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5 Firms to Explore Solar Electric Propulsion Under NASA Research Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada Corp. and Space Systems Loral will perform research on power and propulsion technologies for deep space missions under a $2.4 million NASA program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said …

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BAE Systems to Update Australian Navy’s Missile Decoys, Install Launch Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — BAE Systems‘ Australian business will work to update the Nulka active missile decoy and install associated launch systems onboard the country’s Anzac frigates under an estimated $153.4 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Friday it will work with the local supply chain on …

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BAE Names 2 New Australian Suppliers for UK Type 26 Ship Construction Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — BAE Systems has named additional suppliers from Australia that will work to manufacture components of a future warship line that the British company is building for the U.K. navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Liferaft Systems Australia will produce the Marine Evacuation System while Mackay Consolidated …

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Boeing Picks L3 to Help Design Capabilities for Navy’s Extra Large UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has added L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) to a team that the former will lead in efforts to develop an extra large unmanned undersea vehicle under a potential $42.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. L3 said Thursday its …

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Orbital ATK Caps Tests on Rocket Motor Prototype With 3D-Printed Metal Parts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed static test firings of a solid rocket motor prototype that the company built with metal components produced using the additive manufacturing process, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the test series is the industry’s first demonstration of a …

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DynCorp, Army to Work on Post-Military Employment Program for Soldiers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — DynCorp International plans to enter into a partnership agreement with the U.S. Army on Nov. 12 in efforts to connect soldiers to employment opportunities after they complete military service, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the arrangement would support the Army’s Partnership for …

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General Dynamics IT Lands Navy FMS Work for Logistics Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2017 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will provide logistics support for multiple foreign military sales customers under a $50 million contract option exercised by the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday the award to General Dynamics Information Technology covers support …

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Parsons’ Carey Smith Helps Break Ground on Future Company Facility in Huntsville, AL

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — Parsons has begun construction of a future 25,000-square-foot building in Huntsville, Alabama, as part of efforts to expand its existing facility and deliver integrated hardware and software platforms for intelligence, defense and infrastructure customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Huntsville government said Oct. 25 the expansion is …

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General Atomics Eyes Automation Tech for Reaper UAV; Chris Pehrson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — General Atomics is exploring the integration of automation technology into the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle as part of efforts to update and boost the performance of the platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. National Defense Magazine reported Friday that Darren Moe, senior director of automation and user experience …

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CyrusOne Begins Construction of Future Data Center Campus in Allen, TX

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — CyrusOne (Nasdaq: CONE) has held a ceremony to break ground on a future facility in Allen, Texas, that will comprise three data centers to serve customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the first data center will cover an area of 340,000 square feet, with …

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