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American Systems to Support Air Nat’l Guard C-130 Training Systems; Peter Smith Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 15, 2018 — American Systems will provide systems engineering, software maintenance and other services under a $27M task order in support of C-130 training platforms used by the Air National Guard, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 16. The company said Oct. 15 the task order, which it received via the General …

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UTC Lands $140M in Contracts to Support Navy, National Guard Aircraft Propeller Upgrades

United Technologies Corp.‘s (NYSE: UTX) aerospace systems unit has secured contracts worth more than $140 million to help the update propeller systems in the U.S. Navy‘s C/KC-130T aircraft. The UTC Aerospace Systems business has also completed nine of 12 contracted propeller upgrades for the Air National Guard’s C-130H planes, the company said said Monday. NATO’s support …

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Lockheed Martin’s Michele Evans Appointed Deputy EVP for Aeronautics BU; Orlando Carvalho Comments

Bethesda, Md.-based firm Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has promoted Michele Evans, an executive at its rotary and mission systems unit, to serve as the company’s deputy executive vice president for the aeronautics division starting June 4. The aerospace and defense company said Monday Evans will oversee several initiatives such as the …

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Lockheed Reports Nearly $200M in C-130 Maintenance, Training Contracts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured six contracts worth up to $198.4 million combined to deliver C-130 Hercules aircraft training systems and maintenance services to multiple Defense Department clients. The company said Monday it will help the U.S. Air Force study common architectures of various simulator elements to establish a common approach across …

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BAE to Install RF Countermeasure Systems on C130Js Under $67M SOCOM Contract Modification

BAE Systems has secured a potential 30-month, $67 million contract modification to install its Radio Frequency Countermeasure platform aboard the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s fleet of MC-130J Commando II and AC-130J Ghostrider aircraft. The contract also covers systems integration services and was awarded following a technology demonstration and system design phase, BAE said Wednesday. …

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ANSER Subsidiary Enters Cooperative Deal with AFRL-Sponsored Consortium

Advanced Technology International, an Analytical Services (ANSER) subsidiary, has inked a cooperative deal with a U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory-sponsored consortium which created a collaborative contract vehicle worth a potential $333 million. ANSER said Thursday the Metals Affordability Initiative was established to consolidate resources within the government and industry in a push …

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CAE-Built Aeromedical Evacuation Trainer at Dobbins AFB Now Fully Operational

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 17, 2017 — The CAE-built (NYSE: CAE) Aeromedical Evacuation Training System based on the C-130 aircraft has reached full operational capability for deployment at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Georgia, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the fuselage trainer features a motion platform that will work to provide U.S. Air Force aeromedical evacuation …

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AAR Wins $909M Contract to Help Manage Air Force’s Landing Gear Parts Supply Chain

AAR has won a potential 15-year, $909.4 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide supply chain management services for the landing gear parts of C-130, KC-135 and E-3 aircraft platforms. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers purchasing, remanufacturing, distribution and inventory control services to Air Force depot and field-level, foreign military sales, other …

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Lockheed-Built Updated C-130J Goes Through Test at Little Rock AFB

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 10, 2017 — A Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) C-130J Super Hercules with Block 8.1 updates has undergone a training flight at Little Rock Air Force Base as the U.S. Air Force seeks to validate the aircraft’s new hardware and software, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. The service branch said Tuesday tests will occur …

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Defense News: Airbus Wins Potential $2.3B Search & Rescue Aircraft Replacement Contract With Canada

Canada has selected Airbus-built C-295 to serve as the next fixed-wing search-and-rescue aircraft and replace the country’s fleet of aging C-130s and Buffalo planes under a potential $2.3 billion contract, Defense News reported Wednesday. David Pugliese writes Harjit Sajjan, Canada’s defense minister,  and Judy Foote, the country’s procurement officer, are set to …

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