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Bechtel-Led Consortium to Help Air Force Run Flight Simulation Facilities

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A joint venture of Bechtel, Sierra Lobo and GP Strategies has been awarded a potential eight-year, $1.5 billion contract to run a complex of flight simulation facilities at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee. National Aerospace Solutions will help manage test operations, technology development and sustainment activities at the Air ...

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Lockheed, Air Force Ink Missile Warning Satellite Contract Modification

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will upgrade its A2100 geosynchronous spacecraft for the U.S. Air Force‘s Space Based Infrared System satellite program under a modification to a $1.8 billion contract awarded in June 2014. The Air Force Space Command said Tuesday it issued the modification after Lockheed proposed a framework to ...

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Odyssey Systems Wins $212M Advisory Services Contract from Air Force


Odyssey Systems Consulting Group has won a potential five-year, $212.4 million contract to provide advisory and assistance services to the U.S. Air Force‘s armament munitions directorate at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The cost-reimbursable contract will run through May 31, 2020, and includes a foreign military sales requirement, the ...

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Bill Bodie Returns to Parsons in Middle East, Africa EVP Role

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Bill Bodie, head of business development for Fluor Corp.’s (NYSE: FLR) government group since the fall of 2013, has been appointed an executive vice president of the Middle East and Africa business at Parsons, where he worked for the five years prior to Fluor. Parsons said Monday he will oversee the ...

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20 Companies Win Spots on $8B NETCENTS-2 Infrastructure Services IDIQ

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Twenty companies have landed spots on a potential $7.9 billion contract to provide network operations and infrastructure support services across the U.S. Air Force enterprise. Contractors will compete to perform work during the three-year ordering period for this portion of the Network-Centric Solutions-2 program, the Defense Department said Friday. The ...

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CAE Books $176M in Q4 Flight Simulator, Training Support Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

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CAE has been awarded approximately $175.6 million in contracts from U.S. and international defense customers during the fourth quarter of its 2015 fiscal year to provide flight simulation and training platforms. Those deals include the delivery of simulators for Lockheed Martin-built C–130J Super Hercules aircraft to the U.S. Air Force ...

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Air Force NETCENTS-2 Application Services IDIQ Grows to 20 Awardees


The U.S. Air Force has added 10 companies to a potential 10-year, $960 million contract vehicle for application services under the service branch’s Network-Centric Solutions-2 initiative, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Twenty companies in total will compete for sustainment, integration, migration, training, testing and operational and help desk support work through the ...

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L-3 Division to Support Air Force E-3 Flight Simulation Program

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An L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) division has received a $9.3 million contract to provide the U.S. Air Force with a system for training pilots to operate the E-3 airborne warning and control system aircraft. The sole-source contract also includes program management, flight training simulation and logistics support services, the Defense ...

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Raytheon Wins $700M Space Defense Warning System Support IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential $700 million contract to support a technology infrastructure that works to analyze and deliver early warning for U.S. space threats. Raytheon’s technical services business will help sustain the Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment system for the North American Aerospace Defense ...

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Air Force Orders 24 General Atomics Reapers for $279M


General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems will produce an additional 24 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles for the U.S. Air Force under a new $279,144,933 contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the fixed-price-incentive-firm and firm-fixed-price contract for the MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper aircraft also covers spare parts and support equipment. The Air Force will obligate the full amount ...

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