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Kratos Lands Delivery Order for Military Satellite Operations Support; Phil Carrai Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — Phil Carrai, president of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions‘ technology and training division, has said a recently awarded U.S. Air Force delivery order to the company will facilitate integrated technical services for military satellite operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 5. The company said Jan. …

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AWS, Air Mobility Command Simulate Cloud Migration in Experiential Activity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — Amazon Web Services has worked with the Air Mobility Command in efforts to simulate an organization’s migration to a cloud infrastructure as officials seek to identify potential nontechnical issues in the event of such a transition, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The U.S. Air Force said Tuesday the …

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AECOM to Support Army Rotary-Wing Flight Training Under Potential $442M Contract

  The U.S. Army has awarded AECOM (NYSE: ACM) a potential nine-year, $442 million contract to help train rotary-wing aviators at Fort Rucker in Alabama. AECOM said Tuesday it can now continue to provide personnel, supervision and related services to support the Army’s rotary wing flight training efforts after the service branch resolved a …

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Northrop to Support USAF Battlefield Airborne Comms Node Payload Under $173M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a one-year, $172.7 million contract to manage the payload technology for the U.S. Air Force‘s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also support BACN payload equipment and services under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. USAF will obligate $56 million in fiscal 2018 overseas contingency …

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Orbital ATK Secures Air Force Contract for Fuze Full-Rate Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has begun full-rate production of hard-target void-sensing fuze assemblies for the U.S. Air Force under a $23 million initial contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its FMU-167/B HTVSF is all-electronic and features sensors as well as hardened electronics, which have …

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BAE Systems, Partner to Produce Air Force Bomber Armament Tester

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — A BAE Systems-led team is working to design and manufacture a common armament testing platform for the U.S. Air Force‘s B-1B, B-2A and B-52H bomber aircraft under a potential $64.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE partner Marvin Test Solutions said Wednesday the Bomber Armament Tester system will serve to test all …

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Boeing Subsidiary to Extend Dev’t Work on Twin-Engine UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Aurora Flight Sciences subsidiary will continue its work to develop a twin-engine unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $48 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Aurora said Wednesday the contract covers certification of the Orion UAS for deployment at international locations …

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Boeing to Produce Small Diameter Bombs for FMS Customers Under $194M Contract Modification

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business has received a $193.6 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to manufacture additional Small Diameter Bombs for six foreign military sales customers. The modification covers the procurement of 6,000 more SDB Increment 1 all-up-rounds under the company’s basic indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for …

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Northrop Lands Contract for Aircraft IR Countermeasure System Supply to FMS Customer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 2, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will supply Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures systems to a foreign military sales customer through a $15.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the 645th Aeronautical Systems Group at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base facilitated the firm-fixed-price …

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Raytheon Lands $634M Contract to Supply Medium-Range Missiles to USAF, FMS Clients

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $634.2 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide advanced medium-range air-to-air missiles to the service branch and 10 foreign military sales customers. The fixed-price-incentive-firm-target contract is for lot 31 of AMRAAM systems composed of missiles, spares and telemetry kits, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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