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FAA, NASA, Hitachi Test Ground-to-Aircraft Aviation Data Exchange

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 5, 2016 — A Hitachi-developed wireless communication system for aircraft played a key part in a test conducted by NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration to check support for ground-to-aircraft information exchange, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NASA said Wednesday ground operators transmitted aviation data to an FAA test plane using …

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Vencore Unveils Updated Flight Data Analysis, Visualization Apps; Mac Curtis Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 5, 2016 — Vencore has updated its FlightViz and FlightAnalyst applications that work to support the analysis and visualization of flight data to determine aviation trends, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday new features include 3-D graphics with multiple terrain levels, audio replay functions and compatibility with the industry-standard …

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CAE Reaches Deal to Buy Lockheed Commercial Aviation Training Business


CAE (NYSE: CAE) has agreed to acquire the commercial aviation training business of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for an undisclosed sum with no timeframe given for the transaction’s projected closure. Montreal-based CAE said Monday said it seeks to expand its customer-installed base of commercial flight simulators and add new assets such as full-flight simulators, simulator parts and equipment, facilities, …

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Rockwell Collins Inks Deal to Purchase Christie’s Matrix Projector Line


Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has agreed to buy Christie Digital Systems’ Matrix series of projectors for an undisclosed sum in an effort to complement its training projectors and simulation offerings to aviation and military clients. The deal covers Christie’s Matrix SIM and Matrix StIM projectors and other software tools and is …

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Raytheon Signs MOU With AEC to Explore Mideast, Global Market Opportunities


TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has expanded its partnership with Advanced Electronics Company to cover the development of weapon, sensor, aviation and cybersecurity systems for the civilian and defense sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Raytheon said Monday it has signed a new memorandum of understanding with AEC at the Dubai …

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IAP Buys DRS’ Aviation, Tactical Comms Businesses; Doug Kitani Comments

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IAP Worldwide Services has purchased the aviation and logistics, and tactical communications and network solutions business units of DRS Technologies for an undisclosed sum. IAP said Wednesday it will combine the two acquired segments with its aviation and engineering solutions and national security programs units. Doug Kitani, CEO of IAP Worldwide Services, said …

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US Navy Awards $29M Aircraft Equipment Installation IDIQ to Four Companies


The U.S. Navy has awarded a $29 million contract to Epsilon Systems Solutions, Prism Maritime, Delphinus Engineering and Superior Marine Solutions for the installation of aviation equipment in various ships. The companies will compete for each task order under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to install and modify domestic and international aircraft …

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Iridium 1Q Gov’t Service Revenue Up 13%; Matt Desch on Company’s New Air Traffic Pacts


Iridium Communications (NASDAQ: IRDM) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. The McLean, Va.-based satellite services provider reported a year-over-year revenue increase of 13 percent in its government services segment to $18 million, activity Iridium attributed to the company’s $400 million airtime …

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Serco’s US Arm Lands $187M in FAA Air Traffic Control Mgmt Contracts; Dan Allen Comments

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The North American subsidiary of Serco Group has been awarded two contracts worth up to $187 million combined to help the Federal Aviation Administration carry out air traffic control work in 11 states across the U.S.’ western region. Serco Inc. will assign air traffic control specialists and safety managers to 58 towers under the FAA’s Contract Tower program …

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Pam Drew, Ed Sayadian Lead Exelis Aviation Demo

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TYSONS CORNER, VA March 11, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Exelis executives were slated to be on hand to present the company’s new aviation business and integrated services at the 2015 World ATM Congress in Spain, GovCon Executive reported this week. The Exelis booth was scheduled to demonstrate the latest in …

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