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Australian Defense Simulation and Training Centre Award Cubic $18 Million Contract

Cubic Global Defense announced Tuesday the award of a four-year, $18 million contract to assist the help the Australian Defense Simulation and Training Centre deliver simulation-based training programs. Cubic Defense Australia will provide the managed workforce solutions which will be distributed throughout Australia and shared with coalition partners in the Pacific. …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Tests HD Video Capability Via Satcom Helicopter

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Hughes and its industry partners performing a test transmission of high-definition video via satellite from a rotary wing aircraft. Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the defense and intelligence systems division at Hughes, indicated that the exercise …

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Cubic Awarded Emirates Airlines Aviation Training Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 21, 2015 — Cubic (NYSE: CUB) will provide game-based aviation and safety training for flight crews of Emirates Airlines, with focus on using the latest techniques in virtual technology and the science of learning, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “The [Emirates] cabin crew will be educated using the …

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Orbital ATK to Enter Full Rate Production on Abrams Tank Ammo

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 21, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) announcing that full rate production will begin on the fifth-generation M829E4 120mm advanced kinetic energy cartridge for use on the U.S. Army’s Abrams main battle tank. Work to develop and quantify the kinetic energy cartridge falls …

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Northrop Lands Mine Hunter Contract for Navy Helicopter Deployment

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 21, 2015 — The Naval Sea Systems Command has contracted Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to develop, fabricate, test and produce AN/AQS-24C mine hunting sonar systems for use on the MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Majority of the work on the $14.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price …

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Harris Receives New Order for Multiband SATCOM Terminals from Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 21, 2015 — Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has landed a fresh order for X-band and X-/Ka-band satellite communication terminals worth $45 million from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Harris said the contract under the military branch’s Modernization of Enterprise Terminals program includes electronics equipment and …

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Tina Dolph: Need for Efficiency, Integration Drives Govt Services Focus on Data, Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 21, 2015 — Tina Dolph, president of ASRC Federal’s information and technical solutions operating group, indicated that today’s government services market has come to depend on data and technology. She told ExecutiveBiz in an exclusive interview posted Monday that ASRC’s subsidiaries are well positioned to provide these …

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Lockheed Picks Curtiss-Wright Turret Drive System for UK Reconnaissance Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has asked Curtiss-Wright to go ahead with production of the Turret Drive Servo System for installation on the British Army’s fleet of Scout specialist vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Curtiss-Wright said the new $49-million contract follows an initial order worth …

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Inmarsat to Lead Mobile SatCom Tech Feasibility Study for ESA

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — Inmarsat has forged an alliance with the European Space Agency to expand and promote mobile satellite communications technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Under the public private partnership deal, the company said it will head a $6.5 million-funded study to look into the viability of …

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Unisys Stealth for Network Security Wins New Product Innovation Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 20, 2015 — Frost & Sullivan has cited Unisys’ Stealth platform as this year’s most innovative technology following a review of the market for encrypted network security products, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The market analyst found Stealth’s design to lower the risk and cost of network …

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