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DLA Awards Point Blank Enterprises $116M IDIQ to Supply Small Arms Protective Inserts

Point Blank Enterprises has won a potential four-year, $116.4 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide small arms protective inserts to the U.S. Air Force and Army. The Defense Department said Wednesday that DLA received three bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a competitive procurement. The firm-fixed-price contract has one base year …

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General Atomics to Deliver UAS Ground Control Stations to Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2017 — A business unit of General Atomics will supply the U.S. Air Force ground control stations for its Predator unmanned aircraft system under a $39.5 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will produce Block 30 ground control stations and …

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Honeywell to Lead $243M Energy Savings Project at Tinker AFB Under ESPC

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) will lead a $243 million U.S. Air Force project to reduce energy consumption at a Tinker Air Force Base air logistics facility under an energy savings performance contract from the Defense Logistics Agency – Energy. The company said Monday the 21-year deal is the Air Force’s largest ESPC and aims to …

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Engineering Research and Consulting Wins $99M IDIQ to Support Air Force’s Seek Eagle Office

Engineering Research and Consulting has won a $99 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide analysis, modeling and tools support services to a USAF office responsible for the aircraft-stores certification process. The Defense Department said Wednesday ERC will conduct analysis, engineering, modeling, simulation and product development, administrative and project management efforts for the military branch’s …

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Vectrus Lands Recompete Contract for Maxwell AFB Operations Support; Chuck Prow Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 22, 2017 — A business unit of Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) will provide base operations support to the U.S. Air Force at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base under a $37 million recompete contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Friday Vectrus Systems will deliver resource management, communications and information technology, emergency management, installation …

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Boeing, Air Force Hold KC-46A Pegasus Tests for Military, FAA Certification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 22, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has collaborated with the U.S. Air Force to hold ground and flight tests for the company’s KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft at Travis Air Force Base early this month, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Air Force said Monday the four-day test activity is part of the …

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Report: Lockheed Aims to Save $5B on F-35 Program Amid Lot 11 Contract Negotiations

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has initiated talks with suppliers to generate $5 billion in cost savings on the F-35 program as the company negotiates a contract to produce the 11th batch of fighter jets, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Julie Johnsson and Anthony Capaccio write Lockheed CEO Marillyn Hewson, also an inductee into …

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Peter Smith, President & CEO of American Systems, Added to 2017 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 21, 2017 — Peter Smith, president and CEO of American Systems, has been selected for this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in the test and evaluation market. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive Mosaic’s …

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Report: Former Unicredit CEO Alessandro Profumo to Succeed Mauro Moretti as Leonardo CEO

Alessandro Profumo, former CEO of Italian bank Unicredit, has been tapped by the Italian government to succeed Mauro Moretti as CEO of Leonardo, Defense News reported Saturday. A spokesman for Italy’s finance ministry told Defense News that Profumo will work to support the state-controlled defense contractor’s business development efforts in the …

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Retired Air Force Gen. Hawk Carlisle to Succeed Craig McKinley as NDIA President, CEO

Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, a retired Air Force general, has been appointed president and CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association in a move that will take effect in June. Carlisle will succeed Craig McKinley, who announced plans in August 2016 to retire after a two-year term as NDIA’s president and …

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