Hundreds of corporations comprise the U.S. war industry. Endless war is the most profitable racket on Earth. The U.S. Department of War (euphemized officially as the Department of Defense) allocated at least $31,948,845,919 on 311 individual contracts during May 2019.
FOREIGN MILITARY SALES (FMS) – Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers industry goods and services to allied nations and international organizations. 26 FMS contracts during May 2019 totaled $1,569,716,647.
BAE Systems $39,459,120 for FMS (France): MQ-9 Sensor Pod effort.
Boeing $10,870,386 for “obsolescence redesign efforts” in support of Harpoon missiles for Saudi Arabia. Boeing $8,415,141 for FMS (Saudi Arabia): post-production support on AH-64 attack helicopter in King Khalid Military City, Saudi Arabia; and Mesa, AZ. Boeing $11,205,341 for F-15 sustaining engineering services. Involves FMS to the Saudi regime and Apartheid Israel. Serco $9,478,782 for Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) waterfront installation support alteration. Involves FMS to Saudi Arabia.
Boeing $35,000,000 for integration, sustainment and support of the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) for FMS (Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Greece, Apartheid Israel, South Korea, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Singapore, and “any other future country with an approved letter of offer and acceptance”).
Boeing $47,930,791 for 34 ScanEagle drones for Malaysia (12 at $19,329,334; 40%); Philippines (8 at $9,633,665; 20%); Vietnam (6 at $9,770,120; 20%); Indonesia (8 at $9,197,672; 20%). Includes spare payloads, parts, support equipment, tools, training.
Computer Systems Center $2,616,215 for FMS: for concept and requirements development & engineering for F-35 Offboard Mission Support Integrated Product Team.
General Dynamics $92,400,000 for FMS (Iraq): 120mm munition high explosive with tracer tank ammunition cartridges. Tribalco LLC $14,425,217 for FMS (Iraq): computer hardware, services and MEMEX software.
Lockheed Martin for FMS ($761,719): F-35 kits and special tooling. Lockheed Martin $1,639,997 for FMS: initial repair material for the Electronic Warfare Digital Channelized Receiver/Techniques Generator Tuner Insertion Program, Fuel and Life Support systems at multiple F-35 depots inside the U.S.
Lockheed Martin $16,387,853 for FMS (Taiwan): support the F-16 Peace Phoenix Rising program.
Martin Baker (U.K.) $3,002,820 for FMS (Australia): engineering on 81 survival seat kit assemblies for Enhanced Emergency Oxygen System (EEOS). Northrop Grumman for long-lead components for M-4C Triton (LRIP lot 5) for Australia ($26,923,723). Also provides equipment and associated materials for ground stations. Textron $8,928,378 for FMS (Australia): logistics support.
Raytheon $383,973,802 for FMS (Romania): hardware, upgrade kits and spares.
United Technologies for additional F-35 engine spare parts, and for program administrative labor for the global spares pool for FMS ($22,941,259). United Technologies for production & delivery of 233 propulsion systems for FMS ($640,442,453).
Integration Innovation $7,559,067 for FMS (Egypt, Greece, U.K., UAE, India, Indonesia, Apartheid Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Netherlands, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan): technical support services in Huntsville, AL. IronMountain Solutions $22,705,832 for FMS (Afghanistan, Bahrain, UAE, Tunisia, Thailand, Taiwan, Sweden, Egypt, Jordan, Latvia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia): technical support services in Huntsville. Quantitech $16,026,683 for FMS (Afghanistan, Bahrain, UAE, Tunisia, Thailand, Taiwan, Sweden, Egypt, Jordan, Latvia, Mexico, Slovakia): support services in Huntsville. This FMS is likely in support of the utility helicopter program office.
Northrop Grumman $7,203,829 for FMS (Bahrain): up to 42 additional technical refresh mission computers for AH-1Z aircraft, including trainer units and spare units.
UNINHABITED VEHICLES & CRAFT
Northrop Grumman for long-lead components for M-4C Triton (LRIP lot 5) for Navy ($38,250,000). In addition, this provides equipment and materials for 3 ground stations. Northrop Grumman $66,274,215 for operation and maintenance in support of the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance-Demonstrator program, including logistics and sustaining engineering support. Northrop Grumman $163,588,331 for operations, maintenance, engineering, re-engineering and remanufacturing of Hunter unmanned aircraft system.
Black River Systems $88,733,141 for operational counter-small unmanned aircraft systems open systems architecture software/hardware systems. Provides for system analysis, simulation & modeling, technique development, hardware and software rapid prototyping, integration, test, demonstration, data analysis, transition, operational assessment, and hardware and software enhancement relative to the objective.
RECRUITMENT & RETENTION – The Pentagon spends hundreds of millions of dollars each year to convince the U.S. populace to fight in elective wars.
Metis Solutions $10,301,762 for 5 months of “counter-threat finance services” to U.S. Central Command, U.S. Africa Command, and U.S. European Command.
KBRwyle $530,375,543 for USMC Prepositioning Program logistics services.
MD Helicopters $15,964,035 for logistics support in Kabul, Afghanistan; and Mesa, AZ.
Noble Supply & Logistics max. $60,000,000 for maintenance, repair, and operations support in CENTCOM. Work in Bahrain, Egypt, Iran (?!), Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, UAE, Yemen, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Neither the War Dept. nor this corporation replied to my inquiries about “Iran” being listed on this contract.
Peraton $7,479,248 for commercial satellite communications service to CENTCOM.
