Hundreds of corporations, big and small, comprise the U.S. war industry. Endless war is the most profitable racket on Earth. The U.S. Department of War allocated at least $22,112,182,000 on 252 individual contracts during February 2019.
FOREIGN MILITARY SALES (FMS) – Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers materiel to allied nations and international organizations. Twenty-four FMS contracts during February 2019 totaled $2,052,371,000.
BAE Systems $225,034,247 for Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II units for USA, Nigeria, and the Netherlands.
Boeing $12,850,128 for FMS (Qatar): post-production support for AH-64E helicopters.
CAS $36,793,076 for FMS (Germany, Japan, Kuwait, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Romania, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Qatar, South Korea): technical engineering. CAS helps fun the Army’s Utility Helicopter Project Management Office, which abets sales of Lockheed Martin helicopters to other countries.
ITC Defense Corp. $41,762,131 for FMS (Kuwait): supply chain management.
Lockheed Martin $10,000,000 for FMS (Japan): engineering and design to support Aegis Ashore; $211,996,197 FMS (Japan): incorporate a remaining baseline scope for DDG Aegis Weapon System development and integration. Work in Japan in Kawasaki, Nagoya, Nasu, Tokyo, and Yokohama. Northrop Grumman $11,654,051 for FMS (Japan): engineering to incorporate a radio (MIDS JTRS) into E-2D aircraft.
Javelin JV [Raytheon & Lockheed Martin] $18,918,786 for FMS (Australia, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Georgia, Indonesia, Ireland, Jordan, Lithuania, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Taiwan, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine): contractor support for Javelin.
Textron $240,266,448 for 12 Lot 16 AH-1Z aircraft for Bahrain.
Textron $10,362,128 FMS (Argentina): 12 T-6C aircraft, maintenance, and pilot training. Argentina is in the middle of a huge financial crisis, yet the Macri government finds money to spend on this aircraft for “surveillance and border security.”
United Technologies $47,606,589 for DB-110 reconnaissance pods, infrastructure, data link terminals, surface terminal equipment, ground stations, and data and travel in support of orders. FMS to Jordan, Qatar, Bahrain.
FMS PATRIOT MISSILES
Lockheed Martin $24,969,700 FMS (Japan, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Netherlands, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Sweden, UAE, Germany and Republic of Korea): PAC-3 and Missile Segment Enhancement. Lockheed Martin $679,953,928 for FMS (South Korea, Poland, Taiwan, UAE, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, Romania, Germany, Netherlands): services, hardware, facilities, equipment, and technical, planning, management, manufacturing, and testing to produce PAC-3 missiles with ground support equipment and spares.
Raytheon $19,471,861 FMS (Qatar, Kuwait, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, UAE, Luxembourg, Saudi Arabia, Romania, Sweden): PATRIOT support center, missile assessments, testing, recertification, and repair activities. Raytheon $102,536,089 for USA and FMS (Netherlands): PATRIOT electronics, kits, and initial spares.
UNINHABITED VEHICLES & CRAFT (“DRONES”)
AECOM $15,220,522 for program support for Air Combat Command's Unmanned Aircraft System Operations Center Support, providing the “long endurance, real time reconnaissance and surveillance, and precision attack” against “fixed and time critical targets” (a.k.a. buildings and people).
Textron $15,225,404 for force-protection at airfields located within U.S. Central Command (primarily at Bagram and Kandahar Airfields, Afghanistan) including a contractor-owned and contractor-operated unmanned aerial system.
General Atomics $30,900,000 to demonstrate passive Missile Defense Agency configured MQ-9 in Ballistic Missile Defense System tests. This is the Pentagon and war industry collaborating on designing a drone that will shoot ballistic missiles.
Scientific Research Corp. (SRC) $10,000,000 for systems engineering and analysis supporting the R&D, security, and accreditation, integration and evaluation of new ISR sensor, data link and tasking, collection, processing, exploitation, and dissemination.
RiverTech $34,513,979 for command & control technical support: planning and execution of training & test events, operational support, training and tactics development support, and operational testing of command & control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. Work at Kirtland AFB, NM; and Nellis AFB, NV.
Boeing [probably $43,000,000] for four Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles and associated support elements. Seemans Composites $9,125,520 for evaluating U.S. Navy unmanned underwater vehicles launch & recovery needs and define target areas for further work. EPS Corp. $10,980,406 for expertise in development and testing of underwater weapons systems and components and mine countermeasures systems. Overseas work in Bulgaria, Italy, and Montenegro. In other words, the Pentagon is hiring a corporation to develop underwater drones in on Russia’s borders.
ARTEL LLC $12,560,000 for commercial satellite communications supporting U.S. military activities in southwest Asia and the supporting Europe Communications Network Architecture.
IntelSat $8,553,756 for commercial satellite communications service supporting the U.S. Air Force's Central Command network architecture, which includes fixed and mobile platforms, drones and communications on-the-move assets.
