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NASA Taps 5 Companies to Develop Mars Orbiter Concepts

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NASA has awarded separate contracts to five companies to perform concept studies for a future Mars orbiter mission as part of efforts to develop telecommunications and global high-resolution imaging tools to support the space agency’s exploration of the Red Planet. The agency said Monday its Jet Propulsion Laboratory will manage four-month concept studies by Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed …

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Mike Dignam Named CRDF Global President, CEO

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Mike Dignam, former president and CEO at Virginia-based government logistics service contractor PAE, has been appointed to the same roles at CRDF Global in a move that takes effect Aug. 1. He will succeed Cathy Campbell, who has led the nonprofit over the past 10 years as CEO and will step down after a 14-year …

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Air Force Orders $99M in Lockheed Targeting Pods for 10 Foreign Govt Clients

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received $99 million in delivery orders to provide Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods, spares and upgrade services to Belgium, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and the Netherlands through the foreign military sales program. The orders come under a potential $485 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract the U.S. Air Force  awarded to Lockheed’s missiles and …

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Lockheed to Provide Flight Data Mgmt System Under $344M FAA Contract

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $344 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to provide a system to support flight plan exchanges between air traffic controllers. The FAA said Wednesday the Terminal Flight Data Manager will work to provide electronic flight strips instead of paper strips to aid real-time sharing of digital flight …

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State Dept OKs $140M Sale of Raytheon Seasparrow Missiles & Services to Chile

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The State Department has approved Chile’s request to acquire $140.1 million in Raytheon (NYSE:RTN)-manufactured Evolved Seasparrow Missiles and related services from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement between both countries. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Tuesday Raytheon, BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) will serve as principal contractors …

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Lockheed Lands $323M Navy Contract to Deliver F-35 Mission Data File Mgmt Lab

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a potential $323 million fixed-price-incentive contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for a laboratory with integrated reprogramming capacity to build, modify, test and deliver mission data files of a fighter aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed Martin Aeronautics‘ laboratory will feature a hardware in-the-loop system to analyze F-35 fighter …

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Lockheed Secures Potential $421M Navy Contract For AEGIS Engineering, Maintenance Services

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Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) mission systems and sensors business has received a potential $421 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide a range of services in support of the Advanced Electronic Guidance and Instrumentation System. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers in-service combat systems engineering, computer program maintenance, annual …

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Denmark to Move Forward on $3B F-35 Purchase

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Denmark will proceed on a plan to purchase 27 F-35A fighter jets for $3 billion total from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Reuters reported Thursday. Nikolaj Skydsgaard wrote Denmark becomes the 11th country to purchase the F-35’s conventional takeoff-and-landing variant used by U.S. and international partner air forces. The Danish government recommended the purchase …

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Proposed $260M F-16 Logistics Foreign Military Sale to Oman Gets State Dept Clearance

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The State Department has approved a $260 million foreign military sale of logistics support services, support and communications equipment, personnel training and spare and repair parts for F-16 units to Oman. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the government of Oman has also requested electronic combat international security assistance, contractor engineer …

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Sevatec Appoints Anantha Bangalore CTO

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Sevatec has named Anantha Bangalore, former chief technical officer at Blackstone Technology Group, as chief technology officer to oversee the development of technology offerings and partnerships. The Fairfax, Virginia-based technology services contractor said Tuesday Bangalore brings with him 20 years of experience in information technology, most recently at BTG where he led technical strategy and …

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