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CAE to Provide Integrated Aeromedical Training System to Air Force; Ray Duquette Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 30, 2015 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will provide a fuselage training platform for the U.S. Air Force‘s aeromedical evacuation crews on the KC-135 and C-17 aircraft under a subcontract from ADS Inc., ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Aeromedical Evacuation Training System will feature a motion system that replicates flight conditions …

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Raytheon BBN Lands $8M Air Force Contract for IMMoRTALS Program

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 25, 2015 — A subsidiary of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will help the U.S. Air Force augment the life of networked mobile applications under a potential $7.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday Raytheon BBN Technologies will develop the Interfaces, Models, and Monitoring for Resource-Aware …

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Air Force Taps 22 Firms for $983M Clinical Staff Support Contract Modification

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $983.5 million contract modification to 22 companies to continue to provide healthcare personnel for the service branch’s military treatment facilities. The modification is part of the Clinical Acquisition for Support Services program and extends the ordering period to April 1, 2018, the Defense …

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Boeing Gets $262M Air Force Contract for Bomb Guidance Kits

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential two-year, $262 million contract to supply bomb guidance tailkits to the U.S. Air Force. The firm-fixed-price contract covers the production of lot 17 Joint Direct Attack Munition kits, the Defense Department said Monday. JDAM tailkits work to convert free-falling bombs into weapons guided by GPS and inertial …

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Air Force Adds 10 Firms to Potential $5B Cyber, Info Systems Support IDIQ


The U.S. Air Force has selected an additional 10 companies to compete for task orders to research, develop and test cybersecurity and information system management tools under a potential five-year, $5 billion contract. These companies will join the six vendors initially awarded small business set-aside positions on the multiple-award contract last month, the Defense Department …

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Thomas Tshudy Joins ULA as VP, General Counsel; Tory Bruno Comments

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Thomas Tshudy, formerly senior vice president and general counsel for International Launch Services, has joined the United Launch Alliance as VP and general counsel. ULA, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), said Wednesday Tshudy will succeed the retiring Kevin MacCary. “Tom brings nearly 30 years of commercial aerospace and defense …

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William LaPlante to Leave USAF Acquisition Lead Post, Rejoin Mitre

William LaPlante

William LaPlante will step down as assistant secretary for acquisition at the U.S. Air Force after three years of civilian service in the branch and transition to a senior role at Mitre, the military branch announced Thursday. The Air Force added the Defense Department will reappoint LaPlante to the Defense Science Board to advise …

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Raytheon Gets Contract Modification for USAF Air-to-Air Missile Equipment

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $25.7 million contract modification by the U.S. Air Force to obtain special tooling and test equipment for production lots 28, 29 and 30 of the company’s Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will use the items to facilitate transition to …

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Vinny Sica: Lockheed Upgrades to Help Sustain Air Force GPS Control Segment

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16, 2015 — Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) GPS Intrusion Protection Reinforcement updates for the U.S. Air Force has entered into full operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. “The GPS Control Segment Sustainment contract is vitally important to the sustainment of positioning, navigation and timing services for our military, government …

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Harris Gets Extension for AF Satellite Control Network O&M; Wayne Lucernoni Comments

Wayne Lucernoni

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12, 2015 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) will continue to operate and maintain the U.S. Air Force‘s satellite control network as part of a $40 million contract extension, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the contract covers support at two U.S. network control locations and at global …

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