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Air Force Research Lab Plans $490M Counter-sUAS R&D Contract

The Air Force Research Laboratory is seeking contractor support to develop, evaluate and demonstrate a technology to counter small unmanned aircraft systems that use commercial off-the-shelf tools. In a notice posted Tuesday on beta.SAM.gov, AFRL said it plans to procure services through a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-qantity contract worth potentially $490M over six years.

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3 Firms Get $130M in Army Software, Maintenance Support Contract Modifications

Carahsoft Technology, Four LLC and Immix Technology have received contract modifications worth a combined $130 million to continue to provide commercial off-the-shelf software products and maintenance services to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors are required to supply COTS software products that have obtained full certification through the Army’s …

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Lockheed Gets Potential $1.2B Navy Contract for Sonar System Engineering Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential $1.17 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to engineer sonar technology under the Technical Insertion 18-20 Acoustic Rapid Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion program. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract with an initial value of $130.8 million covers engineering development support for A-RCI modernization requirements and …

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Boeing, Harris to Develop New Avionics for Military Aircraft; Ed Zoiss Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 29, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) will collaborate on the development of a new avionics technology that will work to support present and future aviation missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Harris will integrate a common processing hardware with Boeing’s Secure Computing Solution Phantom Fusion mission software and …

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Postal Service Taps 6 Firms for Delivery Vehicle Prototyping Contracts

The U.S. Postal Service has awarded contracts worth $37.4 million combined to six companies to produce a total of 50 prototype next-generation delivery vehicles for USPS. USPS said Sept. 16 half of the prototypes to be developed under the agency’s NGDV acquisition effort will include hybrid and new technologies such as alternative fuel capacity and …

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Joe Rambala: Exelis-Airbus Team to Combine Tech for F-16 Missile Warning Functions

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will combine its electronic warfare system technology with Airbus Group‘s AAR-60(V)2 Missile Launch Detection System for Fighters under a teaming agreement to deliver missile warning functions to the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Joe Rambala,  vice president and general manager of Exelis’ integrated electronic warfare systems business, said Monday the combined offering is available both domestically and …

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