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MDA Unveils Eight Participants in Hypersonic Weapon Concept Development Program

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded contracts to seven companies and a nonprofit organization to further develop their respective hypersonic weapon concepts. MDA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday contractors will work on their proposed kinetic and non-kinetic hypersonic glide and terminal defense weapon systems through the contracts worth …

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BAE to Help Mature Air Force GaN Semiconductor Tech for Future Radar, EW Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 19, 2018 — BAE Systems will collaborate with the Air Force Research Laboratory to advance the development of gallium nitride semiconductor technology for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its cooperative agreement with AFRL aims to transition Air Force-built GaN microelectronics to the …

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Data Link Solutions, ViaSat Awarded $483M in Contract Funds to Update Navy Radio Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded separate contract modifications to Data Link Solutions and ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) to continue support work on the service’s Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems program. Data Link Solutions, a joint venture between BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL), will conduct MIDS JTRS modernization efforts …

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Leigh Palmer Named Defense Portfolio Lead at General Dynamics IT Business

Leigh Palmer, formerly senior vice president of the national security division at General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, has succeeded Ken Deutsch as SVP of defense portfolio within the same unit, the Washington Business Journal reported Friday. Palmer led CSRA‘s intelligence group before its acquisition by General Dynamics through …

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BAE to Deliver Bradley Fighting Vehicle Modules to Army Under $91M IDIQ

BAE Systems’ land and armaments unit has secured a five-year, $91.2M indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide eight logic module items designed for Bradley Fighting Vehicles. DLA will obligate fiscal 2018 through 2023 defense working capital funds for the hybrid cost-reimbursement contract that tasks BAE to supply …

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BAE Systems Works on New Alabama Facility for Aircraft Systems Development

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 12, 2018 — BAE Systems has begun the development of its future facility in Huntsville, Ala., to house the production of aircraft survivability and precision munition systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Rocket City Now reported Monday the $45.5M project will result in an 83K-square-foot facility, which is expected to …

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BAE’s Peder Jungck Named to Industry Cyber Cooperation Forum’s Steering Committee

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Peder Jungck, vice president and general manager of intelligence solutions at BAE Systems Inc., has joined the steering committee of a group established by the BAE Systems parent company in the U.K. to push for industry collaboration against cyber threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. …

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BAE-Dell EMC Federated Secure Cloud Integrates Splunk Tech; Gary DePreta, Peder Jungck Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 29, 2018 — BAE Systems and Splunk (Nasdaq: SPLK) have entered into a partnership to integrate security and cloud computing technologies in support of network monitoring for federal civilian, defense and intelligence agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 16. The Splunk Enterprise software and machine learning capability will be incorporated …

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BAE, Flexera Offer Hybrid Cloud Platform for Gov’t Software Licensing; Peder Jungck Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 27, 2018 — BAE Systems has entered into a partnership with computer software firm Flexera in an effort to provide government agencies a hybrid cloud environment built on the latter’s asset and license management technology and the federated cloud system that BAE jointly developed with Dell EMC, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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BAE Wins Potential $84M Navy C5ISR Tech Support IDIQ

BAE Systems has won a potential five-year, $83.5M contract to help the U.S. Navy manage  integrated command, control, communications, computers, combat, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. The company will also maintain, update and provide logistics services for C5ISR platforms that support the Navy’s special communications mission solutions division, the Defense …

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