CDM Federal Programs $33,000,000 for architect–engineering services on utilities engineering and management projects worldwide, including Japan (24%); Italy (22%); Hawai‘i (19%).
Boeing $39,038,317 for finalization of four new MH-47G aircraft for SOCOM. Raytheon $15,000,000 for SOCOM’s Silent Knight Radar Operational Flight Program: development, field service representative support, and engineering services on fixed wing aircraft.
DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY (DARPA)
Georgia Tech $9,775,501 for Low Cost UAS Swarm Technology Distributed Autonomy prototyping, analysis, and support.
Johns Hopkins University (JHU APL) $9,763,000 to assess offensive capabilities re: air, land, sea, space and cyberspace, missions and warfare in order to “asymmetrically mitigate threat effectiveness, impose cost, and/or create ambiguity in adversary decision-making.”
Mississippi State University $7,200,000 for test and validation of emerging propulsion technologies for unmanned aircraft systems.
BAE Systems $90,503,763 for operational systems customization and engineering and technical services for implementation from concept through deployment of mobile deployable C5ISR systems products in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Special Communications Mission Solutions Division. In other words, get to work improving the ways invasive reconnaissance aircraft monitor populations and coordinate with ground forces.
JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER (F-35) – Kenneth R. Possenriede was recently appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer at Lockheed Martin. His previous position was vice president of Finance & Program Management in the war corporation’s Aeronautics division, where he helped run the accounting that supported the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. His promotion must be seen in this context.
Lockheed Martin $108,742,796 for program management, engineering, site support, and touch labor for the F-35 aircraft for U.S. Air Force ($40,792,324; 37%); USMC ($20,450,619; 19%); Navy ($8,157,493; 8%); non DOD participants ($31,490,977; 29%) and FMS ($7,851,383; 7%).
Lockheed Martin $52,367,561 for additional ancillary mission equipment for F-35 for USMC ($20,791,984; 39%); Air Force ($11,338,222; 22%); Navy ($5,016,648; 10%); non-U.S. DoD participants ($12,112,092; 23%), and FMS ($3,108,615; 6%).
Lockheed Martin $30,811,998 for initial lay-in of repair material for ten F-35 at various depots across the U.S. and in Cheltenham, U.K. Lockheed Martin $14,498,758 for initial lay-in of repair material for seven F-35 for U.S. Air Force ($6,332,003; 43.68%); Marine Corps ($3,128,745; 21.58%); Navy ($1,453,368; 10.02%); non-U.S. DOD ($2,470,964; 17.04%), FMS ($1,113,678; 7.68%).
Lockheed Martin $18,265,659 for maintenance & operation of the Australia, Canada, UK Reprogramming Laboratory (ACURL). Includes support for ACURL systems to include consumables for the F-35 in support of Australia, Canada and the U.K.
Lockheed Martin $14,121,444 for development of F-35 Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System for U.S. Air Force ($5,926,519; 42%); Navy ($2,110,071; 15%); USMC ($1,378,177; 10%); and non-U.S. DOD ($4,706,677; 33%). The AGCAS is an on-board system that prevents controlled flight into terrain.
F-35 COST REDUCTION
Lockheed Martin $90,345,180 for identification and execution of cost reduction initiatives “to reduce the cost of the F-35 Air System” for U.S. Air Force ($44,929,818; 50%); Navy ($26,000,000; 29%); USMC ($19,415,362; 21%). McKinsey & Co. $15,730,560 to support F-35 affordability campaign! Only in the U.S. war industry is it acceptable to give a company millions to reduce costs.
Bell Boeing LPO $10,656,686 for retrofitting legacy V-22 aircraft with warning radar, infrared countermeasures, and countermeasure dispensers. “Legacy fleet aircraft”?! The V-22 only recently went into service.
Boeing $24,100,000 for F-15 Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System
Boeing $17,777,048 for modifying up to two F/A-18E/F aircraft. Boeing $23,108,547 for repair of avionics equipment used on F/A-18. General Electric $68,177,707 for repairing 33 items that are part of G2/G3 generator converter units used on the F/A-18.
Harris Corp. $168,801,314 for 78 electronic countermeasures (AN/ALQ-214) jammer systems for F/A-18C-F aircraft.
Leidos $11,560,339 for engineering to analyze, define, and document system requirements for enhancements to integrate radar countermeasures on the F/A-18.
HORNET & GROWLER COMMON AIRFRAME
Raytheon $88,443,303 for upgrading sensor system software & hardware on F/A-18 and EA-18G tactical capabilities.
POSEIDON (P-8) & ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE
Boeing $428,896,674 for long-lead material and activities for P-8A aircraft for U.S. Navy (six worth $180,000,000; 42%); South Korea (six worth $160,944,226; 37%); New Zealand (four worth $87,952,448; 21%).
