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Northrop Grumman to Supply ATC Comms Equipment to South African Airports

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2016 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide the T6 Radio and other air traffic control communications equipment to airports in South Africa under a subcontract from prime contractor AME Air Traffic Management, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Northrop said Thursday Park Air Systems will supply the radio as …

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Connectec Lands $97M Army Contract for Mortar Weapon Components

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Connectec has secured a five-year, $96.7 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide mortar weapon components and related support equipment to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will supply parts for 60mm and 81mm lightweight mortar weapons as well as mounts, baseplates, direct support tools and basic issue items for 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortars. The …

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Vectrus Lifts 2016 Earnings, Revenue Guidance


Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has lifted full-year earnings and revenue guidance on improved outlooks in cash flow for the 2016 second half and expectations of extra payments on debt. The Colorado Springs-based government communications services contractor now expects earnings per share in the $2.07-$2.32 range versus the previous $2.02-$2.31 range with revenue of $1.18 billion-$1.2 billion compared to …

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Intelligent Decisions Sells US Army Comms, Transmission Systems Assets to Tribalco; Michele Friedman Comments

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Intelligent Decisions has sold the company’s U.S. Army communications and transmission systems business assets to Bethesda, Maryland-based government services contractor Tribalco after the Army Contracting Command approved the transaction. Tribalco said Friday the deal includes ID’s position as one of 12 awardees on a potential $4.1 billion U.S. Army contract vehicle awarded in September 2013 for …

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General Dynamics to Supply HF Comms Link for Navy Digital Modular Radios

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will provide the high-frequency, third-generation Automatic Link Establishment system to support the U.S. Navy‘s AN/USC-61(C) digital modular radios under a new contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the high-frequency communications capability works to reduce static and background noise, increase transmission …

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Mission Essential Acquires IMT Corp for C4ISR Market Push


Herndon, Virginia-based military and intelligence services contractor Mission Essential has purchased systems integration and software engineering company Information Management Technology Corp. for an undisclosed sum to grow communications-related work with the Defense Department. Mission Essential said Thursday that IMT will operate as a subsidiary under the new ownership and also add technical support and sustainment service offerings …

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American Systems to Continue Operational Support for Navy 311 Call Center; Peter Smith Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2016 — American Systems will continue to support the U.S. Navy in the operation of the service branch’s call center for sailors and families under a potential five-year, $42.5 million task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday it will provide operational support for the …

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Polycom Accepts $2B Buyout Offer From Siris Capital, Backs Out of Mitel Deal

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Global communications services provider Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM) has signed a new agreement to be purchased and taken private by investment firm Siris Capital for $2 billion and terminate a previous $1.96 billion merger deal with Ottawa, Canada-based Mitel (Nasdaq: MITL) announced in April. Polycom said Friday its board of directors received an offer letter from Siris on Thursday …

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Parsons Eyes 7 Research Areas for NRL Contract Work; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 2, 2016 — Parsons will work to deliver research and development as well as engineering services to the Naval Research Laboratory under a previously awarded $245 million multi-award U.S. Navy contract, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers support to NRL’s information technology division …

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ViaSat Secures Potential $73M DISA Contract for Ku-Band/Ka-Band Communications Services

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The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded a potential $73.2 million contract to Carlsbad, California-based company ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) to provide Ku-band and Ka-band communications for the agency’s senior leaders and support staff. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers ViaSat subscription-based services for personnel travelling aboard an aircraft. The …

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