USNORTHCOM / “Homeland”
Dawson Federal $9,855,000 for Rio Grande Valley (Texas) patrol roads border wall design and build, phase 2. Kiewit Infrastructure West $43,700,000 for border infrastructure construction in Rio Grande City, TX. Southwest Valley Constructors $646,000,000 for design-build of Tucson Sector barrier wall replacement. BFBC LLC $141,750,000 for design-build of El Centro Project 1 and Yuma Project 1 vehicle and pedestrian barrier replacement. 12 firms will compete for $5,000,000,000 for construction supporting DHS San Diego, El Centro, Yuma and Tucson Border Patrol sectors, and USACE South-Western Division and South Pacific Division.
B.L. Harbert International $18,481,835 to construct SCIF at Camp Humphreys, in Pyongtaek, South Korea. Hensel Phelps Construction $53,465,000 to build a new corrosion control hangar at USMC Base in Kaneohe, HI.
Modern International Barrigada (Guam) $18,606,221 for new tension fabric structure hangars with fuel cell maintenance capability, concrete aprons/pads, concrete footings, and concrete aprons/pad access, Northwest Field on Andersen AFB, Yigo, Guam.
Actionable Solutions Group max. $240,658,061 for intelligence analyst support to USSOCOM.
A4 Construction Company $12,309,817 to build a Special Operation Forces (SOF) Human Performance Training Center in Fort Carson, CO.
Boeing Insitu max. $23,000,000 for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) services for SOCOM.
Howard W. Pence $8,825,159 to build a SOF air-and-ground integration urban live fire range in Fort Campbell, KY.
Leonardo DRS $977,000,000 (max.) for SOCOM Deployed Operations telecommunication program.
DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY (DARPA)
CORPORATE CAPTURE OF U.S. INTELLIGENCE / ESPIONAGE
SAIC (Engility) max. $106,000,000 for exploitation management support services to the DIA National Media Exploitation Center, Bethesda, MD.
Systems & Technology Research $28,680,552 for research, development, operations and maintenance. Provides for Dynamic Exploitation Modeling for Operational Systems (DEMOS) program, aiming to implement automated tools for generating indications & warning and transition prototype systems to operational end users for different missions.
ACADEMIA – U.S. academia is part of the U.S. war industry. Faculty and staff often justify this ethical compromise by claiming that the funding is too good to turn down and that they, the academics, are ultimately not the ones determining when, where, or how to use the weaponry being developed.
UES and University of Dayton Research Institute $99,000,000 for scientific exploration for the discovery and/or advancement of power, energy, thermal, integration and control (PETIC) technologies to develop materials, processes, devices, modeling and simulation for advanced military weapon systems and emerging applications. Work at AFRL.
Georgia Tech Research Corp. $8,138,096 for development of vector sensors and arrays for deep and shallow water applications for Office of Naval Research.
University of Hawai‘i Applied Research Laboratory max. $77,209,225 for research, development, engineering, and test and evaluation of various programs in Mānoa, HI.
Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab $2,351,000,000 for research, development, engineering, and test and evaluation of programs, re: missiles, radar, sonar, space, undersea warfare, command, control and communication (C3), anti-air warfare, strike warfare, information warfare, complex combat systems and the characteristics and limitations “unique to the operating environment of DOD systems.” Program offices throughout DOD may provide multiple appropriation types for use throughout performance. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab $22,231,309 to help develop prototypes, test plans, rapid fielding, operational experiments and changes in existing acquisition programs with a focus on identification and reduction of programmatic and technical risk provides for applied research.
Wichita State University $23,500,000 for R&D on Modeling for Affordable, Sustainable Composites (MASC) for AFRL. Develops a quantifiable, risk-based assessment methodology for determining the service life of composite structures aided by damage modeling.
CAE USA $12,676,732 for commercial classroom and simulator training for Navy C-12 Raytheon / Beechcraft King Air aircraft.
JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER (F-35)
Computer Systems Center to perform concept and requirements development and system engineering services for F-35 Offboard Mission Support Integrated Product Team for Navy ($4,858,686).
Lockheed Martin for kits and special tooling for F-35 for USMC ($7,196,895); Air Force ($2,127,150); Navy ($332,847); non-U.S. DOD ($1,525,994). Lockheed Martin for initial repair material for the Electronic Warfare Digital Channelized Receiver/Techniques Generator Tuner Insertion Program, Fuel and Life Support systems at multiple F-35 depots within the continental U.S. Purchases: USAF ($9,324,456); USMC ($4,607,377); Navy ($2,140,229); non-U.S. DOD ($3,638,728). Lockheed Martin $7,514,515 to establish F-35 organic depot component repair capabilities. Lockheed Martin $11,336,274 for deployment & operation of test aircraft supporting F-35 for USAF ($8,791,728; 78%); Navy ($224,464; 2%) and non-U.S. DOD ($2,320,082; 20%).
Lockheed Martin $18,472,006 for Diminishing Manufacturing Sources redesign activities on the F-35.
United Technologies for additional F-35 engine spare parts, and for program administrative labor for the global spares pool for Navy ($4,161,749); Air Force ($3,116,792); USMC ($556,570); non-U.S. DOD ($24,899,106). United Technologies for production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems for Air Force ($619,293,241); USMC ($627,306,799); Navy ($117,569,123); non-DOD ($1,234,417,345).
Bell Boeing JPO $42,238,558 for fleet software sustainment including engineering and technical support for V-22 flight control system and on-aircraft avionics for USMC ($25,548,289) and Air Force ($12,997,880).
Boeing $40,974,754 for F-15C and F-15E Mission Training Center Services contractor-furnished equipment for simulation to train pilots and weapons system operators at Nellis AFB, NV. Provides four additional pilot/weapon systems officer crew stations devices and their equipment in support of aircrew training requirements.
