Tag Archives: command and control

Derek Tournear: Space Development Agency Plans Satellite Procurement for LEO Mesh Network

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Space Development Agency Director Derek Tournear has said that SDA wants to begin the process of awarding contracts in August to procure communications and tracking satellites that will support its planned mesh network in low-Earth orbit, National Defense magazine reported Thursday.

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Air Force Seeks Info on E-4B Airborne Ops Center Aircraft Replacement Program

The Air Force has issued a presolicitation notice to seek information on a new aircraft to replace its fleet of legacy E-4B National Airborne Operations Center planes. A notice posted Wednesday on beta SAM website says the proposed Survivable Airborne Operations Center Weapon System aircraft will be a key National Military Command System component in support of the president, defense secretary and the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Chris Bogdan: Booz Allen Eyes Air Force Ground Data Station Development Contract

Chris Bogdan, senior vice president of aerospace business at Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), told Defense One in an interview published Thursday that the company aims to secure a contract to develop ground data stations for the U.S. Air Force’s new missile warning satellites.

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Leidos Receives Potential $160M Army Software Engineering Order

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a potential five-year, $160M task order to help the U.S. Army engineer software for radars, mission command platforms and surface-to-surface missile observation systems. The task order, which has one base year plus four option years, will involve post-deployment and production sustainment support to the Army’s Communications-Electronics Command Software Engineering Center, the company said Monday.

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Navy Selects Six Firms for C2 Tech Supply Contracts

Six companies have won potential 10-year, cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts to provide command-and-control platforms and related technology for the U.S. Navy. The Department of Defense said Tuesday the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific received 14 bids for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts, each containing a two-year base term and four two-year options. The …

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Northrop Pushes Strategy to Explore Business Opportunities in Hypersonic Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2019 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) unveiled plans to apply a four-tiered strategy in support of the company’s effort to build a competitive edge in the hypersonic defense market, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Tuesday that Northrop is moving to pursue opportunities in hypersonic …

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Northrop’s IAMD Battle Command System Tested During Army Soldier Checkout Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 17, 2018 — A Northrop Grumman-built (NYSE: NOC) command-and-control system for the U.S. Army‘s air defense assets has completed testing of its long-range network management capability during a five-week soldier checkout event, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command …

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Raytheon’s Todd Probert: Multidomain C2 to Bolster Decision-Making in Future Combat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 27, 2018 — Todd Probert, vice president for mission support and modernization at Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) intelligence, information and services business, has said a multidomain command-and-control system will be key to support military decision-making in the future combat environment, ExecutiveBiz reported July 13. Probert wrote in …

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