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Teri Takai: DoD Plans to Authorize 9 Cloud Providers

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The Pentagon aims to further expand commercial cloud availability throughout the military with a plan to certify nine companies to run the services for the military, FCW reported Thursday. Adam Mazmanian writes Chief Information Officer Teri Takai told a House Armed Services subcommittee hearing last week that the move was ...

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US, Iraq Strike $6B Deal for Boeing Apache Helicopters

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Iraq will acquire 24 Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) Apache attack helicopters through an approved $6.2 billion deal under the Pentagon’s foreign military sales program, Defense News reported Monday. Paul McLeary writes the Iraqi military’s purchase and lease of AH-64Es was approved by a U.S. congressional panel Monday. The deal also includes ...

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PAE to Develop, Test SureTrak Surveillance System

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PAE’s applied technologies business has been awarded a $44,577,164 U.S. Navy contract to develop, test and integrate a surveillance system for three U.S. agencies and governments in Africa to support a foreign military sales agreement. The SureTrak System is designed as a multi-sensor, data acquisition and display system used for airspace ...

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Pentagon Wants Israel to Have Ospreys By 2015

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The Defense Department has prioritized a foreign military sales order from Israel for six Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter-built V-22 Ospreys ahead of the U.S. Marine Corps, Defense News reported Thursday. Marcus Weisgerber writes Israel’s formal request for modified versions of the tilt-rotor aircraft came this week following Defense ...

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ManTech to Help Navy Prep Readiness Documents

A business unit of ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has won a potential seven-year, $85 million contract to work with the U.S. Navy to prepare documents on military readiness activities. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific received seven offers for the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architect-engineer services contract via the Navy’s e-commerce website, the Defense Department ...

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General Atomics to Build Navy Aircraft Arresting Gear

General Atomics has received a $51,997,981 order from the U.S. Navy for electric motor-based systems that work to slow down aircraft during recovery operations. The Navy is acquiring the Advanced Arresting Gear equipment in order to run arresting simulations of live aircraft before the branch deploys planes onboard ships, the Defense ...

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