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- Anna Forrester

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 23, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is eyeing a hybrid of its F-35 Lightning II and F-22 Raptor fighter jets as its offer to Japan for the country’s potential $40 billion stealth fighter aircraft procurement program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Reuters reported Friday Lockheed had initial discussions with Japanese defense officials about the plan and …

- Nichols Martin

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential five-year, $73 million task order to provide information technology architecture and systems engineering services to the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command. The order was awarded under the SeaPort-e contract vehicle and covers support services to SPAWAR’s Office of the Chief Engineer and Fleet Readiness Directorate, SAIC said …

- Jane Edwards

A Govini report says U.S. government investments in space and hypersonic technologies from fiscal years 2011 through 2017 reached approximately $83 billion and annual government spending on such platforms rose by 6 percent over the period, SpaceNews reported Sunday. United Launch Alliance ranked first in the top 15 vendors list for FY 2017, followed by …

- Joanna Crews

The U.S. Army has awarded seven companies a two-year, $870 million modification to an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract vehicle for general purpose computers. Contractors will perform task orders under the Army Desktop and Mobile Computing-2 contract modification through April 23, 2020, the Defense Department said Friday. ADMC-2 covers commercial off-the-shelf desktops, notebooks, full and semi ruggedized  devices, …

- Jason Scott

Jim Garrettson, president and chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, a leading media and events hosting company in the government contracting market, on April 18th presented Jason Providakes, president and CEO of the MITRE Corporation, with his 2018 Wash 100 award. The Wash100, now in its fifth annual year, recognizes the most influential and impactful …

- Jane Edwards

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a draft request for proposals for a potential 10-year, $8 billion contract to acquire an enterprise cloud service platform designed to facilitate collaboration and communications in support of DISA and Defense Department operations worldwide. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the Defense Enterprise Office Solution is a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity …

- Contributor

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has created a new charitable institution committed to encourage stakeholders to solve social challenges and reinforce community resilience through innovation and technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The firm gave an initial $5 million pledge to back Booz Allen Foundation’s mission across public health, military …

- Contributor

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — ICF (Nasdaq: ICFI) has been named one of “America’s Best Management Consulting Firms” in an annual Forbes list that recognizes the top companies by industry based on feedback from clients and peers, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The publication compiled the list with Statista by surveying partners, customers and business leaders across various …

- Jim Garrettson

Weekly Roundup April 16 – April 20, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Big Contract Wins & Wash100: The Final Countdown     Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO This week saw significant contract activity, such as: Lockheed Martin secures a $928M Air Force contract. General Dynamics Information Technology receives a $300M award for Army IT network …

- Anna Forrester

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — A Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) business unit will work with partner Dynetics as the team advances to the third phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program for the aerial launch and recovery of multiple drones, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems will help …