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L-3 Subsidiary Wins $302M Navy Logistics Support Contract for C-12 Transport, Trainer Planes

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A subsidiary of L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has won a potential $302.2 million contract to provide logistics services for the C-12 Huron utility lift aircraft of the U.S. Navy. L-3 unit Vertex Aerospace will perform post-production, aircraft maintenance and materials delivery for Marine Corps Reserve C-12 as well as Navy TC-12B trainer aircraft, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Vertex Aerospace …

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AT&T to Support DISA’s UHF/LOS Comms Network Under $75M Contract

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The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a potential five-year, $74.6 million contract to provide Northstar long-haul telecommunications services and related transmission circuits in support of DISA’s ultra-high frequency/line-of-sight communications platform. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract awarded by the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization has a one-year base term …

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Textron Subsidiary Gets $461M Modification on Helicopter, Fuel Kit Contract with Navy

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A subsidiary of Textron (NYSE: TXT) has received a three-year, $461.1 million contract modification to manufacture and deliver new batches of AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom helicopters to the U.S. Navy. Textron unit Bell Helicopter will provide 16 Vipers, 12 Venoms and 16 auxiliary fuel kits under the fixed-price-incentive contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Work will take …

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Boeing Issues FY 2016 Outlook Below Street Consensus; 2015 Defense Segment Results Mixed

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) — one of 30 companies listed on Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index — has issued its fiscal year 2016 outlook of earnings between $8.15 and $8.35 per share to fall below the consensus Wall Street expectation of $9.43. The Chicago-based airplane manufacturer also stated a 2016 revenue outlook …

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Lockheed Awarded $263M to Maintain Saudi Arabia’s F-15 Sensors; Paul Lemmo Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $262.8 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to maintain sensor suites on Saudi Arabia’s F-15 aircraft. The company will work with Saudi-based Advanced Electronics Co. to sustain the sniper advanced targeting pods, LANTIRN navigation pods and infrared search and track systems, Lockheed said …

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Jeff Babione Named Lockheed F-35 EVP, GM; Orlando Carvalho Comments

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Jeff Babione, formerly vice president and general manager of the F-16/F-22 integrated fighter group within Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been appointed as executive VP and GM of the firm’s F-35 program. He will succeed Lorraine Martin, who will move into the role of mission systems and training deputy executive …

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Kevin Mickey Appointed Northrop Aerospace Advanced Design VP; Chris Hernandez Comments

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Kevin Mickey, formerly president of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary Scaled Composites, has been named vice president of advanced design in the company’s aerospace systems sector. Mickey will oversee the sector’s aircraft design activities in his new role that he will start Nov. 2, Northrop said Thursday. “He will be a great …

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Northrop Awarded $203M Air Force Global Hawk Maintenance Contract

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Northrop Grumman has received a one-year, $203,559,738 contract modification to maintain the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of Global Hawk unmanned aircraft. The company will perform planning, operations and maintenance services under the option from a previously-awarded contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Northrop will perform work in San Diego through Sept. …

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BAE Lands $248M Aircraft Systems Support Contract with USAF

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded BAE Systems a potential six-year, $248.2 million contract to provide electronic countermeasures technology and automatic testing and support equipment for F-16, C-130 and B-1B planes. The Defense Department said Wednesday the sole-source contract also covers spares sustainment as well as aircraft systems repair and engineering services. …

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DynCorp Receives $104M Navy Aircraft Support Contract Option; Steven Schorer Comments

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DynCorp International has been awarded a $104.1 million contract modification to continue maintenance and logistics support work for multiple aircraft platforms and associated equipment of the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Thursday DynCorp will help maintain fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft as well as lightweight and unmanned aerial vehicles at …

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