The Coming Two Coups: The Mysterious Zarrab Case, Mueller, Trump & Erdogan

Join Sibel Edmonds in this Newsbud exclusive for the most comprehensive analysis in the case of Reza Zarrab, the high-profile people closely involved- from President Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Michael Mukasey and Robert Mueller, to President Erdogan and major Turkish bankers, and the likely manipulation of the case with serious implications for two presidents. Anticipation is building from Turkey to the US about potential explosive revelations in this Zarrab case, which has been shrouded in mystery and filled with surprises.

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Show Notes

A Mysterious Case Involving Turkey, Iran, and Rudy Giuliani

Reza Zarrab: Erdogan’s Ticking Bomb

'Stealth' Turkish Businessman a No-Show for Trial This Month

Signs of Possible Guilty Plea in Turkish Gold Trader Case

Gold Trader Case Threatens Economic Fallout for Turkey

Erdogan Links Alleged in U.S. Documents Before Iran Trial

Turkey: Friend or Frenemy? A Tangled Relationship Keeps Getting Worse

Are US and Turkey Heading for a Divorce?

Turkey Issues Diplomatic Note to US Over Gold Trader Zarrab's Relocation without Notification

Messy Web of Ties, Some to Trump, in Turkish Mogul's Case

The Link Between a U.S. District Attorney Fired by Trump and the President of Turkey

Schumer, Bharara Being Probed for Alleged Ties to Failed Turkey Coup Cleric

Did the Feds Flip Turkish Businessman Reza Zarrab—and Could He Bring Down Michael

What Mueller's Org Chart Reveals About his Russia Probe

Turkey had to issue 2nd diplomatic note over jailed businessman Zarrab's whereabouts: minister

Breaking: FBI Whistleblower Exposes Special Counsel Mueller’s Conflict of Interest!

FBI whistleblower Sibel Edmonds exposes Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s conflict of interest in pursuing General Michael Flynn’s case due to his direct involvement as former FBI Director and his role in covering up and protecting Gulen Networks’ criminal operations within the United States, and demands that he steps down.

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Breaking: FBI Whistleblower Exposes Special Council Mueller's Conflict of Interest!

Targeting Michael Flynn & Shielding the Radical Cleric Gulen: Special Counsel Robert Mueller MUST Step Down

General Michael Flynn, Former National Security Advisor to President Trump, is being investigated by Special Counsel for accepting legitimate payments from Turkish companies for researching and exposing Wanted Terrorist and Radical Islamist Fethullah Gulen and his $25+ Billion criminal network in the United States.

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is Special Counsel in charge of the case. He is the same Robert Mueller who used his position as Director of the FBI to shield and cover up Gulen’s criminal-terrorist network and operations, and take drastic measures to quash a whistleblower’s Gulen-related reports. These previous connections and actions by Mr. Mueller create a direct conflict of interest with his current position as Special Counsel in Flynn’s case, and require that he must immediately step down from the case.

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In May 2017 the Justice Department appointed Robert S. Mueller III, a former F.B.I. director, as special counsel to oversee the investigation into ties between President Trump’s campaign and Russian officials.

Not long after being appointed Mr. Mueller began targeting former national security adviser Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn, expanded the investigation beyond the Russia-Gate probe, and began a furious pursuit of Mr. Flynn’s Turkish connections and his vocal stand on the wanted radical Islamic Cleric Fethullah Gulen.

Mr. Mueller’s inquiries went from Russia-connections to Flynn’s outing of Gulen’s twenty five-billion-dollar sleeper terror cell in the United States. Not finding any substantial evidence against Flynn within the Russia-Gate scope, the Special Counsel team switched gears and started a Turkey-Gate. During the past several months Mr. Mueller’s prosecutors have used multiple grand juries to issue subpoenas for documents related to Mr. Flynn. All this despite President Trump’s demand that:

Mr. Mueller should confine his investigation to the narrow issue of Russia’s attempts to disrupt last year’s presidential campaign, not conduct an expansive inquiry into the finances of Mr. Trump or his associates.

Mr. Mueller’s prosecution team and F.B.I. agents have spent hours going over the details of Mr. Flynn’s perfectly legitimate business dealings with a Turkish-American businessman who worked with Mr. Flynn’s consulting business, the Flynn Intel Group. Why? Because the business arrangements included research for and exposure of the world’s largest radical Islamist network, operating in the United States for over two decades- the Gulen Network.

The targeting of Mr. Flynn through consolidated Obama Whitehouse leaks and one-sided media attacks began six months prior to the Special Counsel appointment. It started with an editorial penned by Mr. Flynn on November 8, 2016, when he became the first public official to unabashedly expose the radical cleric long protected by multiple government agencies- the CIA, State Department and FBI, starting under President Bill Clinton’s administration:

The primary bone of contention between the U.S. and Turkey is Fethullah Gülen, a shady Islamic mullah residing in Pennsylvania whom former President Clinton once called his “friend” in a well circulated video.

Gülen portrays himself as a moderate, but he is in fact a radical Islamist. He has publicly boasted about his “soldiers” waiting for his orders to do whatever he directs them to do. If he were in reality a moderate, he would not be in exile, nor would he excite the animus of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his government.

To professionals in the intelligence community, the stamp of terror is all over Mullah Gülen’s statements in the tradition of Qutb and al Bana. Gülen’s vast global network has all the right markings to fit the description of a dangerous sleeper terror network. From Turkey’s point of view, Washington is harboring Turkey’s Osama bin Laden.

However, funding seems to be no problem for Gülen’s network. Hired attorneys work to keep the lucrative government source of income for Gülen and his network going. Influential charities such as Cosmos Foundation continue their support for Gulen’s charter schools. Incidentally, Cosmos Foundation is a major donor to Clinton Foundation. No wonder Bill Clinton calls Mullah Gülen “his friend.”

By writing and publishing this strong commentary Lt. General Flynn not only took on the enormously powerful Gulen’s terrorist network, but also the wrath of the CIA and the FBI, the Intelligence and law enforcement agencies tasked with bringing Gulen into the United States in 1998, his grooming, and his ongoing protection for over two decades.

FBI Director Mueller & the Gulen Case Cover-Up

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was directly involved in quashing and covering up Gulen and Gulen Network related cases within the FBI’s Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence and White-Collar Crime divisions. The dossiers and mountains of criminal and espionage evidences on Gulen’s network resided in multiple FBI field offices, with the FBI’s Washington D.C., Chicago, and New Jersey Field Offices being the three most important investigative centers on the case.

Mr. Mueller was the primary official responsible for the invocation of the State Secrets Privilege, gag orders and retroactive classification of congressional records in my case, the Sibel Edmonds Case, a large part of which pertained to criminal, terrorism and espionage related operations conducted by Fethullah Gulen and his Networks in the United States.

Gulen’s money laundering and terrorism-related operations have been known to the FBI for two decades. It was only after the attempted coup in Turkey that some of these facts began surfacing in the mainstream media:

Over the past two decades, Gulen’s Turkish followers have opened up taxpayer-funded charter schools in the U.S. Some parents have expressed concern about the connection to the Gulen movement, while others don’t seem to mind. But CBS News has learned the FBI is investigating whether Gulen’s followers have skimmed money from those schools in order to fund his movement in Turkey. A senior State Department official believes Gulen-linked charities and educational institutions in the U.S. look “a lot like the ways in which organized crime sets itself up... to hide money for money laundering.”

Based on information provided by Emanet, federal investigators believe former officials at his Ohio school illegally paid themselves about $5 million in federal contracts and then sent those U.S. tax dollars to Bank Asya, a bank in Turkey linked to Gulen’s followers.

In March of 2016 the following report erased any doubts about Gulen’s terrorist and criminal activities in the US - spanning over two decades:

Living in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, with a net worth of around $25 billion, Turkish Islamic cleric Fethullah Gülen has catalyzed a global movement of charter schools from Africa to Latin America into the United States. Building private schools in over 180 countries around the world, the global Gülen movement has paved the way for the largest U.S. charter school network with more than 140 schools in some 26 states.

What lies underneath this charter-school network, however, is a possible undercurrent of white-collar crime and corruption. Known in Turkey as the Fethullahist Terrorist Organization or FETÖ this growing network is being investigated by the FBI for everything from fraud and malpractice, to misuse of public funds. One spokeswoman for the bureau said that an investigation is ongoing and FBI agents carried out raids at 19 Gülen-affiliated charter schools in Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio in 2014.

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Diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks demonstrate a concern by U.S. officials that these Turkish teachers and businesses “might be using the reputation of the school as a cover to get to the U.S.” These cables state that the H1B visa applications were “not convincing” and that Gülen’s more moderate message “cloaks a more sinister and radical agenda.”

Receiving approximately $150 million a year in tax breaks and subsidies, government officials are increasingly concerned that taxpayer dollars are being used to fund a close-knit network of Turkish teachers and businesses using charter schools as a Trojan horse for embedding into the U.S. education system.

In March 2016, Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Gen. Wesley Clark went on record and stated that the United States has become a part of Turkey's problems for letting Fethullah Gülen, who is wanted in Turkey, stay in the U.S. Clark went on adding that he found it strange how Gulen has been allowed to remain and operate in the United States:

We are even part of that. One of the most wanted people in Turkey is a man named Gülen, a former ally of President Erdoğan, who is in the United States, running a network of charter schools subsidized by the United States. Very strange," he added.

