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Pentagon Awarded $19B in April Contracts, Study Says

ArmyChopperThe Defense Department awarded 200 total contracts during the month of April, valued at more than $19 billion total, according to a Military.com analysis.

DoD Buzz reports the month’s largest award went to seven companies, who will take in up to $6.9 billion combined over six years to supply the Air Force with information technology equipment.

  writes a team comprising of Science and Engineering Services LLC and Support Systems Associates Inc. won the second-largest contract, potentially worth $1.5 billion for aviation services to the Army.

Five companies shared a potential $950 million award to provide civil engineering services to the Air Force, representing the third-largest award on Military.com’s list.

Fourth on the list was a five-year, $900 million contract to 14 companies for C5ISR support services (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance).

Lockheed Martin won the month’s fifth-largest award, an $830 million foreign military sales agreement with the Air Force for 18 F-16 fighter jets and related equipment and services that will go to Iraq.

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