Mary-Louise Hoffman

Boeing, General Atomics, Lockheed, Northrop to Continue MQ-25 Risk Reduction Support to Navy

Boeing, General Atomics and Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman have received one-year contract modifications to carry out additional risk reduction activities for the U.S. Navy‘s future unmanned carrier aviation air system. The Defense Department said Thursday that Northrop will refine concepts and develop trade space ahead of the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the MQ-25 UCAAS …

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ManTech Wins 2 Task Orders for DHS Program Mgmt, Technical Services; Daniel Keefe Comments

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded ManTech International a pair of task orders worth a combined $18 million for program management and technical services to the capability development support group at DHS’ science and technology directorate. ManTech said Thursday it won the task orders through the Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance II contract vehicle. …

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Security Walls Awarded NASA Facility Protective Services Contract

Security Walls has been awarded a potential five-year, $45.3 million contract to provide a range of protective services at two NASA facilities located in Alabama and Louisiana. NASA said Wednesday the company will help the agency secure physical infrastructure, technology and personnel as well as support emergency management, training requirements and range operations at the …

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Raytheon Subsidiary Completes UK Type 26 Warship Navigation System Integration

A Raytheon subsidiary has integrated a warship electronic chart display information system with an integrated navigation and bridge system developed for the U.K. navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship program. Raytheon Anschutz also performed a critical design review on the integration of the WECDIS charting software and the Raytheon Synapsis INBS, the company said Wednesday. …

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Navy Taps Astro Machine Works, Merrill Aviation for Battle Mgmt System Components

Astro Machine Works and Merrill Aviation have won five-year contracts worth up to $41.7 million combined to manufacture, assemble, inspect and deliver gun weapon system components for the U.S. Navy‘s battle management systems. Both contractors will also provide future redesigned and updated assemblies that result from the prototyping, research and developmental phases of BMS programs, the …

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Huntington Ingalls Tests Navy’s Washington Submarine at Sea

Huntington Ingalls Industries has tested the components, systems and compartments of the U.S. Navy‘s future nuclear-powered attack submarine Washington (SSN 787) during an initial round of sea trials. Washington is built through a teaming agreement between HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding division and General Dynamics’ Electric Boat subsidiary. HII said Monday. The Virginia-class submarine …

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Accura-Rosser JV Gets NASA Contract for Marshall Center Support Services

A joint venture of Accura and Rosser has been awarded a potential five-year, $39.8 million contract to perform engineering design, inspection, master planning and surveillance services at NASA‘s Marshall Space Flight Center. Accura Rosser 8(a) JV will perform contract work to help address the center’s project, institutional and program objectives for the …

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Bryan McVeigh: Army to Seek Industry Input on Robotic Mule Development

The U.S. Army looks to procure as many as 20 robotic mules from industry for operational test and evaluation by the military service’s brigade combat teams, National Defense Magazine reported Friday. Stew Magnuson writes Bryan McVeigh, project manager for force protection at the Army, said the service branch will publish a request for information soon to …

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InquisIT to Help USDA-APHIS Manage IT Systems; Mike McDermott Comments

InquisIT has secured a five-year, $17.1 million contract to provide information technology management support for a U.S. Agriculture Department organization that works to protect the health of plant and animal resources. The company said Wednesday it will support hardware, software and systems at USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service under the firm-fixed-price contract. …

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Report: Boeing Seeks to Build V-22 Aircraft Modification Hub in Pennsylvania

Boeing has asked the state of Pennsylvania for a $30 million grant to help the company redevelop a vacant industrial building in Delaware County into a modification facility for V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Monday. Jacob Adelman writes a grant application filed through the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program …

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NTT Data to Help Update DOJ’s Immigration Review IT Support System; Tim Conway Comments

NTT Data has secured a potential five-year, $34.5 million contract to help the Justice Department modernize an information technology support system at DOJ’s Executive Office for Immigration Review. Tim Conway, president of NTT Data’s public sector business and an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, said in a statement published Thursday …

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NRC Accepts NuScale Power’s Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Tech for Review

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has accepted for review Nuclear Power‘s design certification application for a company-made commercial nuclear power generation technology. NuScale, which Fluor holds a majority stake in, filed an application in late 2016 seeking NRC approval for its small modular nuclear reactor. “The exceptional news that the NRC …

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Northrop to Supply F-16 Targeting Pods to Denmark

Northrop Grumman has received a contract to supply Denmark’s air force with  targeting pods that will work to help the service branch’s F-16 pilots detect, identify and track targets. The company said Tuesday that Denmark became its first international customer to receive the fourth-generation Litening targeting system. Litening pods are designed to provide airmen situational awareness and targeting capacity when …

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Kay and Associates Gets NASA Aerospace Ground Equipment Support Contract

Kay and Associates has secured a potential $54.9 million contract to support aerospace ground equipment and provide logistics services at NASA‘s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. NASA said Tuesday the contract has a one-month phase-in period, two base years, three one-year options and an additional six-month extension. Work will include emergency and routine aircraft …

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ManTech Gets Air Force Contract to Support Stratcom, NASA Human Spaceflight Programs

The U.S. Air Force has awarded ManTech International a four-year, $8.7 million contract to support the U.S. Strategic Command’s Human Space Flight Support program as well as NASA‘s Commercial Crew Program and Orion requirements. The military branch received two bids for the contract via a competitive solicitation under the General Services Administration‘s One Acquisition Solution for …

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