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  • GovPlanet Celebrates 2nd Anniversary of Launch, Unveils GovPlanet EU; Jeff Holmes Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GovPlanet Celebrates 2nd Anniversary of Launch, Unveils GovPlanet EU; Jeff Holmes Comments

    GovPlanet, IronPlanet's online marketplace for used government equipment, has completed its second year of work to provide equipment to federal, state and municipal clients. The marketplace also launched an expanded platform designed to extend its offerings to customers in Europe as GovPlanet enters its third year, GovPlanet said Monday. “Our growth both geographically and through our product offerings […] More

  • Army Orders Additional Oshkosh Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, Equipment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Orders Additional Oshkosh Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, Equipment

    Oshkosh Corp.’s defense subsidiary has received a $42 million order to provide additional Joint Light Tactical Vehicles as well as installed and packaged kits to the U.S. Army. The order represents the third that the Army has placed with Oshkosh Defense under a potential $6.75 billion contract awarded in August last year, the company said said Monday. Oshkosh Defense will perform the task in Oshkosh, […] More

  • State Dept OKs Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 Radar, Humvee Sale to Egypt - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    State Dept OKs Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 Radar, Humvee Sale to Egypt

    The State Department has approved Egypt's request to purchase Sentinel AN/MPQ-64F1 radars, High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles Ml 152 and related support from the U.S. government under a potential $70 million foreign military sales agreement. ThalesRaytheonSystems, a joint venture of Thales Group and Raytheon, will serve as principal contractor for the sale that covers eight Sentinel radars, 16 HMMWV Ml 152 […] More

  • Air Force Taps iGov for Humvee Mobile Comms System Delivery Order; Chuck Reiche Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Taps iGov for Humvee Mobile Comms System Delivery Order; Chuck Reiche Comments

    Reston, Virginia-based information technology services provider iGov has received a potential five-year, $52.5 million delivery order from the U.S. Air Force to provide tactical air control party users with a mobile communications system through modifications to an armored vehicle. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center issued the delivery order under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity […] More

  • DLA Exercises IronPlanet Surplus Asset Sale Contract Option; Jeff Holmes Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DLA Exercises IronPlanet Surplus Asset Sale Contract Option; Jeff Holmes Comments

    IronPlanet will continue to manage and sell the Defense Logistics Agency's surplus trucks, heavy equipment and other assets after DLA exercised the first option year under a six-year contract. The exercised option comes after DLA awarded the Commercial Venture 4-Rolling Stock contract to the company in July 2014, IronPlanet said Monday. Jeff Holmes, senior vice […] More

  • AM General Gets Humvee, Vehicle Parts Sales Contracts Worth $57M - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AM General Gets Humvee, Vehicle Parts Sales Contracts Worth $57M

    AM General landed Humvee and vehicle parts sales contracts for a combined value of $57 million from Iraq, Serbia, Argentina and the U.S. National Guard and Reserve forces. The company said Monday the contracts add to a previously awarded $25 million M1151A1B1 HMMWV foreign military sales contract modification. Andy Hove, AM General president and CEO, said the […] More

  • Army Eyes 'On-The-Move' Version of General Dynamics' WIN-T for Humvees - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Eyes ‘On-The-Move’ Version of General Dynamics’ WIN-T for Humvees

    The U.S. Army plans to give General Dynamics‘ Warfighter Information Network-Tactical system an on-the-move function as the company works to reconfigure WIN-T for the Humvee, Defense News reported Wednesday. Jen Judson writes the Army wants to develop a smaller version of the system, which currently fits on larger platforms and supports connectivity to the tactical network only when the vehicle is […] More

  • Northrop Reveals Humvee Modernization Offering; Jeff Wood Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Reveals Humvee Modernization Offering; Jeff Wood Comments

    Northrop Grumman has launched a modernization offering that works to drive fuel efficiency and enable extended life for High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles, also known as Humvees. The company said Tuesday that it collaborated with Meritor Defense and Pratt & Miller Engineering to develop the offering, which aims to achieve lower sustainment and life-cycle costs. Jeff Wood, director of vehicle modernization at Northrop Grumman Technical […] More

  • Lockheed Completes Manufacturing Review for JLTV Ahead of Production - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Completes Manufacturing Review for JLTV Ahead of Production

    Lockheed Martin says that its team has completed the manufacturing readiness assessment of its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, bringing the project a step closer to the production stage. During the MRA held Nov. 18 to 19, a team at the company’s Camden, Ark. facility measured the JLTV’s manufacturing maturity and assessed the related technical risks, […] More

  • TASC Raises 22K to Renovate the Home of a Wounded Vet; John Hynes Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TASC Raises 22K to Renovate the Home of a Wounded Vet; John Hynes Comments

    TASC Inc. has raised $22,000 in matching funds to help Building Homes for Heroes renovate the Texas house of Army Specialist Andrew Toppin, who was severely injured during a mission in Iraq. The company said Thursday employees organized fundraising events at its sites nationwide to mark the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. “Although Memorial Day marks […] More

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