Posts from GovConWire for 09/01/2016

Northrop Lands $376M Navy G/ATOR Radar Tech Production Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential four-year, $375.6 million contract to produce and deliver nine ground/air task-oriented radar low-rate initial production systems to the U.S. Navy…
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Sikorsky Receives $135M Contract Modification From US Army for Taiwan Multimission Helicopter Production

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft has received a $135.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to build 24 UH-60M Black Hawk  multimission helicopters configured for Taiwan under a foreign military sales deal…
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NNSA Cancels $5B Nevada Site Mgmt Contract Award to NVS3T

The National Nuclear Security Administration has decided to revoke a potential $5 billion contract NNSA awarded to Nevada Site Science Support and Technologies Corp. earlier this week on grounds that NVS3T did not inform the agency it was acquired by Leidos Holdings (NYSE: LDOS) as part of the latter’s merger with Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) government information technology and services businesses…
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New Army Org Seeks to Expedite Warfighting Tech Devt, Deployment Efforts

The U.S. Army has launched a new office that aims to expedite the development and delivery of technologies designed to help address combatant commanders’ immediate, near-term and mid-term needs…
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Lockheed Awarded $114M Hubble Space Telescope Support Extension

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $114.3 million extension on the company’s Mission Operations, Systems Engineering, and Software II contract with NASA to continue to maintain a space observatory currently in low-Earth orbit…
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MDA Modification Brings Lockheed Aegis BMD Contract Value to $2.4B

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a two-year, $204.3 million contract modification from the Missile Defense Agency to continue to provide support services for baseline 5.1 of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system under increment 2 development phase…
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Sapient, Luminoso Technologies Form AI Tech Partnership for Federal Clients

Sapient Government Services, a Publicis.Sapient subsidiary, and Luminoso Technologies have forged a marketing partnership that aims to use artificial intelligence technology to help federal customers transform data into actionable insights…
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AT&T to Design, Build Mobile Radio Comm Towers for Navy

AT&T has won an $11.3 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Navy to design and build five land mobile radio communication towers throughout the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center in Bridgeport, California…
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DoD Proposes Rule on Cost, Records Examination Requirements Exceptions for Small Biz Contracts

The Defense Department has proposed a rule that seeks to exclude contracts, subcontracts and contract modifications worth below $7.5 million that were awarded to small businesses or nonconventional contractors from pricing data, records examination and cost requirements…
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August 31 Market Close: GovCon Index Falls to End Red August, Lockheed & McKesson Pare GCI Decline

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index fell Wednesday to register a fifth decline over seven sessions in a stretch that puts the GCI in negative territory for August and ends its streak of monthly declines at six as U…
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