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Lockheed Wins Radar Deal from NGC Aerospace

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a low-rate initial production contract worth $171.8 million from Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. Lockheed will provide four AN/APY-9 Airborne Early Warning (AEW) radar systems and spare parts.  Theses systems will become part of the U.S. Navy’s new E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. “The APY-9 radar …

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Alion Proposes $300M Unit Offering

Alion intends to issue units consisting of $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due November 2014 and warrants to purchase shares of Alion common stock. The firm expects the units will include Senior Secured Notes issued at a discount to the face amount of the notes and …

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KBR’s Bill Bodie on $2.8B Iraq Deal

As reported yesterday on GovCon Wire, KBR claimed a $2.8 billion deal with the military to continue support in Iraq. KBR has announced that they will provide CLSS (Corps Logistics Support Services) at multiple locations in Iraq. Services will include vehicle maintenance (organizational and direct support levels), Supply Support Activity, …

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Rich Roberts Heading Federal Services for Attain

Rich Roberts is assuming the role of president of federal services for Attain.  He joins Mike Fox and Timothy C. Hays as the latest executives to join the Attain team. Roberts, formerly chairman and EVP of global public services and COO at BearingPoint, brings over 30 years of experience to …

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BAE Wins Deals from Army, Marines

BAE Systems has one a pair of contracts totaling $164 million in value. The first is a contract for $74 million by the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Command, Life Cycle Management Command to purchase long-lead items in preparation for the reset of 101 Bradley Operation Desert Storm Situational Awareness (ODS SA) …

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BAE, Cobham Partner on U.S. Navy Jammer System

BAE (FTSE: BAE) and Cobham (LON: COB) are teaming up to create a proposal for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer system, to replace the ALQ-99 tactical jammer currently installed on the EA-6B Prowler and EA-18G Growler aircraft. The Next Generation Jammer program will look to develop new ways to …

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Lockheed: Apple Co-Founder Wozniak to Headline MILCOM

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] announced that Steve Wozniak, Apple Computer, Inc. co-founder and Fusion-io chief scientist will deliver the opening keynote address at MILCOM 2010. According to Lockheed: “As the premier international conference for military communications, MILCOM brings together leaders from government, industry and academia to discuss and showcase the …

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Franken Amendment Passes: GovCon Says Ouch

Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) pushed an amendment to the Defense Appropriations Bill through the Senate on Tuesday that would force government contractors to modify every current employment agreement, specifically as they relate to arbitration.  Contractors unwilling to drop arbitration clauses from their employment agreements will be denied defense funds.  The …

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OAOT’s Sidney Fuchs Elected to Camber Corp. Board of Directors

Camber Corporation has elected Sidney E. Fuchs, president and CEO of OAO Technology Solutions, Inc., to its Board of Directors. Camber, founded in 1990, has been widely recognized as a world leader for its exceptional subject matter expertise across a broad range of government programs. In December of 2008, Camber …

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Boeing Communications System Reaches Milestone

Boeing Defense Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), recently announced a major milestone for its Modernized High Frequency Communications System (MHFCS). The MHFCS has been in service with the Australian Defense Forces (ADF) for 130 days. The MHFCS is a long range, managed, strategic communications …

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