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Air Force Cyber Vet Christopher McDaniels Joins Mosaic451 as CISO

Christopher McDaniels, a 14-year U.S. Air Force cybersecurity veteran, has joined Phoenix, Arizona-based information security and consulting services provider Mosaic451 as chief information security officer. McDaniels will oversee the development of a cybersecurity initiative and standard operating procedures backed by a training program to facilitate the company’s operations, Mosaic451 said Tuesday. …

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Air Force Picks 4 Companies for $95M Overhead Production Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded four companies positions under a potential six-year, $95 million contract for overhead production services. Aerospace Engineering and Support, AllSource Global Management, SierTek and Young’s Engineering Services will perform tasks such as business, management and production operations support for depot maintenance under indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Friday. The contract …

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ULA Lands $208M USAF Modification for Atlas V Launch Vehicle Production Services

United Launch Alliance has received a potential $208.1 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to provide launch vehicle production support for a new Atlas V rocket configuration. The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will provide an Atlas V 551 rocket configuration, solid rocket booster …

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CAE-Built Aeromedical Evacuation Trainer at Dobbins AFB Now Fully Operational

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2017 — The CAE-built (NYSE: CAE) Aeromedical Evacuation Training System based on the C-130 aircraft has reached full operational capability for deployment at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Georgia, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the fuselage trainer features a motion platform that will work to provide U.S. Air Force aeromedical evacuation …

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General Atomics Receives $400M Air Force Reaper RPA Production Contract

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business unit has secured a $400 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture 36 MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday the firm-fixed-price contract is for the fiscal 2016 production configuration of MQ-9 RPAs. Work will occur at a company facility Poway, California, through Aug. 31, 2020. …

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Harris to Help Sustain Air Force Space Command & Control System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) will provide sustainment services in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s Distributed Space Command and Control platform in Dahlgren, Virginia, under a potential $18.9 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform engineering, software development, …

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Raytheon to Supply 3D Long-Range Radar Units to Air Force Under $53M Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work to design, develop and manufacture three units of the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar system for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $52.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will perform work covered in the fixed-price-incentive …

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CACI Lands $94M Air Force Engineering Services IDIQ

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won a $94 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide a range of engineering services. The Defense Department said Thursday that CACI’s enterprise solutions business will integrate, update and consolidate computer-based analytical software tools, database repositories, test fixtures, test program sets and associated network communication functions …

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Air Force Taps L3 to Potentially Choose New Electronic Attack Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 11, 2017 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has been named by the U.S. Air Force as a potential decision-maker in the service branch’s effort to replace its current fleet of EC-130H Compass Call electronic attack aircraft, ExecutiveGov reported Wednesday. Defense One reported Tuesday that Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, the …

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Historic: USAF Allows Defense Company to Choose Next Plane

In a move that Defense One described as “unprecedented,” the U.S. Air Force plans to allow a defense company to choose the USAF’s new electronic-attack jet. According to industry sources and Pentagon officials, this is the first time in the 70-year history of the Air Force that a defense contractor has …

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