Robert Kehler, Former Stratcom Chief, Appointed to Inmarsat’s Board

Robert Kehler
Robert Kehler Robert Kehler, a retired four-star Air Force general and former head of U.S. Strategic Command, has been appointed to the board of directors at Inmarsat. The 38-year military veteran will officially take his board role on May 6 and become a member of the British telecommunications contractor’s remuneration committee, Inmarsat said Thursday. “We are especially pleased that with...

John Fratamico: Leidos to Help Stratcom With War Planning

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a potential $35 million contract to design and maintain software programs for U.S. Strategic Command to plan combat missions. The single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains one base year, a six-month final period and four one-year options, Leidos said Thursday. Stratcom works with other military commands and government agencies to develop...

Lockheed Wins $250M Space Defense Support Contract; Cliff Spier Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $250 million contract by the U.S. Air Force‘s life cycle management center for operations, sustainment and maintenance of missions under the integrated space command and control system. According to a company statement, Lockheed will continue sustaining the air defense, missile warning and space defense systems that support the  North American...

ITT to Integrate Missile Defense, Space Surveillance Sensors Systems on $94M in Air Force Contracts

ITT Systems Corp. (NYSE: ITT) has won a $93,926,540 over two contract modifications to integrate system engineering and sustain ground-based missile warning, missile defense and space surveillance sensors. The two contracts cover the systems engineering and sustainment integrator operated by U.S. Strategic Command and Air Force Space Command. The awards included:  $73,603,550 cost-plus-award-fee,...

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