Contract Awards

Day & Zimmermann Receives $311M IDIQ for the U.S. Army Grenade and Consolidated Fuze Contract; Michael Quesenberry Quoted

Day & Zimmermann

Day & Zimmermann announced on Tuesday that its Munitions & Government unit has been awarded a potential five-year $311 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for the U.S. Army Grenade and Consolidated Fuze. The work will be performed at Day & Zimmermann's 5,500 acre Lone Star facility in Texarkana, Texas.

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USAF Provides 2 Boeing-Built Chinook Helicopters to Australia as Part of Foreign Military Sales Program

CH-47K Chinook

The U.S. Air Force completed the delivery of two CH-47F Chinook helicopters, manufactured by Boeing, from Dover AF Base in Delaware to a military airbase in Townsville, Australia, under a foreign military sales deal. USAF said Monday its 9th Airlift Squadron used a C-5M Super Galaxy to transport the Chinooks that the Australian government procured for its army.

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DOE Provides $60M to Passenger Car, Vehicle Decarbonization R&D; Secretary Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $60 million to 24 research and development projects aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions of passenger cars and trucks. "DOE’s investment in these 24 projects will create technologies and techniques that will cut vehicle greenhouse emissions and boost America’s competitiveness in the global clean energy market," said Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm

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Isabel Guzman: Federal Govt Exceeds FY 2020 Small Biz Contracting Goal With $13B Increase

Isabel Guzman

Fiscal year 2020 saw $145.7 billion in federal contracts awarded to small businesses, representing 26.01 percent of prime contracting dollars and a $13 billion increase from the previous year's record, according to a Small Business Administration (SBA) report. Eight federal agencies achieved an “A+” for small business contracting efforts during FY 2020.

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Navy’s Prize Competition Seeks Expeditionary USVs for Waterside Security; Steve Bordonaro Quoted

Unmanned Surface Vessel

A Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) division has launched a prize challenge for technology companies to design an unmanned surface vehicle for waterside security operations. NUWC Newport wants a cheap, modular and attributable USV that can carry various payloads, be assembled in less than two hours and be reused with minimal maintenance, Naval Sea Systems Command said Tuesday.

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DOE Invests $60M for Assessments Helping Manufacturers Become Energy-Efficient; Secretary Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy has invested $60 million into a group of universities to conduct industrial assessments that would help small and medium-sized businesses transition to energy-efficient manufacturing processes. The cohort of university-based Industrial Assessment Centers will work on reducing carbon emissions, lowering energy costs and training energy-efficient workers of various manufacturers, DOE said Monday.

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CAES Wins Multiple Contracts to Advance Missile Seeker Technology; CEO Mike Kahn Quoted

Mike Kahn

CAES has received multiple contracts from an advanced U.S. missile defense program to provide RF, microwave rotary joints and waveguide products and integrate them into the system’s missile seeker to provide industry-leading performance and reliability. CAES waveguides can be customized to create integrated assemblies that serve as a complete modular transmit/receive devices.

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DOE Allocates $73M to Research Projects for Advancing Quantum Information Science; Secretary Jennifer Granholm Quoted

Jennifer Granholm

The Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $73 million in funding for 29 three-year projects to advance quantum information science for various applications. Researchers from various national laboratories and universities from Virginia, California and other states across the U.S. will focus on understanding, predicting and manipulating matter at the electronic, atomic and molecular levels, DOE said Friday.

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Lumen Technologies Secures Potential $54M Task Order To Provide High-Speed Connectivity To U.S. Army Recruiting Command; Zain Ahmed Quoted

Lumen Technologies

Lumen Technologies announced that the company secured a 12-year task order potentially worth $52 million awarded under the General Services Administration's 15-year, $50 billion Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) program. The task order requires Lumen to provide secure high-speed connectivity to the U.S. Army Recruiting Command.

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MetTel To Provide Internet Protocol Services To The SEC; Robert Dapkiewicz Quoted

MetTel

MetTel announced on Wednesday that the company was selected by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to provide Internet Protocol Services (IPS) under the General Services Administration (GSA) Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract. The selection illustrates that the company’s federal practice is growing. Since last year, MetTel has won contract awards from over a dozen federal organizations totaling over $2 billion in total contract value after all options.  

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