Northrop Grumman $27,291,319 for work as the lead systems integrator on countermeasures and systems (jamming incoming missiles) for Boeing P-8A aircraft for U.S. Navy and FMS (Australia and the U.K.).
STRATEGIC / TACTICAL AIRLIFT
Rolls-Royce $19,459,236 for C-130J engine sustainment.
MILITARY RESEARCH LABS
Assurance Technology Corp. $11,471,334 for R&D and integration as it relates to Software Definable / Reconfigurable Systems for the Naval Research Lab.
LoadPath $14,899,737 for Advanced Spacecraft Systems with Integrated Structural Thermal Technologies. Helps the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) develop better thermal systems, RF antenna structures, integrated structural sensing, and manufacturing.
Tau Technologies $8,913,357 for work at AFRL on directed energy technologies and weapon systems in engagement and analysis to enable data-driven wargaming, military utility assessments, and weaponeering.
REDSTONE ARSENAL – Every major war corporation has a presence at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.
Modern Technology Solutions $20,743,035 for system engineering and technical assistance support in Redstone Arsenal. Radiance Technologies Inc. $77,376,456 for system engineering technical and assistance services, space and cyberspace science and technology development support in Redstone Arsenal.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND
QED Systems $9,688,969 for program management, engineering, logistics, business, administrative, operations, and security services at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
General Electric $366,206,842 to repair 18 different part numbers for T-64 engines.
Javelin JV (Raytheon/Lockheed Martin) $26,182,720 for Command Launch Unit retrofits.
GENERAL AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE
Northrop Grumman $16,883,718 for depot maintenance and repairs for 44 Navy / USMC Reserve F-5N/F aircraft.
AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTATION, PODS & SENSORS
Lockheed Martin $13,295,375 for SNIPER Comprehensive Advanced Targeting Pod: software enhancements and data for the E4.X Operational Flight Program.
AIRCRAFT PROPULSION RESEARCH
General Electric $517,375,800 for the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the Improved Turbine Engine Program.
Honeywell $150,000,000 for Advanced Turbine Technologies for Affordable Mission (ATTAM) Capability Phase I: to develop, demonstrate and transition advanced turbine propulsion power and thermal technologies that provides improvement in affordable mission capability. Lockheed Martin $19,900,000 for ATTAM Phase I. Northrop Grumman $20,000,000 for ATTAM Phase I.
Boeing $157,700,000 for flight trainers, weapons tactics trainers, brief/debrief stations, etc. In addition, this provides contracts, logistics, engineering and management technical expertise required to procure, design, build, test, deliver, install- and inspect P-8A training systems for the U. K. Work in St. Louis, MO (55%); Tampa, FL (30%); Lossiemouth, Scotland (10%); Jacksonville, FL (2%); Dallas, TX (2%); Seattle, WA (1%).
L3 $23,420,937 to provide contractor owned & operated aircraft for airborne threat simulation capabilities to train weapon systems operations / aircrew. L3 $21,361,072 for maintenance, logistics, and engineering support for Navy T-45 aircraft, aircraft systems, and related support equipment at NAS Kingsville, TX (55.5%); NAS Meridian, MS (41.3%); and NAS Pensacola, FL (3.2%).
Record Steel & Construction $25,393,000 for design and construction of an E-3G mission and flight simulator training facility at Tinker AFB, OK.
AIRCRAFT PERSONNEL DEVICES
Martin-Baker Aircraft $38,584,619 for parachute deployment rocket motors and underseat rocket motors (used on EA-18G, F/A-18, and T-45 aircraft) during ejection.
Lockheed Martin $8,242,834 for ship integration and test of the Aegis Weapon System Baselines through Advanced Capability Build 16.
LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP (LCS)
General Dynamics $15,637,609 for waterjet assembly battle spares for the LCS-6 and Independence Class ships. General Dynamics $10,826,033 for waterjet assembly battle spares for the LCS-5 and Freedom Class ships.
General Dynamics $34,732,571 for in-service engineering and lifecycle support to maintain and support the command, control, communications, computers, combat systems and intelligence elements for the Austal Independence variant LCS.
ARLEIGH BURKE-CLASS DESTROYERS (DDG)
Leidos $33,001,816 for the Digital Video Surveillance System in support of guided-missile destroyer (DDG) modernization. “The modernization program provides a full spectrum of technical support encompassing all phases of the alteration installation process. Supplies are to be delivered to various Navy bases, shipyards, repair facilities and contractor facilities in the continental U.S.”
NIMITZ-CLASS AIRCRAFT CARRIERS (CVN) & OTHER AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
General Atomics $8,417,378 for manufacture of 17 various line items for initial spares acquisition in support of the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System for use on aircraft carriers.
General Dynamics $34,305,282 for USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) FY2019 dry-docking planned incremental availability (DPIA).
Engineered Arresting Systems Corp. $9,679,711 for Textile Aircraft Arresting Systems (TAAS), a “onetime emergency use overrun aircraft arresting system designed for use with tail hook equipped fighter aircraft, or non-hook equipped aircraft when couples with a net barrier engaging system.” Work in Merpins, France.