Documents from Wikileaks has shown that American officials have been worried Gülen could be targeting children across the U.S. through running over 125 Gülen charter schools in 25 states:

In 2005, one U.S. embassy worker expressed concern about the schools: “We have multiple reliable reports that the Gülenists use their school network (including dozens of schools in the U.S.) to cherry pick students they think are susceptible to being molded as proselytizers,” U.S. Embassy officials in Ankara said in a 2005 report. And we have steadily heard reports about how the schools indoctrinate boarding students,” they said.”

Despite the publication of mounting criminal evidence against Gulen’s operations, to this date the FBI has continued shielding this terrorist:

The Chicago Sun-Times reports on Concept Schools, a charter school network in the Midwest funded by the Gülen movement. Though an ongoing FBI investigation has found the schools divert Illinois taxpayer dollars to Gülen-affiliated contractors, the Concept network continues to receive government funds:

Days after federal agents swept into the headquarters of Concept Schools and a charter school it operates in Rogers Park in June 2014, top Chicago Public Schools officials took notice of the raids on the taxpayer-funded charter operator but decided to steer clear.

More than two years since the FBI raids brought the still-ongoing federal investigation involving Concept to light, the charter operator has continued to do business with contractors identified in court documents as allegedly having been involved in defrauding a government grant program, records obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times show.

As the longest serving FBI Director, Mr. Mueller was in charge of the FBI’s investigations and pursuit of Gulen and his network for eleven years. During his tenure he not only continued the same policy and practices of his predecessors in shielding and protecting Gulen’s criminal network, he went even further by quashing and covering up reports and cases involving Gulen’s terrorist-criminal-espionage operations through retaliations, invocation of the State Secrets Privilege, and hindering Congressional oversight and investigations through retroactive classification.

Mr. Mueller, due to his direct involvement as former FBI Director and his role in covering up and protecting Gulen Networks’ criminal operations within the United States, by shutting down pertinent FBI investigative operations and by transferring certain terrorism related Gulen files to the counterintelligence division, has a major conflict of interest as Special Counsel targeting Flynn’s case as it pertains to exposing the Gulen network and his relationship with Turkish entities sharing the same interest in exposing and extraditing Fethullah Gulen. Thus, Mr. Mueller must step down from his position as Special Counsel in this case- a case targeting and probing Lt. General Michael Flynn.

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Sibel Edmonds is editor and publisher of Newsbud, founder and president of the National Security Whistleblowers Coalition (NSWBC), and author of the acclaimed book Classified Woman: The Sibel Edmonds Story, and The Lone Gladio, a Political Spy Thriller. She has appeared on national radio and TV as a commentator on matters related to whistleblowers, national security, and excessive secrecy & classification. She is the recipient of the 2006 PEN/Newman’s Own First Amendment Award. Ms. Edmonds is a certified linguist, fluent in four languages, and has an MA in public policy from George Mason University and a BA in criminal justice and psychology from George Washington University.

*Sibel Edmonds Court Case: Sibel Edmonds v. United States Department of Justice, et al.

**Concocting the Flynn Scandal: Clinton-CIA-FBI Conspire & Collude in A Coup Against Trump

***Sibel Edmonds’ FBI Case Timeline under FBI Director Robert Mueller

As a language specialist for three languages, including Turkish and Farsi, and with Top Secret Security Clearance, Sibel Edmonds began working for the FBI’s Washington Field Office in September 2001.

Between December 2001 and March 2002, Edmonds reported serious criminal conduct and related cover ups within the FBI. Edmonds took her reports to the FBI HQ OPR Unit, DOJ-Inspector General’s Office, and later the Senate Judiciary Committee.

After her termination, Sibel Edmonds’ reports were confirmed by the FBI in unclassified briefings to Congress, and by a Justice Department’s Inspector General Report.

In May 2004, the Justice Department retroactively classified Edmonds' briefings, as well as the FBI briefings, and forced Members of Congress who had the information posted on their Web sites to remove the documents.

The remarkable act of retroactive classification exemplifies a dangerous abuse of secrecy by the government regarding Edmonds' case. At least two Senators, Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont), publicly supported Edmonds and pushed the Justice Department to declassify at least some of its investigation into her dismissal.

In March 2002 she reported several problems inside the FBI, including certain sensitive cases being covered up and certain employees with highly questionable alliances. Upon formally reporting criminal conduct and related cover-ups she was retaliated against, and ultimately fired within a few weeks -  in April 2002.

In June 2002 Senators Grassley and Leahy wrote the Justice Department Inspector General asking specific questions about Edmonds' allegations, stating that the FBI had confirmed many of Edmonds’ allegations in unclassified briefings. This letter was later retroactively classified in May 2004.

In July 2002 Edmonds filed a lawsuit to challenge the FBI's retaliatory actions.

In August 2002 Senator Leahy wrote Attorney General John Ashcroft, asking for a speedy and thorough investigation of Edmonds' case. This letter was later retroactively classified in May 2004. The investigation was not completed for another two years, and then classified.

In May 2004 the Justice Department retroactively classified Edmonds' briefings to Senators Grassley and Leahy in 2002, as well as FBI briefings regarding Edmonds’ allegations.

In June 2004 the Project on Government Oversight filed suit against the Justice Department and Attorney General Ashcroft, saying the retroactive classification violated the organization's First Amendment rights.

In July 2004 a Justice Department investigation into Edmonds' dismissal was completed, but was classified. The report found that Edmonds' allegations of corruption within the FBI ""were at least a contributing factor" in her dismissal.

In July 2004 Judge Reggie Walton in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed Edmonds' lawsuit, relying on the government's States Secrets Privilege.

In January 2005 the ACLU filed a brief urging the D.C. Court of Appeals to reinstate the Edmonds' case, saying that the government is abusing the ""State Secrets Privilege"" to silence employees who expose national security blunders. Oral argument was scheduled for April 21, 2005.

In January 2005 the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General released an unclassified summary of its investigation into Edmonds' termination. The report concluded that Edmonds was fired for reporting serious security breaches and misconduct in the agency's translation program, and that many of her allegations were supported.

In August 2005 the ACLU filed Edmonds’ case with the Supreme Court. The ACLU also asked the Supreme Court to reverse the D.C. appeals court's decision to exclude the press and public from the court hearing of Edmonds' case in April. The appeals court had closed the hearing at the eleventh hour without any specific findings that secrecy was necessary.

In November 2005 the Supreme Court denied review in Edmonds’ case.

Breaking! Gladio B Assassinates Journalist With Car Bomb!

An investigative journalist was just assassinated in Malta with a car bomb. Media outlets are reporting this murder may be politically driven, and is only limited to Malta, but there is much more to this story as this journalist was getting too close to something much bigger, Operation Gladio B.

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Connecting the Dots: Afghan Heroin, NATO, Azerbaijan Hub & Cargo Business

Sibel Edmonds: Grossman got 911 suspects released from jail

The Pentagon's $2.2 Billion Soviet Arms Pipeline Flooding Syria

German Concerns Spark Pentagon Reroute of Syria-Bound Arms

The Malta-Azerbaijan connection - chronology of a saga

Panama Papers journalist killed by car bomb

Updated: Daphne Caruana Galizia killed as vehicle blows up in Bidnija; bomb not in cabin - expert

Malta blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia dies in car bomb attack

Journalist investigating corruption in Malta killed by car bombing

Sibel Edmonds: Azerbaijan- Operation Gladio B

"The Lone Gladio" reveals Washington's strategy for winning the New Great Game

Unearthing the Barrett Brown Story: A Political Prisoner in Pursuance of Press Freedom & Government Accountability.

In January of 2013, following his suicide, Aaron Swartz’s family and partner released an official statement declaring his death more than a mere personal tragedy. They claim, “It is the product of a criminal justice system rife with intimidation and prosecutorial overreach”. The statement also lauds Swartz’s efforts as, “instrumental to the defeat of an internet censorship bill; he fought for a more democratic, open and accountable political system”.[i] It is in that spirit of press freedom and accountable government, and in honor of Aaron Swartz that I write this article.

Continuing the Legacy

The efforts of Swartz and the scores of whistleblowers and journalists before him, and since, have shined a spotlight on the brazenly lawless and inept bureaucracies that govern our nation from the shadows.[ii] [iii] Once untouchable, these institutions of unaccountable centralized power are decaying from within, despite the best efforts of their corporate media lapdogs to polish their thin veneer of legitimacy. [iv] [v]

While most journalists, like frogs in a slowly boiling pot of water, still yield to the ever increasing demands of illegitimate authorities, becoming themselves lapdogs of the establishment, Barrett Brown has stood by his principles, challenging the unconstitutional mandates of those powers that shouldn’t be, and blowing on their precious little house of cards. These actions, are not without consequence, however. To quote Beatrice Edwards, Senior International Policy Analyst of the Government Accountability Project, “The first thing corrupt institutions do when they’re threatened by the truth is distract attention from the message by shooting the messenger”.[vi] [vii]

As a young man of 18, Brown began his career as a freelance writer, eventually landing a gig with Vanity Fair magazine. It is here, as a magazine writer, that brown received his inoculating dose of disillusionment. He saw, throughout the industry, useful idiots and establishment hacks like Thomas Friedman not only commanding audiences of millions, but winning Pulitzers, while talented writers and reporters critical of US Government policies, such as Glenn Greenwald, were relegated to smaller niche audiences, away from the spotlight.[viii] [ix]

No sooner had Barrett Brown’s disillusionment set in than he began challenging and attacking those morally bankrupt cronies of the media establishment and their propaganda. In the same spirit of openness that guided Aaron Swartz, and driven by contempt for the failure of the press to uphold any standard of information integrity, in 2009, Brown, with the help of various bloggers, journalists and scientists, embarked on a project to establish a mechanism of accountability in media and government, what he called a “distributed think tank”, known as Project PM.[x] [xi] [READ MORE]

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Concocting the Flynn Scandal: Clinton-CIA-FBI Conspire & Collude in A Coup Against Trump

In this exclusive investigative report, Newsbud uncovers the Deep State entities involved in concocting the Flynn scandal and Gulen-Gate, how these interests and groups colluded and conspired and used their media tentacles to bring down a National Security Advisor, and how this operation is geared to pave the way to impeach the Trump presidency. We also present an exclusive interview with the man at the center of the Flynn scandal, Ibrahim Kurtulus, among other experts.

