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Former Parsons Exec Joseph Nicholas Named STG SVP, Cyber Sector Lead

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Joseph Nicholas, formerly vice president of the cyber intelligence and operations sector at Parsons, will join Reston, Virginia-based information technology services contractor STG on May 23 as senior vice president and sector leader for cybersecurity and secure information systems. He will oversee the company’s efforts to develop IT platforms intended to …

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Air Force Picks Boeing, Northrop for GPS Satellite Digital Waveform Generator Support

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 19, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide digital signal generation technology to the U.S. Air Force under separate contracts in support of the Orbit Reprogrammable Digital Waveform Generator program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Monday Boeing received a $16.2 million …

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Vencore to Support Air Force R&D Work on Analog Sensing Tech


TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2016 — A Vencore subsidiary will provide analog sensing research and development support to the U.S. Air Force under a potential $8.3 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday Vencore Labs will work with the Air Force Research Laboratory to build an analog sensing system …

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Lockheed Secures $322M Contract to Support Navy Anti-Ship Missile Integration, Testing

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $321.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to support the integration and test phase of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile program. The Defense Department said Friday such a contract would complete all remaining efforts to design LRASM’s hardware and software, retire open risks, build and assess missile test articles against system …

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CACI Eyes Logistics, Material Readiness Work Under AF Contract; Ken Asbury Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 13, 2016 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will provide logistics and operations support for the counter-narcotics and counter-threat programs of U.S. Central Command under a contract the U.S. Air Force awarded in April, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday its spot under the potential $975 …

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General Atomics’ Chris Pehrson: Reaper’s Auto Takeoff & Landing Update Ready for Deployment

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2016 — Chris Pehrson, senior director of strategic development for General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business, has said the automatic takeoff and landing update to the MQ-9 Reaper is ready for deployment, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Flightglobal reported Wednesday that Pehrson has indicated that the U.S. Air Force has included the update …

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Raytheon to Update AMRAAM Guidance Tech for US Air Force, Int’l Customers

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $104.6 million contract to refresh the guidance section of an advanced medium-range air-to-air missile for the U.S. Air Force and international customers. The company will also provide new form, fit and function to the AMRAAM guidance section and perform work in Tucson, Arizona, through Feb. …

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Air Force Taps Boeing, Lockheed, Northrop for GPS III Phase 1 Readiness Assessment Contracts


TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) potential $6 million contracts to conduct feasibility studies on the production readiness of future GPS III satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Space and Missile Systems Center at Los …

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Jacobs to Support Air Force Lab Research Under Bridge Contract

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 6, 2016 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will support research operations at the Air Force Research Laboratory under a $9.8 million bridge contract awarded by the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Jacobs said Wednesday it will support the planning, management and evaluation of AFRL’s research on propulsion systems. …

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Lockheed’s Sikorsky Unit Completes Combat Rescue Air Vehicle Preliminary Design Review

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2016 — Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has concluded the preliminary design review of the HH-60W Pave Hawk air vehicle under the Combat Rescue Helicopter program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Monday the program will now proceed to air vehicle and logistics system detailed …

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