Travis Slocumb to Lead New Raytheon Electronic Warfare Systems Mission Area; Rick Yuse Comments

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Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) space and airborne systems business unit integrated its electronic warfare programs into an El Segundo, Calif.-based business portfolio focused on electronic warfare systems, the company said Tuesday. Rick Yuse, president of Raytheon’s space and airborne systems business, said the company intends for the new mission area to develop technology systems aimed at helping...

Paul Dillahay: Lockheed, ASRC Federal Subsidiary Form Civil Space Team

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Paul Dillahay Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has awarded a potential three-year, $50 million subcontract to an ASRC Federal subsidiary for civil space support services. ASRC Federal Space and Defense will provide engineering and technical support services to Lockheed Martin for work supporting agencies such as NASA and the U.S. Air Force, ASRC Federal announced Tuesday. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity...

John Casper, Scott Spence Provide Context on Space Fence Contract; Reported for Potential April Release

The U.S. Air Force could award a multi-billion dollar contract in April to build a new radar system for tracking objects in space, Space News reported Dec. 27. Mike Gruss writes the Air Force has spent close to $1.3 billion on the Space Fence program since 2006. Lockheed Martin and Raytheon both received bridge contracts in December 2013 to demonstrate their prototypes for Space Fence and will conduct...

Tom McCabe to Join Orbital Sciences Jan. 6 as SVP, General Counsel & Secretary

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Tom McCabe will join space technology firm Orbital Sciences Corp. as senior vice president, general counsel and secretary on Jan. 6, 2014, and will lead the company’s legal, regulatory affairs and ethics and compliance functions out of Dulles, Va. McCabe brings more than 20 years of executive legal and operations leadership at high-technology companies and currently serves as SVP and general...

Navy Picks 14 Companies for Potential $900M C5ISR Computing, Infrastructure Services IDIQ

Fourteen businesses have won positions on a potential five-year, $899,543,435 U.S. Navy contract for transport computing and infrastructure services related to C5ISR (command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic received 21 bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee...

CSC, General Physics, Jacobs JV Wins $218M to Maintain Air Force Complex

A joint venture comprising of Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC), General Physics and Jacobs Sverdup has won a $218,590,871 contract modification to operate and maintain a complex at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. Aerospace Testing Alliance will also help the Arnold Engineering Development Complex manage information under the cost-plus-award-fee contract, the Defense Department said Aug. 30. The...

Dynetics Shuffles Senior Management Team; Marc Bendickson Comments

Dynetics has moved to reorganize both the responsibilities of its senior management team and structure of its business and technical groups, with all changes to take effect by the end of September. Executive Vice President David King will move to the president position and Tom Baumbach, president since 1997, will assume the new role of chief technical officer, Dynetics said Friday. Mike DeMaioribus,...

Boeing Network, Space Systems Revenue Up 5% for 2Q

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has announced financial results for the second quarter of its 2013 fiscal year, reporting 9 percent higher revenue over the prior year period. Revenue for the company’s network and space systems business increased to $2.05 billion, 5 percent higher than the $1.96 billion reported for the prior year period. The company attributed the increase to higher revenue from the Space...

Navy Selects 13 for $900M Cyber, C5ISR IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has awarded 13 contracts worth up to $899,543,400 combined over five years for cyber equipment and services. The initial base year is worth up to $179,908,600 for all awardees and companies will compete for fixed-price-incentive and firm-fixed-price task orders under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Contractors will also work...

SAIC Wins Potential $202M NASA Safety Support IDIQ

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has won a potential $202.5 million contract for safety, mission assurance and engineering services supporting NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains cost-plus-award fee and firm-fixed-price task orders over three base years and two option years, NASA said Monday. Contract work will...

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