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Jacobs to Continue Aircraft Navigation Software Dev’t for Air Force; Darren Kraabel Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 9, 2017 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will continue its work to build a communications, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management software for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $34.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 28. The company said Sept. 28 the CNS/ATM software development contract seeks …

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SPA Adds Retired Air Force General to Board of Directors; William Vantine Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — Systems Planning and Analysis has added the 40-year U.S. Air Force veteran and owner of management consulting services company RK Solution Enterprises to the board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Ronald Keys, a retired Air Force general, has served as commander of Air Combat Command and air …

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Lisa Atherton Succeeds Ellen Lord as Textron Systems President, CEO

Lisa Atherton, formerly executive vice president of military business at Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary, has been appointed president and CEO of Textron Systems. She replaces Ellen Lord, who will be nominated by President Donald Trump as undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, Textron said Wednesday. “Lisa …

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CSRA Continues Support for Air Force Global ISR Ops Under $61M Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will continue to provide support services for the U.S. Air Force‘s global intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations under a potential $61 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the contract serves to extend its 20-year support for the Air …

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Retired Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle to Succeed Craig McKinley as NDIA President, CEO

Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, a retired Air Force general, has been appointed president and CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association in a move that will take effect in June. Carlisle will succeed Craig McKinley, who announced plans in August 2016 to retire after a two-year term as NDIA’s president and …

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Lockheed-Built F-35 to Support Future Ops Against Islamic State Group

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 1, 2017 — Air Combat Command Chief Gen. Hawk Carlisle has said the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jet will be deployed within the next few years to support operations against the Islamic State militant group, Executive Gov reported Tuesday. Military.com reported Friday that Carlisle noted the aircraft …

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Lockheed-Built F-35A Achieves Initial Operational Capability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2016 — The Lockheed Martin-built F-35A has reached initial operational capability after completing system tests and meeting requirements set by the U.S. Air Force, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. The Air Force said Tuesday Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of the Air Combat Command, declared the F-35A “combat ready” alongside …

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Air Force Taps M1 Support Services For $194M T-38 Aircraft Maintenance Contract

M1 Support Services has won a $193.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for the operations and maintenance of the Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) T-38 Talon trainer aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract requires M1 to provide support on companion training services for B-2 and U-2 pilots and adversary air assets …

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Larry Hill: Leidos to Help Air Force Leaders Use Targeting, ISR Tech

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will help the Air Combat Command work to synchronize technologies for air, space and cyberspace operations under a potential three-year task order. The order is worth up to $17 million over one base year and two option years, the company said Wednesday. Larry Hill, a Leidos group president, …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Lands Contract to Help Air Force Manage Sentinel UAVs

Engility (NYSE: EGL) will administer networks and manage security for the U.S. Air Force‘s RQ-170 Sentinel unmanned aerial vehicles under a three-year,  $11 million contract. The company will carry out operational tasks on the Sentinels for the Air Combat Command’s 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, Engility said Thursday. …

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