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Production and Support for LANTIRN Foreign Military Sales Customers Awarded to Lockheed – DoD Daily Contracts

Caroline D'Agati / Jul 26, 2018

This contract will provide Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night (LANTIRN) LM-STAR support equipment production and sustainment for foreign military sales customers.

ODNI Considering Option for Temporary Security Clearances

Lindy Kyzer / Jul 26, 2018

SEAD 8 represents what could be a critical change in today’s time of record-high clearance processing times – it establishes requirements for temporary interim security clearance eligibility.

Raytheon Awarded $49M for Ongoing Development of Electronic Warfare Program Management Tool – DoD Daily Contracts

Caroline D'Agati / Jul 25, 2018

The EWPMT provides a suite of software tools and applications that enhance the maneuver commander’s cyber-electromagnetic activities (CEMA) element’s ability to plan, coordinate and synchronize electronic warfare (EW), spectrum management (SM), and Cyber operations (CO). This award will provide for the fourth of six stages of the tool’s development.

Defense Budget an Area of Unexpected Congressional Compromise – NDAA Emerges from Conference

Tom McCuin / Jul 25, 2018

The two-year budget deal struck last year has given us something Capitol Hill hasn’t seen in a long time: something that might just pass for regular order.

Insitu to Provide Afghanistan with 27 ScanEagle Drones – DoD Daily Contracts

Caroline D'Agati / Jul 24, 2018

This modification provides for the procurement of 27 ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems, 37 payloads and spares in support of the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. 

Security Clearances for Former White House Officials – We’re Doing it Wrong

Tom McCuin / Jul 24, 2018

While in the case of former appointees this access is supposed be limited to “items that the person originated, reviewed, signed, or received,” it would seem it doesn’t work that way.

Chemring Sensors & Electronic Systems Awarded $14M for Engineering Changes to Army Counter-IED System – DoD Daily Contracts

Caroline D'Agati / Jul 23, 2018

The Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS) is a counter-improvised explosive device system used particularly in complex and urban terrain in support of route clearance operations.

U.S. Providing More Aid to Ukraine

Tom McCuin / Jul 23, 2018

The Pentagon announced Friday that it will provide an additional $200 million in security cooperation aid to Ukraine. The funds will be used “for additional training, equipment and advisory efforts to build the defensive capacity of Ukraine’s forces.”