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General Atomics Awarded Navy MQ-25 Carrier Drone Risk Reduction Contract


General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has received a potential one-year, $44 million contract to perform risk reduction efforts for the U.S. Navy’s MQ-25 unmanned carrier aerial system program. The contractor will develop trade space and refine concepts in support of requirements generation prior to the program’s engineering and manufacturing development phase, …

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Northrop Lands Potential $150M Navy Contract for IR Countermeasures on Combat Aircraft

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential $149.7 million firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Navy for hardware, production test stations and technical services in support of the installation of large aircraft infrared countermeasures. The Defense Department said Friday Northrop will help integrate LAIRCM into the combat aircraft of the U.S. Army, …

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Lockheed’s Sikorsky Lands $232M Navy Contract Modification for CH-53K Test Demo Helicopters

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Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky subsidiary has received a potential four-year, $232 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide two CH-53K helicopters designed to operate as system demonstration test article aircraft. Work under the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification will occur in various locations within the U.S. through February 2020, the Defense …

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L-3 Gets $166M Option on T-45 Maintenance Support Contract With Navy

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The U.S. Navy has exercised a $166.3 million contract option for L-3 Communications  (NYSE: LLL) to perform maintenance and logistics work on approximately 200 T-45 Goshawk training jets. L-3’s Vertex Aerospace subsidiary will continue to provide sustaining engineering, supply and government property management and related parts and materials procurement services to support an estimated 320 aircraft launches a day at …

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Navy Awards Lockheed $137M Contract Modification for Lot 10 F-35 Spares Production


Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $136.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to build the 10th batch of air vehicle initial spares for the F-35 program. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers lot 10 low-rate initial production of F-35A, F-35B and F-35C common spares as well as aloft spare packages and deployment …

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DynCorp to Continue Navy Trainer Aircraft Logistics, Maintenance Services Under $107M Modification


DynCorp International has been awarded a $107.2 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to continue to provide trainer aircraft logistics support services for the Chief of Naval Air Training. The Defense Department said Friday the modification also covers organizational, intermediate and depot-level maintenance work on the Navy’s T-34, T-44 and T-6 aircraft platforms. Work will occur at …

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Raytheon Receives $63M AESA Radar Tech Order for Navy Super Hornet, Growler Jets

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $63 million order to produce and deliver 18 AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array radars for the U.S. Navy ‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler jets. The Defense Department said Thursday that Raytheon will also supply two AN/APG-79 AESA radars to support AESA configuration D upgrade tests and one AN/APG-79 radar to Australia under a foreign military …

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Northrop Awarded $108M Contract to Build Autonomous Fire Scout Helicopters for Navy


Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a $108.1 fixed-price-incentive-firm  contract to provide 10 MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned autonomous helicopters to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday that Northrop will perform work in California, Alabama, Texas and Mississippi as well as other locations within the U.S. through August 2019. The Naval Air Systems Command obligated the …

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Vencore to Support NAVAIR Cyber Warfare R&D Through Basic Ordering Agreement; Mac Curtis Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2016 — Vencore has secured a basic ordering agreement to support the Naval Air Systems Command’s Cyber Warfare Detachment program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday it can vie for task orders to help NAVAIR research, build and integrate cyber resilient and warfighting systems. “Vencore will bring an innovative and proven cyber skillset …

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Lockheed Receives $102M Navy Delivery Order for F-35 Software Data Loads


Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $101.9 delivery order from the U.S. Navy to produce F-35 aircraft software data loads in support of verification and validation testing efforts at the military branch’s F-35 Reprogramming Center West. The company will also provide technical support to help the service branch design, test and …

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