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Joseph Ensor, Michael Hinkey to Head Northrop’s Separated Space ISR, Airborne ISR Divisions

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Joseph Ensor to lead the new space intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems division and Michael Hinkey to head the new airborne ISR and targeting systems division following a business realignment. The company said Monday the appointments come with the separation of the airborne ISR and targeting systems business and ...

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NASA Names New Industry Partners on Deep-Space R&D Projects; William Gerstenmaier Comments

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NASA has established 12 new industry partnerships on its deep-space technology research and development projects on advanced propulsion, habitation systems and small satellites as part of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships program. The agency said Monday its partners will help in building space and human exploration capabilities for cis-lunar space and Mars missions, ...

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Kforce to Help Defense Threat Reduction Agency Manage Budget, Finance Services

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Kforce Government Solutions (Nasdaq: KFRC) has been awarded a $73 million contract to perform budget and finance support services for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. The Fairfax company will provide program, accounting, defense agencies initiative sustainment activities and financial management services for DTRA organizations, the Defense Department said Monday. Kforce will ...

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DARPA Picks 4 Contractors to Make Subreflector-Based Imaging Radars

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded four companies contracts worth up to $11.3 million combined for the Advanced Scanning Technology for Imaging Radars program, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes the companies will work to develop new imaging radars that use electronic subreflector designs for scans. Contract details include: First ...

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Lockheed to Provide Sniper Targeting Pods in USAF Foreign Military Sale

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Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) missiles and fire control business will provide its Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods under a $485 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity foreign military sales contract through the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday the contract includes initial spare pods, two-way data links and 1K forward-looking infrared systems. The company will perform work at its ...

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