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Lockheed Martin Eyes Hill AFB as Location for Ground Based Strategic Deterrent PMO

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 24, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) plans to establish a program management office at the Falcon Hill National Aerospace Research Park at Hill Air Force Base for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile replacement effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it has selected the location in Utah to house …

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CAE Secures $76M in Training Contracts From Military, Industry; Gene Colabatistto Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 19, 2016 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has secured contracts worth $76.3 million combined from the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy as well as Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary and Rotorsim to provide aircrew training services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The training services will cover operators and …

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Air Force’s Lockheed-Built F-35As Slated to Resume Flights by End of 2016


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 18, 2016 — The F-35 fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for the U.S. Air Force are scheduled to complete repairs to their fuel pipes and resume operations by the end of the year, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Breaking Defense reported Friday the F-35 Joint Program Office has …

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DoD Certifies GPS III Ground Control System Program to Congress


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 18, 2016 — The Defense Department has cleared the U.S. Air Force and prime contractor Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to proceed with the GPS III Operational Control System program following certification by Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DoD News reported Friday Kendall certified the program …

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Lockheed Awarded $743M Modification in F-35 Batch 9 Deal


The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $743.2 million modification under a previously awarded advance acquisition contract for the ninth batch of F-35 fighters. The Defense Department said Monday the modification allocates additional funds to address diminishing manufacturing and material shortages for redesign and development, estimated post-production concurrency changes …

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Lockheed Martin Names Subcontractors to Support Bid for Air Force ICBM Replacement Project


TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has submitted its bid and named the companies it will subcontract for the U.S. Air Force’s ground-based strategic deterrent program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The National Defense Magazine reported Thursday General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), Draper Labs, Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) and Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will provide …

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Lockheed Martin to Supply Radars for Jordan Under Air Force FMS Deal

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 17, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide a gap-filler radar system to Jordan under a potential $41.6 million foreign military sales deal through the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract also covers the supply of two new long-range radars and update to three additional …

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Intrepid Wins Air Force Contract for Natl Air, Space Intell Center IT Support

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Intrepid Solutions and Services has won a potential six-year, $45.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide information technology support services to the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. The Defense Department said Friday that Intrepid will help NASIC maintain, update and operate the facility’s current infrastructure comprised of user accounts, workstations, independent networks, …

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Air Force Wants Small Biz Partners for New $950M ‘Agile’ Cyber Tech Program


The U.S. Air Force plans to implement a potential $950 million follow-on contract vehicle for cyber technology development support services to the Air Force Research Laboratory’s information directorate. The Agile Cyber Technology 2 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is open to small businesses and encompasses rapid hardware and software development, design, prototyping, demonstration, scenario development, experimentation, evaluation, integration, …

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Raytheon Tests Software of GPS III Ground Control Segment

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 14, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has conducted risk reduction functional tests on the software of the ground control segment it is building for the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Positioning System III satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the recent tests focused on the Operational Control System …

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