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Space Force Seeks Bids for Potential $12B SpEC Mgmt OTA

The U.S. Space Force plans to issue a potential 10-year, $12B other transaction agreement for the management of the Space Enterprise Consortium focused on prototyping space-based technology such as satellites, ground systems and payloads.

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Raytheon Completes FLIR System to Support Soldiers Fields of View; Sam Deneke Quoted

Raytheon Company has developed, manufactured and delivered its first 3rd GEN FLIR sensor system under a U.S. Army contract awarded in 2016. This latest Forward-Looking Infrared (FLIR) system to support soldiers four fields of view, the company announced on Wednesday.  

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James Taiclet to Succeed Marillyn Hewson as Lockheed President, CEO

James Taiclet, a board member at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been elected by the board of directors to succeed Marillyn Hewson as president and CEO, effective June 15. Hewson, who has served as president and CEO since 2013 and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, will transition to the role of executive chairman of the board by mid-June, Lockheed said Monday.

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Air Force Awards $550M in Contracts for ‘AFVentures’ Acquisition Effort; Will Roper Quoted

The U.S. Air Force has tentatively selected over 500 companies for contracts worth $550M combined as part of an initiative launched with its AFWERX innovation arm and Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Program.

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Air Force Issues ‘SpeedDealer’ 3D Radar Tech Solicitation

The U.S. Air Force has begun to solicit proposals for production-ready systems to meet the requirement for a 3D expeditionary long-range radar platform. A notice posted on March 2 says the service will execute a middle-tier acquisition approach under the SpeedDealer solicitation and plans to award up to three other transaction agreements to rapidly develop, test and deploy 3DELRR prototypes that can replace its legacy TPS-75 radar system.

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