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Orbital ATK Secures Air Force Contract for Fuze Full-Rate Production

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has begun full-rate production of hard-target void-sensing fuze assemblies for the U.S. Air Force under a $23 million initial contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its FMU-167/B HTVSF is all-electronic and features sensors as well as hardened electronics, which have …

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BAE Systems, Partner to Produce Air Force Bomber Armament Tester

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — A BAE Systems-led team is working to design and manufacture a common armament testing platform for the U.S. Air Force‘s B-1B, B-2A and B-52H bomber aircraft under a potential $64.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. BAE partner Marvin Test Solutions said Wednesday the Bomber Armament Tester system will serve to test all …

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Lockheed Lands Army Contract Modification for Helicopter Sights & Sensor System FMS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will supply target acquisition and night-vision sensor kits for Egypt’s fleet of AH-64 Apache helicopters under a potential $25.2 million contract modification awarded through the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Dec. 29 the modification includes foreign military sales …

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Boeing Subsidiary to Extend Dev’t Work on Twin-Engine UAS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Aurora Flight Sciences subsidiary will continue its work to develop a twin-engine unmanned aircraft system for the U.S. Air Force under a potential $48 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Aurora said Wednesday the contract covers certification of the Orion UAS for deployment at international locations …

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Deloitte-Built Graph Tool Supports CBP Analytics, Visualization Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 4, 2018 — Deloitte has helped develop a graph tool that the Customs and Border Protection agency has deployed for its data analytics and visualization applications in efforts to identify threat actors, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. GCN reported Dec. 21 Deloitte utilized DataStax‘s Enterprise data management and DSE Graph database platforms to build …

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Parsons to Design Bridge, Roadway Structures in Portage, IN

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 4, 2018 — Parsons will work on the design of a new bridge, roadway and traffic management system in Indiana under a deal with the state’s transportation department, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will provide the design for a 1,030-feet replacement of the SR 249 …

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Lockheed Martin Delivers France’s 1st C-130J Super Hercules Transport Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 4, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has rolled out the first C-130J Super Hercules military transport aircraft that will join France’s fleet of C-160 Transall and C-130H Hercules planes, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. France’s ministry of the armed forces said Dec. 22 the Super Hercules serves to expand the French air force’s …

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Cubic TS to Deliver Mobile App for LA County Contactless Fare System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 4, 2018 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit will build a mobile application for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority that will work to support users of the region’s contactless fare payment system, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday Cubic Transportation Systems utilizes a cloud-based application programming interface …

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Leidos Lands Navy Contract for Continued Support on Signature Silencing Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 4, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will continue its support for a U.S. Navy acoustic signature silencing program based in Alaska under a potential $42 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the contract expands its existing work …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Unified Satcom Key to Support Military Mission Requirements

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said an integrated satellite communications infrastructure will work to help service personnel support military missions around the world even amid challenges such as budget constraints, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 21. She …

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