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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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Boeing Receives $1B P-8I Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Order from India

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $1 billion order for four additional P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft from India, USNI News reported Wednesday. Vivek Raghuvanshi writes India will use the aircraft to replace eight legacy Russian-built Tu-142 maritime aircraft, according to the report. The company built the P-8I as a derivative of …

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CACI Secures SeaPort-e Task Order for Program, Financial Mgmt; Ken Asbury Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2016 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide program and financial management services to the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s warfare systems program office under a $50 million task order from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the task order falls under its SeaPort-e contract …

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Report: India Plans $2B Purchase of 100 General Atomics Armed, Surveillance Drones


India plans to buy 100 General Atomics-built unmanned aerial vehicles worth $2 billion to support internal security and counterterrorism efforts and to help counter Chinese incursions into the country’s territory, PTI reported Tuesday. The news agency said industry sources have indicated India’s interest in both the armed Avenger drones and the …

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CACI Lands Air Force A2/AD Simulation Contract Spot; Ken Asbury Comments

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CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has been awarded a prime position on a potential seven-year, $49.5 million contract to help the Air Force Research Laboratory simulate an anti-access/area denial environment. The company said Wednesday it will develop a real-time A2/AD battlefield simulation model for AFRL researchers to assess the performance of electronic warfare …

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Mary Ann Hopkins: Parsons to Help DTRA Projects Against WMDs in Lebanon, Georgia

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 30, 2015 — Parsons will support the border security operations in Lebanon and Georgia under two task orders awarded as part of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency‘s Cooperative Threat Reduction Integrating Contract II, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Nov. 23 the task orders cover network integration …

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Textron Systems Subsidiary Lands $142M in Army Logistics, Program Mgmt Contracts

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AAI, a subsidiary of Textron (NYSE: TXT) Systems, has been awarded two potential one-year contracts worth $142.5 million combined to provide performance-based logistics and program management support for the U.S. Army’s Shadow drones. The first award is an indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract worth $110 million and the second firm-fixed-price contract is worth $32.5 …

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Raytheon Awarded $393M to Maintain Air Force Ground Intell System; Dave Wajsgras Comments

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $393 million contract to continue to provide maintenance and sustainment support for the U.S. Air Force’s Distributed Common Ground System. The DCGS platform works to help military personnel collect, process and share intelligence data derived from sensors, Raytheon said Wednesday. MQ-1 Predator, RQ-4 Global …

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Lockheed Lands $176M Targeting Pod Production Contracts for USAF Fighter, Bomber Fleet

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won contracts worth $176.1 million combined to produce new targeting pods and related upgrade kits for the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of bomber aircraft and fighter jets. Lockheed said Thursday the new Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod-Sensor Enhancement platform has a two-way datalink tool, algorithms and updated sensors that …

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General Atomics to Produce Updated Gray Eagle Drone for US Army


General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has won a contract to produce Improved Gray Eagle unmanned aerial systems for the U.S. Army. The company said Wednesday the award covers full-rate production of 19 UAS that are scheduled for delivery in September 2018. The IGE is an updated version of the service branch’s Gray …

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