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M1 Support Services to Maintain Aircraft Systems at Nellis AF Base

The U.S. Air Force has awarded M1 Support Services a one-year, $90.4 million contract modification to provide backshop, flight maintenance services for 140 aircraft at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. M1 will also support various aircraft systems such as egress, fuel system, hydraulics, aerospace ground equipment, armament avionics, electronic …

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Boeing Completes 1st Delivery of Updated Airborne Warning Aircraft to NATO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 15, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the first of 14 updated E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft to NATO in support of the organization’s $257 million modernization effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the AWACS units feature cockpit updates such as full-color glass displays, new …

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Jeremiah Madigan, Robert Peabody Take VP Roles at Cubic’s Mission Solutions Division

Cubic’s (NYSE: CUB) mission solutions division has appointed Jeremiah Madigan, a former group executive director at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD), as vice president of secure communications and Robert Peabody, formerly a technical fellow of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), as systems strategy VP. Cubic said Monday Mandigan will oversee the division’s portfolio of C4ISR …

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Air Force Awards Leidos $350M Joint Mission Planning System Integration IDIQ

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a potential 11-year, $350 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to perform engineering integration work on the Joint Mission Planning System for military aircraft, weapon and sensor missions. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will support the JMPS environment and JMPS integrated build environments under …

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December 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Flat on Services Stock Declines & Aerospace Gains

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed in narrow range Thursday to start the final month of 2016 as sharp declines by government services contractors offset large gains for aerospace stocks in a session that saw U.S. stocks close mixed. GovCon Index decliners outnumbered advancers by a 2-to-1 ratio and five of its 11 S&P 500 stocks …

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Lockheed to Modernize South Korea F-16s Under $1.2B USAF Foreign Sales Deal

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential nine-year, $1.20 billion contract to support modernization of South Korea’s fleet of F-16 Fighting Falcon jets. Lockheed will perform the F-16 upgrades as part of a foreign military sales agreement between the governments of the U.S. and South Korea, …

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State Dept OKs $10B Sale of Boeing Super Hornet, Northrop, Raytheon & GE Components to Kuwait

The State Department has given Kuwait the go-ahead to procure Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft and related components and support from the U.S. government under a potential $10.1 billion foreign military sales agreement. Boeing, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and General Electric will act as principal contractors for the sale that covers …

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NASA Selects 9 Companies to Support Johnson Space Center’s Flight Operations Directorate

NASA has awarded nine companies indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth a total of $49.5 million over five years for specialized engineering, aeronautics and manufacturing support services to the Johnson Space Center’s flight operations directorate. The space agency said Friday task orders encompass aerostructural engineering and analysis, aeromechanical systems, aeroavionics, electrical and software, ground support engineering …

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Weekly Roundup October 31 – November 4, 2016: Final Pre-Election Week Brings News Flurry & more

October 31 – November 4, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In this last full week before a most unusual election, the evolving narrative of a re-shaping government contracting landscape added more chapters as this week’s assortment of stories GovCon Wire covered …

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Iridium Launches New Portfolio of Aviation Broadband Connectivity Products & Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2016 — Iridium (Nasdaq: IRDM) has launched its new suite of aviation broadband connectivity products and services designed to provide global broadband data communications for cockpits and passengers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday its new portfolio is comprised of various products from four …

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