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Final Boeing-Built Air Force GPS IIF Satellite Launches to Space

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 9, 2016 — The 12th and final Global Positioning System IIF satellite Boeing (NYSE: BA) built for the U.S. Air Force has launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard an Atlas V rocket, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Air Force reported Friday the launch marks the completion …

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Lockheed Martin Lands $96M Contract to Update Air Force GPS Control Segment

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $96.04 million contract modification to modify the control segment of the U.S. Air Force’s global positioning system. The control segment works to operate all launched GPS III satellites before they migrate to the new operational control system, the Defense Department said Thursday. Lockheed will …

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State Dept OKs $180M Australian Request for Boeing-Built Chinook Helicopters

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The State Department has cleared the possible $180 million sale of Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) CH-47F Chinook helicopters to Australia under a foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the Australian government ordered Chinook helicopters, aircraft turbine engines, common missile warning systems, Honeywell‘s (NYSE: …

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Raytheon Awarded $98M Navy Precision Extended Range Munition IDIQ

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $98 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce Precision Extended Range Munition weapon systems for the U.S. Navy’s expeditionary fire support operations. The 120-millimeter munition system supports an extended range and provides a guided, precision-capable projectile, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The contract consists of five 12-month ordering …

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Boeing Gets $262M Air Force Contract for Bomb Guidance Kits

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential two-year, $262 million contract to supply bomb guidance tailkits to the U.S. Air Force. The firm-fixed-price contract covers the production of lot 17 Joint Direct Attack Munition kits, the Defense Department said Monday. JDAM tailkits work to convert free-falling bombs into weapons guided by GPS and inertial …

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Vinny Sica: Lockheed Upgrades to Help Sustain Air Force GPS Control Segment

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16, 2015 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) GPS Intrusion Protection Reinforcement updates for the U.S. Air Force has entered into full operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “The GPS Control Segment Sustainment contract is vitally important to the sustainment of positioning, navigation and timing services for our military, government …

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Boeing to Produce Harpoon Weapon Systems Under $125M FMS Contract

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $124.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce Harpoon weapon systems for customers abroad through a foreign military sales agreement. The governments of Saudi Arabia, Australia, Japan, Korea, India, Turkey, Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, Kuwait, Canada and Taiwan intend to purchase 53 Harpoon systems, components …

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Netherlands Orders Raytheon Excalibur Projectile Rounds

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TYSONS CORNER, VA September 9, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) said the Netherlands has ordered a supply of Excalibur 1b 155mm projectile rounds from the U.S. for delivery later this year, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. According to the defense contractor, the GPS-guided artillery shells will be purchased as an additional item …

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Raytheon Hits Operational Hardware Milestone on Next-Gen GPS Ground System

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 31, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has installed the primary operational hardware for the Global Positioning System’s new ground command and control system at Shriever Air Force Base in Colorado, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The defense contractor said the milestone moves GPS OCX, short for GPS Next Generation Operational …

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TASC Awarded Potential $200M USAF GPS Support Contract; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

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Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary will provide systems engineering and integration services to the U.S. Air Force ‘s GPS directorate under a new potential six-and-a-half year, $200 million contract. Engility said Tuesday TASC will update the GPS enterprise’s technical baseline, provide products for milestone approvals, and support and analyze processes in the …

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