Boeing $35,800,000 for work on modernization, configuration and waveform generators to ensure a common configuration of APG-82(v)1 radar for F-15.
6 corporations received up to $34,200,000 to generate first article tests and produce F-16 avionics panels and faceplates.
BAE Systems $36,726,784 for demonstration and development of Dual Band Decoy capability (which will leverage contractor technologies and expand capabilities re: Integrated Defense Electronic Countermeasures AN/ALE-55 and AN/ALE-50 used on F/A-18E/F aircraft). Boeing $163,907,829 to extend the operational service life (from 6,000 to 10,000 flight hours) of up to ten F/A-18E/F aircraft. Parker Hannifin Corp. max. $11,000,000 for F/A-18 spare parts.
L3 $13,686,773 to expand the analysis and design of the Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ LB) controller, receiver, exciter, and power generation subsystems. Northrop Grumman $13,517,069 to expand analysis & design of NGJ LB controller, receiver, exciter, and power generation subsystems.
STRATEGIC / TACTICAL AIRLIFT
D&D Machinery Sales $8,940,500 for the C-17 Globemaster program Aircraft Engine Ground Handling Trailer. Incorporates I-beam rails to interface with the rollers on the engine cradle.
Boeing max. $7,398,345 for KC-135 aircraft ruddevator boom.
The Entwistle Co. $8,141,420 for the fuels operational readiness capability equipment (FORCE)—a deployable and modular fuel system that provides joint capability to fuel aircraft and support equipment at forward locations.
MILITARY RESEARCH LABS
SAIC $58,296,527 for R&D on enhancing airman combat survivability by enabling forces to counter optical hazards/threats while exploiting optical systems. Research aims to study optical radiation to protect against and exploit physical, physiological, psychological, and other effects of optical radiation. Work primarily at Fort Sam Houston, TX, for AFRL. (Original amount awarded as incorrect. DOD corrected it on 6 May 2019, and then corrected that correction on 9 May 2019.)
Two Six Labs $8,451,182 for facilitating interchange and nonpublic information sharing “while hiding within local inhospitable network environments software and hardware.” Aims to develop a unique software architecture and systems integration approach designed to address secure and anonymous messaging systems.
REDSTONE ARSENAL – Every major war corporation has a presence at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama.
Science & Engineering Services, Y-Tech Services, Tyonek Worldwide Services will compete for $2,440,000,000 for modifications to aviation systems, Redstone Arsenal.
Wolf Creek $46,261,584 for installation support services in Huntsville, AL
Boeing $18,943,540 to implement, integrate, test, upgrade, and field Longbow Crew Trainer Generation 4 and 5.
General Dynamics for A/A49E-7 gun turrets for AH-1Z helicopters for Navy ($4,975,950).
International Enterprises $24,500,000 for depot level repair of Aviator Night Vision Heads-Up Display family of repairable assemblies and subassemblies.
L3 $12,500,040 for search, detection, navigation, guidance, aeronautical and nautical systems & instruments, airborne radar equipment, and night vision equip for U.S. Army.
Northrop Grumman $18,635,961 for technical services in Fort Leavenworth, KS.
Transaero $10,504,719 (max.) for air data computers for U.S. Army. Some work in U.K.
GENERAL AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE
Boeing $51,532,751 for sustainment engineering services on up to 17 C-40A aircraft.
DynCorp $129,666,053 for logistics support services in Fort Worth, TX.
M1 Support Services $23,342,767 for C-21 maintenance and repair support worldwide
United Technologies max. $9,048,256 for TF-33 aircraft engine turbine blades.
Vital Link $228,843,057 for repair, refurbishment and relocation of noise suppressors at Air Force locations worldwide.
INDUSTRIAL BASE – GENERAL
Aura Technologies $49,997,256 for research on advanced manufacturing environments.
AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTATION, PODS & SENSORS
BAE Systems roughly $7,380,000 for aircraft phase shifters.
Air Center Helicopters $43,844,230 for recurring training for Air Force’s Guardian Angel Formal Training Unit located at the 68th Rescue Squadron at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ; NAS North Island, Coronado, CA; and other locations.
Kratos $25,413,946 for 34 BQM-177A Subsonic Aerial Targets and technical data (LRIP, lot 3).
AIRCRAFT PERSONNEL DEVICES
Lockheed Martin $84,925,824 for AEGIS combat system engineering, architecture, development, integration and test; Naval Integrated Fire Control-Counter Air integration and test; and training, studies and computer program maintenance. Lockheed Martin $14,392,086 for logistics and sustainment support for the in-service AEGIS ship fleet, ashore sites, and FMS ships, as well as the retrofit of modernizations/upgrades for which integrated logistics products will be made available to ensure supportability across the entire lifecycle timeline.
LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP (LCS)
Lockheed Martin $12,747,722 for post-delivery support of LCS-19. Lockheed Martin will perform the planning and implementation of deferred design changes identified during the construction period. Lockheed Martin $9,324,995 for advance planning, accomplishment and emergent availabilities for LCS-15 post shakedown availability.
Textron $20,452,716 for engineering and technical services for the Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) Unmanned Surface Vehicle program. If it performs as marketed, UISS will allow the LCS to sweep for mines.
LANDING CRAFT, AIR CUSHION (LCAC)
Rolls-Royce $8,622,670 for 10 MT7 marine turbine installation parts kit shipsets for the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 100 Class craft. An MT7 installation parts kit is one “shipset” (craft) consisting of four engine intakes, two right-hand engine exhausts and two left-hand engine exhausts. Work includes production of the installation parts kit shipsets and delivery to Textron for the assembly of the LCAC 100.
