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Wesley Kremer Named Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems President; Thomas Kennedy Comments

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Wesley D. Kremer, formerly vice president of the air and missile defense systems portfolio at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems, has been appointed to succeed Daniel J. Crowley as president of the firm’s integrated defense systems business. The company said Thursday Crowley will focus on the completion of an assignment ...

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TASC Awarded Potential $200M USAF GPS Support Contract; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

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Engility’s (NYSE: EGL) TASC subsidiary will provide systems engineering and integration services to the U.S. Air Force ‘s GPS directorate under a new potential six-and-a-half year, $200 million contract. Engility said Tuesday TASC will update the GPS enterprise’s technical baseline, provide products for milestone approvals, and support and analyze processes in the ...

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Ret. AF Gen. Janet Wolfenbarger Named to AECOM Board; Michael Burke Comments

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Janet Wolfenbarger, former commander of the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command and a retired four-star general, has been appointed to the board of directors at AECOM (NYSE: ACM) in a move that officially takes effect Saturday. She has led AFMC operations over the past three years and her prior roles also include vice ...

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Carnegie Mellon Awarded $732M to Help DoD Manage Software R&D Center


The U.S. Air Force has awarded Carnegie Mellon University a $732 million contract to run the federally funded Software Engineering Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, through June 30, 2020. The military service will obligate $500,000 in fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds at the time of award, the Defense ...

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PAE Awarded $116M to Support USAF Aerial Target System Testing

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PAE has won a $115.9 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force operate, maintain and test aerial target systems under the military service’s weapons evaluation program. The Defense Department said Wednesday that PAE’s aviation and technical services unit will support lethality testing of air-to-air missile, fighter and conventional precision ...

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USAF Awards 6 Companies Spots on $950M Military Construction Contract


Six companies have landed spots on a potential seven-year, $950 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide design, construction and architect-engineering services at government sites globally. The Defense Department said Monday that contractors will compete to perform A-E services to support military construction, family housing projects and programs ...

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Dell-General Dynamics-Microsoft Team to Help USAF Adopt Cloud Collaboration Tech


A team comprising Dell, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will help to construct a cloud-based online productivity and collaboration platform for the U.S. Air Force. The Air Force’s Collaboration Pathfinder system will be built to employ a U.S. Defense Department-dedicated version of Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud technology, the military ...

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US Air Force Picks Eight Firms for $100M Advisory, Research IDIQ


The U.S. Air Force has selected eight companies to provide advisory services and research assistance under a $99.7 million contract. The companies will work to perform clinical support services, assist in biomedical research, evaluate technologies and support administrative and functional works under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Tuesday. ...

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MDA Lands $50M IDIQ Contract for USAF Navigational Tool


MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has won a potential five-year, $50.1 million contract to provide a navigational system for the U.S. Air Force. MDA said Tuesday the navigation tool will work to help manage flight paths for USAF pilots during aircraft landings and takeoffs. The military branch will authorize $4.7 million ...

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Northrop Receives Software Updates Work on AF Drones

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 30, 2015 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) Aerospace Systems a $16.2 million contract for software integration work on the service’s Global Hawk fleet of unmanned aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Pentagon said Friday the modification includes corrections to current software ...

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