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• The Missile Defense Agency has awarded a $13.5 million contract modification to Alliant Techsystems. The company will “develop and test Solid Divert and Attitude Control Systems (SDACS) technologies of interest to the Missile Defense Agency.” The work will be completed over 11 months, starting in February 2012, in Elkton, Md.

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• The Air Force has awarded a $693 million contract to the Boeing Co. as a modification to an existing “indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity” contract order for C-17 production. This award will allow the Air Force to “procure five additional C-17 Air Force aircraft.” The contract should be finished by March 20, 2013.

• Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. has won an almost $32 million “cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order” from the Navy. The contract purchases “non-recurring integrated logistics support required in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Low Rate Initial Production Aircraft Program.” Northrop Grumman will work in Bethpage, N.Y., with an estimated completion date of May 2013.

• The Science Applications International Corp. has won a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office “prime contract” for “software development integration and testing services.” The “multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity” contract is worth up to $525 million “for all awardees, if all options are exercised.” SAIC starts with a “one-year base period of performance, four one-year options.”

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