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Air Force Picks 3 Companies for Electronic Mission Equipment Power Systems Supply IDIQ

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AllCom Global Services, Computer Sites and Eaton (NYSE: ETN) have been awarded positions on a potential six-year, $75 million contract to supply power conditioning and interfacing equipment to the U.S. Air Force. The companies will provide commercial static power systems that will work as backup for the service branch’s electronic mission equipment deployed worldwide, the …

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Navy Taps Boeing, Lockheed for MQ-25 Carrier UAV Risk Reduction Contracts

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The U.S. Navy has awarded a $43.4 million contract to Boeing (NYSE: BA) and a $43.6 million contract to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to provide risk reduction measures for the military branch’s first carrier unmanned aerial vehicle program. Boeing and Lockheed will also refine concepts and develop trade space models to support requirements …

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DRS Wins $339M Army Contract to Build Handheld Joint Targeting System

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DRS Technologies has won a potential five-year, $339.3 million contract from the U.S. Army to support the military service’s Joint Effects Targeting System initiative. The Army Contracting Command received two offers for the firm-fixed-price contract and will determine performance location with each order, the Defense Department said Thursday. DRS is scheduled to …

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B-21 Prime Contractor Northrop Grumman Lauds Air Force’s Raider Bomber

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), prime contractor on the U.S. Air Force‘s B-21 program, has unveiled that the service branch’s future long-range strike bomber will be called the Raider, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James announced the aircraft’s name …

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DLA Awards Carestream Health Potential $150M Picture Archiving & Comm System Contract

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Carestream Health has been awarded a potential 10-year, $150 million contract by the Defense Logistics Agency to supply picture archiving and communications system products to the four U.S. military branches. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will provide digital imaging network PACS equipment and maintenance support services to the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps as well as federal civilian …

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DynCorp to Support US Forces in Qatar, Saudi Arabia Under 2 New AFCAP IV Task Orders

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2016 — DynCorp International has secured two additional Air Force Contract Augmentation Program IV task orders worth a total of $10.3 million to support U.S. military forces deployed in the Middle East, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it will provide F-15 Strike Eagle acquisition services to aid …

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General Dynamics to Update Air Force ‘Friend or Foe’ System’s Cryptographic Modules

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will update the cryptographic modules on the U.S. Air Force‘s Air Identification Friend or Foe system under a $20 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sept. 6 it will deliver the KIV-78 combined interrogator/transponder applique with full encryption of “friend or foe” …

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Lockheed Martin Lands Air Force Contract for SBIRS Logistics, Sustainment Studies

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide logistics, sustainment and other services in support of the Space-Based Infrared System under a $45 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday Lockheed will work to help analyze potential failures and deficiencies …

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Al Raha Group to Support Saudi F-15 Fleet Under $356M USAF Foreign Sales Deal

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded Al Raha Group for Technical Services a $355.9 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide integrated support services to Saudi Arabia’s fleet of  Strike Eagle fighter aircraft. RGTS will also manage unclassified aircraft spares and support equipment as well as support  base standups and F-15 and F-15SA flight operations of the …

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Lockheed to Produce More Paveway II Bomb Kits for Air Force; Joe Serra Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded an $87.6 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to produce additional Paveway II Plus laser guided bomb kits. The company said Monday it will supply guidance and tail assemblies for GBU-10 and GBU-12 LGB configurations under the follow-on contract. Joe Serra, director of precision guided …

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