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Boeing-Lockheed JV to Help Fund RD-180 Engine Backups

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 10, 2016 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will help fund the development of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s AR-1 and Blue Origin’s BE-4 rocket engines, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. National Defense magazine reported Tuesday that United Launch Alliance will invest in the ongoing work to …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne, ULA Join Air Force’s EELV Propulsion Tech Development Program

Aerojet Rocketdyne and United Launch Alliance have won separate “other transaction” agreements worth a combined $161.9 million to build rocket engine prototypes under the U.S. Air Force‘s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle initiative. The Air Force said Monday the $115.3 million OTA with Aerojet Rocketdyne centers on the development of the company’s liquid oxygen/kerosene-based propulsion system AR1. Aerojet …

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USAF Awards EELV Rocket Engine Development OTAs to SpaceX, Orbital ATK

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) a $180.2 million ‘other transaction’ agreement and Space Exploration Technologies a $61.4 million OTA to build alternative propulsion systems for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Space and Missile Systems Center received multiple proposals for the development of a U.S. substitute …

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Lockheed-Boeing JV Requests 20 Rocket Engines From Russia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 29, 2015 — United Launch Alliance has ordered from Russia an additional 20 RD-180 rocket engines for the launch of Atlas V rockets to space, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Reuters reported Wednesday the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) joint venture’s request for the Russia-made rocket …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 21 – Sept 25 2015: ULA Acquisition Talk Bubbles Again, OPM’s Latest Hack Revelation & more

Weekly Roundup Sept 21 – Sept 25 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Could GovCon see at least one more blockbuster merger-and-acquisition deal in 2015? One week after Aerojet Rocketdyne’s $2 billion bid for the United Launch Alliancewas rejected, the propulsion technology …

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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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DARPA Picks Boeing, Masten, Northrop for Hypersonic Spaceplane Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA), Masten Space Systems and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have been awarded prime contracts to develop a reusable unmanned launch vehicle for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA intends to use the vehicle to send small satellites into low-Earth orbit by using expendable upper stages, the agency said Tuesday. …

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68 Firms Land Spots on $25B VA VECTOR IDIQ

The Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded 68 companies spots on a potential 10-year, $25 billion contract vehicle that covers general management and business support services to VA. Contractors will compete for task orders to provide analyses, training, management and improvement, supply chain support, outreach and human resources and staffing services through VA’s …

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Dan Helfrich Named Deloitte US Federal Head; Janet Foutty Appointed Consulting CEO

Dan Helfrich, former head of the federal civilian sector at Deloitte, has been appointed leader of the global consulting and advisory services firm’s U.S. federal practice. Deloitte said Monday Helfrich will succeed Janet Foutty, who has been named CEO and chairman of Deloitte Consulting LLP, and be responsible for the federal practice’s consulting, risk advisory and financial advisory …

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Jacobs Continues Design Work on Australia’s F-35 Facilities Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 18, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Jacobs Engineering being awarded a contract to continue design services work for Lend Lease, managing contractor for Australia’s air combat facilities. The award expands the scope of the original contract the company won in 2011 that included …

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