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Our ally Turkey is in crisis and needs our support

Trump’s Top Military Adviser Is Lobbying For Obscure Company With Ties To Turkish Government

Trump Adviser Recently Met With Relative Of Turkey’s President

New Ties Emerge Between Clinton And Mysterious Islamic Cleric

Did the FBI retaliate against Michael Flynn by launching a Russia probe?

 KILLING ED A Documentary Film About Charter Schools, Corruption, and the Gülen Movement in America

WSJ Exclusive: Ex-CIA Head Woolsey on Flynn, Covert Plan

 Clinton Ally Aided Campaign of FBI Official’s Wife

 Meet Fethullah Gulen, Deep State Plotter

WikiLeaks, Hillary-Gulen Intimate Ties & How the Clintons Gave Birth to Mullah Gulen’s Terrorist Network

Turkish Intel Chief Exposes CIA Operations via Islamic Group in Central Asia

The Real-Life House of Cards: Insider Deals, Murder & Espionage- The Clintons, Seth Rich & Awans!’

Last Off Ramp for Korean Peace Ahead! Will the Deep State Let Trump Take It?

You want to worry about North Korea?  Go ahead!  But worry more about the emerging Indo-Japanese axis and the implications for anti-China adventurism in Afghanistan and Pakistan.  And we’ve got a sneak peak at my documentary on a US conspiracy to bring the PRC to heel via an Asian war…in 1951!

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Transcript: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on “Face the Nation”, Sept.17, 2017

Why is Shinzo Abe being hosted in Gujarat and not Delhi? Congress asks

Narendra Modi accompanying Shinzo Abe to Sidi Sayyed mosque is an exercise in image makeover for PM

Is Narendra Modi the leader of the world’s largest democracy or the world’s most successful fascist?  Or Both!

Political documentary “Major-Country Diplomacy” well received in China, abroad

Trump: Now an Agent of the American Police State

If you thought the militarized police response to Ferguson and Baltimore was bad, brace yourselves. Many police, including beat cops, now routinely carry assault rifles. Combined with body armor and other apparel, many officers look more and more like combat troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Thanks to President Trump, this transformation of America into a battlefield is only going to get worse. To be fair, Trump did not create this totalitarian nightmare. However, he has legitimized it and, in so doing, has also accelerated the pace at which we fall deeper into the clutches of outright tyranny.

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“Battlefield Main Street: Pentagon Project Lets Police Forces – Even in Small Towns – Arm Themselves With Military Gear,” The Daily

“Congress Quietly Passed a Bill Allowing Warrantless Searches of Homes—Only 1% Opposed It,” The Free Thought Project

“Trump to Fully Restore Military Surplus Transfers to Police,” The New York Times

“Trump lifts ban on military gear to local police forces,” USA Today

“From Mayberry to Ferguson, the rise of the modern cop,” The Washington Post

“Local Cops Ready for War With Homeland Security-Funded Military Weapons,” The Daily Beast

“America’s police are looking more and more like the military,” The Guardian

“West Lafayette police acquire military vehicle,” Indy Star

“The cops at Ohio State have an armored fighting vehicle now,” The Daily Caller

“Police Are Getting the Military’s Leftover Armored Trucks,” The New York Times

“Drawing Down: How To Roll Back Police Militarization In America,” The Huffington Post

“Seattle police department has network that can track all Wi-Fi enabled devices,” Raw Story

“Little oversight seen in military surplus giveaways,” Associated Press

“The militarization of U.S. police forces,” Reuters

“Does military equipment lead police officers to be more violent? We did the research,” The Washington Post

“The Shocking Tales of 11 of the Most Over the Top US Police Paramilitary Raids and the Innocent People They Victimized,” Alternet

“Why Are Police Unions Blocking Reform?” The New Yorker

“The USA as a Failed State: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s ‘Between the World and Me,’” Counterpunch

Battlefield America Is the New Normal: We’re Not in Mayberry Anymore

Battlefield America: The War on the American People

Rutherford Institute

Operation Moldova: A New NATO Anti-Russia War Project

In the forty-seventh edition of the Russian Newspapers Monitor, Professor Filip Kovacevic discusses the articles from four Russian newspapers: Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Kommersant, Izvestia, and Nezavisimaya Gazeta. He discusses the escalating political and constitutional crisis in Moldova, the site of another proxy war-in-the-making between NATO and Russia in Eastern Europe, and the statements on North Korea made by the Russian president Vladimir Putin, the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, and the South Korean president Moon Jae-in during the Far Eastern Economic Forum. In addition, he chronicles the significant increase of Russia’s food exports and explains why China has been more successful than Russia in bringing into the country thousands of Ukrainian military industry engineers and specialists and their families.

NOTE: The Russian newspaper Kommersant wrongly reported the president of Mongolia as Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj. The current president of Mongolia is Khaltmaagiin Battulga.
 

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Rossiyskaya Gazeta – September 11, 2017

Kommersant – September 8, 2017

Izvestia – September 11, 2017

Nezavisimaya Gazeta – September 8, 2017

Russia Accuses The US of Violating Vienna Convention – Meanwhile All Eyes on North Korea

The hottest stories from Newsbud.com in this weekly roundup, plus a sneak peak of what’s to come, and major announcements. Sign up today and join the community for access to exclusive content only available at Newsbud.com

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Russia Rejects U.S. Military Plans Against North Korea

JFK: Victim of the National Security State

Is Trump Planning a Korean Peace Surprise? And Can the Deep State Stop Him?

The Not So Hidden Hand: Government & Wall Street Manipulation of Stock Markets

The Not So Hidden Hand: Government & Wall Street Manipulation of Stock Markets

Critical Questions for students of Economics and Finance, as well as for retail investors worldwide:  If you were shown how an academic discipline, or an investment marketplace, were rigged, or at the least, not fully what they’re officially sold as being, would you still invest your time, effort and/or hard earned cash?  Or would you want the truth, and to then plan accordingly around it?  Is ‘fitting in’ that important to you to where you’d potentially turn a blind eye to scientific and political realities involving financial corruption?  How long until you lose your shirt on said prescribed gamble?  In this episode of Money and Fear, we’ll review evidence of government and big banking’s manipulation of stock and other markets, and why they’re manipulated.  Short and long term goals for such interventions are considered, and how much more opaque it’ll all become in the future will be covered.  Hard numbers and graphs, advanced trading methods and Fed intervention … all to keep you on you aware of modern money’s painted pictures.

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Former 'Plunge Protection Team' Member Warns "Blockchain Is Freaking Governments Out"

Former Coordinator of the Plunge Protection Team to be Nominated by Trump for Top Federal Reserve Position

Why the Fed Will Intervene If Stocks Fall Too Far

The ‘invisible hand’ has an iron grip on America

The Government's Influence On The Stock Market

Ex-Plunge Protection Team Whistleblower: "Governments Control Markets; There Is No Price Discovery Anymore"

‘Plunge protection’ behind market’s sudden recovery

Is the Plunge Protection Team in the futures market?

Did the “Plunge Protection Team” Save the Market?

Stranger Than Fiction: The System Is On Full Retard

Conspiracy? Is Goldman Sachs Running the Plunge Protection Team?

Bridge Over Troubled Waters: The Plunge Protection Team at Work?

Could High-frequency trading (HFT) computers manipulate the market?

Market Manipulation: High Frequency Trading

Algorithmic trading ushers in new era of market automation

A Simple Guide To How Algorithms Are Manipulating The Market Right Now

*For additional footnotes and links refer to the Newsbud article link above

Is Trump Planning a Korean Peace Surprise? And Can the Deep State Stop Him?

North Korea’s got nukes.  And it’s got ICBMs.  Even so, US hawks have pushed the Korean peace process into a dead end.  But can they keep it there?  Not just Russia and China want negotiations.  Maybe Donald Trump wants to negotiate too!  Is the deep state going to push back?  What do you think?  It already has!  And why didn’t Seth Rogen melt off Kim Jong Un’s face?

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Nikki Haley to UN on North Korea: “Enough is enough”

U.S. Seeks U.N. Consent to Interdict North Korean Ships

Trump may have to settle for deterring, not disarming, North Korea

We’re at the Tipping Point on North Korea…and Who’s Lying About that Aircraft Carrier?

Trump may offer tactical nukes to Seoul, says NBC

Japanese defence figures: US prepared to use military action against North Korea

A grand bargain with China could remove North Korea’s nuclear threat – but it would destroy America’s global influence

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JFK: Victim of the National Security State

Following the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, President Kennedy announced he would ban the testing of nuclear weapons. He called for an end to the Cold War and the removal of troops from South Vietnam. Kennedy also put an end to the Pentagon's plan to invade Cuba and refused to provide air support for the Bay of Pigs invasion. It was the last straw when he forced the resignation of Allen Dulles, the director of the CIA. The National Security State said Kennedy had to go. They said he was a threat to national security. Ignored by the corporate media and establishment historians is the distinct possibility a coup d’état was launched on November 22, 1963. The establishment continues to insist Kennedy was killed by the lone gunman Lee Harvey Oswald despite ample evidence to the contrary.

