The Department of Defense announced a series of new defense contracts benefiting the U.S. Air Force on Friday, with publicly traded companies reaping more than $123 million in awards, including:

  • Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH), which was awarded a $59.4 million contract modification to provide "additional systems engineering and integration support for launch test and range system programs" for the U.S. Air Force through Dec. 2.
  • Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), whose Technical Services division won a $47.8 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide follow-on support for DoD C-20 passenger aircraft operated by the Air Force. This work is expected to be completed by June 31.
  • Computer Sciences (NYSE:CSC), whose DynCorp International subsidiary won a $16 million sole-source, short term bridge contract for unspecified "aircraft maintenance support services." Completion date: July 31.

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