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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

Ken Asbury

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

Mary Ann Hopkins

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

RQ-7B Shadow drone

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

Dave Wajsgras

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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Paul Lemmo: Lockheed Demos Infirno HD Sensor’s Detection, ID Functions

Paul Lemmo

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 17, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has tested its Infirno sensor system to evaluate the technology’s detection and identification functions using high-definition video at various ranges and environments, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Paul Lemmo, vice president of Fire Control/SOF CLSS at Lockheed Martin, said Tuesday the …

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Chris Pehrson: Contractors to Stay Out of Drone ‘Targeting Chain’

Chris Pehrson

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Chris Pehrson, director of strategic development at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, making comments on the role of contractors in the operations armed drones for the military. Defense One first reported Wednesday the company has conducted Reaper and Predator surveillance missions for the …

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Raytheon Demos Integrated Tech for Maritime Defense Research

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 8, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) integrated its surveillance and analytics technology into one system for capability demonstration aboard the U.S. Navy’s Stiletto experimental vessel, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Bob Dehnert, command, control and awareness director for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, said Wednesday …

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