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• The United States Agency for International Development on July 12 awarded $15 million of incremental funding to Chemonics International for an existing contract. Chemonics is working on the Afghanistan Stabilization Initiative, which includes community-improvement projects intended to help legitimize the country’s government. The contract is worth up to $150 million total, and the program will continue until June 2012.


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• The Commerce Department on July 7 exercised an option year worth up to nearly $10 million for an existing contract with Wyle Laboratories. Wyle is required to “provide expert professional IT service delivery and IT service support to the Census Bureau for operating and maintaining a highly available converged network infrastructure that provides voice, data and multimedia services.” The contract, which totals up to almost $39.5 million, is set to end in July 2012.


• The Missile Defense Agency on July 19 awarded The Boeing Co. an approximately $37 million contract modification. Boeing will continue to “manage the Ground-based Midcourse (GMD) Defense Weapon System sustainment and operations support, to include system sustainment, training and operations support of the GMD mission assets.” The performance period for the contract, valued at almost $697 million, ends in November.


• The Army on July 18 gave ITT Systems Corp. a modification to complete an almost $268 million existing contract. ITT Systems will “provide base operations and security support services in support of the military troops and equipment moving through the country of Kuwait.” The contract is set to end in September 2015.


Contract information compiled from defense.gov and USASpending.gov. Send statements about government contracts to rleven@thehill.com.