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USNI News: Lockheed to Secure Combat Mgmt System Contract for Navy’s Future Frigates

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The Naval Sea Systems Command has announced plans to award a contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to provide a common combat management platform for future frigates, USNI News reported Wednesday. Megan Eckstein writes the service branch’s intention to award the sole-source contract to Lockheed comes after its decision to ...

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Air Force Picks 22 Companies for $490M Contract Under ‘Agile Acquisition’ Program

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded spots on a $490 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under the Agile Acquisition program to 13 large businesses and nine small businesses. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract covers pre-program, technology development, engineering, manufacturing and production activities for new-build or modified systems. Ten large business and 13 ...

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Lockheed Orders Cubic Encrypted Training Systems for F-35 JSF

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) global defense business unit will provide air combat training subsystems technology for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program under contract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Cubic said the subsystem is designed to improve the aircraft’s stealth capabilities ...

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Lockheed Starts Stealth Tech Work for Next-Gen Spy Plane

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 20, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company Skunk Works has begun researching on stealth technology that could be outfitted into its next generation of surveillance aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Flightglobal said the company envisions the high-altitude long-endurance spy plane, internally referred to as RQ-X or UQ-2, ...

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Lockheed to Supply Sniper ATPs to Taiwan F-16 Fleet

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 18, 2015 — Taiwan has placed an order for two Sniper advanced targeting pods from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), becoming the 20th international customer of the targeting system for fixed-wing aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The contract includes Sniper and LANTIRN integration support work on Taiwan’s F-16 ...

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Eric Wieman Joins A-TEK as COO, EVP; Kathryn Freeland Comments

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Eric Wieman, formerly senior vice president and general manager of the civil sector at STG, has joined Maryland-based information technology contractor A-TEK as chief operating officer and executive VP. Wieman will collaborate with A-TEK CEO Kathryn Freeland in tactical and policy framework implementation, A-TEK said Monday. He will also oversee corporate development, operations ...

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Lockheed Concludes MUOS-4 Encapsulation Ahead of Aug. 31 Launch

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 17, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has enclosed the fourth Mobile User Objective System in its protective launch vehicle fairing two weeks ahead of the satellite’s planned launch at Cape Canaveral on Aug. 31. The MUOS-4 will be carried to orbit onboard an Atlas V rocket, ...

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Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015

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Weekly Roundup Aug 10 – Aug 14 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Second quarter earnings season has concluded for many GovCon firms and all five of the industry’s most notable U.S.-based identities reported results that surpassed Wall Street analyst forecasts. ...

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Army Follow-on Continues Lockheed Upgrades on Apache Targeting, Pilotage System

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TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — The U.S. Army has contracted Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to continue updating the sensor assemblies onboard its AH-64E Apache fleet under a $21.7 million follow-on order, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The new work involves installation of Lot 4 of the laser rangefinder designator kits ...

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Boeing to Help Build Multi-Object Kill Vehicle System for MDA

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $9.8 million contract to help the Missile Defense Agency develop a proof-of-concept weapon platform for intercepting and destroying multiple target objects. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also examine the Multi-Object Kill Vehicle technology’s readiness and demonstrate strategies to mitigate the ...

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