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Army Vet Ole Knudson Joins Orbital ATK as Precision Weapons Segment Senior Director

Ole Knudson, a retired U.S. Army major general and former deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency, has been named senior director of precision weapons at Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) armament systems division. Orbital ATK said Monday the more than three-decade Army and MDA veteran will lead the company’s efforts to design, build and produce precision …

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General Dynamics Unit Secures $70M Navy Enterprise IT, Cybersecurity Services Contract

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology unit has received a potential three-year, $70 million contract to provide enterprise-level IT services to various U.S. Navy installations. The company said Monday work covers engineering, technical and program support to the Commander, Navy Installations Command and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in areas such as cybersecurity engineering; data center …

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Air Force Awards Boeing Potential $983M Aircraft Engineering Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential 10-year, $983 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide engineering support services such analysis and technical instructions for multiple types of aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Boeing will perform non-recurring engineering, introduce product updates and implement retrofit changes to support recurring and non-recurring …

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January 25 Market Close: GovCon Index Higher on Boeing Earnings Beat, Textron Miss Weighs

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index held onto its gain Wednesday with help from Boeing (NYSE: BA) on the airplane maker’s fourth quarter results above analyst forecasts to offset the decline by Textron (NYSE: TXT) after its October-December figures disappointed Wall Street. U.S. stocks by comparison hit all-time highs again in comparison as the S&P …

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Northrop to Sponsor Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ UAS Design Competition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 23, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will fund the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ annual unmanned aircraft system design challenge for the third consecutive year in an effort to nurture innovative engineering and technical thinking among students, GovCon Executive reported Friday. Teams of engineering students from the U.K. and …

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Boeing-Bell JV Lands $139M Contract Modification for Japan MV-22 Aircraft Engineering Services

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter  subsidiary has secured a $138.6 million delivery order modification for non-recurring engineering services to support the integration of Japan’s configuration into the MV-22B Block C aircraft and MV-22 containerized flight training device. Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will also support the development, qualification test, …

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KBR Subsidiary to Support NASA Exploration Missions Under Potential $442M IDIQ Award

A subsidiary of KBR (NYSE: KBR) has been awarded a potential five-year, $442 million contract to provide engineering support services for more than 20 Earth and space science missions at NASA. KBRwyle Technology Solutions will support concept studies, formulation development, design, implementation, systems and sustaining engineering, decommissioning, integration, ground system and operations …

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Decisive Analytics Lands WHS Major Program Support Task Order

Decisive Analytics has secured a potential $67.3 million task order from the Washington Headquarters Services agency to provide program support for the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Systems Engineering. The company said Tuesday it will work with DASD(SE) to integrate new engineering practices for major Defense Department programs as part …

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Northrop to Provide System Software, Engineering Support to Navy Fire Scout Unmanned Helicopters

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 29, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $17.1 million contract from the U.S. Navy for system software and engineering services in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned helicopter system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company will provide software design and system integration, qualification …

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BAE’s US Arm to Help Engineer, Install Navy Submarine Weapon Systems; DeEtte Gray Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 21, 2016 — BAE Systems‘ U.S. arm will help engineer and install new submarine weapon systems under a potential five-year, $368 million U.S. Navy contract awarded in October, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The contract will also involve information technology support, engineering services and test equipment evaluations, training …

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