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Four Firms Win $110M Army Counter Narco-Terrorism IDIQ

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The U.S. Army has awarded AOC Intel, CULMEN International, METIS Solutions and ITA International a $110 million contract to develop technology for use in the counter narco-terrorism program. The companies will share the work to deliver goods and services to support program requirements under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department …

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Vectrus to Support Army Equipment Sustainment in Kuwait for $145M


Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) will provide equipment maintenance, repair, storage and other services to the U.S. Army under a $145.5 million contract in support of Army Sustainment Command operations in southwest Asia. The Defense Department said Monday the company will perform work in Kuwait through Feb. 28, 2017. The contract has an …

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L-3 Receives $130M Army Quick-Reaction Aircraft Contract Modification

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L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has been awarded a $129.7 million contract modification to produce 13 quick-reaction capability aircraft for the U.S. Army. L-3 will provide the aircraft in compliance with the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System, the Defense Department said Monday. The company will perform work in Greenville, …

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Army Tests Raytheon’s Updated Patriot IAMD System

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 23, 2015 — The U.S. Army has conducted initial flight tests on Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) updated Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the tests on Patriot’s Post-Deployment Build 8 used PAC-3 and GEM-T missiles to engage ballistic missile targets. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, …

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General Atomics’ Gray Eagle Flies on Manned-Unmanned Aircraft Exercise in South Korea

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20, 2015 — A U.S. Army MQ-1C Gray Eagle drone built by General Atomics has flown in South Korea alongside an AH-64 Apache helicopter as part of a joint manned-unmanned aircraft exercise, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Gray Eagle transmitted data and video to the Apache to help ground …

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William LaPlante to Leave USAF Acquisition Lead Post, Rejoin Mitre

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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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CACI to Support Testing of Army Intell Systems; Ken Asbury Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 18, 2015 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will test the intelligence collection and dissemination systems of the U.S. Army as part of a contract with the Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 11. The company said Nov. 10 the contract to support testing of the TROJAN NexGEN …

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Northrop Grumman Wins $100M Army Encryption Devices IDIQ

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Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $99.9 million contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency to produce encryption devices intended to help the U.S. Army secure communication exchange. The Defense Department said Monday Northrop will build KGV-72 Type I programmable inline encryption devices in Rochester, New York, through Nov. 15, …

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CACI Lands Army Task Order for Rapid Intell System Devt; Ken Asbury Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 13, 2015 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) will develop intelligence analysis and dissemination systems for the U.S. Army under a new task order award through the Rapid Response Third Generation program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the award is a multi-year, multimillion-dollar task order. “CACI will leverage …

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US Army Orders 12 Additional Airbus Lakota Helicopters

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A North America-based subsidiary of Airbus has been awarded a $65.8 million contract to produce 12 additional UH-72A Lakota helicopters for the U.S. Army. Airbus Group Inc. will configure the helicopters as initial entry rotary-wing trainers and begin to deliver the products to the Army in August 2017 under the new contract …

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