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Lockheed Starts Production on 60kW Modular Lasers This Month

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 7, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will start to manufacture lasers using fiber modules that allow power adjustments according to mission requirements, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The first of the lasers to roll out from the company’s facility in Bothell, Washington, will be a 60-kilowatt model for integration …

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DynCorp Gets $154M Modification to Extend O&M Support to Army in Afghanistan


DynCorp International has received a one-year, $154.3 million modification to a task order under the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program IV contract to continue to provide operations and maintenance support to the U.S. Army Sustainment Command. The company said Monday the task order covers base life support and O&M services in Afghanistan, including facilities …

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Army Vet John Davis Joins Palo Alto Networks as Federal Chief Security Officer

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John Davis, a retired major general at the U.S. Army, has joined Palo Alto Networks (NYSE: PANW) as federal chief security officer and will focus on cybersecurity programs. The company said Monday Davis will oversee the implementation of cybersecurity initiatives and policies at international public sector organizations. He served as senior military adviser for …

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General Dynamics to Reconfigure M1A1 Battle Tank for Morocco


General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has won a $358 million foreign military sales contract with the U.S. Army to adapt M1A1 battle tanks to situational awareness configuration for Morocco. The company is scheduled to complete production of the vehicles in Lima, Ohio, by Feb. 28, 2018, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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Raytheon Gets $496M DLA Contract for Spare Parts to Army

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential six-year, $495.6 million sole-source contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide depot-level repairables and consumable spare parts to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Monday the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract runs through Sept. 27, 2021. Raytheon will perform work in Massachusetts as part of the …

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Army Buys M4 Carbines From Colt Defense, FN America for $212M

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Colt Defense and FN America will provide M4 and M4A1 carbines to the U.S. Army under a $212 million firm-fixed-price contract. The Defense Department said Friday the contract runs through Sept. 24, 2020. M4s are variants of the M16A2 assault rifle and will replace the M16 line as part of the Army’s weaponry for combat units. …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility to Continue DCoE Support Work Under TRICARE IDIQ

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TYSONS CORNER, VA September 24, 2015 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has received a $31 million extension to a U.S. Army contract that allows the company to provide technical support for program evaluations at the Defense Centers of Excellence, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract comes under the TRICARE TEAMS IDIQ with …

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DRS Lands Potential $367M Army Contract for Night-Vision, Thermal Sights Tech

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DRS Technologies will provide an integrated night-vision goggle and thermal weapon sight system to the U.S. Army under a potential $367 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The company said Friday the Army awarded the contract to support the Enhanced Night Vision Goggle III and Family of Weapon Sights – Individual programs. According to DRS, the integrated technology …

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Army Picks 16 Firms for $800M Counterthreat R&D Contract


The U.S. Army has selected 16 companies to provide support for research and development work on countermeasures for asymmetrical threats under a five-year, $800 million multiple-award task order contract. The Defense Department said Friday the contract runs through Sept. 17, 2020, with funding and work location based on each task order. DoD listed the …

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L-3 Receives Apache Communications Suite Upgrade Subcontract

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TYSONS CORNER, VA September 18, 2015 — L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) will provide upgraded communication systems onboard the U.S. Army’s fleet of Apache helicopters for $11.9 million as subcontract work for Science and Engineering Services LLC, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. L-3 said its MUMT-X suite works to provide greater interoperability between the Apache and unmanned …

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