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GE, ATEC Land $256M in Turbine Engine Design Review Contracts With Army

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The U.S. Army has awarded a $154 million contract to General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) aviation segment and a $102 million contract to Advanced Turbine Engine Co. to conduct preliminary design reviews for an updated helicopter turbine engine technology. The Defense Department said Monday the companies will assess the design of the engine for potential use on UH-60 Blackhawk and AH-64E Apache helicopters. DoD added …

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Connectec Lands $97M Army Contract for Mortar Weapon Components

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Connectec has secured a five-year, $96.7 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide mortar weapon components and related support equipment to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will supply parts for 60mm and 81mm lightweight mortar weapons as well as mounts, baseplates, direct support tools and basic issue items for 60mm, 81mm and 120mm mortars. The …

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Bob Billeaud Promoted to SOSi Operations SVP

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2016 — Bob Billeaud, formerly vice president for intelligence solutions at SOS International, has been promoted as senior VP for operations, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. In his prior role, he oversaw SOSi’s acquisition and integration of Virginia-based intelligence contractor New World Solutions into the company, SOSi said Tuesday. Billeaud is a retired Army special forces and …

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General Dynamics Secures $167M MK84 Bomb Components Contract

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The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) a potential $167.4 million to supply MK84-4 tritonal-filled general purpose bomb components to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Thursday General Dynamics’ ordnance and tactical systems business unit will perform work in Garland, Texas through March 31, 2019. The Army Contracting Command obligated $83.7 million at the time of …

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Oshkosh Promotes John Bryant to Corporate SVP, President of Defense Business Segment

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John Bryant, senior vice president of defense programs at Oshkosh‘s (NYSE: OSK) defense business segment, has been promoted to corporate senior vice president and president of Oshkosh Defense. The company said Monday Bryant’s responsibilities will cover tactical wheeled vehicle programs, product development, manufacturing, operations, vehicle lifecycle sustainment and aftermarket services. Wilson Jones, …

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Susan Lawrence Selected To 2016 Wash100 List for Leadership in C4ISR & Defense Tech

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Susan Lawrence, a senior vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, has been inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 list of the most influential leaders in GovCon for her work in C4ISR and defense technology. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leadership as …

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Cubic Lands Army Home-Station Training Contracts; Bill Toti Comments

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Cubic has been awarded $44 million in contracts to provide tactical engagement simulation systems to the U.S. Army for use in training exercise scenarios. The company said Monday it will produce instrumentable-multiple integrated laser engagement system individual weapon systems for the Army’s program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation. “We …

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CAE Awarded Technical Support Contract for Kuwait KC-130J Trainer Program

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CAE (NYSE: CAE) has received a potential five-year, $30 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide technical services for Kuwait air force’s KC-130J weapon system training program through a foreign military sales agreement. Contract work will take place through Nov. 8, 2020, the Defense Department said Monday. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: …

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SAIC Lands $109M Army Aviation Systems Engineering Task Order

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has received a potential two-year, $109 million task order from the U.S. Army to help engineer aviation systems and develop software for aviation and missile research. SAIC said Tuesday the company will also provide lifecycle systems and software engineering services to the Aviation and Missile Research, …

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General Dynamics to Begin Comms Nodes Production for US Army; Chris Marzilli Comments

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General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is set to kick off production of vehicle-based network communication nodes under a $219 million order from the U.S. Army. Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics mission systems, said Wednesday the company’s engineering teams would upgrade technology and human-factors design in collaboration with the Army as full-rate …

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