Aerospace and Defense

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Over the last thirty years, every branch of the military has gone through cycles where inventory management of key parts has failed to forecast supply needs, or maintain the necessary parts on-site to ensure a high level of equipment and mission readiness.

The Department of Defense (DoD) manages several million secondary inventory items, such as spare parts, which have a value north of $100 billion. The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) manages about one-fifth of this total.

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L3 Harris Technologies
In an all-stock merger, Harris and L-3 Technologies merged to create the sixth-largest defense contractor in the U.S. The new company will be known as L3 Harris Technologies. The deal, with
Pentagon - U.S. Department of Defense
Google has decided to not bid for the Pentagon’s $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract known as JEDI. According to published reports, a Google representative stated that the
The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $480.6 million contract modification to continue the development of the lead Columbia-class submarine, the nation’s next-generation sea-based strategic deterrent. Electric
Portsmouth Naval Shipyard with USS San Juan - Los Angeles Class Submarine
The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine will receive $162 million for upgrades in the 2019 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill. Source: Defense bill with $162M for Maine shipyard upgrades sent
Naval Medical Logistics Command
Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, was awarded a follow-on contract by the Naval Medical Logistics Command to support biomedical research and development at its Naval Submarine Medical
Contract Solidifies Confidence In Gulfstream’s Ability To Manage The C-20/C-37 Fleet Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced the U.S. Air Force has awarded the company a contract to provide contractor logistics support
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems was awarded a $33.8 million contract on May 22, 2018, by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., for the production of Army Ground
The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $258 million contract modification to upgrade 116 Stryker flat-bottom vehicles to the Stryker A1 configuration.  The Stryker A1 builds upon
General Dynamics Mission Systems received a contract from the U.S. Navy to restore and maintain a satellite system simulator for students at the Naval Postgraduate School, Spacecraft  Research and Design
The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a contract to provide lead yard services for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class

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Many people know that in government contracting it is not just important to network – it is essential. Attending events with other government contractors, contract officers, and industry professionals is
One interesting thing about the government contracting industry is that the word “opportunity” has many definitions. Last night, the Government Contractor Fall Reception, hosted by the Tech Council of Maryland, gathered
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