ARLEIGH BURKE-CLASS DESTROYERS (DDG)
Timken Gears & Services $147,427,099 for Main Reduction Gear shipsets for Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyers. The shipsets are the set of gears that transmit the power from two main propulsion gas turbines to the propulsion shaft. Each Arleigh Burke class destroyer has two gear assemblies (one for each propulsion shaft).
NIMITZ-CLASS AIRCRAFT CARRIERS (CVN)
Raytheon $234,640,402 for 23 Joint Precision Approach & Landing Systems (JPALS) LRIP and installation engineering development model unit upgrade kits, engineering change proposals, and data. Raytheon $8,997,334 to design, prototype, and test a replacement JPALS Ship GPS Sensor Unit (SGSU). Resolves obsolescence driven by part shortages in the Digital Integrated GPS Anti-Jam Receiver, a SGSU subassembly.
General Dynamics $497,012,105 to develop and expand the submarine industrial base for Columbia-class ballistic missile subs, as well as the nuclear shipbuilding enterprise (Virginia- and Ford-class), as part of the integrated enterprise plan and multi-program material procurement and production backup units. This industrial base expansion “utilizes the enhanced acquisition authorities contained in 10 U.S. Code §2218a, National Sea-Based Deterrence Fund, to improve sub-tier vendor stability and gain economic efficiencies based on production economies for major components.” Capitol Hill plays its role by passing the NDAA (Public Law 115-232) and the DOD Appropriations Act, 2019 (Public Law 115-245), which authorized and appropriated additional funding “to ensure second- and third-tier contractors are able to meet increased production requirements.”
Lockheed Martin $29,324,550 for TB-37 Multi-Function Towed Array production units, accessories, shipping products, and spare modules.
NAVAL NUCLEAR PROPULSION
Bechtel Plant Machinery $14,991,567 for naval nuclear propulsion components in Monroeville, PA (98%); Schenectady, NY (2%).
SURFACE SHIP MAINTENANCE
Colonna's Shipyard $9,299,760 to demilitarize exterior hull, internal equipment, bulkheads, decking, piping, etc. onboard USS San Francisco (SSN-711) in Portsmouth, VA. Detyens Shipyards $8,929,671 for shipyard availability, USNS Lenthall (T-AO 189).
Global, A 1st Flagship Co. $13,234,068 for services and material necessary to support & maintain all vessels assigned to NAVSEA Inactive Ships Maintenance Office, Bremerton, WA. Global, A 1st Flagship Co. $9,683,697 for the same services at NAVSEA Inactive Ship Maintenance Office, Pearl Harbor, HI.
Q.E.D. Systems $19,578,649 for advanced planning services in support of availabilities (maintenance, sustainment, phased modernization, re-commissioning) and maintenance windows of opportunity for amphibious ships (LPD 17, LSD 41, LSD 49 classes).
BAE Systems $8,924,330 for MK 45gun mount engineering, technical, logistics services and technical data. BAE Systems $22,740,122 for three 57mm MK 110 Mod 0 gun mounts and associated hardware. MK 110 GM consists of a 57mm gun, ammunition hoist, power distribution panel, muzzle velocity radar, barrel-mounted television camera and a ruggedized laptop computer gun control panel.
Boeing $15,054,330 for production AN/USQ-82(V) Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex Systems and corresponding spare parts. Involves FMS to South Korea and Japan. Boeing $13,353,939 for design agent and engineering /sustainment for AN/USQ-82(V), which are installed on Navy DDG 51-class destroyers, in MDA Aegis Ashore systems, on ships of 3 countries under FMS, and on new LHA 8 and new FMS Japan and South Korean DDGs. Involves FMS to South Korea and Japan.
Continental Tide Defense Systems, Delphinus Engineering, Epsilon Systems Solutions, R&P Technologies $8,484,743 for fiber optic repair and modernization services for scheduled fiber optic shipboard modernization installations onboard ships or subs.
NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND (NAVSEA)
Progeny Systems $7,644,811 for Navy systems engineering services for NAVSEA.
Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors $11,638,510 to purchase and convert one existing offshore supply vessel into an Atlantic Undersea Test & Evaluation Center range support vessel (ARSV). Researchers onboard ARSV remain on station at remote locations to collect data, deploy scientific equipment, and perform scientific calculations.
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND (NAVAIR)
Airborne Tactical Advantage $55,611,547 for contractor-owned and operated high subsonic and supersonic aircraft to the Navy for airborne threat simulation.
Systems Application & Technologies $14,583,586 for continued support services to the Air Vehicle and Instrumentation (AVMI) Department and NAVAIR. Services include support for designing, developing, procuring, building, installing, testing and evaluating, calibrating, modifying, operating, maintaining instrumentation on aircraft and engines.
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION (NAWCAD)
Alfab $127,898,545 to provide new and refurbished Airfield Matting 2 packages, which consist of landing matting, heavy duty matting, and spacer matting.
Alutiiq Information Management $115,712,333 for logistics services and technical publications in support of the Logistics Product Data Division.
BAE Systems $84,341,597 for direct labor engineering services on NAWCAD's Special Communications Mission Solutions Division to perform projects for Special Operations Forces C5ISR. Services include requirements definition, solution definition, integration, installation verification and validation, and operation and sustainment.
Compliance Corp. $39,063,181 for services in support of NAWCAD's Engineering, Prototyping, and Fabrication Department.
Greenfield Engineering Corp. $82,843,546 for services for design, development, manufacture, integration, update and test of avionics systems from inception to disposal. Also provides development and fabrication of hardware kits for integration on aircraft. Services support NAVAIR’s Avionics, Sensors, and Electronic Warfare Department (AIR-4.5) at NAS Patuxent River, MD (90%), and Leonardtown, MD (10%).