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Show Notes

U.S. War Plans Would Kill an Estimated 108 Million Soviets, 104 Million Chinese, and 2.6 Million Poles: More Evidence on SIOP-62 and the Origins of Overkill

The U.S. National Security State

Did CIA Director Allen Dulles Order the Hit on JFK?

Exit Strategy: In 1963, JFK ordered a complete withdrawal from Vietnam

The Russian Obsession Goes Back Decades

Vietnam Withdrawal Plans

Unveiled CIA report reveals internal warfare over blame for Bay of Pigs failure

The Bay of Pigs Invasion and its Aftermath, April 1961–October 1962

Figuring Out The Kennedy Assassination

Military Industrial Congress Complex

Newsbud Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for August 2017

DOD Spent $35,654,013,000+ on 306 individual contracts in August 2017

The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form.

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $35,654,013,000 on 306 individual contracts during August 2017. This amount does not include 18 Foreign Military Sales transactions worth $3,090,162,000.

FOREIGN MILITARY SALES (FMS)Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers materiel to allied nations and international organizations.

AM General received $2,205,926,405 for up to 11,560 HMMWV expanded capacity vehicles, equipment, and spare parts for worldwide FMS (first order = Afghanistan). One bid solicited, one received.

BAE Systems received $8,982,981 for FMS (Lebanon): technical support & sustainment for the Bradley family of vehicles.

Boeing received $7,407,625 for FMS (Philippines): six ScanEagle systems, support equipment, training, site activation, technical services, and data.

Boeing received $7,432,771 for FMS (UK): engineering services and technical support. Recently released memos show how the British government viewed the build up to the 1990-1991 Gulf War as a cash cow.

Lockheed Martin received $158,500,000 for Phase 2 mission system refresh efforts on eight P-3C aircraft for Germany.

Wyle Laboratories received $8,201,006 for FMS (Australia): F-18 program management support at NAS Patuxent River (83%); NAS Whidbey Island (7%); NAVSUP Philadelphia (4%); NAS North Island (3%); RAAF Amberley (2%); NAS Oceana (1%). Not competitive, per FAS 6.302-4.

FMS TO UNDEMOCRATIC REGIMES

Armtec Countermeasures Co. received $18,033,583 for FMS (Egypt, Iraq): infrared countermeasure flares (M206; MJU-7A/B; MJU-10/B).

Boeing received $222,549,505 to provide Saudi Arabia’s Land Forces Aviation Command with eight new CH-47F helicopters.

Kratos Technology & Training Solutions Inc. received $46,217,067 for program planning, and technical & instructional services to support Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 goals. Work in Riyadh (30%), Jubail (30%), Jeddah (30%), Ras al Ghar (5%), Saudi Arabia; Orlando, FL (5%). Not competitive.

Lockheed Martin received $21,098,062 to provide USA and FMS (South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan) with PAC-3 contractor field support services.

Lockheed Martin received $47,819,931 for F-16 engineering & technical services. Overseas work in Bahrain, Pakistan, Chile, Jordan, Turkey, Morocco, Taiwan, Oman, Egypt, Iraq, Thailand, Indonesia. Sole-source.

L-3 received $8,889,043 for FMS (Kuwait): maintenance on three KC-130J aircraft. Includes logistics & supply and some equipment repair at Abdullah Al-Mubarak AB, Kuwait. Not competitive, per FAR 6.302-45.

Raytheon received $19,583,689 for FMS (UAE): prime power unit, an outside the continental U.S. trainer extension, and replenishment spares.

Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin JV received $133,910,119 for FMS (Jordan, Qatar, Taiwan): Javelin containerized all-up rounds, command launch units, vehicle launcher-electronics, and engineering.

Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems received $108,649,349 for Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) spares for F-15, F-16, and F-18. Sole-source. Some FMS (Israel).

UNINHABITED VEHICLES & CRAFT

Bethel-Webcor JV-1 received $23,698,000 to design and build a Triton Mission Control Facility at NAS Whidbey Island.

Boeing received $16,880,154 for additional parts & supplies to maintain ScanEagle in support of Navy Special Warfare fleet operations.

General Atomics received $18,772,521 for hardware, software, & documentation to activate the organic depot maintenance capability for software management system computer software configuration item at Tinker AFB. Sole source.

Northrop Grumman received $19,894,544 for MQ-4C Triton engineering & analysis efforts to solve near-term emergent obsolescence issues.

Raytheon received $25,861,271 for Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suite (EISS) modification & Enhanced Electro-Optical Receiver Unit retrofit on Global Hawk Block 30. Sole-source.

Textron and General Atomics received a portion of the shared $499,000,000 (previously issued) contract for the Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research program.

COUNTER-UAS

Syracuse Research Corp. received $10,073,000 for Counter-Unmanned Aerial System supplies. Sole-source.

RECRUITMENT & RETENTION

McCann World Group Inc. received $524,100,000 for services in support of the Army Marketing & Advertising Program.

USAFRICOM

Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) received $58,336,334 for base operations support [.pdf] services at Camp Lemmonier (92%) & Chabelley Air Field (3%), Djibouti; Camp Simba (5%).

USCENTCOM

 Centerra-Parsons Pacific received $32,716,240 for base operations support services at U.S. Navy Support Facility, Diego Garcia.

Dari Concepts LLC received $8,127,889 for line haul services in support of Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq.

Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) received $29,282,372 for base operations support services at Isa Air Base, Bahrain.

Leidos received $727,689,796 to support the Afghan Air Force (AAF) and Special Mission Wing (SMW) aircraft fleets, based in Kabul.

Raytheon received $7,829,640 for Persistent Surveillance & Dissemination System of Systems/Mission Video Distribution System at Shaw AFB and Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Less than a month after leaving office, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work joined the board of Raytheon.

URS Federal Services Inc. received $14,157,454 for maintenance, supply, and transportation logistics services re: Army Prepositioned Stock-5 in Kuwait.

Vectrus received $49,500,000 for base operations support in Qatar.

USEUCOM

URS Federal Services Inc. received $12,138,173 for maintenance, supply, and transportation logistics services re: Army Prepositioned Stock-2 in Germany.

USSOCOM

 Caddell Construction received $42,661,500 for construction of SOF Special Tactics Facility Phase II in Fayetteville, NC.

Jacobs Technologies received $771,331,825 for worldwide enterprise operations & maintenance for SOF Acquisitions, Technology, and Logistics – SITEC.

Lockheed Martin received $8,000,000,000 for Special Operations Forces Global Logistics Support Services (SOF GLSS).

SOLPAC Construction received $15,018,500 to design & build a SOF training center at Naval Base Coronado. The center will “support special operator injury prevention, rehabilitation… strength & conditioning, nutrition,” etc.

Trellisware Technologies Inc. received $40,000,000 for Advanced Tactical Scalable Mobile Ad-hoc Network radio systems in support of USSOCOM.

USSOUTHCOM

Xtera Communications Inc. received $36,540,732 for the Guantánamo Bay to Puerto Rico Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System. Not competitive.

USPACOM

Black Construction Corp. (Harmon, Guam) received $78,152,583 to design & build a live-fire training range, Northwest Field, Naval Support Activity Andersen.

Contrack Watts received $41,167,515 for construction upgrades to existing sanitary sewer system across Naval Base Guam and outlying areas (incl. Nimitz Hill, Naval Hospital, Polaris Point, Ordnance Annex, Apra Palms Housing).

Hawaiian Dredging Construction received $60,648,252 to build a two story regimental consolidated communications / electronics facility and a six story multi-level concrete framed parking facility at Marine Corps Base, HI.

Hensel Phelps Construction received $28,500,000 for a power upgrade at Joint Region Marianas, Guam.

Parsons Government Services received $15,000,000 for services to support the Commander Navy Installations Command’s Housing Condition Assessment program. Overseas work in Japan (22%); Anderson & Guam Naval Base (22%).

Tikigaq Construction received $12,841,000 to build a reinforced concrete Pacific Airpower Resiliency dispersed maintenance spares & specialized equipment storage facility at Andersen AFB, Guam.

DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY (DARPA)

Boeing received $7,789,953 for Phase 2 of a DARPA research program. Boeing and DARPA have worked together on many projects.

Northrop Grumman received $7,134,347 to help with Common Heterogeneous Integration & Intellectual Properties Reuse Strategies (CHIPS .pdf).

U.S. ARMY INTELLIGENCE & SECURITY COMMAND (INSCOM)

Leidos received $16,045,939 for command, control, communications, computers & information management (C4IM) services in support of INSCOM and Army G2 worldwide (Fort Belvoir; Arlington; Shaw AFB; Kuwait; Belgium; Huntsville).

DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (DIA)

Parra Consulting Group Inc. received $18,907,017 to facilitate the operations of the DIA Center Processing Center (CPC).

ACADEMIA

Battelle Memorial Institute; CACI; Envistacom; Fulcrum IT Services; Harris; Janus Research Group; Leidos; Manufacturing Techniques Inc.; WinTec Arrowmaker received a shared $480,000,000 for technical development, and technical & operational integration for Research Triangle Park, NC.

Draper Laboratory received $36,913,696 to help MDA evaluate, mature, integrate, test & demonstrate leading edge Guidance, Navigation & Control technologies. One offer solicited, one received.

