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General Atomics Announces Teammates for Navy’s Stingray Tanker Drone Requirement

A General Atomics business unit will collaborate with several other companies to compete for the U.S. Navy’s carrier-based unmanned aerial refueling tanker program. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. said Monday it will work with Boeing (NYSE: BA); BAE Systems; United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTC) Pratt & Whitney and aerospace systems business; L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL); Rockwell Collins …

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European Commission OKs Northrop’s Orbital ATK Purchase

The European Commission has approved a deal for Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to acquire Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) for approximately $9.2 billion. Northrop said Monday it continues to support the Federal Trade Commission in its effort to evaluate the transaction. The European Commission’s decision came nearly a month after Kathy Warden, …

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Army Taps General Dynamics, Leidos for $200M Geospatial Support Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) One Source business have won a potential five-year, $200 million shared contract to provide technical expertise in support of U.S. Army geospatial programs. The Defense Department said Monday the hybrid contract includes work to help the service branch coordinate, integrate and synchronize geospatial data standards and requirements. …

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General Dynamics to Buy CSRA in Potential $9.6B Deal; Phebe Novakovic, Larry Prior Comment

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has agreed to acquire CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) for approximately $9.6 billion in a move to form a combined information technology platforms provider in the government IT services sector. General Dynamics said Monday it will pay $40.75 in cash for each share of CSRA stock and assume …

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Source-Ray Wins $100M DLA Radiology Tech Supply Contract

Source-Ray has won a potential 10-year, $100 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply radiology systems and accessories to U.S. military services and federal civilian agencies. DLA’s troop support unit received 27 responses for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a competitive procurement, the Defense Department said Friday. The agency will obligate defense …

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Northrop Awarded $89M to Produce Radar Warning, EW Mgmt Equipment for Army, Navy

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received an $88.8 million contract modification to provide radar warning receiver and electronic warfare management system equipment for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army. The company will provide technical engineering, logistics, assembly, test and management services for AN/APR-39 C/D(V)2 systems and related hardware under the modification,  the Defense Department said …

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Ed Stockton Named ViON Services VP; Tom Frana Comments

Ed Stockton, formerly director of business development at ViON‘s federal civilian business, has been appointed as vice president of services at the Herndon, Virginia-based government information technology contractor. ViON said Thursday that Stockton brings more than 17 years of IT service management experience to his new position and aims to help drive the company’s …

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Navy Releases Multiyear Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Procurement RFP

The U.S. Navy has issued the final request for proposals for multiyear contracts to procure Flight III Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers (DDG-51). The service branch said Thursday the multiyear procurement contracts will run from fiscal year 2018 through FY 2022 and will be limited for competition between Huntington Ingalls …

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Harris Secures $161M Navy Contract Funds for F/A-18 Onboard Jammer Tech Production

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $161 million modification under a U.S. Navy contract to produce jammer systems for the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures platform on the carrier-based F/A-18 aircraft. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification exercises a contract option for the full-rate production of 86 lot 15 IDECM AN/ALQ-214 A(V)4/5 onboard jammer systems. …

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David Myers Appointed Peraton Comms Sector President; Stu Shea Comments

David Myers, former president and CEO of DataPath, has been named president of the communications sector at Peraton in a move slated to take effect Feb. 20. He will be responsible for developing and implementing strategy within Peraton’s sector that offers communications services to the defense, intelligence and civilian markets, the …

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