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Aerojet Rocketdyne Agrees to Buy L3’s Coleman Aerospace Subsidiary; Eileen Drake Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE: AJRD) has agreed to acquire L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) Coleman Aerospace business for $15 million cash in a push to expand the former’s systems engineering and mission analysis expertise. Coleman Aerospace will be renamed “Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace Inc.” upon closure of the deal and is forecast to generate nearly $40 million in …

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ACT I Lands Task Order for Support to PACAF Command Surgeon Under OASIS SB

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2017 — Advanced Concepts and Technologies International will provide advisory and support services to the Office of the Command Surgeon at the Pacific Air Forces headquarters under a new task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it received the award under Pool 1 of the General …

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Air Force Vet John Bird Named VP of Orbital ATK’s Washington Operations

John Bird, formerly a senior director in Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) Washington, D.C. operations office, has been promoted to vice president of Washington operations for the Dulles, Va.-based aerospace and defense company. Orbital ATK said Wednesday Bird will oversee government relations, strategy and business development activities in the Washington region for the company’s …

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Quantum Research International Appoints James Lackey, Brad Kettner to Lead Defense Programs

Quantum Research International has appointed two former military service officers to lead company businesses that support defense programs. Quantum said James Lackey, former executive director of the U.S. Army‘s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, has joined the company as senior vice president and defense systems group manager. Brad Kettner, …

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Boeing to Supply F-15SA Radar Under Air Force FMS Deal With Saudi Arabia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 8, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) an $18.3 million contract modification to provide AN/APG-63(V) radars for the F-15SA aircraft of Saudi Arabia’s air force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the company will perform work under the foreign military sales deal …

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Stryker Subsidiary Gets $486M DLA Orthopedic Product Supply Contract

The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Stryker‘s orthopedics subsidiary a potential five-year, $486.3 contract to supply orthopedic products to the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has one base year and four option years and will be funded with fiscal 2017 through fiscal 2022 defense …

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Boeing Extends Sustainment Support for Air Force GPS II Constellations

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 6, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has tasked Boeing (NYSE: BA) to extend its sustainment support for the service branch’s on-orbit Global Positioning System II satellites for another five years, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will help sustain the GPS IIA and IIF satellites as it works …

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Toshiba America Medical Systems Wins $828M DLA Radiology Equipment, Training IDIQ

Toshiba America Medical Systems has won a potential 10-year, $827.6 million from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide radiology systems, related accessories and training services to the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. The Defense Department said Friday the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year base period that will run …

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Air Force Awards Orbital ATK $78M Spacecraft Integration, Test Support Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has been awarded a potential $78.2 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center integrate and test a space vehicle for the Defense Department. The sole-source contract covers integration and early on-orbit services for Space Test Program Satellite-6 spacecraft, the department said Friday. Work will occur …

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Weekly Roundup January 30 – February 3 2017: The 28 CEOs in This Year’s Wash100 & more

Weekly Roundup January 30 – February 3 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Our fourth annual Wash100 list of Government Contracting’s Most Influential Figures hit the presses last week to recognize leaders in the public and private sectors and those …

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