Lockheed to Update Egypt’s F-16 Electronic Warfare Tech

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)has been awarded a $6.9 million contract modification to update electronic warfare systems on the Egyptian military’s F-16 fighter fleet, Military &  Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday. John Keller writes Lockheed will equip the Egyptian F-16 program with three EW memory loader verifiers, 24 radar warning receivers and 20 Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) advanced...

MDA Increases Northrop Missile Defense IT Services Contract by $750M

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Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) contract with the Missile Defense Agency to help run information technology and facilities for the U.S. ballistic missile defense system has received $750 million in additional funding. The Defense Department said Wednesday the modification increases the contract’s total value from $2.5 billion to $3.25 billion. Work under the hybrid omnibus contract also...

Navy Orders 4 Lockheed, Austal Littoral Combat Ships for $1.4B

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The U.S. Navy has awarded approximately $1.4 billion in contract funds to Austal USA and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for construction of four additional Littoral Combat Ships. Contract line items for each ship cover seaframe construction, systems integration and test and systems equipment, the Defense Department said Monday. Lockheed was awarded approximately $698.9 million to build the seventh...

Raytheon to Update NOAA Satellite Ground System for $185M; Lynn Dugle Comments

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Lynn Dugle Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $185 million contract modification to update a common ground system for three National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration environmental satellites. The company will refresh ground station technology for the Joint Polar Satellite System, which works to gather weather and storm data from polar-orbiting spacecraft, Raytheon said Friday. “Our...

Lockheed to Provide MDA Missile Targets for $32M

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide missile defense targets and support flight test activities for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency under a $32 million contract modification. MDA will obligate $6,582,845 at the time of award from its fiscal year 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds, the agency said in a Jan. 22 FedBizOpps post. Lynn Fisher, a Lockheed spokeswoman, told Space...

BAE to Continue Navy Missile Canister Production

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BAE Systems has been awarded $19.2 million in contract options to produce additional shipborne missile canister launching systems for the U.S. Navy, Naval Today reported Friday. The options cover work through March 2016 on 89 Mk 21 MOD 3 canisters, coding plug assemblies, impulse cartridge assemblies and explosive bolts. BAE was awarded a $91.4 million contract by the Navy in June 2013 for engineering...

$122M Modification Grows General Dynamics Electric Boat’s Virginia-Class Submarine Contract to $716M

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A General Dynamics subsidiary has won a $121.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide the branch with long lead-time materials for three Virginia-class submarines.  The modification grows the value of the contract General Dynamics Electric Boat won in April 2012 to $716.5 million, the company said Dec. 23. General Dynamics said the modification covers materials to support the...

Bechtel Division to Build Navy Nuclear Propulsion Tech for $197M

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A division of Bechtel has been awarded a $197,571,818 modification to produce nuclear propulsion components for the U.S. Navy. Bechtel Plant Machinery will receive $167,183,261 in fiscal year 2014 contract funds at the time of award from the Navy and no funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year, the Defense Department said Tuesday. BPMI has been awarded two modifications within the...

General Dynamics Subsidiary Wins $152M for Navy Lead Yard Services

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has won a $152.4 million contract modification to perform lead-yard work on nuclear-powered submarines for the U.S. Navy. General Dynamics Electric Boat will help the Navy maintain and update architectural drawings and technology insertions for each Virginia-class attack submarine during its construction and post-shakedown availability, General Dynamics said...

Harris Air Force Comm Equipment Contract Increases to $215M

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Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will continue to provide communications equipment for a U.S. Air Force facility under a contract modification worth $27.3 million, the Orlando Sentinel reported Tuesday. The company’s government communications systems division will work to retrofit gear at the Air Force Space and Missile Center in El Segundo, Calif., according to the report. The total contract value...

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