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Raytheon Gets Approval to Export Gallium Nitride-Based Patriot Sensor; Ralph Acaba Comments

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Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has received approval from the U.S. government to export a Gallium Nitride-based sensor to countries that use the Patriot air and missile defense system. Ralph Acaba, vice president of integrated air and missile defense at Raytheon’s integrated defense systems business, said Thursday the GaN-based Patriot radar is ...

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Steve Hogan, John Parker Take New Leadership Roles at Northrop

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has named John Parker vice president and general manager of the integrated logistics and modernization division and successor to Steve Hogan, who has taken the new role of global sustainment VP. The company said Tuesday the appointments are effective March 7. Hogan, who will be Northrop’s first VP for global sustainment, ...

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Boeing to Upgrade US Air Force B-52 Bomber’s Comms System; Scot Oathout Comments

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received an order to upgrade the communications systems for the U.S. Air Force’s B-52 Stratofortress bomber. The company will install the Combat Network Communications Technology kits in 10 B-52 bombers under the full rate production contract, Boeing said Wednesday. Scot Oathout, Boeing’s B-52 program director, said CONECT ...

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Boeing to Help Air Force Sustain Ballistic Missile Guidance Tech; Peggy Morse Comments

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a $51 million contract to maintain guidance systems for the U.S. Air Force‘s land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles. The company said Thursday it will perform sustaining engineering work on the Minuteman III ICBM guidance technology through the contract. Peggy Morse, vice president of Boeing’s directed ...

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ULA Adds New Launch Services Work for Air Force

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United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has received a $383 million contract modification to deliver additional launch vehicle production services to the U.S. Air Force. The modification adds three pre-priced contracts for the configurations of one Air Force Delta IV, one U.S. Navy ...

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Bill Toti: Cubic to Continue Support for AF Research Lab Work

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Cubic (NYSE: CUB) will provide the U.S. Air Force with research, analysis, testing and evaluation support for survivability and chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons counterproliferation missions under a five-year, $9.9 million contract. The company said Monday its mission support services unit will perform the work for the Human-Centered Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Division of the Air Force ...

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General Atomics to Provide UAS Logistics Support Under AF Foreign Military Sale

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A General Atomics business unit will provide logistics support for U.K.-operated unmanned aircraft as part of a potential $34.6 million foreign military sale through the U.S. Air Force, the San Diego Business Journal reported Thursday. General Atomics’ aeronautical systems group will perform work through Oct. 31 at facilities in Poway, California, and abroad, the ...

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