University of Southern California (USC) received $8,236,324 for Phase 2 of the DARPA CRAFT research program. USC received $9,000,000 for basic research in quantum computing.

INVASIVE ISR PLATFORMS

Northrop Grumman received $116,916,350 for logistics support on government-owned fixed wing special electronic mission aircraft.

JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER (F-35)

Lockheed Martin received $9,419,067 for F-35 milestone event capabilities, including retrofit modification kits & installation for USN ($4,589,067, 49%); non-DOD ($2,219,000; 24%); USAF ($1,335,000, 14%); USMC ($1,276,000; 13%).

Lockheed Martin received $24,112,000 for recurring F-35 logistics services in support of USAF ($10,854,795; 45%); USMC ($5,866,310; 24%); non-DOD ($3,267,207; 14%); Navy ($3,014,706; 13%); FMS ($1,108,982; 4%).

Lockheed Martin received $28,784,100 for supplies & services in support of F-35 milestone event capabilities for USAF ($12,800,716; 45%), USMC ($8,617,376; 30%); USN ($5,282,268; 18%); non-U.S. participants ($2,083,740; 7%).

Lockheed Martin received $53,494,475 for supplies & services supporting F-35 milestone capabilities, including retrofit modification kits & installation services for USMC ($26,686,876; 50%); USAF ($11,208,674; 21%); USN ($9,480,536; 18%); non-DOD ($6,118,389; 11%).

Lockheed Martin received $427,088,637 for ancillary military equipment & pilot equipment for LRIP lot 11 F-35 for USAF ($152,080,223; 36%); USMC ($84,392,523; 20%); USN ($53,091,592; 12%); non-DOD ($81,671,979; 19%); FMS ($55,852,320; 13%).

RAPTOR (F-22)

Lockheed Martin received $11,893,495 for F-22 sustainment.  United Technologies Corp. received $149,931,292 for F-119 engine sustainment.

OSPREY (V-22)

 Bell-Boeing JPO received $7,671,686 for MV-22 integrated survivability equipment & CV-22 directional infrared counter measures, computer kits, and non-recurring engineering & installation. Bell Boeing JPO received $31,980,025 to repair various V-22 parts. Non-competitive per 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). Bell-Boeing JPO received $57,107,283 for engineering & retrofit of one MV-22 in support of Common Configuration Readiness & Modernization (CC-RAM).

Hensel Phelps Construction received $10,417,000 to extend Taxiway C concrete at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, to accommodate MV-22.

EAGLE (F-15)

Boeing received $94,941,782 for F-15 Radar Modernization program (RMP) radar upgrades.

GKN Aerospace Chem-Tronics received $10,097,520 for F-100 engine fan duct spares.

FALCON (F-16)

BAE Systems received $8,720,500 for F-16 Advanced IFF systems. Sole-source.

NAVCOM Defense Electronics Inc. received $18,199,727 to repair combined altitude radar altimeter (CARA) radio frequency assembly. Sole-source.

HORNET (F-18)

Boeing received $323,500,000 for F/A-18 spare parts. Sole-source.

General Electric received $11,700,000 for F/A-18 alternating generators. Sole-source. General Electric received $13,515,000 for 369 A51 Aircraft Component Power Plant Change modification kits for F/A-18 C/D F404 engines.

Raytheon received $8,485,823 to repair 331 units across 16 assemblies supporting F-18 Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar System. Sole-source.

AIRBORNE EARLY WARNING (HAWKEYE & SENTRY)

Lockheed Martin received $7,030,168 to repair 45 E-2D items. Sole-source.

MERCURY (E-6)

IAP Worldwide Services received $22,000,000 for E-6B Mercury TACAMO and Airborne Command Post aircraft parts & equipment at Tinker AFB.

LANCER (B-1)

Universal Propulsion received $23,565,896 for modernized seat sequencer for Advanced Concept Ejection Seats II on B-1 and A-10 aircraft. Sole-source.

STRATOFORTRESS (B-52)

Boeing received $59,489,647 for B-52 Engineering Sustainment Program.

Flight Support Inc. received $7,212,994 for TF33 engine fan blade laser cladding repair.  PAS Technologies received $7,021,603 for TF33 aircraft engine cases.

POSEIDON (P-8) & ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE

Boeing received $11,149,153 for P-8A on ground repair events. Boeing received $14,886,391 to incorporate an Early Warning Self Protection 6th sensor engineering change proposal into 11 P-8A LRIP lot 4.

Industrial Automation Inc. received $23,970,323 for equipment to support P-8A.

STRATEGIC / TACTICAL AIRLIFT

Boeing received $7,127,000,000 for worldwide C-17 sustainment.

Rolls-Royce received $40,024,749 for long-term sustainment (repair, inventory, engineering, technical data) of C-130J propulsion systems.

AERIAL REFUELING

Boeing received $7,685,083 for an air refueling operator instructor override study during KC-46 training.

Rockwell Collins Inc. received $10,653,761 for KC-10 avionics sustaining engineering services.

OTHER FIXED WING AIRCRAFT

Boeing received $10,118,896 for engineering support services for VC-25A to provide automatic dependent surveillance broadcast out capabilities.

L-3 received $24,110,095 for business jet training services supporting maritime air patrol, “low/slow terrorist aircraft,” air interdiction & intercept, anti-submarine ops in Virginia Beach, VA (50%); Coronado, CA (40%); Kauai, HI (10%).

L-3 received $172,984,042 for maintenance, logistics, and engineering on 201 T-45 Goshawk aircraft, systems, and equipment at NAS Kingsville (45.7%); Meridian (41.7%); Pensacola (10.1%); Patuxent River (2.5%).

Rolls-Royce received $12,874,960 to provide AV-8B Harrier & E-2C/D engine systems & equipment with engineering & technical services. Not competitive.

AIR FORCE RESEARCH LAB (AFRL) & AIR FORCE TEST CENTER

Aurora Flight Sciences Corp. and Northrop Grumman received a shared $499,000,000 for work on Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research program in Manassas, VA, and Redondo Beach, CA.  Lockheed Martin received $499,000,000 for Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research program.

Blacksky Geospatial Solutions received $16,430,993 for software, technical reports, and a demonstration model.

Boeing received $409,000,000 for next-generation thermal, power, and controls (NGT-PAC). Several similar contracts were issued in July 2017.

Teletronics Technology Corp. received $85,500,000 for a high-speed data acquisition system (HSDAS) at Edwards AFB. Sole-source.

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB

SRC Inc. received $7,957,573 to help Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) with multi-intelligence swarm sensing re: “Optical Sciences Research & Development.”

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND

Cubrc Inc. received $14,361,831 to help Research, Development & Engineering Command (RDECOM) Communications - Electronics & Engineering Center’s Intelligence & Information Warfare Directorate develop & implement common core ontologies. One bid solicited, one received.

REDSTONE ARSENAL

Radiance Technologies Inc. received $13,448,848 for innovative research in Huntsville, AL.

HELICOPTERS

AAR Supply Chain received $12,893,604 for UH-60 turbine disks. Sole-source.

Airbus received $34,473,142 for UH-72 parts support and sustainment.

Boeing received $202,200,000 for 22 AH-64E helicopters.

Honeywell received $13,195,730 for technical, engineering, logistics services & supplies to overhaul / repair T-55 engines & components at Corpus Christi Army Depot.  Honeywell received $46,023,951 for helicopter supervisory control units. Sole-source.

Lockheed Martin received $10,049,166 for UH-60 parts & Corpus Christi Army Depot technical, engineering, logistical, service & supply transition. Sole-source.

Lockheed Martin received $52,901,965 to upgrade & overhaul the main rotor blade.

Lockheed Martin received $303,974,406 for two CH-53K helicopters (LRIP, lot 1), associated aircraft & programmatic support, logistics, and equipment & spares.

L-3 received $69,348,326 for work on AH-64: manned & unmanned teaming hardware and technical & engineering support. One bid solicited, one received.

Parker Hannifin Corp. received $95,828,750 to overhaul & upgrade UH-60 servo cylinder, pumps, assemblies, and hydraulics.

PCX Aerostructures received $7,794,600 for AH-64 right connecting links. Sole-source.

Raytheon received $10,724,180 to repair some H-60 turrets & sensor-sights. Not competitive.

Raytheon received $15,090,453 for 63 Smart Multi-Function Color Display B-kits for the CH-53E helicopter.

Telephonics Corp. received $23,294,344 for Chinook communication equipment. Sole-source.

GENERAL AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE

Benaka Inc. received $7,198,200 for alterations to Squad Operations Facility (Bldg. B-140) and ALIS at the Vermont ANG 158th Fighter Wing.

DynCorp received $53,765,867 for aircraft maintenance, modification & aircrew support for Naval Test Wing Pacific.

Honeywell received $64,862,960 to repair, replace, and support auxiliary power units used on F/A-18, P-3, and C-2, and cover the main fuel controls & electronic control unit used on F/A-18, and the P-3 engine driven compressor. Includes less than $640,000 of support for FMS (Australia) F/A-18. Not competitive.

Mercer Engineering Research Center received $57,500,000 for an “essential engineering capability program” that helps Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins AFB. Sole-source.

Moog Inc. received $48,000,000 for miscellaneous aircraft components in support of various weapon system platforms. Sole-source.

AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTATION, PODS & SENSORS

Zodiac Data Systems received $20,000,000 for airborne instrumentation modular data recorder system repair (for F/A-18, V-22, F-35, C-130, MQ-4C, MQ-8, and various helicopter platforms) at NAS Patuxent River.

