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Lockheed Gets $200M AF IDIQ to Sustain Airborne Targeting, Navigation Pods for 13 Int’l Clients

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $200 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help 13 foreign military sales customers sustain Sniper advanced targeting pods and Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night navigation pods. The Defense Department said Thursday work will include depot-level repair and return of line replaceable units; LANTIRN …

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Ashley Godwin Named Huntington Ingalls Federal Policy Director

Ashley Godwin, formerly senior defense and government affairs adviser for the Shipbuilders Council of America, has joined Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as director of federal policy. HII said Wednesday she will help develop the company’s legislative and federal policy priorities in support of future shipbuilding campaigns and initiatives supported by the technical solutions division. Godwin will …

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Northrop to Provide Air Force AESA Radars, Support Services Under $244M Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $243.9 million contract to supply 72 Active Electronically Scanned Array radars, spares and support services to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will perform contract-related work in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, and is scheduled to finish Jan. 31, 2019. The Air Force Life Cycle …

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David Funk Named General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Hitachi Data Systems’ Federal Arm

David Funk, former general counsel and director of contracts at information technology services contractor Govplace, has joined Hitachi Data Systems‘ federal government business as general counsel and corporate secretary. HDS said Wednesday Funk will report directly to President and CEO David Turner and be responsible for the unit’s legal, contractual and industrial security compliance functions. He succeeds Monica DeNeale, who transitioned to …

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Philadelphia Gear Awarded $98M for Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Main Reduction Gears 

Philadelphia Gear has received a $98 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver three shipsets of main reduction gears for Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract includes MRGs that will be installed in the DDG 125, DDG 126 and DDG 127 ships. MRG is a set of …

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James Cannon to Succeed Andrew Teich as FLIR Systems President, CEO

James Cannon, a more than 16-year veteran of Stanley Black & Decker, will serve as president and CEO of Wilsonville, Oregon-based sensor design and manufacturing firm FLIR Systems beginning June 19. He will succeed Andrew Teich, who is due to retire in February after an 18-year career at Flir, the company said Tuesday. “Our board of directors conducted a thorough …

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Boeing to Integrate Navy Super Hornet IR Search & Track System Under $89M Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured an $89 million contract from the U.S. Navy to help the service branch incorporate a Block II infrared search and track system into the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday that Boeing will provide initial design and development, prototyping hardware procurement, technical risk reduction …

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Lockheed Secures $87M Navy Trident II Missile Support Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential two-year, $87.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide technical and program management services in support of the Trident II D5 submarine-launched ballistic missile’s navigation subsystem. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract covers navigation hardware and software design, testing, installation and deliverables …

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Rafael Lopez Joins Accenture’s Health & Public Service Practice as Managing Director

Rafael Lopez, a former division commissioner at the Department of Health and Human Services, has been named managing director of Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) health and public service practice in North America. Accenture said Tuesday Lopez will help develop strategy and offerings across the company’s child support, child welfare, public assistance and public health practices in his …

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Air Force Picks 4 Companies for $95M Overhead Production Services IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded four companies positions under a potential six-year, $95 million contract for overhead production services. Aerospace Engineering and Support, AllSource Global Management, SierTek and Young’s Engineering Services will perform tasks such as business, management and production operations support for depot maintenance under indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Friday. The contract …

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