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Northrop Increases Cannon Production Capacity With Arizona Plant Expansion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has nearly doubled the capacity at a facility in Arizona that houses the production of its Bushmaster medium-caliber cannons for military customers, as part of an expansion in the company’s innovation systems sector, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The 36K-square-foot plant in …

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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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Intel to Help Lead Automated Vehicle Safety Policy & Research Efforts in Arizona

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 15, 2018 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) will serve as a founding partner of a public-private consortium in Arizona that will work to establish policies and support studies on automated vehicle safety, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will work with academic partners Arizona State …

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CenturyLink Receives DOJ Approval to Sell Level 3 Network Assets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2018 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has received approval from the Justice Department to sell Level 3 Communications assets in the Tucson, Ariz., area to Utah-based FirstDigital Telecom, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The telecommunications company said Monday it will divest fiber network platforms as part of an …

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Orbital ATK to Expand Launch Vehicles Operations in Arizona With New Campus

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will construct a 47-acre campus expansion for its launch vehicles operations in Chandler, Arizona, covering 617,000 square feet of space for two buildings and 261,000 square feet for manufacturing, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company announced Friday it plans to recruit 200 new …

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Raytheon Missile Systems Plant Earns DSS ‘Superior’ Security Score

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 8, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has again secured a “superior” rating from the Defense Security Service for the security at a company missile systems production facility in Tucson, Arizona, after a week-long audit process, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Raytheon Missile Systems …

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Lockheed Gets $93M Navy Contract Modification for MUOS Satellite Support Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has received a $92.9 million modification from the U.S. Navy to provide engineering and interim logistics services for the Mobile User Objective System. The company will also supply spares and associated material in support of the MUOS military satellite communications system, the Defense Department said Thursday. MUOS is designed to help mobile forces …

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Justice Dept OKs CenturyLink-Level 3 Merger Deal

The Justice Department has agreed to approve the pending $34 billion acquisition of Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) by CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), subject to court approval of certain conditions in a consent decree. CenturyLink said Monday the combined firm needs to divest 24 dark fiber strands that link 30 city-pairs across the U.S. via an …

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Jacobs Wins Potential $480M Contract for DISA Test, Evaluation, Certification Services

A business unit of Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has won a potential $480 million contract to provide test, evaluation and certification support services to the Defense Information Systems Agency. Jacobs Technology will primarily perform work at DISA’s headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland, and at the Fort Huachuca, Arizona-based facility of the agency’s Joint Interoperability …

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Raytheon Receives $119M Integration Support Order for Navy Tomahawk Block IV Missiles

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a delivery order to help the U.S. Navy integrate seeker suite technology and processing components into the latest variant of Tomahawk cruise missiles. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will conduct analysis, trade studies, architecture, modeling, simulation development, evaluation and prototyping activities in support of the Tactical …

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