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Raytheon, Navy Test JSOW C Missile on Lockheed’s F-35C Fighter Jet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has completed developmental tests on the Joint Standoff Weapon C warhead in collaboration with the U.S. Navy and F-35 fighter aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The test looked at the integration of JSOW C, an air-to-ground missile with …

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Engility to Grant Additional Cyber Scholarships to Vets; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) will expand its CyberWarrior Scholarship Program to include additional scholarships for U.S. military veterans, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the latest round of awards will grant four transitioning service members cybersecurity certification training scholarships, including study materials, training …

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L3 Enters Deal to Provide Integrated Systems for Australia’s Offshore Patrol Vessels

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) will provide various systems for integration into the Australian navy’s SEA 1180 Offshore Patrol Vessels as part of a deal with prime contractor Luerssen’s Australian arm, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. L3 said Monday its Australian business will supply integrated communications, navigation, …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: NDAA, Other Gov’t Efforts Build on Comsatcom Role in National Security

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government has said the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018 works to recognize the role of the commercial satellite communications industry in national security efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote for …

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Orbital ATK Presents Rocket With Aerojet Rocketdyne Upper-Stage Engine for EELV Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has unveiled the Next Generation Launch system rocket dubbed OmegA at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado as the company continues to pursue work under the U.S. Air Force‘s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the rocket …

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General Atomics Pushes MQ-25 Bid With Aircraft Carrier Deck Taxi, Launch & Recovery Demo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 18, 2018 — A business unit of General Atomics has conducted a demonstration of flight deck taxi and launch-and-recovery operations aboard an aircraft carrier using the Predator C Avenger unmanned aerial vehicle in support of the company’s bid on the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanker drone program, ExecutiveBiz …

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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK Expands Missile Production Facilities to Support Readiness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018 —  Mike Kahn, defense group president at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has said the company has expanded weapons facilities to support readiness for the anticipated rise in the demand for munitions and missiles from the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company has also …

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Boeing CEO Leanne Caret Receives Nimitz Award for Maritime Industry Contribution

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018 — Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, has received the Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Award for her contribution to the maritime industry and national security, ExecutiveBiz reported April 9. The Navy League of the United …

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HII Division Earns $65M Navy Contract Modification for USS Enterprise Material Procurement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018 — The U.S. Navy has granted Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division a $65 million contract modification for the acquisition of additional long lead time material for the future USS Enterprise aircraft carrier, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The full amount of the modification …

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Lockheed-Led Team Christens Navy’s Future USS Indianapolis LCS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 17, 2018 — An industry team led by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has hosted the christening ceremony for the U.S. Navy’s 17th Littoral Combat Ship at a shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday the future USS Indianapolis ship will continue to undergo …

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