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Phacil Wins IT Support Task Order for Consular Affairs Service Operations

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 17, 2015 — Phacil has received a $30 million task order to provide information technology assistance to the Bureau of Consular Affairs through 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Phacil said Sept. 2 the work is in support of Office of Consular Systems and Technology service operations, including service …

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Boeing, Lockheed Reject ULA Acquisition Bid From Aerojet Rocketdyne; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have agreed to turn down Aerojet Rocketdyne‘s (NYSE: AJRD) $2 billion cash offer to acquire United Launch Alliance, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Andy Pasztor writes Aerojet Rocketdyne was not given access to the Boeing-Lockheed joint venture’s books before the rocket …

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Newest USCG National Security Cutter Rolls off Pascagoula Dry Dock

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 16, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has taken the wraps off the U.S. Coast Guard’s Munro (WMSL 755) national security cutter, which came off the floating dry dock over the weekend, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The USCG’s latest Legend class ship is the sixth NSC to …

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WSJ: Boeing Execs Want Company to Keep ULA JV Ownership Stake

According to a Wall Street Journal report published Thursday, executives at Boeing (NYSE: BA) want the company to retain its ownership stake in the United Launch Alliance joint venture co-owned with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). Doug Cameron and Andy Pasztor write Lockheed’s executives want to negotiate a sale of ULA to to the parent company of Aerojet Rocketdyne, which has …

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AM General Awarded $428M Army Contract for M997A3 Ambulance

AM General has secured a potential six-year, $428.3 million contract to provide the Army with M997A3-configured ambulances. The service branch, Army National Guard and Army Reserve will use the ambulance for disaster relief operations across the country, the Defense Department said Friday. The M997A3 is a multi-wheeled Humvee ground vehicle that has …

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Raytheon Chooses VT MAK Simulation Software for Air and Missile Defense Operations Center

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 17 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has chosen VT Systems company VT MAK to provide simulation software to support mission rehearsals on its Air and Missile Defense Operations Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. VT Systems said Monday Raytheon purchased VT MAK’s VR-Forces simulation platform for operator training runs and the MAK Data …

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Lockheed Concludes MUOS-4 Encapsulation Ahead of Aug. 31 Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 17, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has enclosed the fourth Mobile User Objective System in its protective launch vehicle fairing two weeks ahead of the satellite’s planned launch at Cape Canaveral on Aug. 31. The MUOS-4 will be carried to orbit onboard an Atlas V rocket, …

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General Dynamics Digital Modular Radios for Installation Onboard New Navy Subs

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 12, 2015 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will supply 50 digital modular radios to the U.S. Navy for installation onboard new destroyers and submarines under option five of an original contract awarded in 2010, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The AN/USC-61(C) radios have MUOS satellite communications capability designed to …

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Camber Lands $135M US Air Force Simulation-Based Training Contract; Jim Brabston Comments

Camber Corp. has been awarded a five-year, $135 million contract to develop a simulation-based training environment for the U.S. Air Force. The company will deliver M&S/live, virtual and constructive operational and technical services to the Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation, Camber said Monday. “We are excited and prepared …

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CAE A350 Full-Flight Simulator Nets FAA Level D Rating

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 27, 2015 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) has achieved Level D qualification for its A350 XWB full-flight simulator situated at the Airbus Training Center in Toulouse, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Company officials said the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration rating, the highest level of qualification for FFS, reflects five years …

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