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Sikorsky Wins Black Hawk Project in Turkey

Sikorsky Aircraft announced that the Defense Industry Executive Committee has selected the firm “for a contract involving 109 derivative Black Hawk helicopters for multi-mission use by the Turkish government.” “For many years, Sikorsky Aircraft and Turkish industry have collaborated on aerostructures and dynamic component parts, so this contract would follow …

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ATK to Provide Motor to Orbital’s Taurus II

ATK (NYSE: ATK) booked a $57 million contract to provide the CASTOR 30XL, a motor to be used on Orbital Science Corporation’s (NYSE: ORB) Taurus II commercial launch vehicle. Taurus II will supply cargo for NASA to the International Space Station. “The CASTOR 30XL is another important addition to our …

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Raytheon Inks Air Force Radar Work

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) Technical Services won an Air Force Cobra Dane radar systems contract worth a potential $65 million to cover maintenance operations, radar sustainment, systems engineering and integrated logistics support. “The Cobra Dane radar system is a key platform supporting the Air Force and Missile Defense Agency, and Raytheon’s …

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Avaya Government Books Work with Federal Courts

Avaya Government Solutions secured a deal from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts to provide software development support, testing and training for the case management and electronic case files system of District, Bankruptcy and Appellate Courts. The deal carries a five-year term. “For the past 15 years, Avaya …

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Raytheon Books Navy Deal

According to the Department of Defense, “Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded an $84, 763, 767 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-C-0052) to exercise an option for the procurement of 87 full rate production Lot 13 AN/ALR-67(V)3 radar warning receivers for the U.S. Navy (77) and the government …

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General Dynamics Snags Army Win

According to the Department of Defense, “General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) was awarded a $7, 647, 765 fixed-price-incentive contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of 15 joint service general lightweight standoff chemical agent detectors; 15 scanner transit cases; and 15 operator display unit transit cases.  Work will be performed …

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Lockheed Names Michael Feeley VP, GM of MS2, San Diego Business

Lockheed Martin named Michael Feeley to the post of vice president and general manager of the firm’s Mission Systems and Sensors business in San Diego. “Mike has been instrumental in furthering our company’s leading position in the open architecture computing domain and in extending this innovative business model across multiple …

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General Dynamics Wins Deal to Demilitarize Munitions

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Ordnance and Tactical Systems picked up a $37 million contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command for demilitarization of munitions. The deal carries a $163 million value over five years if all options are exercised. The firm reports it “will demilitarize eight munitions families including High …

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ITT Appoints CFO, GC for Defense Business Ahead of Spinoff

ITT (NYSE: ITT) has announced that once the firm spins off  its defense business, Peter Milligan is expected to serve as CFO, while Ann Davidson will take on the role of general counsel and corporate secretary. ITT will spin off its defense and water services businesses into serparate companies by …

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CALIBRE Lands on Army Nat’l Guard BPA

CALIBRE secured a prime BPA for IT and Program Management Support Services to the Army National Guard Logistics and the Aviation and Safety Divisions. This five-year deal carries a maximum value of $45 million. ”We look forward to working with the Guard to help enhance their IT systems, while facilitating …

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