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Raytheon, Leonardo Drop Out of T-X Trainer Program Partnership

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Leonardo have decided to end their partnership to compete for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X trainer aircraft program after the companies failed to “reach a business agreement, ” Defense News reported Wednesday. Aaron Mehta and Valerie Insinna write Leonardo said in a statement published Wednesday the firm has started to …

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Air Force Issues RFP for $16B T-X Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has released a request for proposals for a potential $16.3 billion program that seeks to build a new trainer jet designed to replace the T-38 aircraft and train pilots of F-22 and F-35 fighter jets, Air University reported Friday. The RFP for the Advanced Pilot Training program …

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Weekly Roundup September 6-September 9: SAIC Reports Quarterly Earnings, Congress Back In Session, and More

September 6 – September 9 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson With summer official coming to a close and the nation celebrating Labor Day we see the government contracting community returning to their normal schedules. With the federal budget year …

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6 Firms Awarded NASA Deep-Space Habitat Concept Devt Contracts

NASA has awarded six companies separate contracts worth up to $65 million combined to help the agency research concepts and develop ground prototypes for deep space habitats. Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA),  Sierra Nevada, Bigelow Aerospace and NanoRacks were chosen through the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships-2 initiative, the agency said Wednesday. The six companies will …

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Army Picks 9 Firms for Nearly $249M Tech IDIQ

The U.S. Army has awarded nine companies spots on a $248.6 million multiple-award task order contract to provide technology products and services to the Defense Department. The companies are scheduled to complete the tasks by June 22, 2021, at various locations that depend on each task order award, DoD said Thursday. …

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NASA Books SpaceX for 5 More ISS Cargo Resupply Flights; Cheryl Warner Comments

SpaceX has been awarded five additional flights by NASA to transport cargo to and from the International Space Station under a contract signed in December 2015, Space News reported Wednesday. Peter B. de Selding writes the flights are valued at approximately $700 million total and raises to 20 the number of …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016: Air Force, NASA Give Space Partnerships w/ Industry a Lift & more

Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson America’s space program appears to be the place where government and industry are taking concrete steps toward increased public-private partnerships as a means to spur innovation on both sides and create opportunity …

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Peter Blocker Joins MCR Federal as Defense Southeast Region VP; Vince Kiernan Comments

Peter Blocker, former vice president of the integrated mission systems business unit at Sierra Nevada, has joined MCR Federal as vice president for the latter company’s defense sector business in the U.S. Southeast region. Blocker will oversee MCR’s office in Huntsville, Alabama and work with defense sector clients in Florida, …

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Kathryn Hambleton: NASA to Award ISS Cargo Resupply Service Contracts Jan. 30

NASA has rescheduled the awarding of a new series of contracts to transport supplies to and from the International Space Station, Reuters reported Thursday. The agency was previously scheduled to name winners for its Commercial Resupply Services 2 competition Thursday and now expects to hand down a decision Jan. 30, 2016, according …

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WSJ: NASA Space Cargo Transport Competition Down to 4 Bidders

NASA has narrowed the list of bidders in a $14 billion industry competition to support the agency’s cargo resupply missions to the International Space Station, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Andy Pasztor lists Boeing (NYSE: BA), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada and SpaceX as the remaining contenders for …

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