Tag Archives: Pentagon

Report: DoD Seeks 12% Military Electronics Funding Boost for Fiscal 2019

The Defense Department has asked Congress to earmark $12.93 billion in fiscal 2019 funds for research and procurement of communications, electronics, telecommunications and intelligence technology platforms, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. DoD’s proposed CET&I budget represents a 12.3-percent increase from the amount requested for FY 2018 and excludes military activities that cover “substantial” …

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Ensco to Continue IT Services for Pentagon’s CBRNE Warning & Decision Support System

Ensco has received a five-year, $8.2 million contract to continue support work on a warning and decision support tool the company built for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency’s branch for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense. The company said Tuesday it will develop software and provide customization services for the SENTRY application that works …

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Navy Awards T-45 Maintenance Contract Modification to L3 Subsidiary

An L3 Technologies subsidiary has received a $37.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide additional engineering, logistics and maintenance services for 200 T-45 Goshawk trainer aircraft, systems and support equipment. Vertex Aerospace will also provide equipment, tools and direct and indirect materials to support the Navy’s T-45 flight and test …

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Navy Taps General Dynamics to Sustain US, UK Submarine Attack Weapon, Fire Control Systems

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business has received a two-year, $25.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy to support the sustainment of a fire control system for U.S. and U.K. SSBN nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines. The company will also help sustain an attack weapon control system for U.S.’ SSGN guided missile submarines …

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Raytheon to Support Ground Power & Cooling Tech for Navy Jammer Platform

Raytheon has received a $22.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver software and hardware components needed for a ground power and cooling system of the service branch’s Next Generation Jammer platform. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification covers the delivery of five ground power carts, five ground power kits, five ground cooling …

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General Dynamics IT Gets $50M Navy Contract Option for Logistics Support to FMS Customers

General Dynamics‘ information technology business has received a $50 million option under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for logistics support services to multiple foreign military sales customers. The Defense Department said Wednesday GDIT will provide the FMS logistics services in support of the Naval Air Systems Command’s Logistics Management Integration Department. Work will take …

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General Dynamics Unit to Support DoD’s Web-Based CBRN Threat Modeling Platform

General Dynamics‘s information technology business has received a potential five-year, $45 million from the U.S. Army Contracting Command to support a web-based platform the Defense Department uses to model the potential effects of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapon attacks. GDIT will help the service branch develop software, conduct technical documentation, implement …

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National Government Services to Extend CDC Healthcare Payment Processing Support

National Government Services has received a potential five-year, $4 million contract to help the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention process healthcare-related payments in support of the survivors and first responders of the 2001 World Trade Center attacks in New York. NGS said Monday it issues healthcare and pharmacy payments to the medical services …

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John Allen, Michael Griffin, Samuel Locklear Named Senior Fellows at Johns Hopkins APL

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has appointed Michael Griffin, chairman and CEO of Schafer Corp., as well as military veterans John Allen and Samuel Locklear as APL senior fellows. APL said Tuesday Allen, Griffin and Locklear bring leadership and expertise to the lab’s senior fellows program that seeks to address the priorities of …

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Space News: US, Canada to Collaborate on Space-Based Space Surveillance Mission Proposal

The U.S. Air Force will collaborate with its counterpart in Canada on a proposal for the upcoming Space Based Space Surveillance follow-on mission that will work to monitor the geosynchronous-orbit belt, Space News reported Wednesday. The proposal will be designed to help the program stay within the Defense Department‘s $400 million price threshold by allowing Canada …

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Raytheon to Modify Israel-Developed Interceptor for US Army Defense Program

Raytheon will offer an Americanized version of an interceptor platform designed by Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems that will be used to support a U.S. Army program that seeks to defend against a threat spectrum, Defense News reported Monday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes Raytheon looks to locally produce and transform the Iron Dome platform’s …

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Washington Headquarters Services Taps Boston Consulting to Support DoD Cost Mgmt Efforts

The Washington Headquarters Services has awarded Boston Consulting Group an $8.1 million contract to provide subject matter expertise and analysis services in support of the Defense Department‘s efforts to implement cost management policies, systems and procedures. Boston Consulting will perform work at the Pentagon and is scheduled to finish April 25, 2017, the department said …

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Pentagon Force Protection Agency Renews AtHoc Crisis Comms Tech Contract

The Pentagon Force Protection Agency has awarded a BlackBerry division a potential four-year contract to help the agency expand deployment of a suite of crisis communications applications at the Defense Department. AtHoc said Tuesday its Networked Crisis Communications Suite will support about 37,000 users throughout the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Defense Security Services and …

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Alan Bloodgood on Siemens’ Federal Energy Partnerships, White House’s Push for Renewable & Sustainable Sources

Alan Bloodgood oversees energy and infrastructure projects with responsibility over those with alternative financing models in his executive vice president role at Siemens Government Technologies — the German conglomerate’s federal business organization. Bloodgood’s portfolio at SGT includes programs that are funded under evolving contract arrangements such as energy performance savings contracts …

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