Posts from ExecutiveBiz for 03/24/2015

Netherlands Requests $1.05B Boeing CH-47F Helicopter Sale

The Netherlands has asked to procure $1.05 billion in Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) CH-47F helicopters and associated equipment through the U.S.’ foreign military sales program. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the request covers 17 Chinook helicopters and multiple aircraft turbine engines, embedded global positioning and inertial navigational systems, radios for high-frequency and very-high frequency communications and identification friend or foe products, DSCA said the State Department has approved the FMS transaction, which also includes technical documentation, training, aircraft ferry and refueling and logistics support services…
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Dan Patt: Northrop, AeroVironment to Build UAS Mobile Launch-Recovery System

Northrop Grumman and AeroVironment have been selected to design a new unmanned air system to launch and recover from small ships. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded the contracts for the second phase of its Tern program, a joint effort between DARPA and the U…
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MacB-WSRI Team to Support Air Force’s Sensing Tech R&D; Tim Lawrence Comments

A MacAulay-Brown and Wright State Research Institute partnership has been awarded a seven-year, $14 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory build sensing and sensor exploitation technologies…
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Orbital ATK to Deliver More Polar-Orbiting Satellites to NASA, NOAA

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will design, manufacture, integrate and test the Joint Polar Satellite System 2 spacecraft under a $253 million delivery order from NASA through the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III contract vehicle…
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GSA Seeks Feedback on Class Deviation for Commercial Supplier Agreement Terms

The General Services Administration‘s Office of Acquisition Policy is seeking public input on a proposed class deviation for differences between commercial supplier agreement terms and the Federal Acquisition Regulation and General Services Acquisition Regulation…
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Engility Joins $1B USAID Water, Development IDIQ; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) will provide technical advisory services for water and development programs to the U.S. Agency for International Development under a five-year multiple-award contract vehicle worth up to $1 billion…
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