Mercury Defense Systems $11,916,919 for Advanced Digital Radio Frequency Memories (DRFM) hardware and software.
Omnitec Solutions $45,350,778 to improve acquisition program planning and execution of Naval Aviation and joint programs in support of Integrated Project Management (IPM). Support includes strategic research & analysis, industry collaborative exchange, enculturation, strategic and operational implementation, supplier analysis and management, data collection and management, IPM, earned value management and integrated government scheduling.
Over 15 corporations (including CACI, Lockheed Martin, and SAIC) received a shared $248,940,660 for sustainment equipment procured under 14 functional areas in support of Navy Fleet Readiness Centers. Areas include equipment (ancillary, balancing test, test, blasting & sanding, coating, fall protection, measurement, welding, wet processing).
Sierra Nevada Corp. $9,757,670 for AN/SPN-46(V) landing system upgrade program to address obsolescence issues, system degraders, deficiency correction and cybersecurity implementation for NAWCAD in St. Inigoes, MD.
To provide command and control (C2) technologies and capabilities in the areas of innovative science and technology research, systems engineering, architecture, design, development, integration, testing, configuration management, quality assurance, and implementation and support of C2 net-centric military operations—six contracts were awarded: Advanced Sciences and Technologies LLC (AS&T) $68,106,416; Data Intelligence $48,103,672; Forward Slope $76,903,173; G2 Software Systems $83,493,639; Geocent $83,338,808; and Solute $55,891,672.
BAE Systems $276,573,342; ICF Inc. $330,714,321; Leidos $304,326,147; Parsons $293,786,547; Perspecta Engineering $303,565,184; Booz Allen Hamilton $273,941,498; Northrop Grumman $273,242,902; Scientific Research Corp. $240,305,587; SAIC $234,743,621 for professional technical and management support services to establish and maintain cyberspace operations and enable product lines, programs and projects to include interoperability of systems, services and capabilities at the tactical, operational and strategic levels for NAVWAR, San Diego.
Carahsoft $440,000,000 to provide McAfee brand name hardware, software, and services for DOD, U.S. intelligence community, and Coast Guard activities worldwide via Naval Warfare Information Center Pacific, San Diego.
Nathan Kunes $13,681,778 for development, implementation and testing of computer network defense measures; development of wireless computing security, cross-domain solutions, and vulnerability assessments; and system and security engineering to evaluate commercial information assurance products for NAVWAR.
CYBER, SIGINT & CRYPTOGRAPHY
General Dynamics $23,420,416 to support the Air Force Civil Engineering Center with professional IT services for Control Systems Cybersecurity Initiative.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & THE CLOUD
CACI $10,760,666 for technical and functional services for Defense Agency Initiative.
Carahsoft $31,061,460 for brand name commercial software, third party software, and software maintenance in Fort Belvoir, VA.
Cherokee Nation $15,100,000 to expand mission chilled water distribution for cooling.
DirectViz Solutions $84,243,630 for management, administrative, and technical IT support services in Fort Huachuca, AZ.
Emergent LLC $15,542,033 (max.) for oracle database software license maintenance.
General Dynamics (credited as CSRA) $24,249,327 to continue information support services for software development & maintenance of business mission area systems, including personnel and financial accounting systems.
NetCentrics Corp. $8,177,036 to provide IT support for the Office of the Secretary of War; Washington Headquarters Services and supported organizations; and the Pentagon Force Protection Agency. Similar support is provided for Office of General Counsel, Central Adjudication Facility, and DSCA.
Pivotal Software $121,351,531 for support of AFLCMC Detachment 12 (“Kessel Run”). Provides for utilization of prototyped methodology and software & services that support them across the entire Air Force Air Operations Center.
SAIC $8,339,000 for systems engineering support in Reston, VA.
STG $7,645,240 for operational and technical engineering in Fort Huachuca, AZ.
Leonardo DRS approx. $28,600,000 for additional Army installation kits & spares for Army Program Executive Office Command, Control, and Communications-Tactical Project Manager, Mission Command.
L3 $11,613,150 for production, engineering and logistical support.
Raytheon $92,800,000 for licenses and lifecycle support activities needed to upgrade and sustain Multi Source Correlator Tracker (MSCT) and Tactical Display Framework software applications within the Common Aviation Command & Control software baseline.
IBM $275,000,000 to enable “trusted” manufacturing flows in the Trusted Foundry Access II (.pdf) contractor’s fabrication facilities; to enable a wide-range of semiconductor technologies and services; and to create a trusted supply chain with the contractor to deliver classified and trusted mask and wafer fabrication within an “open” commercial environment. “Provides additional layer of security to the commercial environment that permits government access to advanced technology manufacturing capabilities for trusted and classified programs.” Program also provides subject matter expertise and consulting services to assess and propose additional tasking for the enablement, support, or accreditation of new facilities, systems, tools and processes to further the strategic goals of DMEA in advanced semiconductor technologies.
SATELLITES & SPACE SUPPORT
BAE Systems $7,758,301 for a 5.5 KVDC transmitter power upgrade on AN/FPS-85 Phased Array Radar.
Booz Allen Hamilton $9,128,465 for additional battle management command & control systems engineering architecture modeling space support at Los Angeles AFB.
Iridium Satellite $8,452,000 for the extension of services on the current Airtime contract.
Northrop Grumman $7,307,533 for sensor sustainment of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program on-orbit constellation being provided under the basic contract.
