Contract Awards

Akima Subsidiary Secures Spot on Potential $835M USAF Aircraft Maintenance Contract; Scott Rauer Quoted

AKIMA

An Akima subsidiary has won a seat on a potential 10-year, $835 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force for aircraft support services. Under the Rotary Wing Maintenance Contract Consolidation IDIQ, Akima Logistics Services will provide helicopter maintenance operations to support operational and training missions of the service branch.

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Air Force Taps Lockheed to Develop Long-Range Radar Interface

TPS-75 radar

Lockheed Martin has received a follow-on contract to develop a data transmission interface as part of the U.S. Air Force's rapid prototyping competition to modernize the legacy TPS-75 military radar system. The integration contract under the Three Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar development program has options for the company to manufacture up to 35 systems, the military service said Wednesday.

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BAE to Help DARPA Create Wideband RF Interference Protection Mechanisms

WARP concept

BAE Systems has received a pair of contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design methods for protecting wideband receiver systems from radio frequency signal interference when used in electromagnetic spectrum operations. The company said Wednesday it will help DARPA explore self-interference or external signal cancelation approaches as part of the Wideband Adaptive RF Protection effort.

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SparkCognition Business Lands SBIR Contract to Help AFRL Develop AI-Based Manpower Planning Concepts

SparkCognition Government Systems

SparkCognition’s government systems business has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to help the lab implement artificial intelligence and machine learning concepts for readiness and manpower planning. SGS said Wednesday that it secured the award as part of the first phase of the Department of Defense’s Small Business Innovation Research program.

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Army Taps SAIC-Led Team for $3.6B Embedded System Test Support Contract; Gabe Camarillo Quoted

Gabe Camarillo SVP of Army Business Unit SAIC

An industry team led by Science Applications International Corp. has won a potential $3.6 billion contract to help the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Aviation and Missile Center engineer testing platforms for embedded devices and other systems. SAIC said Wednesday it will provide life cycle engineering support for hardware-in-the-loop simulation and modeling processes at the software, simulation, systems engineering and integration directorate under DEVCOM AvMC.

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Phosphorus to Help Air Force Secure IoT Devices Under AFWERX SBIR Contract; Chris Rouland Quoted

Chris Rouland Founder and CEO Phosphorus Cybersecurity

Phosphorus Cybersecurity has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop a technology that could help the service protect its internet of things-based devices in a 5G environment from vulnerabilities. The company will conduct research and apply its proprietary technology to help secure the service’s 5G-enabled devices from cyber threats under the AFWERX Small Business Innovation Research 20.3 Phase I contract.

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Fluor-BWXT Partnership Receives $690M DOE Contract Extension For Portsmouth Plant Cleanup Work; Ken Camplin Quoted

Ken Camplin President BWXT NSG

A joint venture between Fluor and BWX Technologies will continue to provide environmental management services at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Ohio under a potential $690 million contract extension awarded by the Department of Energy. "We believe that BWXT’s footprint at seven sites supporting the DOE’s Environmental Management mission demonstrates the breadth and depth of our company’s waste management, environmental remediation and site clean-up capabilities,” said Ken Camplin, president of BWXT’s nuclear services group. 

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Perspecta Labs to Support DOD 5G Testbed Programs; Petros Mouchtaris Quoted

Petros Mouchtaris President Perspecta Labs

Perspecta’s research and engineering arm has received two contracts worth $8.1 million combined to provide prototyping support for the Department of Defense’s 5G testbed initiatives. Perspecta Labs secured a 36-month, $5 million contract to provide an end-to-end logistics security platform to support a 5G-driven “smart warehouse” at Naval Base Coronado in California, Perspecta said Monday.

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AT&T Receives NASA Task Order for Managed Communication Services

Telecom services

AT&T has received a $49.1 million task order with an 18-month base performance period to help NASA personnel transmit voice, data and video content using the company's telecommunication services. The company will provide carrier-managed services to NASA-operated centers and facilities under the firm-fixed-price Communications Mission Network Services task order, the space agency said Friday.

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DISA Releases Draft Solicitation for $960M Test, Evaluation and Certification II Services IDIQ

Defense Information Systems Agency

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a draft request for proposals for a potential $960 million follow-on contract for test and evaluation support services. The proposed Test, Evaluation and Certification II Services vehicle will be a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a base performance period of four years, five option years and a six-month option term.

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