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Craig McKinley, NDIA President & CEO, to Retire at Year’s End

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Craig McKinley, president and CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association, plans to  retire by Dec. 31 after a two-year term as the trade group’s leader. NDIA said Monday he has led the association’s efforts to develop a new strategic direction and establish relationships with government, corporate and academic stakeholders to …

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Lockheed-Boeing JV Rocket Carries Orbital ATK-Built Satellites to Space

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2016 — A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) collaborated with the U.S. Air Force to launch the latest Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program satellites built by Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Air Force said Friday the launch aboard United …

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Northrop Taps Raytheon for $104M Air Force Global Hawk Ground Control Modernization Subcontract


Northrop Grumman  (NYSE: NOC) has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential $104 million subcontract to update the ground controls of the U.S. Air Force’s RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial system. Raytheon will equip the mission control stations for the Northrop-built UAS with open architecture that will work to facilitate the addition …

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Lockheed Secures Potential $10B IDIQ for Air Force C-130J Production Support


The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential 10-year,  $10.02 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the military branch’s C-130J Super Hercules production effort. The sole-source contract also includes foreign military sales, the Defense Department said Friday. DoD expects Lockheed’s aeronautics segment in Marietta, Georgia to finish contract work Aug. 18, 2026. The …

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Boeing Gets $2.8B Air Force Contract Modification for Lot 1 & 2 Tankers


Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a potential two-year, $2.81 billion contract modification to deliver a total of 19 KC-46A Pegasus low-rate initial production aircraft to the U.S. Air Force. The service branch made the award for the first two LRIP lots after the aircraft received Milestone C approval from the Defense …

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USAF Awards Boeing Potential $254M F-15 Aircraft Fatigue Testing IDIQ


Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $254.2 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite–quantity contract to test, repair and analyze the aircraft test articles for the U.S. Air Force’s F-15C and F-15E jets. The Defense Department said Thursday Boeing will perform the testing part of the contract on tasks meant to help the military branch evaluate …

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5 Firms Win Spots on $78M Air Force Weapon, C4I Systems Support IDIQ


The U.S. Air Force has awarded five companies positions on a potential three-year, $78.4 million contract to provide information technology support for the military branch’s weapons and command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems. The Defense Department said Thursday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract also covers project management, intelligence, security, staff support, system engineering and subject matter …

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Lockheed Martin Unveils Pilot Training Facility for T-50A Trainer Aircraft

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 18, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has opened a pilot training facility for the T-50A trainer aircraft in South Carolina as it eyes the U.S. Air Force‘s T-X trainer replacement contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the facility will house tooling and manufacturing equipment for the T-50A’s …

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LMI Team Awarded USAF Environmental Restoration Services Task Order


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 17, 2016 — LMI has secured a one-year, $500,000 task order for environmental remediation and systems engineering support services to the U.S. Air Force‘s civil engineer center, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. LMI said Monday it will collaborate with the Analysis, Planning, and Management Institute in Virginia and the Southwest Research Institute in Texas …

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Boeing’s KC-46A Pegasus Tanker Receives Milestone C Approval

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 16, 2016 — Defense Department acquisition chief Frank Kendall has granted Milestone C approval to Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) KC-46A Pegasus refueling tanker aircraft developed for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Boeing is due to receive two contracts worth a combined $2.8 billion from the Air Force within a 30-day …

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