Lockheed Martin $20,000,000 for engineering and technical services for AN/BLQ-10.
L3 $19,299,276 for the Universal Modular Mast, which lifts Virginia class mast payloads. Work in Bologna, Italy (74%), and Northampton, MA (26%)/
SURFACE SHIP MAINTENANCE
Andromeda Systems $41,977,403 for engineering support services and technical services in support of Fleet Readiness Center South East’s In-Service Support Center.
BAE Systems $114,563,249 for USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) FY2019 depot maintenance period Chief of Naval Operations availability.
BAE Systems, General Dynamics, Huntington Ingalls shared a $406,853,897 for complex, emergent and continuous maintenance and Chief of Naval Operations availabilities on amphibious ships.
BAE Systems $23,249,314 for post shakedown availability of USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116).
Detyens Shipyards $10,517,749 for a 50-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12).
General Dynamics $18,251,709 for USS South Dakota’s (SSN 790) post-delivery work period.
Johnson Control Navy Systems $18,819,845 for up to 32 air conditioning plant conversion kit and auxiliary components to support Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division.
Konecranes Nuclear Equipment & Services $14,350,370 for one 25-ton portal crane at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, WA.
Marine Hydraulics International (MHI) $103,384,447 for USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) dry-docking selected restricted availability.
Marine Systems Corp. $29,111,774 for engineering, logistical, and information technology services to support the Navy Habitability Projects.
Q.E.D. Systems $11,503,892 for planning Navy surface combatant ship classes (CG 47/DDG 51) maintenance.
Vigor Marine $17,044,892 for a 75-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7).
For engineering and technical services to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division’s (NSWCPD) Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) modernization programs: Amee Bay LLC $57,337,423; Aviation Maritime Support Services LLC $63,775,817; Thermcor Inc. $63,795,441.
Huntington Ingalls, Gryphon, and Tridentis $40,000,000 for design and engineering on all current and former U.S. naval vessels, ships, craft and boats in the areas of naval architecture, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, electronics, industrial and environmental engineering. Work worldwide but focused in Bremerton, WA.
General Dynamics $14,512,050 for Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 1B3 full-rate production. SEWIP provides enhanced shipboard electronic warfare for early detection, analysis, threat warning, and some protection from anti-ship missiles.
Leonardo DRS $21,537,760 for AN/SPQ-9B radar systems and equipment, which help detect & track low-flying anti-ship missile targets. Leonardo DRS $8,893,970 for 18 Technology Insertion 16 air-cooled Common Processing System cabinets and two remote access servers. CPS is marketed as providing the computer processing and memory, data storage and extraction and input/output interfaces to support host software applications of Navy combat systems.
L3 $29,610,900 for the Tactical Common Data Link Maritime Shipboard Terminal Surface Terminal Equipment (TCDL MST STE) system.
NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND (NAVSEA)
Canadian Commercial Corp. (Ottawa, Ontario) $11,382,478 for engineering and management services in support of Navy ship and weapons systems testing.
Lockheed Martin $17,288,213 for Navy equipment, engineering services and required material.
Raytheon $45,309,627 for antennae for U.S. Navy aircraft.
Swiftships $26,683,722 to build of Landing Craft, Utility (LCU) 1701 and 1702.
Vadum Inc. $9,413,901 for research and development and engineering support services to support the Reactive Electronic Attack Measures project at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, IN.
Vermont Halter Marine $39,808,087 for detail design and construction of an Auxiliary Personnel Lighter – Small (APL(S)).
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND (NAVAIR)
Jacobs $12,328,002 for retrofit of existing test equipment, design & development of new testing equipment and test support for Air Launch Testing and Underwater Testing of a conventional prompt strike weapon, China Lake, CA.
Micro Systems $22,986,171 for production, repair, and ancillary equipment for the systems for Naval Target Control Block II and III in support of Navy aerial targets.
Northrop Grumman $117,368,080 for all sorts of processors, antennae, radar parts, power supplies, and associated systems and hardware.
Precise Systems $16,182,934 for software application contractor support services for new and existing acquisition tools in support of the Naval Air Systems Command.
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION (NAWCAD)
For Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems Operations Onboard Ship and Shore support services at NAWCAD’s Air Traffic Control & Landing Systems Division (NAWCAD 4.11.7), seven corporations (incl. BAE Systems, Engility, KBR, Lockheed Martin) received $235,000,000.
Oscar Deuce $22,880,641 for contractor-owned and operated propeller aircraft in support of airborne threat simulation training for shipboard and aircraft squadron weapon systems operators and aircrew for NAWCAD.
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION (NAWCWD)
Bahfed Corp., Impact Components, Laguna Components Inc., Pacific IC Source, Vizocom ICT $20,000,000 for various types of commercially-available electronic components, manufactured from different materials, in different forms, shapes, sizes, and complexity in support of the NAWCWD Applied Manufacturing Technology Division (Code 475000D).
