Contract: Raytheon, $22M

Raytheon Co. Integrated Defense Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $22,093,095 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-15-C-2414) to exercise option year three for life cycle engineering and support (LCE&S) services for LPD-17 class Integrated Shipboard Electronic systems. The services to be provided will include LCE&S services including post-delivery planning, logistics and engineering, homeport technical support, integrated product fata environment, data maintenance, equipment management, systems integration and design engineering, software support, research engineering, obsolescence management (both technical and logistics), material readiness support, emergent repair planning, training and logistics support; planning yard support of integrated electronic systems including Fleet Modernization program planning, ship alteration development and installation, material management, configuration data management, research engineering, logistics documentation, and other logistics and executing activity coordination, management; sustaining engineering and obsolescence management support for unique LPD-17 class Integrated Shipboard Electronic systems. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (88 percent); Norfolk, Va. (7 percent); Sasebo, Japan (3 percent); Mayport, Fla. (1 percent); and Pascagoula, Miss. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2018. Fiscal 2012, 2017, 2015, and 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); fiscal 2017 and 2018 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $7,764,355 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2016 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,144,837 will be obligated at time of award and will expire by the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 12/15/17)

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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