AIRCRAFT COUNTERMEASURES

Alloy Surfaces Co. received $29,000,000, for MJU-66/B countermeasures.

AEGIS

General Dynamics received $12,070,365 for Missile Fire Control System MK 82 director and MK 200 director controller equipment (components of MK99 AEGIS Fire Control System).

Lockheed Martin received $23,418,877 for AEGIS SPY-1 Radar: maintain requisition support and furnish repairs & spares for 1,594 line items. Sole-source.

LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP (LCS)

General Dynamics received $24,481,878 to provide LCS planning yard services.

SUBMARINES

General Dynamics received $8,770,000 for progressive dies for prototyping effort in support of the Columbia-class submarine program.

General Dynamics received $9,715,997 for sustainment of the U.S. & UK SSBN fire control system and US SSGN attack weapon control system (AWCS).

General Dynamics received $40,657,000 for Virginia-class main propulsion machinery control systems redesign, phase II.

General Dynamics received $64,217,408 for a large vertical array (LVA) fixture, LVA first article and provisioned items orders.

General Dynamics received $115,310,691 for additional lead-yard services, development studies, and design efforts re: Virginia-class subs. Sole source.

Leidos received $16,962,451 for Synthetic Signature Guidance (SSG)-based systems: ongoing engineering & technical services. Not competitive.

Lockheed Martin received $29,973,243 for two U.S. twin line towed array (TL-29A) systems & spares. Sole-source.

Lockheed Martin received $71,457,135 for electronic warfare equipment for Virginia-class subs.

L-3 received $9,147,202 for TB-34X towed array (.pdf) assemblies, cable assemblies, test sets, engineering services.

SURFACE SHIP MAINTENANCE

BAE Systems received $8,693,823 for FY2017 & 2018 admin planning & program management for maintenance & emergent availabilities at Pearl Harbor.

BAE Systems received $19,542,695 for scheduled selected restricted availability (SRA) on USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53). BAE Systems received $23,972,577 for scheduled SRA for USS Port Royal (CG 73). BAE Systems received $33,649,414 for dry-dock SRA repair work onboard USS Lassen (DDG 82).

Delphinus Engineering ($9,782,230); ORBIS Sibro Inc. ($9,003,509); Q. E. D. Systems ($10,806,664); Tecnico Inc. ($11,092,453); Transtecs Corp. ($7,831,541) received funding for shop support, private sector, industrial facility support & capacity for repair, maintenance, alteration, and modernization of equipment, systems, and components onboard vessels, ships, and subs in Bremerton, Everett, Keyport & Naval Base Kitsap Bangor.

DRS Systems Inc. received $32,200,860 for items, engineering, & support for DDG 1000 Integrated Power System Low Voltage Power System.

Epsilon Systems Solutions received $16,995,948 for technical & repair services for Southwest Regional Maintenance Center’s product family divisions.

General Dynamics received $23,931,868 for USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) FY2017 planned incremental availability (PIA).

Global, A 1st Flagship received $11,425,212 for services & material necessary to operate, support, maintain vessels assigned to NAVSEA Inactive Ship Maintenance Office Bremerton, WA (80%) and Guided Missile Cruiser/Dock Landing Ship Modernization Detachment, San Diego, CA (20%).

HECO Pacific Manufacturing received $9,999,999 to refurbish, modify, and manufacture electric winch systems for maintenance platforms, U.S. Navy (82%); UK (18%). Not competitive.

Huntington Ingalls Inc. received $11,204,712 for additional material & advance planning of USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) post-shakedown availability / selected restricted availability (PSA/SRA).

Huntington Ingalls received $36,447,717 for maintenance & modernization onboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Not competitive.

Lyon Shipyard Inc. and Tecnico Corp. received a shared $7,200,000 for service life extension program of 676-class yard patrol boats.

National Technologies Associates Inc. received $23,437,244 for production support re: maintenance, modernization, repair, & overhaul of Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) Southwest, NAS North Island, San Diego, CA.

Rhoads Industries Inc. received $49,000,000 to make, install, test, maintain, and remove Navy shipboard machinery systems & components at various test sites at Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia.

RIX Industries received $11,868,823 for up to 18 MARC 350A low pressure air plants in support of ship alteration (S/A) 9299K during an upcoming Navy refueling & complex verhaul of CVN-73 in 2017 and CVN-74 in 2020. Not competitive.

Rolls-Royce received $27,270,004 for items and engineering & support on DDG 1000 class turbine-generator sets.

Vigor Marine received $18,067,920 for 76-calendar day shipyard availability for regular overhaul & dry docking of USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4).

SHIP WEAPONRY

BAE Systems received $16,825,448 for two 57mm MK 110 Mod 0 gun mounts & hardware to be installed on Coast Guard Cutters. Not competitive.

Leidos received $7,161,834 for spares & hardware for U.S. Navy’s AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 surface ship undersea warfare systems in Norfolk, VA.

NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND (NAVSEA)

L-3 received $7,020,131 for MK 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System and MK 46 Optical Sight System retrofit, refurbishment, and upgrade services & spares for U.S. Navy (93%); Australia (7%).

Phoenix International Holdings received $23,345,713 for continued maintenance, modifications, field changes, and operation of U.S. Navy’s Submarine Rescue Diving & Recompression System in San Diego.

RAMSYS GmbH received €10,570,461 and $5,382,479 to provide the Evolved Radio Frequency Receiver affordability technology refresh in Ulm (94%) and Ottobrunn, Germany (6%). Not competitive.

NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION (NAWCAD)

Management Services Group received $11,855,248 to research “Improved, Flexible Infrastructure Compatible, & Open-Loop Air Cooled Computer Rack / Cabinet.”

SPACE & NAVAL WARFARE SYSTEMS COMMAND (SPAWAR)

Geodesicx Inc. received $11,472,892 for test & evaluation support, verification & validation, configuration, software quality assurance, web site maintenance, and support for SSC Pacific.

Ultra Electronics (ATS) received $12,454,779 to provide SSC Pacific with development / maintenance of Adjunct Processor Multi-Link Interface Unit (MLIU) of Command & Control Processor Common Data Link Management System. Sole-source.

CYBER, SIGINT & CRYPTOGRAPHY

CACI (Six3) received $29,848,193 for life cycle support of Red Falcon systems (e.g. Ship's Signal Exploitation Equipment Increment F and Cryptologic Carry On Program) on U.S. Navy ships & stations. Not competitive.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

CACI received $14,940,526 to modify & configure new commercial software for NexGen requirements.

Catapult Health Technology Group received $10,111,130 for IT services / support for Army Research Laboratory, the Adelphi Laboratory Center and Network Enterprise Center. Work in Adelphi, MD; White Sands; Aberdeen; and Durham, NC.

LinTech Global Inc. received $9,493,920 for services assisting DOD Office of the Inspector General with IT support.

COMMUNICATIONS

C4 Planning Solutions received $48,750,000 for engineering support services (incl. technical expertise & support, assistance installing fielded C4 systems, troubleshooting, tactical communications network analysis, maintenance).

Data Link Solutions received $123,446,064; ViaSat Inc. received $123,448,640 for production, development, sustainment of Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) Joint Tactical Radio Systems (JTRS) terminals for DOD (99%), foreign govs & NATO (1%). Not competitive.

General Dynamics received $37,136,744 for full rate production (4 lots from FY2017-2020) of Common Aviation Command & Control System (CAC2S .pdf).

L-3 received $48,800,000 to inspect, test, and upgrade AN/TSC-156 terminals (U.S. Army and USMC versions). One bid solicited, one received.

Rockwell Collins Inc. received $13,000,000 for scope command program for High Frequency Global Communications System (HFGCS): to help modernize & expand, and help depot-level contractor logistics support. Sole-source.

SATELLITE LAUNCHES

Space Coast Launch Services received $11,387,859 for launch operations support at Cape Canaveral AFS and Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

Wolf Creek Federal Services received $26,075,067 for range operations supporting communications at Patrick AFB; Cape Canaveral AFS; Ascension Auxiliary Air Field, Ascension Island.

SATELLITES

Herman Construction Group and J.P. Donovan received a shared $49,500,000 to finish construction at Vandenberg AFB, Cape Canaveral, and Schriever AFB.

Herman Construction Group received $9,433,000 to build Building 3000, an addition to the NRO presence at Vandenberg AFB.

Lockheed Martin received $45,482,492 for military code (M-Code) early use software to enable tasking, monitoring, and signal in space for GPS satellites. Sole-source.

MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY (MDA) & ICBM

Boeing received $17,415,508 for ICBM guidance subsystem: sustaining engineering & program management support.

Boeing received $349,159,962; Northrop Grumman received $328,584,830 for Ground-based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD).

Booz Allen Hamilton received $91,499,780 for advisory & assistance services on BMDS cyber-security management and computer network defense.

Jacobs Technology Inc. received $4,317,327 for 1) products & services supporting concurrent test, training, and operations for Missile Defense Integration & Operations Center mission execution platform and 2) MDA enterprise communications and IT environment.

Lockheed Martin received $8,770,696 and received $21,858,842 for Trident II (D5) deployed system support. Lockheed Martin received $22,150,000 for long lead material, labor, and planning supporting FY2018 Trident II production schedule. Sole-source.

Lockheed Martin received $9,451,695 to help MDA with development efforts associated with quantifying discrimination performance and evolving threats.

Northrop Grumman received $16,829,971 for ICBM cryptography upgrade.

