Contract: Lockheed, $50.3M

Lockheed Martin, Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, N.J., is awarded a $50,307,909 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-15-C-5151 to exercise options for ship integration and test of the Aegis Weapon System (AWS) for AWS Baselines...

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MISS. LAWMAKERS HAIL AWARD OF $6.7 MILLION FOR TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RUNWAY IMPROVEMENTS

RESTORE Act Project to Upgrade Capacity of Runway to Accommodate Larger Planes
 

$6.7M grant goes for runway improvements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today announced the award of a $6,727,759 grant to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) for the Trent Lott International Runway...

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ANCHOR awards presented

The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce presented its 11th annual ANCHOR Awards. One recipient was named from each of four categories. The program was created to honor, reward, and celebrate the achievements of small businesses and nonprofit organizations in the community. This...

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Northrop to hike UAV production

Northrop Grumman plans to more than double production capacity for the RQ-4 Global Hawk and MQ-4C Triton unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) to 12 aircraft per year in anticipation of growing demand for the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platform. Northrop is adding...

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Contract: Austal, $23M

Austal USA LLC, Mobile, Ala., is awarded $23,099,311 for cost-plus fixed-fee task order N6931619F4002 against previously awarded basic ordering agreement N00024-15-G-2304 to accomplish advance planning, material procurement and accomplishment of work in support of the post...

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Terminal planned at port

Enviva Holdings, producer of industrial wood pellets, is exercising an option with the Jackson County Port Authority to lease property in the Bayou Casotte Harbor in the Port of Pascagoula, Miss. Enviva plans to invest some $60 million to build the terminal, expected to directly...

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Contract: BAE, $8.4M

BAE Systems Land & Armaments LP, Minneapolis, Minn., is awarded an $8,411,293 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order for MK38 Gun Weapon System Repair Program support. This contract action is for labor, material and services required to support the Gun Weapon System Repair...

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LHA 7 completes builder's trials

PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- The large-deck amphibious assault ship to be named USS Tripoli completed its builder's trials, shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries announced. The ship designated LHA 7, the second ship in the America class, completed four days of trials in the Gulf of...

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Contract: Northrop, $33.8M

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is awarded $33,755,229 for firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order N00019-19-F-0272 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026) in support of the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system....

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