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14 Firms Land Spots on $998M Air Force Weapon Systems R&D IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 14 companies spots on a potential $998 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to build weapon systems for the U.S. Air Force. Contractors will research, develop, test and evaluate weapon systems, subsystems and components under the shared multiple-award contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. USAF obligated $1,000 in fiscal …

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L3 Gets Potential $230M Army Mortar Fuze Supply Contract

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has landed a potential $230 million contract to provide point detonating/delay and multi-option fuzes for U.S. Army mortars. The Army will use company-made M783 and M734A1 fuzes to perform close range and indirect fire support combat operations, L3 said Thursday. Todd Gautier, president of L3’s electronic systems business segment, said the …

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BAE’s US Arm Acquires IAP Research to Support Weapon Systems Devt Programs

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has acquired Dayton, Ohio-based engineering company IAP Research to support programs focused on the development and production of weapon systems. IAP Research has supported BAE Systems Inc.’s work to build electromagnetic railguns for more than 10 years as a subcontractor, BAE said Tuesday. Erwin Bieber, president of platforms and …

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Air Force Kicks Off JSTARS Aircraft Replacement Bid Process

The U.S. Air Force has launched a full and open competition on the development of a new Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System to support airborne battle management command-and-control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations of joint and coalition forces. A request for proposal document for the JSTARS Recapitalization program outlines  airframe, radar, communication technology and battle management …

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State Dept Clears $200M Poland Request for Lockheed Air-to-Surface Missiles

The State Department has approved a potential $200 million foreign military sale of Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile Extended Range systems,  equipment and training services to Poland. Poland ordered 70 units of AGM-158B JASSM-ER, two flight test vehicles, two mass simulant vehicles, one flight test vehicle and three separation test vehicles, …

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Army Taps AECOM for National Guard Architect-Engineering Services Contract

AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) technical services business has won a five-year, $45 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide planning, programming, design and construction support for the Army National Guard. The Defense Department said Friday that 33 bids were submitted to the National Guard Bureau in Arlington, Virginia, for the architect-engineering services contract. …

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DLA Awards Lockheed $1.8B Contract for Military Weapon Systems Support

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential $1.75 billion contract to provide consumable and depot-level repairable components for various weapon systems of the U.S. military. Lockheed will perform work in Maryland, Georgia, Texas, New York, Massachusetts and New Jersey through June, 29, 2022, the Defense Department said Thursday. The company will …

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DLA Taps Sikorsky for Potential $480M Spare Parts Contract

Sikorsky Aircraft will provide spare parts for various U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy weapon systems under a potential five-year, $480 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency. The Defense Department said Friday Sikorsky will perform work in Connecticut through June 30, 2020. The sole-source contract has an option to extend …

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Raytheon to Upgrade Navy’s Phalanx Weapon Systems

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $115.5 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Navy’s Phalanx close-in weapon systems. The company will work to remanufacture and modernize the computer-controlled radar and 20-mm gun system, Raytheon said Wednesday. Work is scheduled to complete in September 2017 under the contract that …

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Kratos Teams to Win $40M DoD Contract to Sustain Weapon and Combat Systems

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS) is on a team that will provide logistics support and sustain multiple weapon and combat systems on a two-year contract worth over $40 million. Kratos will test, evaluate , repair and overhaul certain military hardware for the U.S. Defense Department. “We are very pleased to continue to …

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