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McAleese & Associates: Will Roper on Hypersonics, Other USAF Tech Dev’t Programs

McAleese & Associates has released a report on a speech by Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, at the Defense Program Conference held Wednesday in Washington, D.C. Roper said the service is accelerating work on hypersonics and noted about Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) …

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Former USAF Surgeon General Mark Ediger Joins Deloitte Federal Health Sector

Mark Ediger, formerly U.S. Air Force surgeon general, has joined Deloitte‘s government and public services practice as a specialist executive within its federal health sector business. He will oversee the company’s efforts with regard to health data management, patient safety, quality of care and medical supply chain innovation across the …

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Vectrus Recorded $3B in Total Backlog, 15% Revenue Growth in 2018; Chuck Prow Quoted

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) saw its full-year 2018 revenue grow 15 percent to $1.3B and ended the year with $3B in total backlog. The Colorado Springs, Colo.-based government services contractor said Tuesday it recorded $48.3M in 2018 operating income with diluted earnings per share of $3.10 and $40M in net cash …

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Air Force Awards Eight Spots on $90M Military Facility Construction, Repair & Maintenance Services IDIQ

Eight companies have won positions on a potential five-year, $90M contract from the U.S. Air Force to build, maintain or repair facilities at Holloman AF Base in New Mexico. The 49th Contracting Squadron received 20 bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract via a small business set-aside acquisition process, the Department of Defense …

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Former DNI James Clapper Joins StellarPeak as Senior Adviser

James Clapper, former director of national intelligence, has joined Reston, Va.-based technical services contractor StellarPeak as a senior adviser. He will help advance the company’s growth efforts particularly in the intelligence community by building up market intelligence, business development and corporate strategic planning initiatives, StellarPeak said Tuesday. StellarPeak CEO Nuhad …

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GE Wins Potential $450M DLA IDIQ for Patient Monitoring Systems, Training Services

General Electric‘s (NYSE: GE) medical information technology business has won a potential 10-year, $450M contract to supply patient monitoring systems to U.S. military branches and federal agencies. The company will also deliver related medical accessories and provide training services under the indefinite‐delivery/indefinite‐quantity contract from the Defense Logistics Agency, the Department …

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Lockheed Gets $462M Contract to Help Sustain Air Force GPS Control Segment

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential seven-year, $462M contract to sustain the operational control segment of the U.S. Air Force‘s Global Positioning System satellites. The company will also help the military service incorporate GPS Acquisition Category III programs onto the OCX platform, perform non-recurring engineering services and studies, and maintain hardware, software …

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Northrop Lands $1.3B Contract to Produce, Sustain Air Force Targeting Pods

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a potential five-year, $1.31B contract to develop, produce, modernize and sustain LITENING targeting pods for the U.S. Air Force. Work under the sole-source indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will take place in Rolling Meadows, Ill., through Dec. 31, 2023, the Department of Defense said Friday. LITENING is equipped with multiple sensors and designed to …

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Lockheed Awarded $99M USAF Contract to Boost JASSM, LRASM Missile Production Rates

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $99.2M contract to purchase tools and equipment needed to maximize the production rate of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles and Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles for the U.S. Air Force. Work will take place in Orlando, Fla., through Feb. 28, 2022, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. The Air Force …

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Air Force Taps Northrop, Space Vector for $424M Suborbital Launch Services Contract

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) innovation systems business, formerly Orbital ATK, and Space Vector have landed spots under a potential seven-year, $424M contract for suborbital launch services in support of the U.S. Air Force‘s Sounding Rocket Program-4. Efforts under the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract are intended to help USAF …

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