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Boeing Launches Ninth GPS IIF Into Space; Dan Hart Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA March 27, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on the midweek launch of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) ninth GPS IIF satellite into space aboard a Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) said it provided the solar arrays, GEM-60 solid rocket motors, large composite structures ...

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Defense News: General Dynamics Ends Air Force T-X Trainer Program Pursuit

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General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has decided to abandon the company’s pursuit for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer replacement program, Defense News reported Thursday. The company told the publication it made the decision to withdraw from the competition after the information systems and technology group’s reorganization, which completed in January. Alenia Aermacchi originally partnered with General ...

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USAF Taps 10 Small Businesses for $851M Engineering, Acquisition Services IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded 10 small businesses spots on a three-year, $851 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engineering and technology acquisition support services. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers products, services and support on disciplined systems, specialty engineering and information assurance. Companies that will compete for task orders under the contract include: Abacus Technology ...

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Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

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The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment. Other system requirements include aerial refueling, a 10-knot ...

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Michael Basla, Former Air Force CIO, Appointed to SVP Role at L-3

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Michael Basla, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general and a former chief information officer of the service, has joined L-3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LLL) national security solutions unit as senior vice president for strategic development. The company said Wednesday Basla will report to NSS President Les Rose and help oversee product development for L-3 NSS ...

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Raytheon to Supply More USAF Jammer Missiles for $92M

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will continue its support for the U.S. Air Force under a $91.6 million contract modification to exercise the option for Lot 8 of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer missile program. The Defense Department said Wednesday Raytheon’s missile systems business will deliver 250 MALD-J missiles and perform work at its facility in Arizona through June ...

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Boeing to Help Air Force Build Turboprop Engine System

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a potential $30 million contract to develop a turbo propulsion technology under the military service’s Versatile Affordable Advanced Turbine Engines III program. The Defense Department said Thursday USAF received 34 bids through a competitive procurement and is obligating $106,502 at the ...

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