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Contracts For September 3, 2015

DoD Latest Contract Awards - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 17:01
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Propper International Inc., Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, has been awarded a maximum $128,037,522 modification (P00118) exercising the second one-year option period of a one-year base contract (SPM1C1-13-D-1062) with two one-year option periods for modular lightweight load-carrying equipment. This is a firm-fixed-price contract.
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U.S. Army Directs Immediate Safety Review

DoD News Releases - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 15:41
WASHINGTON (Sept. 3, 2015) – Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh has directed an immediate safety review at all nine Department of Defense labs and facilities involved in the production, shipment, and handling of live and inactivated select agents and toxins.The review follows the discovery of evidence of anthrax contamination in secure areas
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Navy Names Littoral Combat Ship

DoD News Releases - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 13:00
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that the next Freedom-variant littoral combat ship will be named USS Minneapolis/St. Paul (LCS 21).The future Minneapolis/St. Paul was named to honor the citizens of Minnesota’s Twin Cities who have a long and proud history of naval service.  It will be the second ship to bear the name. The first, a
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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Names Virginia-Class Submarine

DoD News Releases - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:25
 Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hosted a ship-naming ceremony today in Billings, Montana to announce SSN 794, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Montana. The submarine will be named to honor the history its namesake state has with the Navy.  The future USS Montana will be the second commissioned naval vessel to bear the
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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Names Virginia-Class Submarine

DoD News Releases - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:09
 Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hosted a ship-naming ceremony today in Ames, Iowa to announce that SSN 797, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Iowa. The submarine will be named to honor the history its namesake state has with the Navy.  Iowa is home to former Naval Air Station (NAS) Ottumwa, one of a few air training
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Contracts For September 2, 2015

DoD Latest Contract Awards - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 17:01
CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Hospira WorldWide Inc., Lake Forest, Illinois, has been awarded a maximum $49,966,387 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for pharmaceutical products. This was a competitive acquisition with 35 responses received. This is a one-year base contract with seven
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Contracts For September 1, 2015

DoD Latest Contract Awards - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 17:00
CONTRACTS NAVY Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $311,399,980 contract for undefinitized delivery order 5503 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020) for the F-35 Lighting II Block 3F upgrade for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, and the
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Contracts For August 31, 2015

DoD Latest Contract Awards - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 17:00
CONTRACTS NAVY Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $430,878,490 cost-plus-incentive-fee, fixed-price-incentive-firm contract for non-air vehicle spares, support equipment, Autonomic Logistics Information System hardware and software upgrades, supply chain management, full mission simulators
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Contracts For August 28, 2015

DoD Latest Contract Awards - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 17:00
CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Baker-Stanley-Cardno JV, Moon Township, Pennsylvania (FA8903-15-D-0003); Merrick-Atkins Joint Venture LLP, Greenwood Village, Colorado (FA8903-15-D-0010); and Parsons Government Services Inc., San Antonio, Texas (FA8903-15-D-0013), have been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a program ceiling of
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DoD Announces Award of New Flexible Hybrid Electronics Manufacturing Innovation Hub in Silicon Valley

DoD News Releases - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 07:32
As part of the Department of Defense effort to partner with the private sector and academia to ensure the United States continues to lead in the new frontiers of manufacturing, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will announce today that the Obama administration will award a Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Flexible Hybrid Electronics to a
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Contracts For August 27, 2015

DoD Latest Contract Awards - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 17:00
CONTRACTS NAVY The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $1,489,387,310 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0067) for the manufacture and delivery of nine Navy full-rate production (FRP) Lot II P-8A aircraft, and four Royal Australian Air Force FRP Lot II P-8A aircraft.  In addition, this
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DoD Identifies Air Force Casualties

DoD News Releases - Thu, 08/27/2015 - 03:22
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two airmen who were supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. They died of wounds suffered Aug. 26 when the vehicle they were traveling in was attacked near Camp Antonik, Afghanistan.Killed were: Capt. Matthew D. Roland, 27, of Lexington, Kentucky. He was assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics
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Contracts For August 26, 2015

DoD Latest Contract Awards - Wed, 08/26/2015 - 17:00
 CONTRACTS ARMY America's Staffing Partner Inc.,* Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (W81XWH-15-D-0024); Health Facility Solutions Co.,* San Antonio, Texas (W81XWH-15-D-0027); Laredo Technical Services,* San Antonio, Texas (W81XWH-15-D-0029); ASR International Corp.,* Hauppauge, New York (W81XWH-15-D-0045); Global Engineering Solutions Inc.,* Bethesda,
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Flag Officer Assignment

DoD News Releases - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 17:23
 The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert announced today the following assignment:Capt. William W. Wheeler III, selected for promotion to rear admiral (lower half), will be assigned as deputy commander, Joint Task Force, Horn of Africa, Djibouti, Africa.  Wheeler is currently serving as executive
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Contracts For August 25, 2015

DoD Latest Contract Awards - Tue, 08/25/2015 - 17:00
CONTRACTS NAVY Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $581,113,421 modification to definitize a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-13-C-0023) for the manufacture and delivery of 15 Lot 12 UH-1Y, 19 Lot 12 AH-1Z, one Lot 13 UH-1Y and 21 auxiliary fuel kits for the Marine Corps and government of
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Contracts For August 24, 2015

DoD Latest Contract Awards - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 17:00
CONTRACTS ARMY Shavers-Whittle,* Mandeville, Louisiana, was awarded a $35,123,842 firm-fixed-price contract for the hurricane protection system from New Orleans to Venice, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 6, 2018.  Bids were solicited via the Internet with five received.  Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds
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Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus Names Virginia-Class Submarine

DoD News Releases - Mon, 08/24/2015 - 12:24
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hosted a ship-naming ceremony Aug. 22 in Boise, Idaho to announce that SSN 799, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Idaho.            The submarine will be named to honor the history its namesake state has with the Navy.  Idaho is home to the former Farragut Naval Training Station, which was the
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Statement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter on the French Train Incident

DoD News Releases - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 14:26
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter released the following statement on the actions of U.S. military personnel aboard a passenger train in France Friday. Airman First Class Spencer Stone of Lajes Air Base, Azores, and Specialist Alek Skarlatos, an Oregon National Guardsman, along with a civilian friend subdued an armed gunman aboard a train bound for
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Readout of Chairman Dempsey's Phone Call with Republic of Korea Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Adm. Choi Yoon-Hee

DoD News Releases - Sat, 08/22/2015 - 02:39
Joint Staff Public Affairs Officer Capt. Greg Hicks provided the following readout:Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey called Republic of Korea (ROK) Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Adm. Choi Yoon-Hee at 6 p.m. EDT on 21 August. Chairman Dempsey reaffirmed the unwavering commitment of the United States to the defense of the ROK
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Soldier Missing From Vietnam War Accounted For

DoD News Releases - Fri, 08/21/2015 - 17:24
The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a serviceman, missing from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be buried with full military honors. Army Maj. Dale W. Richardson of Mount Sterling, Illinois, will be buried Aug. 29, in Mountain View, Ark. Richardson was assigned to 2nd
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