Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Lands Contract to Help Air Force Manage Sentinel UAVs

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Tony Smeraglinolo Engility (NYSE: EGL) will administer networks and manage security for the U.S. Air Force‘s RQ-170 Sentinel unmanned aerial vehicles under a three-year, $11 million contract. The company will carry out operational tasks on the Sentinels for the Air Combat Command’s 432nd Wing at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, Engility said Thursday. Tony Smeraglinolo, Engility president...

Air Force Taps 5 Firms for $75M Property Renovation IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded five positions on a potential one-year, $75 million contract for maintenance and repair work on military and federal property. The Air Force received 29 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award construction contract and will award task orders to perform work, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will take place at Holloman Air Force Base,...

Harris, Phacil Team to Update Space Launch Range Comm Network

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A consortium of companies such as Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) and Phacil has been awarded a three-year contract to update a network the Air Force uses to support voice and data transfers during space launch activities. Harris and Phacil will update the rocket test and launch communications infrastructure on the Eastern Range at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida, Harris said Monday. The multi-million dollar...

Raytheon, Air Force Researchers to Build Space Imaging Sensor

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work with researchers at the Air Force Research Laboratory to develop a sensor space instrument in order to understand hypertemportal imaging under a five-year, $33.7 million contract, Avionics Intelligence reported Sunday. John Keller writes the Air Force Hypertemporal Imaging Space Experiment program’s goal is to collect data from target signatures in different...

Joseph Matteoni: DRS Extends Payload Logistics Work for Air Force Cargo Aircraft

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A DRS Technologies business unit will continue payload logistics support work for the 60K Tunner Aircraft Cargo Loader under a new 10-year, $390 million contract with the U.S. Air Force. DRS said Thursday that its sustainment systems unit will also provide overhaul, program engineering and parts management support under the performance-based contract. Joseph Matteoni, the unit’s vice president...

DynCorp to Support Air Force Calibration Lab; George Krivo Comments

DynCorp International (NYSE: DCP) has been awarded a five-year, $9 million contract to provide management and personnel support services to the U.S. Air Force‘s precision measurement equipment laboratories. DynCorp will act as a subcontractor to APRO International under the Air Force Enterprise Contracted program, DynCorp said Thursday. The AFEC PMEL vehicle has a potential cumulative value of...

Exelis to Equip Pakistan’s Defensive Electronic Warfare System; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has received a $9 million order from the U.S. Air Force for spare electronic warfare components, adding to their $53 million contract in December 2011 to supply EW systems to Pakistan. The company said Tuesday the spare components are for the ALQ-211 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite systems it delivered under the original contract to block radio frequency attacks...

Michael Baker Int’l Awarded $838M for F-16 Foreign Sales Support; Kurt Bergman Comments

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Michael Baker International will provide engineering, construction, training and operational support services to the U.S. Air Force worth up to $838 million under multiple three-year contracts. The company said Tuesday that its subsidiaries KS International and Sallyport Global Services will work at the Balad Air Base in Iraq to help prepare F-16 aircraft purchased under foreign military sales agreements...

CAE Joins General Dynamics & Alenia Aermacchi Team in Bid for Air Force Trainer Contract

CAE USA (NYSE: CAE) has partnered with General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Finmeccanica‘s Alenia Aermacchi subsidiary to pursue a contract to build an U.S. Air Force trainer aircraft and related systems, Defense News reported Wednesday. Aaron Mehta writes the General Dynamics-led team will offer a version of Alenia’s M-346 jet to the Air Force. The branch wants to acquire up to 350 new trainers...

Exelis Deploys F-16 Electronic Warfare Tech For AF Foreign Sales; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has built electronic warfare equipment for F-16 fighter jets under a series of U.S. Air Force foreign military sales agreements with five international partners. The Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare Suite has been certified for operational use in the F-16 programs of Chile, Turkey, Poland, Oman and Pakistan, Exelis said Tuesday. Exelis provided its AIDEWS with software...

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