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Raytheon to Supply F/A-18 Configuration D Kits Under $91M Navy Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a $90.8 million contract to refurbish components on the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of F/A-18 Hornet multirole aircraft. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Raytheon will provide 206 retrofit components and four validation and verification kits for F/A-18 Configuration D as part of three engineering change proposals. Hornet fighter jets are …

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State Dept OKs $366M Boeing C-17 Aircraft Sale to India

The State Department has cleared a potential $366.2 million foreign military sale of a Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) transport aircraft, equipment and support services to India. India ordered an additional C-17 Globemaster III aircraft equipped with four turbofan F-117-PW-100 engines, one AN/AAR-47 missile warning system and one AN/APX-119 identification “friend or foe” transponder, …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Awarded $203M for Design Support on Navy Columbia-Class Submarines

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a $203.1 million contract modification to increase design support for the U.S. Navy‘s Columbia-class nuclear submarines. The service branch awarded the modification as part of the Navy and the U.K.’s joint Common Missile Compartment program, the Defense Department said Thursday. The Pentagon issued …

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Boeing Subsidiary Awarded $195M SOCOM ISR Services Extension

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has received a potential one-year, $195 million contract extension to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services for the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s unmanned aircraft systems. Insitu will continue its ISR support for the Mid-Endurance UAS 1.5-B platform to help address a gap for services required for the MEUAS III transition …

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Former Salient CRGT Exec Charlie Sowell Named COO at IT Firm iWorks

Charlie Sowell, a retired U.S. Navy commander and a former senior vice president at Salient CRGT, has joined Reston, Virginia-based information technology services contractor iWorks as chief operating officer. The more than 30-year national community veteran will lead iWorks’ business development efforts in the personnel security, insider threat, security clearance reform …

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Raytheon Gets Potential $653M Navy Contract for Fiscal 2017 SM-2 Missile, Spares Production

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business a potential $652.8 million contract to fund the full-rate production of Standard Missile-2 systems and spare parts for the service branch and its allied foreign navies in fiscal 2017. The Defense Department said Friday the contract will run through March 2022 and …

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General Dynamics Awarded $250M to Modify, Sustain Army SIGINT Platform

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) missions systems business has secured a five-year, $250 million contract to modify, test and sustain a ground-based system the U.S. Army uses to obtain tactical signals intelligence. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also provide training services for the Prophet system under the hybrid cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract. Prophet offers force …

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L3 Secures $91M Air Force Video Data Link Sustainment, Training IDIQ

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has received a potential five-year, $90.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide hardware and sustainment and training services for video data link devices. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes foreign military sales to Australia and a provision for other eligible countries to join the procurement effort, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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NASA Awards Raytheon Potential $155M Neural Buoyancy Lab Support Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential seven-year, $154.5 million contract from NASA to support flight crew training and development efforts in the space agency’s Neural Buoyancy Laboratory at the Houston-based Sonny Carter Training Facility. The company’s intelligence, information and service unit will help the laboratory procure  life-support systems for submersed space-suited objects as …

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Raytheon Gets Additional $83M Contract Funds for AIM-9X Block II Missile Production

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received an $82.8 million contract modification to produce AIM-9X Block II missile systems for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force as well as the governments of Poland, Indonesia, Romania and Belgium. The modification was awarded by the Navy and covers the full-rate production of 180 lot 17 AIM-9X all-up-round missiles, 19 …

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