The Department of Defense awarded a dozen separate contracts Thursday, worth more than $225 million in aggregate. Notable winners (among publicly traded companies) included:
- CACI International (NYSE:CACI), which was awarded a $20.2 million modification to a previously awarded contract to provide program management, acquisition, technical and engineering, business and financial management, and logistics support to the Program Executive Office Littoral Combat Ships through Oct. 2013.
- Bell Helicopter Textron (NYSE:TXT), recipient of a $14.4 million firm-fixed-price, sole-source contract to supply main rotor blades to the U.S. Navy. This contract should be complete by Dec. 31, 2015.
- Tetra Tech (NASDAQ:TTEK), which won $13.2 million as a firm-fixed-price contract modification increasing the maximum dollar value of a task order to perform soil cover restoration at the now-closed Alameda Point Naval Air Station in California. Tetra Tech's work on this contract should be complete by Feb. 2014.
- PerkinElmer's (NYSE:PKI) Genetics division, which won a maximum $9.7 million modification extending its one-year base contract to perform newborn screening services for members of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps by one year (out of a potential four one-year extensions).
- Raytheon's (NYSE:RTN) Space and Airborne Systems division, which was awarded $9 million to exercise an option on a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract. Raytheon will supply 26 integrated multi-platform launch controllers (IMPLCs) for installation on Navy F/A-18 aircraft. The IMPLC is a component of the AN/ALE-50(V) countermeasures decoy dispensing set, used to defend the F/A-18 against hostile missiles. Raytheon's completion date on this contract is Nov. 2015.
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