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Lockheed Martin Launches Final GPS IIR-M Satellite

Lockheed Martin’s modernized U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System Block IIR (GPS IIR-M) satellite was successfully launched today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket.  The satellite, designated GPS IIR-21(M), is the final of eight GPS IIR-M spacecraft built by Lockheed Martin Navigation …

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Lockheed’s JLTV Prototypes Exceed 50, 000 Miles of Combined Testing

Lockheed Martin’s four operational prototype Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs): one of vehicle categories A (“Battlespace Awareness” scouts) and C (“Focused Logistics” utility vehicles), and two variants of the Category B model (“Force Application” troop carriers), have exceeded 50, 000 combined miles of successful testing. To simulate operational conditions, the prototypes …

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Navy Awards $49 Million Contract to Alion ST

Alion ST, of McLean, VA has been awarded a one year contract with four options, by the US Navy for $49 Million. The government contractor is tasked with modeling and simulation support for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic. This will be accomplished through technical engineering services and …

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Lockheed Expands Space Systems Facility in Newtown, PA

Lockheed Martin has broken ground on two new facilities at its Space Systems Company operations in Newtown, Pennsylvania, to support spacecraft programs for government and commercial customers.   New facilities include a 15, 000-square-foot multi-purpose conference center to facilitate large-scale meetings like design reviews, demonstration initiatives and customer events, and will have space …

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Department of Homeland Security Awards Contract worth $190 Million to Serco Inc.

The office of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS, ) under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS, ) has awarded a contract worth $190 million to Serco Inc. The company will provide record processing services for legal proceedings pertaining to immigration benefits. The contract is initially for one year and …

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DARPA Awards IBM with $16M Contract

IBM won a $16 million Defense Advance Research Projects Agency contract to work on the SyNAPSE, or brain-on-a-chip, program. The program is designed to simulate human brain function on actual hardware so computers have the ability to interpret data.

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Northrop and Lockheed To Compete Against Boeing for Missile Defense Contract

Both Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin have announced their intentions to oust Boeing as the prime contractor for the Pentagon’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system. Work on the core U.S. defense system has the potential to be worth $200 million a year. In February, Boeing won the one-year $250 million …

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Alion Science Awarded $7.8M Army Contract

The U.S. Army has given Alion Science and Technology Modeling and Simulation Information Analysis Center a $7.8 million contract to supply technical services to the Army Spectrum Management Office. Alion Science will work on simulation, analysis, certification, and automation services for RF spectrum, and help assess the Wireless Network after …

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QinetiQ $2.1M For Marine Robotic Controller

QinetiQ North America won a $2.1 million contract with the US Navy. Qinetiq will develop and install a common robotic controller  for the US Naval Sea Systems Command.  The Marine Corps Warfighting Lab will use the control system specifically for the Tactical Networked Sensor Suite program. Development of the controller that …

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ICF International Receives $17M State Department Contract

The State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs has awarded ICF Incorporated LLC with a $17 million blanket purchase agreement, to supply. Under the contract, ICF Inc. will work with the Bureau of Consular Affairs’ Consular Systems and Technology Division to supply overseas services, to both American Citizens and foreign nationals, …

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