Boeing gets $182M contract for additional wideband satellite

Boeing Co. has won a $182 million follow-on contract from the Air Force as part of the continuing Wideband Global Satcom program.

Stanley wins pair of Navy support contracts

Stanley Inc. will provide support for Navy programs under two contracts totaling $11 million.

Navy adds 556 contractors to SeaPort-e program

The Navy has qualified 556 additional contractors to compete for task orders under the SeaPort Enhanced acquisition program.

DOD moves to shift $3.9B to pressing wartime needs

Defense Department planners want to shift a significant chunk of funding away from programs that are struggling or of low priority to more pressing needs to support the war effort in Afghanistan, reports Kate Brannan at Defense News.

HP gets $3.4B Navy network transition deal

HP Enterprise Services LLC will support the transition from the Navy/Marine Corps Intranet to a next-generation program under a contract potentially worth $3.4 billion over five years.

Boeing snaps up Narus

Boeing continued its expansion into the cybersecurity realm this week with the acquisition of Narus Inc., a provider of real-time network traffic and analytics software.

GSA issues final terms for $5B satcom contract

The General Services Administration released on July 6 a final request for proposals that will enable civilian and defense agencies to purchase much-needed commercial satellite communications, reports Emily Long at NextGov.

CACI to support counter-IED efforts

A unit of CACI International Inc. will provide support and assistance to the Defense Department in its efforts to counter roadside bombs on the battlefield under a $10.3 million contract.

Three picked for $565M missile defense work

Three contractors will vie for $565 million in advisory and assistance support services to the nation’s ballistic missile defense program under a newly awarded indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract.

SAIC captures contract for DOD transformation efforts

Science Applications International Corp. will furnish technical support to the Defense Department for its integrated business management functions under a new contract.

Boeing to assist Air Force with airborne control of drones

Boeing Co. will assist the Air Force Research Laboratory to further develop and demonstrate technologies for the airborne launch and recovery of unmanned aerial vehicles under a new contract.

NCI to help Army improve soldier equipment

NCI Information Systems Inc. will provide a wide range of support services to the Army Program Executive Office Soldier under a new contract.

Lockheed gets $142M Army contract for surveillance systems

Lockheed Martin Corp. will furnish additional aerostat surveillance systems to the Army for use in detecting threats to ground forces from roadside bombs and other means under a $142 million contract.

HP to build cyber monitoring system for Air Force

HP Enterprise Services will furnish the Air Force with a new command and control system capable of boosting its cyber defense capabilities under a new contract.

SAIC to help Navy turn out expert ship gunners

Science Applications International Corp. will continue to assist the Navy in its efforts to train sailors to maintain and operate surface ship weapons under a new task order worth up to $80 million over five years.

Harris names new COO

Veteran Harris Corp. executive Daniel R. Pearson has been named the company’s executive vice president and chief operating officer responsible for the company’s daily business operations and five business lines.

Three to compete for $502M in Navy network tasks

Three contractors will vie for up to $502 million in shipboard network infrastructure and related engineering work over the next eight years that will support network infrastructure for Navy ships.

11 to battle for $6.6B in intelligence work

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded contracts to 11 companies who will now compete for $6.6 billion in IT task orders.

SAIC to help Navy with integrated communications

Science Applications International Corp. will help the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division develop and refine communications and information systems under a new task order.

Alion to support Air Force information analysis center

Alion Science and Technology Corp. will provide research and testing services to the Air Force Weapon Systems Technology Information Analysis Center under a new contract.