar Wins $880M to Upgrade MRAP Vehicles

The U.S. Navy has awarded Navistar Defense (NYSE: NAV) an $879, 923, 195 firm-fixed-priced delivery order to upgrade the company’s Maxxpro mine resistant ambush protected vehicles, the Pentagon announced Monday. The Pentagon said Navistar will provide 2, 717 rolling chassis units, 10 engineering change proposals and 25 contract data list …

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