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Quantum Research International Appoints James Lackey, Brad Kettner to Lead Defense Programs

Quantum Research International has appointed two former military service officers to lead company businesses that support defense programs. Quantum said James Lackey, former executive director of the U.S. Army‘s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, has joined the company as senior vice president and defense systems group manager. Brad Kettner, …

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Bell Helicopter Lands $423M Navy Contract Modification for Lot 14 AH-1Z Production

Textron’s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary has received a potential three-year, $423 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce and deliver 25 lot 14 AH-1Z aircraft in support of the U.S. Marine Corps’ H-1 upgrade program. The company will perform work in Fort Worth and Amarillo, Texas, through February 2020 under …

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Bell Helicopter Gets Navy Funds for AH-1Z Long-Lead Item, Component Procurement

The U.S. Navy has awarded Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary a $49.1 million contract to obtain long-lead materials and components needed to manufacture 27 lot 15 AH-1Z aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps. Bell Helicopter will perform contract work in Fort Worth and Amarillo, Texas, through March 2018 under the advanced acquisition contract, the Defense …

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Navy Taps 9 Firms for $250M Logistics, Program Management Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded nine companies positions on a potential five-year, $249.8 million contract to provide logistics and program management support services to the Naval Air Systems Command’s logistics integration department. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Maryland received 11 bids for the cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that was …

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Navy Exercises $533M Option in General Atomics’ Aircraft Launch System Assembly, Testing Contract

General Atomics has received a potential 10-year, $532.6 million contract modification to build, produce, test, inspect and facilitate the checkout process for the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System aboard the U.S. Navy’s CVN 80 aircraft carrier. The modification exercises an option in a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract and covers installation work, …

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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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Boeing to Help Integrate Navy EA-18G Jammer Pods Under $308M Contract Modification

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $308.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to support the engineering change proposal integration of jammer pods onto EA-18G Growler aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will provide necessary equipment for system integration laboratories; design and manufacture 12 ECP 6472 A kits; and integrate, demonstrate and …

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Raytheon Secures $304M Navy Contract for Tomahawk Block IV Cruise Missile Production

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $303.7 million contract to provide 214 Tomahawk Block IV vertical launch system missiles and spares to the U.S. Navy. The company will also produce Tomahawk spares for the U.K. government under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Work will occur at various locations …

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Navy Taps Boeing to Produce Lot 90 Harpoon Missiles Under $207M FMS Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential four-year, $207.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the full-rate production of 51 lot 90 Harpoon weapon systems for Egypt, South Korea and Brazil through a foreign military sales agreement. The sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract also covers the production of spares and related …

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Rolls-Royce Lands $408M Navy Contract Modification for V-22 Engine Maintenance Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded Rolls-Royce a potential three-year, $407.8 million contract modification to provide MissionCare maintenance services for the AE1107C engines of the U.S. Marine Corps’ and U.S. Air Force’s V-22 Osprey aircraft. MissionCare is a performance-based logistics approach that covers program management, site support, engine repair, engineering assistance and engine …

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