Northrop Grumman $65,890,870 for Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS)/Inertial Navigation System (EGI) engineering, manufacturing and development to incorporate a modernized GPS receiver card into existing fielded and reducing the number of configurations of future production EGI. United Technologies (Rockwell Collins) $43,033,042 for Next Generation Application Specific Integrated Circuit Preliminary Design Review (PDR). Provides design, develop, and test of modernized GPS receivers that are intended for future military applications to the PDR level for Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB.
Northrop Grumman $82,320,000 to develop software to address international host accommodations for new link functions, cyber architecture, orbit planning, and the capability for controlling four Enhanced Polar System (EPS) payloads simultaneously on a single software baseline for Space & Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB.
United Launch Services $149,376,775 for Delta IV heavy launch services: launch vehicle production services for NRO Launch Mission Two. Work in Centennial, CO; Decatur, AL; and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL.
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.
Modern Technology Solutions $2,434,544 (of potential $13,826,273) to develop and demonstrate a physics-based, cross-domain, closed-loop simulation and a collaborative model-based experimentation to test & evaluate integrated left- and right-of-launch (ILROL) concepts.
Northrop Grumman $46,809,398 to provide ICBM target capability upgrade kits and associated nonrecurring engineering.
Raytheon $30,369,205 to provide Service Life Evaluation Program support for MDA.
HYPERSONICS – War corporations, think tanks, and Congress hype the “threat” of Beijing and Moscow in order to justify design, development, and sale of an entirely new sector of the war industry: hypersonic missiles and aircraft.
University of Dayton Research Institute $9,845,965 for development of Hypersonic Vehicle Flight Test Structure. Provides design, fabrication, and flight testing of the payload structure on the “GOLauncher 1” subscale hypersonic flight vehicle.
MISSILES, BOMBS, ROCKETS, PROJECTILES
BAE Systems $10,853,462 to upgrade the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) guidance section.
Boeing $139,808,430 for up to 12,000 additional Precision Laser Guidance Sets for the Laser Joint Direct Attack Munition.
Lockheed Martin $10,508,635 to develop and qualify a modular rocket pod and launch tubes for Guided MLRS adaptable to future munitions.
L3 $9,195,869 for material in support of the 57mm MK 332 High Explosive-4 Bolt Guided Cartridge ammunition. The HE-4G cartridge is intended for combating surface and air targets. The fixed cartridge consists of a Radio Frequency Guided Projectile (RFGP), brass cartridge case, and energetics qualified for Navy use. RFGP is comprised of a guidance section, a divert module with a fuze safe and arm, and a warhead.
Northrop Grumman max. $16,805,558 for automatic feeders for U.S. Army.
Raytheon $151,468,431 for integrated logistics support and repairs of AIM-9X missiles for USA, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Apartheid Israel, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Oman, Malaysia, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Turkey.
Raytheon $24,500,000 for AMRAAM System Improvement Program software architecture and design risk reduction efforts “to counter evolving threats.” Raytheon $9,212,539 for 24 AMRAAM Captive Air Training Missile guidance sections.
Raytheon $355,493,640 for AGM-88B High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARM) / Replacement Exchange In-Kind (REIK) for HARM Control Section (HCSM).
R. Stresau Lab $19,982,892 for MK18 MOD0 electric blasting caps and MK20 MOD2 electric squibs. MK18 MOD0 electric blasting cap is initiated by an electric source (e.g. a blasting machine or battery). MK20 MOD2 ignites smokeless powder and pyrotechnic compositions used in electric demolitions.
Woodlawn Manufacturing LTD $7,041,448 for the fabrication, assembly, and delivery of Canister Metal Parts Assembly and Canister Base Assembly which will support the load, assemble, and pack of 155mm illuminating projectiles.
IDSC Holdings $11,434,752 for the General Mechanic's Tool Kit.
LOC Performance $67,680,731 for Bradley Engineering Change Proposal 1 kits and installation.
Navistar Defense $14,085,821 for 4x4 cargo trucks 6x6 general transport trucks, 6x6 30 ton wreckers, and spare parts.
Oshkosh Defense max. $10,893,247 for hydraulic transmissions. Oshkosh Defense $16,338,763 for Joint Light Tactical Vehicle packaged kits. Oshkosh Defense $13,654,232 for Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles. Oshkosh Defense $13,399,355 for MPL2-95 semitrailers, associated spare parts, kits, and contractor logistics support. Oshkosh Defense $14,473,955 to convert existing Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement, Extra Long Wheel Base vehicles into HIMARS Resupply Vehicles.
Safety Kleen Systems $8,334,836 for engine lubricating oil.
SMALL ARMS & LIGHT WEAPONRY (SALW)
General Dynamics max. $42,443,476 for gun barrels.
Point Blank Enterprises max. $92,881,740 for enhanced small arms protective inserts.
GEAR & EQUIPMENT
Allied Tube & Conduit Corp. $46,000,000 for barbed tape concertina wire.
Expeditionary Technical Solutions $12,629,541 for test and engineering technical support services to the Combat Operations Center (COC) and Tactical Systems Oriented Architecture (TSOA) programs for the USMC – USMC Tactical Systems Support Activity (MCTSSA) at Camp Pendleton, CA.
H.P. White, Chesapeake Testing Services and Oregon Ballistic Laboratories compete for $9,900,000 for ballistic testing of personal body armor.
LiteFighter System max. $200,000,000 for commercial-off-the-shelf shelters and tents.
Propper International (Puerto Rico) max. $12,771,847 for USMC packs.
RANGE FINDER & TARGET LOCATION DEVICE
$7,176,948 optical sighting and ranging equipment for U.S. Army.
