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General Atomics Wins $110M to Sustain Army Gray Eagle UAS

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has won a $110, 261, 703 contract modification to continue helping the U.S. Army sustain its fleet of Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems. This modification increases the total value of the previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to $354, 683, 431, the Defense Department said Tuesday. GA-ASI will …

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Thales to Acquire Gentex Corp. “Visionix” Business; Allan Cameron Comments

Thales (NYSE:HO) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the helmet mounted display and motion tracking businesses of Gentex Corp. “This acquisition is a strategic fit that complements Thales’ global portfolio of Helmet Mounted Sight and Display systems for rotary and fixed wing platforms, ” said Michel Mathieu, head of Thales’ Avionics …

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iRobot to Provide Army Spares, Controllers

IRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT) has won a $10 million contract from the U.S. Army’s robotic systems joint program office to provide maintenance training and spares for the iRobot 310 SUGV, the company announced Monday. The Army has already ordered $2 million in spares and delivery is scheduled to finish by …

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HP Promotes Mike Nefkens to Acting Enterprise Services Lead Post

HP Enterprise Services (NYSE: HPQ) has appointed Mike Nefkens, currently a senior vice president and general manager, to head the business worldwide on a temporary basis. The company said he will succeed John Visentin, who is leaving to pursue other interests. Nefkens — currently head of operations in Europe, the …

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General Atomics Wins $142M For Gray Eagle Drone Work

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems affiliate has won a $141, 832, 994 U.S. Army contract to support unmanned aircraft systems,  the Defense Department announced Thursday. Under the contract, the company will perform a range of services for MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems. Work under the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract will be performed in Poway, …

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DARPA Submits RFP to Improve Power/Computing Efficency

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has submitted a request for proposal for embedded power efficient computing. DARPA said it is looking for a way to provide improve computing efficiency per watt of electrical power. Improved computing power would enhance military intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities by enabling real-time information …

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Lockheed Pursues $8B Japanese Contract with F-35 Fleet

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will offer a final assembly of 40 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to Japanese firms in an attempt to secure a $8 billion contract. Lockheed has also indicated that it will offer manufacture of major components, maintenance work and engine assembly of the F-35 to Japanese firms. …

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On $440M Army Contract, General Dynamics-led Team to Develop Combat Vehicle with Network Interoperability

A General Dynamics-led (NYSE: GD) team has won a $439.7 million contract for the technology development phase of the U.S. Army’s ground combat vehicle infantry fighting vehicle program. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will team with General Dynamics to fulfill the program’s goal of producing an affordable and operational infantry fighting vehicle in seven …

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NJVC Hires Vince Minerva to Lead Market Management; Jody Tedesco Comments

NJVC has hired Vince Minerva to serve as senior VP of market management. Minerva will lead “the development and execution of comprehensive, measurable, strategic initiatives to broaden NJVC’s presence into adjacent markets, services and solutions.” “I am thrilled to welcome an expert of the caliber of Vince Minerva to NJVC’s …

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Qwest Snags $100 Million Data Services Deal with DISA/DITCO

Qwest Communications (NYSE: Q) secured a multi-year task order for data services from the Defense Information Systems Agency/Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization. The deal is valued at over $100 million. “Qwest is a longtime communications partner of the DoD, ” said Diana Gowen, senior vice president and general manager of …

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