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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.25 billion contract modification to produce 15 additional KC-46A tankers for the U.S. Air Force. The award for the ninth aircraft production lot under a previously awarded contract covers licenses, data and subscriptions, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work under the contract option will occur in Seattle t...

The Department of Defense’s arms sales grew by almost 50 percent in fiscal year 2022 due in large part to foreign military transactions in Asia and Central Europe, DOD News reported Wednesday. Data from the Defense Security Cooperation Agency showed an increase in sales from $34.81 billion in 2021 to approximately $52 billion last year....

The Department of Defense has made changes to the Autonomy in Weapon Systems directive to reflect DOD’s continuous efforts to develop policies on military uses of artificial intelligence and autonomous systems as well as changes across the department over the last 10 years. The DoD Directive 3000.09 was developed to prevent unintended engagements ...

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will perform non-recurring engineering work for an F-35 flight science test aircraft replacement project under a $320 million contract modification from Naval Air Systems Command. The company will engineer systems to support the production of F-35A, F-35B and F-35C jets intended for testing use by the Navy, Air Force, Mar...

Kay and Associates has secured a one-year, $116 million modification to a previously awarded U.S. Navy contract to operate and maintain Kuwait’s fleet of F/A-18 aircraft. The company will perform organizational and intermediate-level maintenance, operation and management support services for the multirole fighter jets as part of the cost-plus-...

Hampton, Virginia-based nonprofit organization VersAbility Resources will assist the U.S. Air Force in handling mail and postal services under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract worth up to $140.7 million over 10 years. The nonprofit will carry out work at continental Air Force installations, the Defense Department said Friday....

Prism Maritime has won a potential $250.8 million contract to install, modify and upgrade the combat systems for the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and foreign military sales customers. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract entails technical and engineering support to the Alteration Installation Team under the Navy Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division in...

A senior Space Development Agency official said SDA is advancing a project that seeks to determine whether space-based sensors could replace aircraft and ships in collecting telemetry, GPS signals and other data from ballistic and hypersonic missile tests as part of cost reduction initiatives, Breaking Defense reported Friday. The official told the ...

The Department of Defense’s innovation arm and acquisition office have updated DOD’s cleared list of small unmanned aircraft systems under the second iteration of the Blue sUAS project with the addition of drones from Skydio and Flightwave, bringing the number of vendors offering compliant drones to 10. The updated list now includes Skydio’s X...

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential two-year, $84.9 million contract modification to provide four Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar systems for the U.S. Air Force. This award brings the contract’s ceiling value to $182.9 million and covers production management support, travel, data and other services, the Departmen...