Navy Taps CACI, Honeywell, Serco for Electronic Surveillance Systems Support

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CACI International (NYSE: CACI), Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Serco Inc. will compete for task orders to perform technical support and related services for U.S. Navy electronic surveillance systems under a set of potential five-year contracts. The Navy will also award work for lifecycle sustainment, integration and acquisition support services for defense and other government entities, the Defense Department...

SecureAlert Agrees to Buy Monitoring Tech Maker GPS Global; Guy Dubois Comments

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SecureAlert has moved to grow its electronic monitoring business by striking a deal to acquire GPS Global Tracking & Surveillance System Ltd. for an undisclosed sum. The purchase is intended to add surveillance technology and service offerings for personal, vehicle, and facility usage to SecureAlert’s portfolio, SecureAlert said Tuesday. SecureAlert expects to close the transaction next...

John Moberly Named Senior Director at Hughes Network Systems; Rick Lober Comments

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John Moberly John Moberly, previously chief of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance with the office of undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics in the space and intelligence office, has been appointed senior director at Hughes Network Systems. In this role, he will be responsible for strategy and business development of Hughes’ defense and intelligence systems...

Roei Ganzarski: Bye Aerospace Tests BoldIQ Software on HALE UAV in ‘Ever Changing’ UAV Operating Environment

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Bye Aerospace has demonstrated an unmanned aerial vehicle that uses BoldIQ software built to optimize operations of the high-altitude, long-endurance hybrid aircraft. The evaluation subjected all four Silent Guardian UAVs to hundreds of mission scenarios across seven million square miles of airspace, Bye Aerospace said Thursday. “The UAV operating environment is ever changing and is constantly...

Exelis Wins $32M For Coast Guard Surveillance Radars, Technical Services; Pete Martin Comments

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Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has won a potential five-year, $32 million contract to supply the U.S. Coast Guard with radar systems for maritime surveillance, counterterrorism and drug interdiction missions. The company will provide AN/PYPrior Year-11 multimode radars, support equipment, spares and technical services to the Coast Guard under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, Exelis said Wednesday. ELTA...

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

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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...

Ret. Maj. Gen. Charles Lyon to Lead Northrop’s Hampton Business, Represent Company to Joint and Air Force Commands in U.S., Europe

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Charles W. Lyon has been appointed as the new corporate lead executive for Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) Hampton, Va. business, where he will represent the the Falls Church, Va.-based contractor’s company to customers in its ‘eastern’ region, the company announced Dec. 23. Lyon, who comes out from retirement from the Air Force after more than 30 years of service, will report...

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 surveillance, waterway clearance, shoreline surveillance...

Northrop Wins $178M to Help Air Force Maintain Surveillance Aircraft; Bryan Lima Comments

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Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded $178 million contract to continue performing maintenance services on a U.S. Air Force surveillance aircraft fleet. The company runs logistics, engineering, training, mission support, supply chain and depot maintenance work for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, Northrop said Thursday. This contract extends that company’s Total...

Cathy Rice Named Northrop Aerospace Systems Contracts VP; Ken Bedingfield Comments

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Cathy Rice Cathy Rice, formerly director of contracts for military aircraft systems for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has been promoted to vice president of contracts, pricing and program business operations for the company’s aerospace systems sector. In her previous role, Rice helped lead negotiations for the company’s $1.7 billion contract with NATO covering five Global Hawk unmanned...

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