Raytheon received $66,441,462 for Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) integration, test, and Aegis Ashore support. Sole source. Raytheon received $614,483,341 for 17 SM-3 block IIA, production support, engineering, obsolescence monitoring, tech baseline engineering, containers, etc.

MISSILES, BOMBS, ROCKETS, PROJECTILES

Dynetics Inc. received $93,000,000 for small-glide munitions rounds, air training munitions, and telemetry kits. Sole-source.

Lockheed Martin received $161,433,900 for 150 Army Tactical Missile Guided Missile and Launching Assemblies Service Life Extension Program. One bid solicited, one received.

Lockheed Martin received $547,934,477 for 7,358 Hellfire II tactical missiles in containers, in various air-to ground missiles models.

Lockheed Martin received roughly $900,000,000; Raytheon received roughly $900,000,000 for Long Range Standoff weapon's technology maturation & risk reduction acquisition phase.

L-3 received $28,375,347 for 10,419 FMU-139C/B (.pdf) fuses & accessories for USAF ($14,542,553; 52%); USN ($3,770,094; 13%); Australia ($9,757,255; 34%); Morocco ($305,445; 1%).

Max Gray Construction received $7,200,373 for constructing load crew training and weapons release shops in Duluth, MN.

Orbital ATK received $156,831,389 for full-rate production of Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM), lot 6. Not competitive, per FAR 6.302-1.

Raytheon received $32,291,652 for long-lead material for FY2017 Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) full-rate production requirements and spares.

Raytheon received $104,860,386 for Griffin Missiles.

Raytheon received $119,021,912 to help integrate seeker suite technology & processing capabilities into Tactical Tomahawk Block IV system.

SAIC received $9,582,613 for systems & computer resources support for AMRDEC's Software Engineering Directorate.

ORDNANCE DISPOSAL

Bering Sea Eccotech; BERS-Weston Services JVC; Engineering/Remediation Resources Group; USA Environmental shared $235,000,000 to clean up munitions, spruce up ranges, and fix environmental damage in USA & worldwide.

PREPOSITIONED STOCK

Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) received $47,391,270 for maintenance, supply, transportation, and logistics re: Army Prepositioned Stocks-3 (APS-3) Charleston Afloat Program.

MOBILE RADAR

Lockheed Martin received $25,246,336 for development & production of a digital receiver exciter for AN/TPS-59A(V)3 Radar system.

Raytheon received $11,040,205 for NAVAIR Air Traffic, Navigation, Integration, & Coordination System (ATNAVICS) refurbishment & range extension.

LAND VEHICLES

AM General received $14,248,081 for HMMWV engines. Sole-source.

Atlantic Machinery received $31,000,000 for sweeper and scrubber equipment.

Caterpillar received $663,584,042 for commercial construction equipment. Overseas work in Austria, Belgium, England, France, Italy, Japan.

General Dynamics received $310,582,092 for Abrams M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3. One bid solicited, one received.

Grove U.S. received $121,890,993 for commercial cranes. Some work in Germany.

Ibis Tek received $18,061,974 for family of medium tactical vehicles 58-gallon and 78-gallon armor B-kits (and painting).

Navistar Defense received $8,129,532 to reset & upgrade U.S. Army’s MRAP MaxxPro family of vehicles. Firetrace Aerospace received $9,514,725 for MRAP vehicle fire extinguishers. Sole source.

Oshkosh Defense received $26,107,953 for various motor vehicle parts and accessories. Sole-source per 10 U.S Code 2304 (c)(1). Oshkosh Defense received $177,577,879 for more Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and kits.

Raytheon received $10,159,456 for Abrams Integrated Display & Targeting System (AIDATS).

Raytheon received $33,100,000 for the Firepower Enhancement Program (FEP), System Technical Support. Sole-source per 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1).

SAIC received $11,269,218 to rebuild 3 command variant prototypes with Assault Amphibious Vehicle Survivability Upgrade (AAV SU .pdf) design. Sole-source.

Skurka Aerospace Inc. received $8,014,400 for direct current motors. Sole-source per 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1).

Veyance Technologies Inc. received $17,324,786 for M60 track assemblies and received $24,894,968 for Abrams track assemblies.

SMALL ARMS & LIGHT WEAPONRY (SALW)

AMTEC Corp. received $77,726,075 for 40mm ammunition systems.

Lockheed Martin received $12,933,908 for Squad X Experimentation [.pdf] program to design, develop, and validate system prototypes for a combined-arms squad.

Orbital ATK, Chemring Military Products, Global Ordnance, UDC USA received $500,000,000 for non-standard ammo & non-standard mortar weapon systems.

GEAR & EQUIPMENT

Atlantic Diving Supply Inc. received $14,264,820 for oxygen generator, field portable systems.

Beshenich Muir & Associates received $36,000,000 for contractor logistics support services, Project Manager Close Combat Systems (PM CCS) equipment.

North American Manufacturing Co. received $47,653,125 for military folding cots.

Raytheon received $227,500,000 for horizontal technology integration; 2nd-gen FLIR & independent thermal viewers, and assemblies for servo electronics unit.

Trimble Inc. received $9,860,584 for 95 Laser Leveling systems, 95 GPS systems, four Army 120M road grader kits, installation, and transportation.

RANGE FINDER & TARGET LOCATION DEVICE

Northrup Grumman received $12,439,451 for laser range finders. Sole-source.

CLOTHING

Coachys & Associates received $24,439,800 for USMC combat utility uniform blouses. Puerto Rico Apparel Manufacturing Corp. received $15,773,265 for various types of coats. Tennier Industries received $27,927,844 for camouflage parkas. Valley Apparel received $8,697,775 for men's sage green, fire-resistant and cold-weather flyer jackets.

The Original Footwear Co. received $8,135,490 and received $7,689,600 for temperate boots.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

David Boland Inc., Drace Anderson JV, Fortis SBJV LLC, Sand Point Services LLC received a shared $245,000,000 for two-phase design-build general construction for a trainee barracks upgrade program.

John C. Grimberg Co. received $44,490,000 to repair building systems at Rickover Hall, bldg. 590, U.S. Naval Academy.

Kilgore Flares Co. received $30,792,909 for 1,260,638 (max.) simulator, flare, SM-875/ALE, which is a training flare for pilots and ordnance technicians.

Phoenix Logistics Inc. received $44,472,641 for Common Battle Command Simulation Equipment hardware & software licenses to help U.S. Army land forces train.

Rockwell Collins received $7,441,246 for contractor logistics support on Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) aircrew training device.

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. received $16,401,574 for range facilities safety improvements at Camp Lejeune.

CBRNE

Camber Corp. received $14,958,266 for technical & engineering support for the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High-Yield Explosive Consequence Management program.

FORCE PROTECTION

SAIC received $7,638,798 for engineering & test support enhancing counter-rockets, artillery, and mortars (C-RAM) and forward area air defense capabilities. SAIC received $11,285,621 for systems engineering of entry control point systems in Afghanistan.

FUEL & ENERGY

Cape-Burns & McDonnell JV received $8,382,508 for cleaning, inspecting, and repairing of fuel storage tanks at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam Pearl Harbor.  Weston Solutions Inc. received $7,204,805 for cleaning, inspecting, and repairing six fuel tanks at the Manchester Fuel Depot, WA.

Constellation NewEnergy ($32,965,603) and Centerpoint Energy Services ($11,846,149) received funding for pipeline quality direct supply natural gas. L.B. Civil Construction received $9,900,000 for natural gas system repair, Travis AFB.

Frontier Technology received $8,578,432 for projects supporting U.S. Navy energy efficiency & conservation, and development of Global Energy Information System.

UTILITIES

American States Utility Services received $192,411,358 for additional utility services for water & wastewater systems at Eglin AFB.

American Water Operations & Maintenance received $22,885,856 to own, operate, and maintain water & wastewater distribution systems, Fort Hood.

National Grid USA Service received $14,235,750 for energy conservation, Watervliet, NY.

RQ-Blackwater JV received $42,372,000 for electrical shore and industrial power systems repair / replacement of Piers 2, 6, 7 and 11 at Naval Station Norfolk.

MEDICAL

Dove Medical Supply LLC received $49,000,000 for commercial lab supplies. Sole-source. Draeger Inc. received $60,000,000 for patient monitoring systems, subsystems, accessories, consumables and training. Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. received $768,000,000 for digital imaging network picture archiving communications system products & maintenance. Medline Industries received $22,324,416 for medical surgical products. MinXray Inc. received $100,000,000 for radiology systems, accessories and training.

National Optronics received $7,000,000 for hospital equipment & accessories for DLA electronic catalog.

RQ Construction received $8,627,801 to replace air handler units, ductwork, infection control measures, and associated repairs in Building 1H at Naval Medical Center, San Diego.

Universal Hospital Services received $64,000,000 for maintenance & repair services on medical devices for Air Force Medical Services and received $84,000,000 for maintenance & repair of medical devices for U.S. Army Medical Command.

DENTAL

United Excel Corp. received $8,943,254 to renew & repair the Roll Dental Clinic at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

TRANSPORTATION 

Mark G. Miller Inc.; Falcona Intuitive Integrated Solutions; Strategic Enterprise Solutions Corp.; Ki Ho Military Acquisition Consulting received a shared $9,750,000 for munitions handling units and trailers.

Sea Box Inc. received $45,000,000 for ammunition grade side-opening intermodal shipping containers.

ENVIRONMENTAL

AECOM Technical Services received $95,000,000 to support U.S. Navy’s Environmental Restoration Program, NAVFAC Pacific.

