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DoD Taps Lockheed-Ball-Kratos Team to Develop Satellite Antenna Prototype; Maria Demaree Quoted

A team composed of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) and Ball Aerospace has received a $7.2M contract from the Defense Innovation Unit to build a Multi-Band, Multi-Mission satellite antenna prototype.

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DLA Picks Two Firms for Small Arms Protective Insert Delivery Contracts Totaling $105M

Two companies have won contracts worth a combined $105.4M to supply medium-sized body armor inserts to the U.S. Army and Air Force. The Defense Logistics Agency received three bids for both firm-fixed-price contracts and will pay for orders using fiscal 2019 defense working capital funds, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

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Weekly Roundup: VADM Michael Gilday Nominated for Navy CNO Role, POC Hosting 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th, Contract Awards & Weekly Top 10 Stories

On Wednesday, it was reported that Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, director of the Joint Staff, was the frontrunner to assume the role due to his experience in cyber warfare. That report was confirmed on Thursday with President Trump approving Gilday’s nomination during a meeting with Navy officials at the White …

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Air Force, IBM Form Quantum Computing Research Partnership

The Air Force Research Laboratory has collaborated with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to explore the potential applications of commercial quantum technology to U.S. Air Force operations. AFRL said Tuesday it will work with the company's researchers to examine optimization challenges, quantum chemistry simulation and machine learning algorithms on actual hardware through the IBM Q Network.

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Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. David Buck Forms Consulting Firm

David Buck, a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, has established a consulting company to help space, nuclear and cyber companies develop engagement strategies and match their capabilities with government requirements.

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