Contract: Lockheed, $60.2M

Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary Mission Systems, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $60,196,236 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-5104) to exercise options for ship integration and test of the AEGIS weapon system (AWS) for AWS baselines through Advanced Capability Build 12. Work will be performed in Camden, N.J. (35 percent); Norfolk, Va. (19 percent); Pascagoula, Miss. (12 percent); Moorestown (10 percent); San Diego, Calif. (9 percent); Bath, Maine (8 percent); Deveselu, Romania (3 percent); and various places below one percent (4 percent), and is expected to be completed by November 2018. Fiscal 2012 and 2013 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); fiscal 2017 and 2018 other procurement (Navy); and fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding, in the amount of $16,886,684 will be obligated at the time of award. Funds in the amount of $3,866,193 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 11/08/17)

Contract: Ingalls, $7M

Ingalls Shipbuilding of Pascagoula, Miss., was awarded a $7,016,664 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for post-delivery planning yard services in

DHS picks Mississippi

Mississippi State University in Starkville was chosen by the Department of Homeland Security as a base of operations for drone research. Research

B&D expands, creating 35 jobs

B&D Plastics, LLC is expanding in Gautier, Miss., a $750,000 corporate investment that will create 35 jobs. B&D Plastics is one of the

Northrop expanding in Moss Point

PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Northrop Grumman Unmanned Systems Center will expand its operation at Trent Lott International Airport in Moss Point,

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