Federal Prison Industries (UNICOR) max. $9,558,000 for Navy parkas. Kandor Manufacturing (Puerto Rico) $13,896,462 for Navy working uniform blouses & trousers. National Industries for The Blind max. $15,036,000 for Army Physical Fitness Uniform (APFU) jackets. Peckham Vocational Industries max. $24,490,040 for extended cold weather fleece jackets. Work in MI, FL, and Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Apparel Manufacturing Corp. max. $10,251,270 for coats and trousers. Arkansas Lighthouse for the Blind max. $11,085,645 for flame resistant, operational camouflage pattern, intermediate weather outer layer jackets. San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind max. $11,295,446 for flame resistant, operational camouflage pattern, intermediate weather outer layer trousers for U.S. Army.
Rocky Brands max. $9,019,834 for boots for U.S. Navy.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Calibre Systems $7,676,467 for Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Support Service, USMC Logistics Group, training (facilitating and management logistics education programs; performing Instructional Systems Development; creating and modifying instructional material, exercise scenarios, and training curricula; and maintaining computer networks and IT equipment). Corps Solutions $18,543,043 to provide support services for the Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Support Service, Battle Simulation Center/Combined Arms Staff Training Facilities. Supports systems designed to train Marines in a virtual environment is Quantico, VA. Valiant Global Defense Services $15,913,990 for support services for the Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Training Support Service (MTSS). Services include pre-deployment training programs to USMC operating forces, as well as command, control, communications, and computer mobile training team training “at the functional and executive level” to commanders and battle staffs, and technical training for operators and information managers.
Cole Engineering Services $69,869,425 for post-development software support.
Northrop Grumman $15,264,314 for repair to achieve required simulated flight hours in El Segundo, CA (59%); Melbourne, FL (35%); Bethpage, NY (6%).
DAV-Force, GLOTECH, INDUS Technology, North American Consulting Services each received $40,433,013 for communications security accounting and special inventory manager services in support of U.S. security assistance and security cooperation programs overseas.
UTILITIES – Privatizing utilities is never a good idea. It prioritizes profit over the health and wellbeing of the people. Additionally, water is a human right; corporate greed should be nowhere near it.
American Medical Depot max. $45,000,000 for medical/surgical supplies. Beacon Point Associates $49,000,000 for medical/surgical supplies. Buffalo Supply $42,422,105 (max.) for medical/surgical supplies. Exelan Pharmaceuticals $9,031,699 (max.) for Finasteride Tablets. Fisher Scientific max. $312,500,000 for laboratory supplies and wares.
Real-Time Laboratories max. $10,776,057 for linear direct valves.
MedTrust $12,744,916 for healthcare providers.
Magnum Medical Overseas JV $20,800,000 for educational and developmental intervention services at naval military treatment facilities and associated branch clinics outside the contiguous U.S. Pacific and Atlantic regions.
Minburn Technology Group $11,859,991 for Hewlett Packard end user devices (laptops) for the Military Health System: DOD requires a total of 18,139 desktop and notebook computers to be installed at 79 DHA-only locations in the contiguous U.S. and abroad.
NetImpact Strategies $39,932,635 for program and project management – program communication and coordination, coordinate security architecture installation, circuit coordination, Internet Protocol data collection analysis, processing and validation. Optional tasks include operations cell management, business-to-business Virtual Private Network coordination and data collection effort for Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, VA.
Ripple Effect Communications $38,513,810 for program administration and technical support services for Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, Fort Detrick, MD.
Unissant $20,189,460 for Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application – Composite Health Care System (AHLTA-CHCS) integration.
Arch Chemicals max. $8,076,300 for high purity hydrazine for civilian agencies and USAF.
Archer Western Federal JV $19,298,950 to build a fire station at USMC Base Quantico.
Stanton Engineering Services $9,000,000 for architect and engineering fire protection support services for USACE Louisville, KY.
FUEL & ENERGY – The U.S. Armed Forces consume more fossil fuels than any other organization in the world.
Avfuel Corp. $7,090,966 for fuel.
For fuel, BP ($44,592,280); Vitol Houston ($111,792,850); Shell ($197,914,320) in Turkey; Spain; Italy; Lajes Field, Portugal; Defense Fuel Supply Points in Thule and serving the Central European Pipeline System.
Foster Fuels max. $475,796,692 for delivering fuel in all 50 states, Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Isometrics $11,292,728 for A/S32 R-11 aircraft re-fueling/defueling/hydrant servicing trucks.
Shore Terminals $227,733,110 to receive, store and ship various types of jet fuel for Navy and Air Force.
Varec Norcross $25,998,175 for electronic point of sales and supporting services for fixed facility fuel distribution devices.
For international transportation, 11 companies were allocated ~$126,105,000.
Patriot Shipping $7,201,300 for transportation of dry cargo in support of Pacific Pathways 19-2 using combination M/V Ocean Jazz.
WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION
Harper Construction Co. $41,578,195 for building a maintenance and warehouse facility at USMC Base Camp Pendleton, CA.
AECOM $12,000,000 for hazardous toxic and radiologic waste consulting services. Serco max. $21,113,749 for chemical management services. 10 corporations compete for $120,000,000 for environmental remediation services with the Military Munitions Response Program.
Global Connections to Employment $10,827,053 for dining facility cook support. Labatt Food Service max. $7,542,088 for full food distribution in TX and NM. Mitchco International $94,250,932 for full food and dining facility attendants at Fort Sill, OK. Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services $9,795,863 for full food service in Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Service Source $8,579,841 for dinning facility attendants.
ACQUISITION SUPPORT SERVICES
Culmen International $12,476,716 for acquisition program management and planning support.
BASE OPERATIONS SUPPORT SERVICES (BOSS) - 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 Pentagon.
Chimes DC $8,000,000 for custodial services.
Tsay/Ferguson-Williams $17,982,082 for operations and maintenance services in Fort Stewart, GA.
