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Lockheed-Raytheon JV Gets $95M Javelin Weapon FMS Contract Modification

A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) partnership will supply Javelin weapon equipment to six foreign military sales clients under a $94.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Army. The Javelin Joint Venture will deliver rounds, command launch units and battery coolant unit spares for the anti-armor missile system, the Defense …

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Northrop Secures $100M Navy Contract for Lot 7 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Parts, Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a potential $99.7 million contract to supply long-lead parts and provide support for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye program’s lot 7 full rate production. The Defense Department said Thursday the service branch will obligate the contract’s entire amount at the time of award from its fiscal 2018 aircraft …

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Boeing, Partner Eye Standard 3D Printing Processes for Titanium

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work with Switzerland-based technology company Oerlikon on a project to develop standard 3D printing processes and materials using metal, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The partnership aims to create standard titanium additive manufacturing methods and qualify suppliers that produce the metallic components in line …

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HPE to Deliver Supercomputers for Navy, AFRL Under 2 Contracts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 22, 2018 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) will supply supercomputers to the U.S. Navy and Air Force Research Laboratory as well as provide on-site system administration and applications support under two contracts that total $57 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contracts are part …

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UTC Gets $2.5B DLA Contract for Military Aviation Spares, Services

A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) business unit has secured a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to provide aviation-related spare parts and services to all U.S. military branches. UTC Aerospace Systems will perform work at various facilities in nine states through April 30, 2028, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The sole-source contract contains a …

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Mitre Adds Former DoD Sec Ashton Carter, 4 Others to Visiting Fellows Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — Mitre has named five people from industry, academia and the public sector as fellows to help the nonprofit organization address challenges in the areas of national defense, cybersecurity and health, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The Visiting Fellows Program now includes Ashton Carter, board member …

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Lands Potential $138M Navy Submarine R&D Support Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has secured a potential $137.9 million contract to support a U.S. Navy research and development program aimed at formulating submarine concepts. Electric Boat will provide engineering and technical design services to the Navy and a foreign military sales customer under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the Defense Department said …

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Knight Point Systems Wins $902M DISA Recompete for Comm Infrastructure Services

Knight Point Systems will continue to provide communication infrastructure services to the Defense Information Systems Agency under a potential 10-year, $902 million contract. The Communications Capacity Services II contract covers the provision of routers, monitoring equipment, appliances, switches, monitoring and reporting software and supporting devices for the Defense Department and its partners, …

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Navy Awards FFG(X) Frigate Conceptual Design Contracts to 5 Firms

The U.S. Navy has awarded five companies contracts to come up with a conceptual design of the service’s future guided missile frigate. The Naval Sea Systems Command received six proposals for the firm-fixed-price contracts as part of the FFG(X) ship program, the Defense Department said Friday. NAVSEA selected Austal, Fincantieri Marinette …

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Raytheon Lands Work for Navy F/A-18, EA-18G Sensor Software, Hardware

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will build additional software and hardware for the sensor systems on the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft under an $8.8 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in China Lake, California, serves as the contracting …

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