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Leidos, BAE Vet Matt Vaughan Joins Battelle as Contract Research Business Lead

Matt Vaughan, formerly senior vice president within Leidos’ (NYSE: LDOS) health business, has been named president of the contract research organization at Battelle. Vaughan succeeds Steve Kelly, who retired Jan. 2 after a 25-year career at the Columbus, Ohio-based nonprofit research and development company, Battelle said Tuesday. “Matt brings a unique …

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Raytheon Wins $642M MDA IDIQ to Help Test Ballistic Missile Defense System Radars

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has won a potential $641.8 million contract to help the  Missile Defense Agency test multiple radar platforms for the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The Defense Department said Friday Raytheon’s integrated defense systems business will analyze, execute and plan test activities for sensor systems designed to evaluate BMDS flight …

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Johns Hopkins APL Lands $934M MDA Systems Engineering, Technical Support Contract

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received a potential five-year, $933.7 million contract to provide systems engineering and technical services to the Missile Defense Agency. The Defense Department said Friday APL will perform the services to support MDA’s efforts to build systems designed to protect U.S. troops from adversarial ballistic missiles. MDA …

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Northrop to Support USAF Battlefield Airborne Comms Node Payload Under $173M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a one-year, $172.7 million contract to manage the payload technology for the U.S. Air Force‘s Battlefield Airborne Communications Node. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also support BACN payload equipment and services under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. USAF will obligate $56 million in fiscal 2018 overseas contingency …

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General Dynamics Secures Potential $1B Armored Vehicle Supply Deal With Romania

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has secured a potential $1 billion contract to provide 227 infantry fighting vehicles to Romania’s armed forces. The company said Friday its European land systems division will supply Piranha 5 units in six configurations as part of the Romanian army’s efforts to update its fleet of wheeled armored vehicles. “We …

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DMEA Picks 3 to Offer Engineering Services Under $800M ATSP4 Small Business Contract Vehicle

The Defense Microelectronics Activity has awarded three companies positions on a potential 10-year, $800 million contract vehicle to provide engineering services to help the agency develop technology insertions and applications in support of the Defense Department’s requirements. The award is for the small business track of the Advanced Technology Support Program …

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Gus Bontzos to Head Peraton’s Defense & Electronic Warfare Sector; Stu Shea Comments

Gus Bontzos, formerly vice president and general manager of Peraton’s former advanced solutions organization, has been appointed president of the Herndon, Virginia-based company’s defense and electronic warfare sector. The defense and electronic warfare is one of the two newly established sectors that will serve as Peraton’s research-and-development center and support work …

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