DynCorp Extends Mgmt Work for AF’s War Reserve Materiel Assets

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DynCorp International has received $80.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue managing the branch’s war reserve materiel assets in the Middle East and U.S. This new award covers the sixth option year under a contract first awarded to DynCorp in 2008, which is worth up to $540.7 million and includes eight one-year options, the company said Thursday. DynCorp will...

Raytheon to Produce 3D Long-Range Radars for Air Force

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U.S. Air Force image Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a potential $71.8 million contract to engineer, manufacture and develop the U.S. Air Force‘s three-dimensional expeditionary long-range radar systems. The 3DELRR EMD contract has a $19,502,764 base value and calls for the company to deliver up to six radar platforms, as well as product support to the military branch, the Defense Department said...

IAI, Invertix, Radiance Selected for $960M AF Intell Exploitation IDIQ

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Integrity Applications Inc., Radiance Technologies and Invertix have been awarded prime positions on a potential eight-year, $960 million contract to support the U.S. Air Force‘s aerospace intelligence activities. The companies will compete for task orders to research and develop geospatial intelligence and non-nuclear measurement and signature intelligence tools under Advanced Technical Exploitation...

Tom McLemore Joins Northrop as VP of C4I, Space Legislative Affairs; Lesley Kalan Comments

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Tom McLemore, formerly staff director of the House Appropriations Defense and Homeland Security subcommittees, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as cybersecurity, C4I and space legislative affairs vice president. He will report to Lesley Kalan, legislative affairs VP, and be responsible for strategy and outreach plans development and implementation for the contractor’s cyber, command,...

Air Force Awards $306M Global Hawk Logistics Contract to Northrop

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide logistics and sustainment support services for the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Hawk weapon system through the end of September 2015 under a $306.1 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the deal includes material and services to support planning, operations and maintenance work on the Global Hawk. Northrop will receive an obligated amount...

ARCTEC to Maintain U.S. Air Force Alaska Radar, Radio Sites; Mark Gray Comments

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Mark Gray ARCTEC Alaska, an ASRC Federal Primus-ATCO Structures & Logistics joint venture, has won a $340 million contract to operate and maintain the U.S. Air Force‘s radar and radio sites located across Alaska. The joint venture will perform the services on 15 radar facilities of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command, ASRC Federal said Thursday. ARCTEC...

Gene Colabatistto: CAE to Integrate Training Systems for US, Canadian Forces

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Gene Colabatistto CAE (NYSE: CAE) has won $103.8 million in contracts from three branches of the U.S. and Canadian armed forces to provide training systems and other related services. The company said Tuesday the contracts include aircrew training work for the U.S. Air Force, design and manufacture of a flight training device for the U.S. Army and a training simulator update for Canada’s air...

Peggy Morse: Air Force Taps Boeing for ICBM Guidance System Prep Work

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Peggy Morse Boeing (NYSE: BA) received a $4.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to update the Guidance Data Acquisition System, which the branch uses to test guidance functions of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile system. The company said Monday the new GDAS will support nuclear hardness and survivability tests on weapons systems at the Little Mountain Test Facility...

ULA Arm Receives $938M Contract Modification on USAF Launch Vehicle Program

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A subsidiary of United Launch Alliance has received a $938.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for continued Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle services for the Delta IV and Atlas V launch vehicles. United Launch Services will provide services such as program management, space and launch vehicle integration, launch operations and infrastructure sustainment for the fiscal year...

Harris Receives $19M Air Force Falcon Wideband Radio Order

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $19 million contract to supply wideband radio systems to the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command. The company will provide up to 1,500 Falcon III AN/PRC-152A radios and accessories that AFSOC intends to use for ground-to-air communications and situational awareness missions, Harris said Tuesday. Harris designed the wideband tactical radios to help clients...