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BAE Creates System to Share Civil Air Traffic Data With Military Pilots

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 9, 2018 — BAE Systems has unveiled a new platform that it built to provide situational awareness to military pilots about general air traffic using satellite navigation and civil aircraft data, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its Web Enabled Data Links system works to use Automatic Dependent …

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Iridium 1Q Gov’t Service Revenue Up 13%; Matt Desch on Company’s New Air Traffic Pacts

Iridium Communications (NASDAQ: IRDM) has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. The McLean, Va.-based satellite services provider reported a year-over-year revenue increase of 13 percent in its government services segment to $18 million,  activity Iridium attributed to the company’s $400 million …

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Steve Cooper, FAA and DHS Vet, Joins DMI as Strategic Programs VP

Steve Cooper, who formerly held chief information officer roles at the Federal Aviation Administration and Department of Homeland Security, has joined mobile and big data technology contractor Digital Management Inc. as vice president of strategic programs. The 30-year information technology veteran was the first chief information officer in DHS during his public …

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Lockheed Awarded $440M National Airspace System Contract Extension; Rick Hieb Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $440 million contract extension to continue performing integration and implementation services for the Federal Aviation Administration’s National Airspace System. The Bethesda, Md.-based company has performed task orders under the NAS Integration Support Contract for the past four years and will continue work through at least …

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Serco, Al Burhan to Train Iraqi Air Traffic Controllers; Zafar Raja Comments

Serco Group Plc has signed an 18-month contract extension with the Iraq Civil Aviation Authority to continue the company’s training services for new air traffic controllers at Baghdad International Airport. Al Burhan Group will work with Serco to train air traffic controllers in the area control center and the control …

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Lockheed Wins $500M FAA Transocean Air Traffic Mgmt Extension; Sandy Samuel Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential eight-year, $500 million contract extension to continue developing an air traffic management platform for the Federal Aviation Administration to manage aircraft safety over the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The FAA uses the transoceanic air traffic management software and hardware for its Advanced Technologies and …

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Thales to Help Air Force Update Air Traffic Systems; Tony Lo Brutto Comments

Thales Group will work with the U.S. Air Force to update tools and equipment the branch uses to monitor and guide aircraft for military operations. The Air Force’s navigational aids family of systems work to send and receive information about airspace conditions and routes, Thales said Wednesday. Under the NAVAIDS FOS program, Thales’ …

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Exelis Eyeing Air Traffic Expansion, Buying Australian Software Firm; Michael Wilson Comments

ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has agreed to acquire Melbourne-based communications software provider C4i Pty Ltd. from the Longreach Group Limited for $16.8 million, Exelis announced Monday. Exelis said it expects to close the transaction during first quarter of 2013, pending both Longreach Group shareholder approval and regulatory approvals, and said the …

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FAA: Parsons NextGen Tech Support Contract Worth $1.5B

Parsons Corp.’s contract to help the Federal Aviation Administration operate safety and air traffic programs is potentially worth $1.5 billion. The agency said in an award notice the 10-year contract contains both performance based level-of-effort and cost-reimbursable award fee provisions. The company announced last week this is its second consecutive …

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Harris Wins $291M for FAA NextGen Voice System

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won potential $291.6 million contract to provide a new air transportation voice system to the Federal Aviation Administration, the FAA announced Monday. The contract contains five base years and five two-year options and is for the FAA’s Next Generation Air Transportation System, or NextGen. The …

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