APTIM Federal Services received $49,000,000 for environmental lab services in NAVFAC Southwest.

Battelle Memorial Institute received $8,000,000 for sampling and testing of dredged material following 2016 USACE New York District / EPA Region 2 guidance re: tests on material for possible ocean disposal.

CH2m Hill Constructors received $10,413,490 for Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) Military Munitions Response Program Remediation in Tyler, TX.

Gilbane received $24,933,072 for Parcel E Remedial Action Phase II at Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, aiming to clean contaminants from soil & groundwater.

CULTURAL

New South Associates Inc. received $40,000,000 for archeological investigations & historic services; history, archival & knowledge management services; Native American Graves Protection & Repatriation Act summary & inventory services; GIS and GPS services & modeling; historic studies; and collections management, rehab, conservation & curation services, & museum support.

FOOD SERVICES

Forestwood Farm Inc. received $72,000,000; HPC Foodservice Inc. received $97,650,000 for fresh fruits and vegetables. Social Services Missouri Dept. received $12,292,000 for full food services at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. Sodexo Management Inc. received $13,653,110 for meals for USMC Regional Garrison Food Services program. SOPAKCO Inc. received $19,940,426 for modular operational ration enhancements.

DOMESTIC BASE SUPPORT - Base operations (a.k.a. base support services) 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.

Chugach Federal Solutions received $30,382,518 for installation support at Eareckson Air Station; King Salmon Airport; Wake Island Air Field, Alaska.

Defense Base Services Inc. received $21,486,197 for base operating support at NAS Fallon.

KJS MP JV LLC received $8,825,322 for base operating support services at Naval Support Activity Mid-South.

KJS MP JV LLC received $30,576,580 for base operating support services at Naval Base Ventura County.

CONSULTING, ADMIN & LOGISTICS

Accent Controls received $9,599,688 for maintenance & logistic readiness of Army Reserve equipment / facilities, 99th Regional Support Command (99 RSC).

BAE Systems received $18,347,260 for ongoing supply support of Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) as it migrates supply processes & automated systems to a standard Navy system using Navy Enterprise Resource Planning app.

Summit Technologies received $250,000,000 for Mission Planning Support Contract III, mostly at Hill AFB.

Vanquish Worldwide received $7,125,000 for maintenance, supply, and transportation services at Fort Rucker. Vanquish Worldwide received $22,632,141 for supply, maintenance, and transportation at Fort Stewart.

Z Systems Corp. received $20,165,030 for maintenance, supply, and transportation services at Fort Hood.

FINANCES

CACI-ISS Inc. received $43,252,035 for Integrated Personnel and Pay System, Army: period 2/release 4 of increment II.

Enterprise Services received $7,293,539 for support of Defense Civilian Payroll system.

RMA Associates (partnering with KPMG LLP, Kearney & Co., Ernst & Young) received a shared $12,142,164 for audit finding remediation support.

BUSINESS & OFFICE SUPPORT

Paragon-One Group received $14,061,448 for desktop printers, scanners, toner, and warranties.

OVERSEAS CONSTRUCTION

Cardno-Amec Foster Wheeler JV received $8,133,847 for builder initial & re-inspection assessments at Marine Corps Base Hawaii; Camp Butler, Japan; MCAS Iwakuni, Japan; Camp Mujuk, South Korea.

GPA Technologies Inc. received $23,668,395 for engineering & technical support solutions for Advanced Ocean Technology Program, Naval Facilities Engineering & Expeditionary Warfare Center, Capital Improvements Ocean Facilities Program.

DOMESTIC INFRASTRUCTURE

Eastman Aggregates Enterprises received $8,605,564 for beach erosion control and hurricane protection, Miami Dade County, Florida.

Joseph B. Fay Co. received $7,458,170 to complete the Charleroi Locks & dam river chamber, monoliths M-22 to -27 on the Monongahela River.

Luhr Bros. Inc. received $12,000,000 for stone repairs to revetment and dikes on the Red River (J. Bennett Johnston Waterway).

Trumbull Corp. & Brayman Construction received $71,006,901 to complete the Charleroi Locks & dam river chamber on the Monongahela River.

DOMESTIC AIRFIELD REHABILITATION

A West Enterprise received $14,949,791 for repair circuit 1 and airfield lighting at Sheppard AFB. Sierra Range Construction received $9,900,000 for new paving and preventative maintenance projects at Travis AFB.

ARCHITECT-ENGINEERING SERVICES

Burns & McDonnell, Engineering Co. received $9,000,000 for architect and engineer services for DOD and civil works projects.

BWSC Emersion Design JV received $9,000,000 and received $9,000,000 for architect & engineer services for DOD and civil works projects.

HDR Architecture Inc. received $13,000,000 for architect-engineering services for large projects in NAVFAC Southwest. HDR Engineering Inc.; and R.M. Towill Corp. received $18,000,000 for architect-engineer services design for miscellaneous projects in the Pacific.

Jacobs received $30,000,000 for architect-engineer services at various locations under NAVFAC Pacific.

Pioneering Decisive Solutions; Total Technology Inc.; and McConnell, Jones, Lanier & Murphy LLP received a shared $36,000,000 for basic engineering services at Picatinny Arsenal.

Stantec Consulting Services received $60,000,000 for waterfront architect-engineering services in NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic.

DOMESTIC CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Ashford Leebcor JV, Civil Works Contracting, Green-Simmons Co., Rand Enterprises Inc., SmartATI-KMK JV, and Tikigaq Construction received a shared $95,000,000 for construction projects within NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Hampton Roads Integrated Product Team (IPT).

Benaka Inc. received $10,885,000 for renovation of Bldg. 1850 (Wing HQ) at Westover Air Reserve Base, MA.

Bristol Engineering Services Corp.; Nordic Industries; CKY Inc.; Macro-Z Technology Co. received $9,800,000 for design-build & horizontal construction work for USACE Seattle District.

Bristol General Construction received $13,379,398 to design & build a Naval Operational Support Center at NAS Fallon.

  1. Rallo Contracting received $7,984,000 for renovation of hangar (Bldg. 1011) to include demolition, asbestos abatement, fire suppression system upgrades, and a multitude of other renovation procedures in Oklahoma City, OK.

Desbuild Inc. received $10,599,000 for Hangar 124 upgrades at NAS Jacksonville.

Gast Construction Co.; MDM Construction; NNAC Construction; Por-Mark Services; Smithco Inc.; TF Powers Construction; Versacon Inc. received a shared $56,000,000 for maintenance, repair & construction in support of National Guard activities in the state of ND.

Jacobs received $9,500,000 for multi-discipline engineering and design services in support of USACE Northwest.

M.A. Mortenson Co. received $27,780,500 to upgrade the Bachelor Enlisted Quarters Building 3606 at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Fort Story.

Markon Solutions received $60,000,000 to acquire construction management technical support services for Washington Headquarters Services.

Opus Design Build received $11,089,703 to design & build a new consolidated support functions facility at Iowa Air National Guard Base in Sioux City, Iowa.

PM Jenkins Group-Professional Management Services & Uncle Dave’s Inc. shared $20,000,000 for construction, maintenance, repair at Fort Knox.

RCO-Ross Group JV received $7,184,971 and Tatitlek Construction received $13,920,953 for dormitory renovations at Sheppard AFB.

RCECM-Crawford JV received $7,500,000 for engineering in support of USACE.

Spectrum Services Group Inc. received $9,900,000 for Simplified Acquisition of Base Engineering Requirements (SABER) projects for a broad range of construction at Travis AFB.

Veterans Construction Enterprises received $45,000,000 for maintenance, repair, and construction for Joint Base Lewis-McChord Public Works and other Seattle District USACE customers.

Woolpert Inc. received $9,000,000 for architect & engineer services for U.S. Army, Air Force, other military, and civil works projects.

12 corporations have received a shared $9,990,000 for multiple trade, general construction services at Scott AFB.

DREDGING

Curtin Maritime received $7,556,430 for maintenance dredging of the Richmond Inner Harbor Channel, California. Marinex Construction received $8,291,476 for maintenance dredging, Savannah Inner Harbor, Georgia. Mike Hooks LLC received $24,000,000 for 27 to 30 inch Cutterhead Pipeline Dredge for dredging in Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida. Mobile Dredging & Video Pipe Inc. received $10,494,329 for dewatering, dechlorinating, cleaning, and disinfecting reservoirs, and waste disposal of lime and sediment residuals. Weeks Marine received $19,000,000 for Atchafalaya Basin, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and miscellaneous projects Cutter Head Dredge Rental.

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Christian Sorensen, a Newsbud Contributing Author & Analyst, is a U.S. military veteran.

A-RCI = acoustic rapid commercial-off-the-shelf

ECP = engineering change proposal

LRIP = low rate initial production

PEO = program executive office, the space where military and civilian officials direct a major acquisition program

SRA = selected restricted availability = implementation of depot-level maintenance and modifications with the goal of updating a ship’s technical and military capabilities

TI = technical insertion

*Editing consolidated similar contracts. Italics indicate notes from the editor.

**Any clerical errors are the editor’s alone. Each month, NEWSBUD presents a distillation of the previous month’s DOD Contracts. Check back regularly.

***To avoid competitive bidding, DOD invokes 10 U.S.C. 2304, FAR 6.302, and FAR 8.405-6. DOD uses 15 U.S.C. 638 to avoid competitive bidding when dealing with small businesses. DOD uses CFR 206.302-4 to avoid competitive bidding when dealing with treaties and foreign transactions.

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