Booz Allen Hamilton $12,884,834 for cybersecurity support services, Fort Huachuca, AZ.
Cyber Systems & Services Solutions $17,436,173 for Defensive Cyber Realization, Integration, and Operational Support services at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland.
Kingfisher Systems $14,236,278 for advanced cyber support services for Marine Corps Cyberspace Operations Group.
Tyonek Global Services $7,236,566 for Cyber Operations Formal Training Support II. Supports the field training unit in course planning, administrative support, technical writing, course development, project management, instructor training, student mission training systems administration, network systems administration, training range engineering maintenance, computer help desk support, and hardware/infrastructure maintenance. Work at Hurlburt Field, FL; and Joint Base San Antonio, TX.
22nd Century Technologies $8,344,625 to support the 33rd Network Warfare Squadron (NWS) at Joint Base San Antonio, TX, in conducting its mission of Defense Cyber Operations (DCO). Provides plans and implantation in executing the 33rd NWS managed DCO mission.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & THE CLOUD
Booz Allen Hamilton $10,621,332 for work at Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) and contractor facilities. Intelligent Waves $48,000,000 to provide DISA with global logistical service management and field service representatives in support of the Distributed Tactical Communication System and the DOD Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services program. Solers $7,500,000,000 (max.) for Systems Engineering, Technology, and Innovation, mostly at DISA Headquarters, Fort Meade.
Bluewater Federal Solutions for $8,194,502 for IT services in support of mobile application development, web design, web development, and support for Military Health System internet, intranet, and extranet websites, web apps, and mobile applications.
CompQsoft $7,710,468 for audio-visual/video conference support services to supported agencies, primarily in the National Capital Region.
Jackpine Technologies Corp. $12,000,000 for the Hanscom Development, Security and Operations Cloud: on & off premise cloud-based service provider to DOD, acting as a collaborative & secure platform to test, develop, and connect DOD-wide users.
Oracle $18,850,000 for continued post-deployment system support.
Smartronix $21,274,633 for IT/cybersecurity programs and associated activities in support of NAWCAD Information Technology and Cyber Security Department.
Unisys Corp. $76,346,901 to experiment with the commercial delivery of “standardized, innovative, and agile” IT services, including an enterprise service desk and end user devices, to a select group of bases: Buckley AFB, CO; Maxwell AFB, AL; Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany; Offutt AFB, NE; Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson, AK; Cannon AFB, NM; Hurlburt Field, FL; and Pope Field, NC. Possible scaling of up to 20 bases during the experiment.
Valdez International Corp. $26,262,042 for Air Force Information Network support services.
To provide Defense Threat Reduction Agency-wide information technology support services for IT service design, five corporations (Booz Allen Hamilton, General Dynamics, Leidos, Next Tier Concepts, and SAIC) received $535,000,000.
iGov Technologies $48,000,000 for Marine Air Ground Task Force, Marine Common Handheld hardware and services.
Nimbis Services $49,500,000 for R&D: the Trusted Silicon Stratus contract’s objective is to achieve an initial operational capability of a novel microelectronics life-cycle verification ecosystem implemented to enhance microelectronics supply chain risk management.
SATELLITES & SPACE SUPPORT
Apogee Engineering $28,193,611 for Space Logistics Infrastructure Support Services (SLISS) – 2, which will provide services to the Space & Missile System Center Space Logistics Directorate and related organizations. SLISS-2 is used to acquire services in support of missions and technology within Air Force Space Command. Apogee will also provide logistical support to various space organizations such as, Air Force Satellite Control Network, Space Lift Range System, GPS, Defense Meteorological Satellite Program, Military Satellite Communications, and Space Based Infrared Systems. Work at Peterson AFB and Schriever AFB, CO.
Harris Corp. $14,650,764 for Commercial Broadband Satellite Program (CBSP) Unit Level Variant (ULV) hardware production units for U.S. Navy (93.2%) and New Zealand (6.8%). CBSP ULV is marketed as increasing commercial satellite communication connectivity.
InDyne $51,386,233 for running Solid State Phased Array Radar Systems at Beale AFB, CA; Cape Cod AFS, MA; Clear AFS, AK; Thule, Greenland, and RAF Fylingdales, U.K.
Northrop Grumman $17,416,113 to provide on-orbit operations and sustainment for the Space Tracking and Surveillance System. Work at Missile Defense Space Center at Colorado Springs, CO; and at Northrop Grumman facilities in Redondo Beach, CA.
Parsons $94,359,257 for necessary integration and manifesting services for Space & Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, Launch Manifest Systems Integrator (LMSI).
Raytheon $16,680,230 for spare items for the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) system and to produce, test and deliver fully integrated NMT.
Sonalysts Inc. $17,316,322 to develop the training system supporting GPS Next Generation Operational Control System under management of the Space Training Acquisition Office, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB.
