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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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URS Corp. Contract to Support ‘Precision Attack’ Drones Now Worth $125.6M

URS Corp.’s (NYSE: URS) technical services operations in Germantown, Md. has won a contract modification to continue to provide program support to unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, that “provide warfighter long endurance, real-time reconnaissance and surveillance, and precision attack against fixed and time critical targets, ” the Pentagon said Monday. …

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Lockheed Wins $84M for Air Force Weapons Systems Trainers

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) an $84.3 million contract for the first phase of the C-130J maintenance and aircrew training system II program. The company will provide four weapons systems trainers for aircrew instruction, program management and engineering services. The Air Mobility Command, Air Combat Command and …

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