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Leidos Secures $480M CBP Contract for Non-intrusive Inspection Systems; Jim Moos Quoted

Jim Moos

Leidos has been awarded a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) prime contract to provide Multi-Energy Portal (MEP) systems for non-intrusive inspection (NII) of commercial vehicles at both land and seaports of entry. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract is estimated to be worth $480 million. Leidos has other NII contracts with CBP as the end-user. 

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Curtiss-Wright Awarded Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Contract to Provide COTS Module Technology to Update F-22 Raptor Aircraft; President, CEO Lynn Bamford Quoted

Lynn Bamford

Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced on Wednesday that the company has received a contract to provide its commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) processor module technology to upgrade the F-22 Raptor aircraft through Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Prior to its selection, the Curtiss-Wright processor module was successfully subjected to a rigorous and extensive durability test program to meet the F-22 Raptor’s extreme environmental requirements.

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AFVentures Reports $710M in Contracts Awarded Via Open Topic Program; Maj. Jason Rathje Quoted

Maj. Jason Rathje

The Department of the Air Force’s commercial investment group AFVentures has issued its annual report for fiscal year 2020 stating that it has awarded $710 million in contracts to over 1,400 small businesses using the Open Topic program since its formation in 2018. Maj. Jason Rathje, director of AFVentures, said the report seeks to reflect the program’s return on investment for the Air Force and Space Force.

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SPA Awarded DOD Contract To Assess U.S. Industrial Base; William Vantine Quoted

SPA

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) has been awarded an approximately $32 million five-year contract to support the assessments and investment program office within the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy (DASD INDPOL). The contract will require SPA to support the Department of Defense (DOD) to strengthen and protect the resiliency of the U.S. industrial base. 

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CACI Reports Q2 FY21 Results; John Mengucci Quoted

John Mengucci

CACI International has reported the financial results for the company’s second fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2020. CACI’s Revenue in Q2 FY21 increased 5.2 percent year-over-year as reported and 4.3 percent organically. “We delivered solid organic growth, and our focus on delivery and operational excellence again drove strong profitability and robust cash flow,” John Mengucci, CACI’s president and CEO and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient said. 

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GAO: Bid Protest Cases Down 2% in FY 2020; Thomas Armstrong Quoted

GSA Contracts

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported the total number of protests filed with GAO to challenge federal contract awards reached 2,149 in fiscal year 2020, reflecting a 2 percent drop from the 2,198 cases recorded in FY 2019. GAO told congressional committees in a letter released Wednesday that contractors filed 2,052 bid protests. 

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AFS Wins US Navy Task Order to Support Enterprise Transformation; Vince Vlasho Quoted

Vince Vlasho, Defense Lead of Accenture Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services (AFS), a subsidiary of Accenture, has been awarded a five-year, $38 million task order to help the Department of the Navy drive an enterprise transformation strategy. “We’re honored to help the Department of the Navy manage its digital, data and IT services so they can focus critical resources on mission-specific requirements,” said Vince Vlasho, who leads Accenture Federal Services’ Defense portfolio.

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BAE Systems Wins Multiple Contracts to Support US Army A-Team Program; Chris Eisenbies Quoted

BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been awarded multiple contracts, with a total value of $9 million, from the U.S. Army for the Advanced Teaming Demonstration (A-Team) program. BAE Systems will develop advanced technologies to support the service branch’s program. The contracts include awards for the Human Machine Interface, Platform Resource Capability Management and Situational Awareness Management elements of the program. 

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Jacobs Wins Contract to Provide Engineering Services to LA Metro; Ron Williams Quoted

Jacobs

Jacobs has been awarded a contract under the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (Metro) solid waste, recycling and hazardous waste compliance program to provide engineering, management and design services. “Supporting LA Metro in its mission to provide leadership in sustainability within the Los Angeles region,” said Jacobs People & Places Solutions SVP West Region director Ron Williams.

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DHS Announces Homeland Security Tech Research Contract Awardees

DHS ST

The Department of Homeland Security's science and technology (DHS S&T) directorate has awarded 26 contracts to 23 small businesses through the first phase of the Small Business Innovation Research Program to explore proofs-of-concept that may respond to homeland security technology concerns.

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