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US Army Awards $126M Hydra-70 Contract Modifications to General Dynamics Unit

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has received two contract modifications worth $126 million to continue to supply the U.S. Army with a Hydra-70 rocket system. The company said Monday its General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems unit will produce the air-to-ground rocket platform for U.S. military branches and international military clients. …

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Bechtel-Led Consortium to Help Air Force Run Flight Simulation Facilities

A joint venture of Bechtel, Sierra Lobo and GP Strategies has been awarded a potential eight-year, $1.5 billion contract to run a complex of flight simulation facilities at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee. National Aerospace Solutions will help manage test operations, technology development and sustainment activities at the Air …

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Microsoft’s Curt Kolcun: Agencies Less Wary of Cloud Migration

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 26, 2015 — Curt Kolcun, vice president for Microsoft’s (Nasdaq: MSFT) U.S. public sector business, indicated that government agencies are now less apprehensive of cloud computing technologies, thanks to wider adoption that has shown how they could be applied to each organization’s unique mission, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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United Launch Services Awarded Solar Probe Plus Launch

United Launch Services, a subsidiary of United Launch Alliance LLC,  will render the launch services for NASA‘s planned Solar Probe Plus satellite, scheduled in two years. The space agency, which announced the $389.1 million contract award Wednesday, said the 20-day launch period for the SPP will commence on July 31, 2018. The SPP, currently under construction at the Johns Hopkins University Applied …

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ULA Adds New Launch Services Work for Air Force

United Launch Alliance, a joint venture between Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has received a $383 million contract modification to deliver additional launch vehicle production services to the U.S. Air Force. The modification adds three pre-priced contracts for the configurations of one Air Force Delta IV, one U.S. Navy …

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Dan Paul: General Dynamics to Continue Hydra-70 Production for Army

A division of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will supply the U.S. Army with a Hydra-70 rocket system under a new five-year contract awarded through the U.S. Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal. The company said Monday its General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems business will continue to manufacture the air-to-ground rocket system to support military operations. …

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Orbital Sciences to Support NASA Ionosphere Monitoring Spacecraft Launch

Orbital Sciences Corp. (NYSE: ORB) has won a $56.3 million task order to help NASA launch a satellite intended to study the boundary region between Earth’s upper atmosphere and space. The company will process the Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite as well as integrate payloads and install telemetry, data and tracking …

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NASA, Air Force Look to Ball Aerospace and Aerojet in ‘Green’ Satellite Fuel Push; Chris McLean Comments

Ball Aerospace and Aerojet Rocketdyne are working with the U.S. Air Force and NASA in an effort to use an environmentally friendly propellant for launch vehicles and spacecraft, Satellite Today reported Dec. 23. Caleb Henry writes the ‘Green Propellant Infusion Mission” will have its first space test in 2015, “scheduled …

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State-Owned Israel Military Industries Open to Privitization Bids; Moshe Ya’alon Comments

Israel officials plan to sell state-owned Israel Military Industries after ministers agreed on a privatization plan for the defense company, Defense News reported Wednesday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes that the Israeli government will make the $650 million company available to domestic and international companies that will need to form an Israeli management team …

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Boeing-Lockheed JV Wins $412M For NASA Flood Monitoring, Water Cycle Satellite Launches

A Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) joint venture has won a potential $412 million contract to help NASA launch three satellites, the agency announced Monday. United Launch Services, a subsidiary of United Launch Alliance, will provide task-ordered launch services, process payloads and integrate launch vehicles. ULS …

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