Joanna Crews

USAF Selects Draken International for $280M Air Aggressor Services Contract

Draken International has won a potential $280 million contract to provide “adversary” air aggressor services for the U.S. Air Force‘s combat air training efforts. The Defense Department said Friday Draken will deliver contractor-owned, contractor-operated tactical fighter jets designed for ADAIR, air-to-air tracking and targeting missions. The company will also help the the 57th …

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DLT Lands $379M IDIQ Award for Oracle Software Product Licenses

The Department of the Navy has awarded DLT Solutions a potential $379.3 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Oracle software brand licenses, according to a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday. Herndon, Va.-based DLT has provided Oracle product support to DON personnel and users at U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps installations over the past five …

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Raytheon Gets Potential $848M Contract to Help Navy Build ‘Over-the-Horizon’ Weapon System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential $847.6 million contract to produce an “over-the-horizon” weapon system for the U.S. Navy‘s littoral combat and frigate ships. OTH-WS will consist of a fire control suite and launching mechanisms with encanistered missiles, the Defense Department said Thursday. The firm-fixed-price contract has a $14.8 …

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Diane Epstein Joins Ensco’s National Security Division as Business Development, Capture Director

Diane Epstein, a former capture manager at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has joined Ensco as director of business development and capture at the Falls Church, Va.-based contractor’s national security division. She will oversee Ensco’s efforts to identify business opportunities and establish customer relationships in the defense and intelligence sectors, the company said Wednesday. Vernon Joyner, …

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Report: Sweden to Finalize Potential $3B Purchase of Raytheon’s Patriot Missile Defense System

Sweden is close to finalizing a potential $3 billion purchase of Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) Patriot missile defense system within the coming weeks, Reuters reported Wednesday. Joakim Lewin, the Army Design Office head at the Swedish Materiel Administration, told the news agency that Sweden will seek the approval of the U.S. for the …

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Navy Intends to Award $1.86B IDIQ for Boeing P-8A Trainers

The U.S. Navy plans to negotiate a potential 10-year, $1.86 billion contract with Boeing (NYSE: BA) for the procurement of new and updated P-8A Poseidon training systems. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will include upgrade work on aircrew and maintenance training systems for the Navy and the Australian air …

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Steve Fieler to Succeed Cathie Lesjak as HP CFO

Steve Fieler, head of treasury and corporate finance at HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ), has been promoted to chief financial officer of the personal computer and printer systems maker in a move that takes effect July 1. HP said Tuesday the 11-year company veteran will succeed Cathie Lesjak, who will serve as interim chief …

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Northrop Vet Justin Gans Joins Elbit Systems’ US Arm as Strategy, Corporate Development VP

Justin Gans, formerly director of portfolio development at Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) aerospace sector, has been named vice president of strategy and corporate development at Elbit Systems‘ (Nasdaq: ESLT) U.S. subsidiary. Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO at Elbit Systems of America, said in a statement published Tuesday Gans will help expand the company’s …

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NGA Selects 10 Firms for Potential $920M Geography Data Management Contract

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has tapped 10 companies for content management of community-sourced data on topographic and human geography under a potential 10-year contract worth $920 million. Work for NGA’s Janus Geography initiative will take place at the contractors’ facilities, the agency said in a notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps.gov. Companies …

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Boeing Gets $416M Contract Modification for Full-Rate Navy Maritime Aircraft Production, Delivery

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will manufacture and deliver full-rate production maritime aircraft for the U.S. Navy under a $416.4 million contract modification. The modification covers three Lot 9 P-8A multi-mission aircraft for the service branch, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work will run through October 2020 in the U.K. as well …

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