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  • Boeing Gets USAF Contract Modification to Extend F-15 OEM for Saudi Arabia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Gets USAF Contract Modification to Extend F-15 OEM for Saudi Arabia

    Boeing will continue to provide aircraft original equipment manufacturing services for Saudi Arabia under a¬†$49.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday the modification adds one year to the performance period of an existing contract that supports the F-15SA OEM requirements of the Royal Saudi Air Force. The modification […] More

  • Australia's Request for $148M in M795 Howitzer Ammo Gets State Dept Approval - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Australia's Request for $148M in M795 Howitzer Ammo Gets State Dept Approval

    The State Department has approved Australia's request to buy M795¬†155mm high-explosive projectiles from the U.S. government under a potential $148 million foreign military sales transaction. Australia plans to use the howitzer ammunition to build up homeland defense capability, deter regional threats and meet its operational readiness training needs, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday. […] More

  • General Atomics to Support UK MQ-9B RPA Program Under $81M USAF FMS Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics to Support UK MQ-9B RPA Program Under $81M USAF FMS Contract

    General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has received an¬†$80.9 million U.S. Air Force¬†contract to design, build, integrate and test components in support of the U.K.’s¬†MQ-9B Protector program. The¬†service branch will obligate $33.5 million in FMS funds at the time of award,¬† the¬† Defense Department¬†said Friday. The U.K. said it will initially buy 16 units of the¬†Protector […] More

  • Lockheed Debuts South Korea's 1st F-35A; Marillyn Hewson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Debuts South Korea’s 1st F-35A; Marillyn Hewson Comments

    Lockheed Martin has rolled out the first F-35A¬†aircraft built for the South Korean air force at a ceremony held Wednesday at the company’s production facility in¬†Fort Worth, Texas. South Korean fighter pilots and maintainers will train at¬†Luke Air Force Base in Arizona prior to the aircraft’s flight to its operational base in Cheongju sometime in […] More

  • L3 Receives $51M Modification on Army Mortar Fuze FMS Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Receives $51M Modification on Army Mortar Fuze FMS Contract

    L3 Technologies‘ fuzing and ordnance systems unit has received a¬†$50.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to supply¬†M734A1 and M783 fuze units to Afghanistan and Bahrain. The modification is part of a foreign military sales deal and¬†work will take place in Cincinnati, Ohio through¬†Jan. 31, 2022, the¬†Defense Department¬†said Wednesday. The Army used fiscal 2016 […] More

  • Harris to Produce IDECM Jammer Systems for Kuwait - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Produce IDECM Jammer Systems for Kuwait

    Harris has received a¬†$24.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures systems to Kuwait as part of a foreign military sales deal. The company will produce 14 IDECM¬†AN/ALQ-214 A(V)4/5 jammer systems for the Kuwaiti government under lot 15 full-rate production, the¬†Defense Department¬†said Monday. Work will occur in New Jersey, […] More

  • Raytheon to Maintain Depot Facility for US, UK Cruise Missile Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Maintain Depot Facility for US, UK Cruise Missile Systems

    Raytheon‘s missile systems business has received a three-year, $36.8 million¬†contract to provide¬†lifecycle management and technical services needed to maintain a Tomahawk cruise¬†missile depot facility for the U.S. Navy and U.K. government. Work covers depot maintenance, demilitarization preparation, system test operations, spare parts supply and repair services, the¬†Defense Department¬†said Friday. The Naval Air Systems Command will […] More

  • Navy Taps Northrop Grumman to Support E-2D Trainer Development for Japan - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Taps Northrop Grumman to Support E-2D Trainer Development for Japan

    Northrop Grumman has received a¬†$13.8 million contract to deliver programmatic and engineering services for the Japanese government’s¬†E-2D Advanced Hawkeye weapon system trainer. Services will be done to support the development, integration and verification of the early warning aircraft trainer under a foreign military sales effort with Japan, the¬†Defense Department¬†said Friday. The company will conduct 60 […] More

  • DLA Taps Rockwell Collins for Repairs and Engineering Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DLA Taps Rockwell Collins for Repairs and Engineering Services

    Rockwell Collins has received a five-year, $40 million¬†Defense Logistics Agency contract to provide repairs, engineering support and¬†depot-level reparable items. Work under the contract will be done to support the¬†Defense Department and foreign military sales efforts, the DoD said Monday. The DLA is financing the contract through funds intended for fiscal year 2018 through 2023 defense […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: An Interview With Neil Albert, President of ACT I - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: An Interview With Neil Albert, President of ACT I

    ExecutiveBiz recently spoke with Neil Albert, president of Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, about his company's role providing acquisition services and information technology modernization to federal agencies. ‚ÄúCybersecurity is probably the most important area that the private sector can help ‚Äú¬¶ With more private sector-friendly contracting vehicles out there, like Other Transaction Agreements, I think […] More

  • Oshkosh Defense to Supply Missile Transport Equipment to Qatar, Kuwait Through FMS Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Oshkosh Defense to Supply Missile Transport Equipment to Qatar, Kuwait Through FMS Contract

    An¬†Oshkosh subsidiary¬†has received a¬†$15.4 million foreign military sales¬†contract from the U.S. Army to provide missile transport equipment and training support to Qatar and Kuwait. Oshkosh Defense will deliver¬†M985A4 guided missile transporters with cranes, M985A4 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck, Multiple-Launch Rocket System resupply trucks, M984A4 HEMTT wreckers and M983A4 HEMTT tractors to the two FMS […] More

  • Orbital ATK Gets $67M Navy Contract to Produce Additional¬†Target Base Vehicles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK Gets $67M Navy Contract to Produce Additional Target Base Vehicles

    The U.S. Navy has awarded¬†Orbital ATK¬†a potential $67.6 million¬†contract to manufacture an 11th batch of¬†GQM-163A Coyote¬†sea skimming target base vehicles. Orbital ATK will provide 24 full-rate production base vehicles and spares foreign military sales to USN and Qatar as well as deliver D6AC long lead steel to Japan, the¬†Defense Department¬†said Wednesday. The company will receive […] More

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