Vectrus $16,234,351 for BOSS at Keesler AFB, Mississippi.
CONSULTING, BUSINESS, ADMIN & LOGISTICS – A January 2015 report noted that trimming some outsourced administrative waste (like we see in this category) would have saved roughly $125 billion over five years. The Pentagon leadership (many of whom come from executive positions in U.S. war corporations) buried the report, fearing Congress might use it to cut the war budget.
Advanced Concepts & Technologies International $9,937,472 for functional support services for the General Fund Enterprise Business System, and functional support for the Global Combat Support System Army.
Deloitte $63,701,527 for business and technology management support services required to facilitate the overall Transformation Management Support Services effort in support of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Manpower, Personnel, Training & Education (MPTE), OPNAV N1, and subordinate commands.
Everest Consulting Group $10,926,508 for the Acquire to Retire Program Management Office Support Services for property, plant, and equipment (PP&E) requirement. Obtain on-site subject matter expertise to provide financial transactions support for the Defense Travel System, and to develop and improve business practices and internal controls to achieve and sustain an unqualified audit opinion for PP&E.
Guidehouse LLP max. $14,091,857 for audit readiness, audit liaison and systems support for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller).
Ashridge $16,951,622 for the Savannah Harbor oysterbed revetment repair, rock along the shoreline to prevent erosion, repairing the boat and barge dock in Hardeeville, SC.
CAT Island Conservancy $8,121,750 to purchase Bottomland Hardwood Impacts mitigation bank credits/acres from mitigation bank(s) in Lake Pontchartrain / Mississippi River basins.
Continental Heavy Civil Corp. $17,987,375 for replenishing critically eroded shoreline in Surfside, FL.
Dubuque Barge & Fleeting Service Co. $8,500,000 for levee breach to protect Bartlett, IA, from high Missouri River stages.
Granite Construction $39,090,953 for Lewisville Dam (Texas) safety modification.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. $22,642,000 for the Virginia Beach Hurricane Protection Project.
Kraemer North America $16,977,592 to design and replace tow haulage systems on the upper Mississippi River in Alma, WI; MN City, MN; Eastman, WI; Fountain City, WI; and Genoa, WI.
Luhr Brothers $22,936,000 for Mississippi River and tributaries flood control in New Orleans, LA.
Voith Hydro $8,010,079 to repair cavitation damage to the waterway passage at Gavins Point Power Plant, Crofton, NE.
HB&A LLC, Kenneth Hahn Architects, and Yeager Architecture will compete for $30,000,000 for preparation of studies, analysis and design services. Lowe Engineers $9,000,000 for topographic architect and engineer services. Multi-MAC JV $10,000,000 for architect and engineers services. PBI-CYS Civil & Structural Consultants and MGE Engineering will compete for $10,000,000 for civil works design services. Pond & Co., Jacobs, and Michael Baker International will compete for $20,000,000 for architect-engineer master planning services. 5 firms will compete for $90,000,000 for architect-engineering services. 5 firms will compete for $36,000,000 for architect-engineer services.
“GREENING” WARS – Like the rest of U.S. society, the Pentagon affirms it can find a technological solution to its polluting ways.
Duke Energy Progress $58,876,931 to implement “energy conservation measures” at Camp Lejeune. Measures include water & wastewater Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition system upgrade, lift station conversion to gravity flow, replacement of building lighting with LED, and water and waste water treatment process efficiency. No emphasis is placed on inculcating reduction or reuse among the troops.
MAINLAND CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING – Endless war requires endless construction and building repair, laying the groundwork for even more war and militarization. An added bonus for the Pentagon and the U.S. war industry is how construction activity effectively co-opts part of the working class – the construction workers – making them feel like they’re on the same team as the troops. It is a very powerful narcotic.
A. WBE-CCI JV $7,828,000 to build a new Air National Guard Fire Crash Rescue Station in Peoria, IL.
Clark Construction Group $17,843,472 to design and build a multi-story office building in Fort Meade, MD.
Diversified Maintenance Systems $10,000,000 (max.) for construction alterations, renovations, and repair projects at Naval Air Facility El Centro. Floor Tech America $49,000,000 for commercial and institutional building construction alterations, renovations, and repair projects at Naval Base Ventura County. S.J. Amoroso Construction $122,514,220 for a community living center for Veterans Affairs main campus in Long Beach, CA.
Eagle Eye - Enviroworks JV, Ahtna-CDM JV, IE- Weston Federal Services JVB, Relyant Global will compete for $95,000,000 for rapid disaster infrastructure response for USACE Omaha, NE. Sapper Construction $7,930,154 for construction of new parking areas at Offutt AFB, NE.
EMR $18,941,000 for the design and construction of P855 expeditionary combat skills student berthing at Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, MS.
Federal Contracting d.b.a. Bryan Construction $23,482,036 to build an indoor firing range in Minot AFB, ND.
G.L.H.C. Services $13,000,000 and Trend Construction $13,000,000 for general construction.
HHI Corp. $48,000,000 for repair and construction at Hill AFB, UT.
S.D.S Lumber $7,757,620 for towboat services in Walla Walla, WA.
Southeast Cherokee Construction $13,341,000 for Judge Advocate General School expansion in Montgomery, AL.
Tocci Building Corp, $20,612,338 for replacing family housing in Natick, MA.
Trend Construction $45,000,000 for general construction.
For construction projects located primarily within NAVFAC D.C. six corporations shared $49,500,000. 5 firms received $50,000,000 for design-build or design-bid-build construction projects located primarily within NAVFAC Northwest. 10 firms shared $240,000,000 for construction projects primarily within NAVFAC D.C.