Space X $297,000,000 for launch services to deliver the NROL-87, NROL-85, and AFSPC-44 missions to orbits. United Launch Services $441,761,778 for launch services to deliver the SILENTBARKER, SBIRS GEO-5, and SBIRS GEO-6 missions to orbits.
Tecolote Research $36,668,258 for acquisition, strategic communication, and administrative capabilities to execute integrated program management of space-related R&D, production, sustainment, and lifecycle acquisition activities. For Remote Sensing Systems Directorate, Space & Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB.
Tecolote Research $38,784,990 for Space & Missile Systems Center acquisition and financial support services.
MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY (MDA) – After intense lobbying by the U.S. war industry, the D.C. regime pulled out of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in 2002. This paved the way for the establishment of the Missile Defense Agency, and allowed the U.S. war industry to develop, market, and sell “ballistic missile defense” weaponry. This weaponry is one of the most lucrative sectors of the U.S. war industry.
Lockheed Martin $14,000,000 to support Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) capability insertion under Line Item Number 0160 for the Aegis BMD Program Office.
Raytheon $32,600,916 for the Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense plug and fight A-Kit materials and support.
BALLISTIC MISSILES / NUCLEAR WEAPONRY
Boeing $19,887,508 for the Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Flight Test, Telemetry, and Termination program via Air Force Nuclear Weapon Center, Hill AFB.
Lockheed Martin $846,030,000 for large diameter rocket motors, associated missile body flight articles, and related support equipment for Navy Intermediate Range Conventional Prompt Strike Weapon System flight test demonstrations.
Lockheed Martin $28,592,362 for engineering efforts to support the integration of the Trident II (D5) Missile and Reentry Subsystems into the Common Missile Compartment for the Columbia Class and U.K. Dreadnought programs.
Tecolote Research $7,718,193 for managing the War Department’s cost data collection repository (Cost Assessment Data Enterprise, CADE) used by DOE/National Nuclear Security Administration to develop cost estimates for major acquisition programs.
Textron $15,956,064 for the MK12A Mod 5 F Midsection remanufacturing program for the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill AFB, Utah.
MISSILES, BOMBS, ROCKETS, PROJECTILES
Lockheed Martin $10,939,237 for management, sustainment, and upgrade of Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System software product baseline and the required system & software documentation for U.S. Navy ($8,687,257; 79.4%); UK ($2,251,980; 20.6%).
Lockheed Martin $33,373,999 for redesign, integration and test of radio frequency sensors as part of a cost reduction initiative in support of Long Range Anti-Ship Missile.
Longbow $10,487,182 for Laser and Longbow HELLFIRE engineering services.
Northrop Grumman $173,679,405 for Precision Guidance Kit M1156.
Raytheon $25,229,389 for Tomahawk Block IV spares supporting recertification.
Arnold Defense & Electronics $23,911,200 for 2.75-inch rocket launchers and subcomponents to support USA and FMS (Australia).
Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials $8,892,173 for development, product improvement and prototyping support of various aircrew escape systems managed under the Joint Program Office for Cartridge Actuated Device/Propellant Actuated Device Tri-Service Charter within Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, MD.
Cargo Transport System Co. (Safat,, Kuwait) $10,000,000 for continued stevedoring and related terminal services to the 595th Transportation Brigade. Work in ports of Kuwait. Cargo Transport System Co. (Safat,, Kuwait) $10,000,000 for continued stevedoring and related terminal services to the 595th Transportation Brigade. Leidos $18,425,566 for Class V munitions supply support in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
General Dynamics $16,513,206 for Stryker wholesale supply, performance-based, logistics services. General Dynamics two installments of $1,357,144,255 for Stryker retrofit, repair, and refurbishment services and Stryker wholesale supply, performance-based, logistics services. General Dynamics $83,182,437 to incorporate additional technological capabilities into the current Abrams System Enhancement Package Version 4. General Dynamics $66,395,558 for Stryker sustainment services.
JLG Industries $7,572,265 for atlas rough terrain forklift transmissions and diesel engines.
O’Gara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring Co. $60,736,752 for Family of Medium Light Tactical Vehicles protection kits.
Oshkosh Defense $9,020,518 for Joint Light Tactical Vehicle trailers, kits, systems engineering and program management. Oshkosh $107,390,788 for recapitalized Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks, Palletized Load System (PLS) trucks, and new PLS trailers. Oshkosh $55,093,787 for recapitalized Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks, Palletized Load System (PLS) trucks, and new PLS trailers. Oshkosh $40,946,478 for recapitalized Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks. Oshkosh $29,319,096 for recapitalized Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks. Oshkosh $74,189,379 for Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles variants.
Isometrics $82,510,281 for the Modular Fuel System - Tank Rack Module.
Ravenswood Solutions $39,906,590 for hardware components making up two FlexTrain multi-mission instrumentation systems, along with Orion software licenses. FlexTrain “tracks vehicles, units and individual participants during training exercises or testing events.”
