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Fiscal Year 2014 US Navy Destroyer Contract Awards Announced

Fiscal Year 2014 US Navy Destroyer Contract Awards Announced

Today, the Navy announced two separate contract awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 destroyers. The first contract award funds one FY 2014 DDG 51 Arleigh Burke Class destroyer under a previously awarded FY 2013-2017 multiyear procurement (MYP) contract with Huntington […]


Boeing Partners with US Air Force to Reduce Supply Chain Costs

Boeing Partners with US Air Force to Reduce Supply Chain Costs

Boeing and the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) have entered into an overarching public-private partnership that will streamline supply chain contracting, saving money and speeding up execution by as much as 10 months. The partnership – the first of […]


No Russian Embargo on Existing Syria Arms Contracts

No Russian Embargo on Existing Syria Arms Contracts

Russia has not embargoed its existing arms contracts with Syria, Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, the deputy head of Russia‚Äôs Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, said on Wednesday. Russia will fulfill existing contracts for air defense systems and helicopters to Syria, he told […]


Thales Wins Submarine Simulator Upgrade Contract

Thales Wins Submarine Simulator Upgrade Contract

Thales Australia has signed a contract with the Defence Materiel Organisation to upgrade the Collins Submarine Platform Training Simulator (PTS). Located at the Submarine Training and Systems Centre (STSC) at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia, the PTS has been in service […]


US Army Awards Lockheed Martin Contract for Counterfire Radar Production

US Army Awards Lockheed Martin Contract for Counterfire Radar Production

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) $391 million in production orders for a new radar system that provides soldiers with enhanced 360-degree protection from rocket, mortar and artillery fire. The orders represent the execution of two contract options […]


GAO Finds Pentagon Still Can’t Keep Track Of Its Contractors

GAO Finds Pentagon Still Can’t Keep Track Of Its Contractors

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has released the second of three annual reviews of Department of Defense (DoD) service contract inventories. As you know, POGO has repeatedly called for the government to improve the quality of these annual inventories, which […]


NYT Misses Elephant in the Room: Defense Service Contractors

NYT Misses Elephant in the Room: Defense Service Contractors

This week, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is poised to deliver his recommendations on at least $450 billion in defense cuts over the next ten years, according to The New York Times. Although the paper outlines several important potential cuts (in […]


Israel Blocks Elbit Foreign Arms Sale Program

Israel Blocks Elbit Foreign Arms Sale Program

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that the Israeli Government, due to political considerations, did not renew the Company’s export authorizations to complete performance under an approximately $90 million contract awarded several years ago, to supply systems to a foreign customer. […]


BAE Systems to Design Computers for C-130 Aircraft

BAE Systems to Design Computers for C-130 Aircraft

BAE Systems will design and test mission computers for 37 C-130 aircraft under a U.S. Air Force contract worth approximately $23 million. The company will develop, qualify and test the new computers, integrate existing software, and manufacture the kits the […]


 
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