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Northrop, NASA Test 2 Webb Telescope Components’ Electrical Interfaces

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 4, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has collaborated with NASA to check the operability of electrical interfaces linking two James Webb Space Telescope components as part of the program’s test and integration phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Webb’s Optical Telescope element/Integrated Science instrument module and Spacecraft …

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GSA Unveils 12 Awardees for USDA’s Centers of Excellence Phase II; Emily Murphy Quoted

The General Services Administration has awarded contracts to 12 companies to support the Department of Agriculture’s information technology modernization efforts under the second phase of the Centers of Excellence program. USDA serves as the first “lighthouse” agency for the CoE program and the Phase II awards came two months after …

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Kratos Completes Phase 2 Work for USAF Milsatcom Shift to New Ground Architecture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 24, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has concluded its work under phase two of a three-year U.S. Air Force study on the planned transition of a military satellite communications ground system to the “horizontally integrated” Enterprise Ground Services architecture, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company …

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Spalding Wins $83M Contract for Consolidated IT Support to Navy, DoD Components

Spalding Consulting Inc. has won a potential five-year, $83 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide consolidated information technology support to the U.S. Navy and Defense Department components throughout all phases of the acquisition life cycle. DoD said Monday the Army Contracting Command received two bids for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract via …

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Boeing Lands $600M Contract Modification for Future Air Force One Preliminary Design Work

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $599.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to conduct preliminary design activities to convert a pair of 747-8 aircraft into presidential planes. The modification covers the initial design of the future Air Force One fleet that includes the integration of a mission communication platform, self-defense …

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Northrop Plans Modified Global Hawk for MDA’s Laser-Carrying Drone Requirement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 28, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) aims to update the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle in response to a Missile Defense Agency requirement for a drone with capacity to carry heavy loads including a laser weapon, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Flightglobal reported Thursday that MDA’s high-altitude, …

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GSA Taps 27 Small Businesses for Phase II of Building Maintenance & Operations BMO Contract

The General Services Administration has awarded 27 small businesses positions on the second phase of a potential 10-year contract to provide building maintenance and operations support for federal agencies at zones 2 to 6 sites. The companies will compete for task orders under the small business track of the Phase II BMO …

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NASA Awards $100M in Phase II Contracts to 133 Small Business Deep Space Tech Devt Projects

NASA has awarded contracts worth approximately $100 million combined to 133 proposals from at least 112 small businesses that aim to perform research and development work on technology platforms designed for use in future deep space missions. The agency said Thursday it selected the proposals under the second phase of the …

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General Atomics to Provide Phase 1 Logistics Support for France’s Reaper Fleet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 9, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business a one-year, $24 million delivery order to provide Phase 1 logistics support for France’s MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. GA-ASI will perform work in Poway, California, through Dec. 31, 2017, …

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VIDEO: Tactical Undersea Network Architecture (TUNA) – Phase 1 Completed

DARPA’s Tactical Undersea Network Architecture (TUNA) program recently completed its initial phase, successfully developing concepts and technologies aimed at restoring connectivity for U.S. forces when traditional tactical networks are knocked offline or otherwise unavailable. The program now enters the next phase, which calls for the demonstration of a prototype of …

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