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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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Leidos’s Lou Von Thaer Elected to Wash100 for Leadership in ISR and Cyber

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Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA February 25, 2015 – Lou Von Thaer, president of Leidos’ national security business, has been chosen among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in the cyber and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance market. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders ...

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L-3 to Produce Night-Vision Binoculars for Navy, Marine Corps

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An L-3 Communications subsidiary has won a $49.5 million contract to provide nighttime surveillance goggles to the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes L-3 Warrior Systems will manufacture an undisclosed number of AN/PVS-31 Binocular Night Vision Devices in Londonderry, New Hampshire, ...

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L-3 Wins Navy Night Vision Binoculars Contract

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L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has won a potential five-year, $49.5 million contract to build binocular night vision devices for the U.S. Navy to use for surveillance and identification. The Naval Surface Warfare Center received three offers for the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. L-3 will build the binoculars ...

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The U.K. Interested in Procurement of Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

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The U.K. defense ministry is considering procurement of maritime patrol aircraft when the department conducts a strategic defense review in 2015, Reuters reported Thursday. Sarah Young and Andrea Shalal write the U.K. military’s need for maritime surveillance aircraft could open up a multi-billion dollar competition among MSA manufacturers. Robin Southwell, Airbus ...

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Ralph Acaba: Raytheon to Build Processor Kits Under Int’l Patriot Engineering Program

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will produce radar digital processor kits for Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems operated by the U.S. and two partner countries under a $235.5 million contract. The company said Wednesday that the full-rate production contract is intended to reduce the number of battery replaceable units from 759 ...

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Daniel Friedmann: MDA Adds to Radar Info Processing Portfolio Through Acquisition

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MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA) has agreed to buy an unidentified information sensors business for an undisclosed amount in a move to pursue opportunities in the U.S. surveillance market. British Columbia-based MDA plans to integrate that business into its Gaithersburg, Maryland-based Information Systems LLC subsidiary and expects to close the ...

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Lockheed Wins $914M Air Force ‘Space Fence’ Radar Production Contract

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $914,699,474 contract to build a ground-based surveillance radar for the U.S. Air Force to track and detect objects in space. The Air Force is obligating $415 million in fiscal year 2013 and 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds for the “Space Fence” ...

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Boeing’s Chris Chadwick Projects Surveillance Tech Demand Growth in Asia

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Chris Chadwick, chief executive for the defense business of Boeing (NYSE: BA), forecasts that Asian-Pacific demand for patrol aircraft and related surveillance equipment will increase steadily in the foreseeable future, Bloomberg reported Sunday. Kyunghee Park writes that Boeing and Saab AB predict that interest in surveillance technology among Asian customers ...

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Lands Contract to Help Air Force Manage Sentinel UAVs

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Engility (NYSE: EGL) will administer networks and manage security for the U.S. Air Force‘s RQ-170 Sentinel unmanned aerial vehicles under a three-year, $11 million contract. The company will carry out operational tasks on the Sentinels for the Air Combat Command’s 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, Engility said Thursday. Tony ...

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