SMALL ARMS & LIGHT WEAPONRY (SALW)
Ohio Ordnance Works Inc. $26,141,125 for receiver cartridges for the U.S. Army.
GEAR & EQUIPMENT
Lions Services $11,403,650 for combat helmet chinstraps and hardware.
Aurora Industries (Camuy, Puerto Rico) $30,507,300 for jackets, extreme cold/wet weather, GEN III. Coachys & Associates $28,390,500 for the same thing. Tennier Industries $30,493,800 for extreme cold/wet weather jackets for U.S. Army and Air Force.
Federal Prison Industries d.b.a. UNICOR $12,210,000 for moisture wicking t-shirts.
Silver Oak Leaf $16,074,375 for blouses and trousers for the Type III, Navy Working Uniform. Work in Puerto Rico and Georgia.
Homeland Security Solutions $10,250,351 for program management support, training, human resources services and non-guard security support services.
CK Power $23,426,448 for auxiliary power unit kits for the assembly of M8E1 Chemical and Biological Protective Shelters at Pine Bluff Arsenal, Arkansas, home to a storied history of chemical weapon production.
Abbott Laboratories Inc. $35,203,754 for developing a Traumatic Brain Injury Diagnostic Assay.
Beacon Point & Associates $49,000,000 for hospital equipment and accessories.
LOUi Consulting Group $7,157,444 for Essentris support, a clinical documentation system. The White House’s 27 April 2004 Executive Order 13335 finalized corporatization of military medical electronic health records.
Potomac Healthcare Solutions $9,250,592 for athletic trainers and dietitian services, Fort Bliss, TX.
Tiber Creek Consulting $33,549,985 for “mission essential core information system for operations and sustainment with periodic modernization life cycle phases.”
Six corporations $90,000,000 for fire and emergency services equipment.
FUEL & ENERGY – The U.S. Armed Forces consume more fossil fuels than any other organization in the world.
American Petroleum Tankers $15,111,000 for the vessel the M/V Evergreen State in support of worldwide transportation of petroleum products. Vane Line Bunkering $16,952,486 for continued transportation of bulk jet fuel and marine diesel fuel by barge for the DLA-Energy in the U.S. Atlantic Region.
TRANSPORTATION _ USTRANSCOM
CIRCOR Naval Solutions $13,294,404 for pump parts in support of refurbishment and maintenance of existing pumps installed on various Military Sealift Command vessels.
Moran Towing Corp. $14,350,538 to support charter of tugboats for ship handling, docking and undocking in the Norfolk, VA, harbor and surrounding waters.
PAE $23,000,000 for continued Contractor Instruction, Maintenance, Operations and Training Support (CIMOTS) supporting the national strategic sealift Cargo Offload Discharge System requirements, including helping train people on craft at Expeditionary Warfare Training Groups, Pacific and Atlantic.
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions $12,000,000 for hazardous toxic and radiologic waste consulting services.
Coast Produce $153,648,855 for fruit and vegetables. Dairy Foods $15,527,183 for fresh milk and dairy products.Social Services Missouri Dept. $19,195,300 for full food service, Fort Leonard Wood, MO. SOPAKCO $26,214,300 for kosher/halal Meals Ready to Eat.
MAINLAND BASE SUPPORT - Base operations support services (BOSS) usually involve a combination of: facility management, fire & emergency services, grounds maintenance, janitorial services, pavement clearance, pest control, port operations, utilities, vehicles & equipment service, and waste management. This work was once done by the troops, prior to the corporate takeover of the War Department.
ACE Maintenance & Services $17,558,315 for janitorial services at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, MD.
Coastal Enterprises Jacksonville Inc. $8,260,289 for grounds maintenance services at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC, and other outlying locations.
T&H Services $26,468,671 for BOSS at Fort Carson, CO.
Valiant Government Services $16,255,102 for operations and maintenance services in Natick, MA; Daleville, AL; Silver Spring, MD; Aberdeen, MD; Frederick, MD; and Dover, DE.
Skookum Educational Programs $7,132,509 for custodial services to a multitude of federal facilities at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
OVERSEAS BASE SUPPORT
DZSP 21 $106,378,427 for BOSS at Joint Region Marianas, Guam.
CONSULTING, ADMIN & LOGISTICS – A January 2015 report noted that trimming some outsourced administrative waste (like we see in this category of consulting, admin, and business logistics) would have saved roughly $125 billion over five years. The Pentagon leadership (many of whom come from leadership positions in U.S. war corporations) buried the report, fearing Congress might use it to cut the war budget.
Cardno-Amec Foster Wheeler JV$8,440,405 for building condition assessments across many major domestic USMC facilities.
Cherokee Nation $39,461,205 for advisory and assistance services (A&AS) for programmatic, environmental cleanup, project execution and financial support. This provides base realignment and closure programs and requires a full range of A&AS and deliverables in the areas of management and professional services; studies, analyses, and evaluations; and engineering and specialized technical expertise.
