Contract Awards

Lumen Secures Navy JAG Connectivity Contract; Zain Ahmed Quoted

Zain Ahmed Lumen Technologies

Lumen Technologies has recently won a potential 12-year, task order under the General Services Administration’s (GSA) $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) program, to provide secure high-speed connectivity, WiFi, unified communications and managed network services to the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps. Lumen will operate on an initial one-year term with 11 additional one-year options available to continue work.

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CAES, Raytheon Partner to Connect Military Aircraft, Commercial Satellite Internet; Mike Kahn Quoted

Mike Kahn President and CEO CAES

Raytheon Technologies' intelligence and space business has teamed up with CAES to develop a connectivity platform for U.S. Air Force aircraft to access commercial satellite internet services. CAES said Monday it will build a radio frequency signal converter for integration into a phased array antenna Raytheon is developing to support the Air Force Research Laboratory-led Defense Experimentation Using Commercial Space Internet program.

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General Dynamics to Produce Missile Seeker Components for Raytheon SM-3 Interceptor

Raytheon SM-3

Raytheon Technologies has awarded General Dynamics a pair of contracts worth $43 million combined to manufacture seeker components for two new variants of the Standard Missile-3 system. General Dynamics said Monday its mission systems unit will provide optical hardware to Raytheon's missiles and defense business for integration into the SM-3 Block IB and IIA interceptors.

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Akima Subsidiary Awarded FEMA Task Order for Grant Data Analytics Services

Akima

Akima announced on Wednesday that its subsidiary, RiverTech, has been awarded a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Grant Programs Directorate (GPD) task order to provide support to enhance its data analysis and reporting. The potential five-year task order is made under the One Acquisition Solutions for Integrated Services (OASIS) small business contract vehicle.

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Virgin Orbit’s New LauncherOne Mission to Send DOD, International Satellites to Space in June

Virgin Orbit

Virgin Orbit announced on Thursday that its LauncherOne rocket is fully assembled and will soon be shipped to Mojave Air and Space Port in California for pre-launch operations. The rocket’s upcoming mission is called Tubular Bells, Part One, which will launch CubeSat satellites for the Department of Defense (DOD) and Royal Netherlands Air Force, as well as two optical satellites for SatRevolution. The launch is scheduled for June of this year. 

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Air Force Selects Eclypsium for Enterprise Device Security Research Project

Eclypsium

Eclypsium has received a contract to examine the feasibility of using company-built technology to monitor and secure devices across the U.S. Air Force. The company said Friday it aims to show the potential use of an enterprise device security platform to the Department of Defense under a Small Business Innovation Research Phase 1 contract from the Air Force's AFWERX organization.

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Leidos Secures Position on DIA’s $12.6B IT Support IDIQ; Vicki Schmanske Quoted

Vicki Schmanske President Leidos Intelligence Group

Leidos announced on Thursday that it has been awarded a spot on potential $12.6 billion Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise III (SITE III) contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). The company will continue supporting DIA and compete for task orders to support the overall information technology (IT) program. SITE III runs for ten years and is a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.

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