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Northrop Vet Matt McQueen Named Peraton Chief Comms Officer; Stu Shea Comments

Matt McQueen, previously a communications executive in charge of cyber branding at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Peraton as chief communications officer. McQueen will oversee strategy development and implementation of communications initiatives in the areas of media relations, employee engagement, branding and executive communications, Peraton said Monday. “With Peraton’s fresh …

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Northrop to Modernize Army Fixed-Wing ISR Aircraft Fleet Under Potential $750M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential nine-year, $750 million contract to help the U.S. Army modernize the service branch’s fixed-wing airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. The company said Thursday it will provide lifecycle services to the Special Electronic Mission Aircraft fleet composed of the RC-12X Guardrail along with the …

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FTC Seeks Additional Data on Northrop-Orbital ATK Deal

The Federal Trade Commission has issued Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a second request for additional data associated with its proposed $9.2 billion acquisition of Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA). Northrop said Wednesday it received the request as FTC reviews the transaction as part of the regulatory process. The request for additional information came a …

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GovConIndex Ends the Week Up While Major Indices Close In The Negative

GovCon Wire is changing its coverage of the GovCon Index and major indices. GovCon Wire will now be providing weekly performance analysis instead of the daily for the GovCon Index, S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and NASDAQ Composite. In reviewing the past weeks market performance the Executive Mosaic GovCon Index (GCI) …

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Navy Taps 4 Companies for ISR, Systems Engineering Support Contracts

Four companies have won separate potential five-year contracts to provide  intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support and systems engineering services for the U.S. Navy’s maritime, aerial, ground and space platforms. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific received five offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts that have a two-year base period and …

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Orbital ATK Shareholders OK $9.2B Merger With Northrop; David Thompson Comments

Shareholders at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) have approved a deal for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to acquire the Dulles, Virginia-based aerospace and defense contractor in an estimated $9.2 billion transaction. Holders of at least 99 percent of shares in Orbital ATK voted to approve the merger during the Wednesday meeting, …

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Report: DoD IG Lauds USAF Acquisition Strategy, Risk Mgmt for Bomber Program

The Defense Department’s inspector general has said the U.S. Air Force developed a “comprehensive” risk management process and procurement strategy to support its $80 billion B-21 bomber aircraft program, Bloomberg reported Monday. DoD IG said in the redacted version of its audit report that the bomber program has “clearly defined” warfighter requirements …

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GSA Taps 61 Firms for Potential $50B Alliant 2 IT GWAC

The General Services Administration has awarded 61 companies positions on a potential 10-year, $50 billion governmentwide acquisition contract for information technology products and services. GSA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday the award is for the unrestricted portion of the Alliant 2 GWAC that has a base term of five …

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State Dept OKs $10.5B IBCS-Enabled Patriot Missile System Sale to Poland

The State Department has given Poland the green light to buy the third configuration of the Patriot missile system equipped with the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System and related equipment from the U.S. government under a potential $10.5 billion foreign military sales agreement. Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: …

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Northrop Lands $350M Contract to Continue Air Force E-8C Fleet Logistics Support

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a one-year, $349.6 million contract renewal from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide integrated logistics support services for the military branch’s E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System fleet. The company said Friday it will help the 116th and 461st air control …

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