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Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Rejoins Law Firm Paul, Weiss in Partner Role

Jeh Johnson, former secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, has returned to Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP to serve as a partner in the law firm’s litigation department. Johnson will work through Paul, Weiss’ Washington and New York offices and will advise boards of directors and management …

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Leidos to Research, Develop High-Power Electromagnetic Sources for Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) a potential five-year, $38 million contract to research and develop high-power electromagnetic sources and components through Jan. 4, 2022, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will be held at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, …

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DLA Awards GE $98M Delivery Order to Reproduce F110 Military Jet Engines

General Electric (NYSE: GE) will remanufacture F110 military aircraft engines for the U.S. Air Force under a $98.1 million firm-fixed-priced delivery order from the Defense Logistics Agency. The Defense Department said Tuesday that GE will perform work through through Oct. 30, 2018, in Ohio and Kansas. DLA’s aviation unit is the contracting activity and will obligate fiscal 2017 …

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Bruce Lemkin Named ACT I International & FMS Business Adviser; Michael Niggel Comments

Bruce Lemkin, president of consulting firm Lemkin International, has joined government acquisition support services contractor Advanced Concepts and Technologies as international and foreign military sales adviser. ACT I said Lemkin will provide consulting and advisory services for international and FMS business development initiatives under his new role. “Mr. Lemkin’s extensive experience as a highly successful …

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Air Force Taps Doss Aviation for $290M Ground, Flight Training Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Doss Aviation a potential 10-year, $290 million contract to provide ground and flight training for pilots, combat systems officers, remotely piloted aircraft pilots and international military students. Doss Aviation will implement an initial flight training program meant to prepare participants for specialized undergraduate pilot, SCO and RPA …

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Harris to Provide Electronic Warfare Systems for Morocco’s F-16 Fleet; Ed Zoiss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) will provide electronic warfare systems for the Moroccan air force’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets as part of a potential $91 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will provide its AN/ALQ-211 Advanced Integrated …

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Defense Sector Vet Miklos Kiss Named ACT I Intl Programs Director; Michael Niggel Comments

Miklos Kiss, a former program director at the Defense Security Cooperation Agency and retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has joined Advanced Concepts and Technologies International as director of international programs at the Arlington, Virginia-based acquisition management services contractor. ACT I said Tuesday Kiss oversees the company’s international business pursuit efforts and its security cooperation …

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General Atomics to Provide Phase 1 Logistics Support for France’s Reaper Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business a one-year, $24 million delivery order to provide Phase 1 logistics support for France’s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GA-ASI will perform work in Poway, California, through Dec. 31, 2017, …

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General Atomics to Expand Spain’s Reaper Fleet Under $57M Air Force Order

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 6, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded a General Atomics‘ business unit a two-year, $56.7 million order to add new units to Spain’s fleet of MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will provide MQ-9 aircraft and associated equipment through …

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BAE to Develop, Maintain Data-Sharing Security Platforms Under AFRL Award; DeEtte Gray Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 6, 2017 — The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded BAE Systems a five-year, $49 million contract to build, implement and maintain security platforms to support information dissemination between government networks, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE said Thursday the systems will work to securely transfer sensitive messages, images and …

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