Corps Solutions $7,157,695 to provide Marine Corps Range Control Facilities with operational, safety, technical and administrative support services.
Group W Inc. $24,999,999 for research and innovative technical analysis support services for the Marine Corps Operations Analysis Directorate.
NextGen Federal Systems $27,527,066 for staff augmentation services.
Clark Nexsen-CH2m Hill JV $9,500,000 for design projects planned for Djibouti (53%); Italy (30%); Spain (12%); and Greece (5%). Jacobs owns CH2M Hill.
Brayman Construction Corp. $21,744,985 to build a cellular cofferdam at the Bluestone Dam in Hinton, WV. Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure $34,974,509 for levee improvements in Sacramento, CA. Osborn Consulting / MGE Engineering / Natural System $10,000,000 for water resource civil works engineering, design, and engineering. Phylway Construction $48,654,095 for Mississippi River levee construction in New Orleans.
Donjon Marine Co. $10,364,915 to provide pumping assets re: hurricane season starting and anticipated near-term heavy rainfall in Puerto Rico.
For construction and maintenance of roadways, bridges, sidewalks, parking areas, airfields and runways, six firms (incl. two joint ventures) received $200,000,000. Work across Colorado, to include Buckley AFB, Cheyenne Mountain, Fort Carson Army Post (incl. PiĖon Canyon and the Pueblo Chemical Depot), Peterson AFB, Schriever AFB, and the U.S. Air Force Academy (incl. Farish Memorial Recreation Area, and the Bulls Eye Auxiliary Airfield).
Alutiiq General Contractors $10,149,245 for maintenance and construction on vehicle roadways and airfield paving at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. American Road Markings $55,285,237 for asphalt paving and concrete repair within NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic, VA.
Jacobs $40,000,000 for architect and engineer services to support the Air Force Materiel Command Headquarters buildings at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
Element Environmental and Helbert Hastert & Fee Planners $18,000,000 together for architect and engineer services (environmental/planning).
AECOM $12,250,000 for vertical architectural and engineering; Clark Nexsen $12,250,000 for vertical architectural and engineering; Whitman, Requardt & Associates LLP $12,250,000 for vertical architectural and engineering.
Three firms, including Jacobs $18,000,000 for architect and engineer services (environmental/planning).
DOMESTIC CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING – Endless war requires endless construction and building repair. An added bonus for the Pentagon and the U.S. war industry is how this construction activity effectively co-opts the working class, making them feel like they’re on the same team as the troops. It is a very powerful narcotic.
ACC Construction $10,718,591 for building a flight control tower in Fort Benning, GA.
AECOM $21,000,000 for repairs to buildings at Naval Support Activity Panama City, FL, after Hurricane Michael. Environmental Chemical Corp. $13,327,995 for hurricane recovery at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC.
Diversified Maintenance Systems $49,000,000 for construction projects at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, CA.
Fortis Nova A JV LLC $9,050,000 for construction of two new truck fill stands, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Gilbane Federal JV $10,041,983 for two-phase design build construction of a blood donor center in Fort Gordon, GA.
Goodwin Brothers Construction $33,900,000 to construct a new water treatment plant at Lake City Army Ammunition Plant, MO.
Harper Construction $23,958,623 for bachelor enlisted quarters repairs at NAS Lemoore.
STANTEC Consulting Services $12,250,000 for vertical architectural and engineering.
Straub Construction $28,937,000 for construction of Modified Tactical Equipment Facility and General Purpose Warehouse in Barstow, CA.
Su-Mo Builders $9,989,777 to repair the mess hall and replace the walk-in freezer and cooling systems, Building 1089, Marine Corps Base Hawai‘i.
SupplyCore Inc. $90,000,000 for facilities maintenance, repair, and operations items.
Abt Associates, AECOM, Booz Allen Hamilton, and CDM shared $47,200,000 for navigation, data and systems analytical and professional support services, via USACE.
Four construction firms, including one joint venture $16,800,000 for sustainment, restoration and modernization for the U.S. Army 413th Combat Support Battalion, HI. Five corporations $240 million (max) for construction projects located primarily within the NAVFAC Southeast. Ten firms $45,000,000 for Fort McCoy, WI, Department of Public Works construction. Sixteen firms $96,649,264 for construction projects at Red River Army Depot, TX.
For architect, engineer, analysis and design services, FourFront Design Inc., Calibre Engineering Inc., and Alliance Consulting Group Seven Generations shared $20,000,000.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company $10,284,475 for dredging. Norfolk Dredging $9,136,250 for Canaveral Harbor maintenance dredging. Weeks Marine $9,900,000 for maintenance dredging, Plaquemines Parish, LA. Weeks Marine $10,775,000 for maintenance dredging of East Rockaway Inlet, NY.