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McAleese & Associates: Undersecretary Matthew Donovan on Air Force’s Readiness, Other Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has issued a report on the U.S. Air Force’s priorities for 2020 discussed by USAF Undersecretary Matthew Donovan at an Air Force Association event. Donovan said Friday at the AFA event that readiness remains the Air Force’s top priority and that the service plans to increase …

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Mike Twyman: Cubic Acquires Shield Aviation’s Assets in C4ISR Portfolio Expansion Push

Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has completed the acquisition of Shield Aviation’s assets through its ISR Systems subsidiary in an effort to broaden its command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms. Cubic said Tuesday it expects the transaction to help expand its mission solutions business’ C4ISR tech portfolio for expeditionary …

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Engility Offers Tactical Data Link Lite for In-Theater Military Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 3, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has unveiled a data link service that will work to support situational awareness, interoperability and connectivity during in-theater operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its Tactical Data Link Lite offering is a ruggedized platform designed to meet the size, weight and …

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Northrop to Update Navy Data Link Processor

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential $95 million contract to update a communications and data link processor that aims to inform U.S. Navy personnel of friendly and enemy activities during combat. The indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command contains five years and an option …

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Northrop Wins $95M for Navy Data Link Software, Hardware

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a potential $95 million U.S. Navy contract to develop software and hardware for a command and control processor and data link, the Defense Department said Wednesday. According to the company, the Next Generation Command and Control Processor is designed to provide ship-based warfighters information …

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Northrop to Produce AF Targeting Pods; Jim Mocarski Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has won a $71.5 million U.S. Air Force order to begin full-rate production of new targeting pods and sensors, the company announced Monday. In 2010, the company won a $920 million contract to produce the LITENING SE pods under the Advanced Targeting Pod – Sensor Enhancement …

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Northrop Wins $103M For NAVAIR Targeting Pods; Jim Mocarski Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has won a $103 million delivery order from the Naval Air Systems Command for updated targeting systems, the company announced Monday. The Falls Church, Va. defense and technology contractor will provide its LITENING G4 targeting pods to the U.S. Marine Corps and upgrade kits and …

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Lockheed to Support Saudi Arabia F-15s on $410M Air Force Award

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has won a $410, 610, 000 U.S. Air Force contract for sniper targeting pods and data links, the Defense Department announced Monday. Work on the firm-fixed-price contract will finish by Nov. 31, 2017 and support Saudi Arabia’s F-15SA conversion program, according to the Pentagon. Lockheed’s …

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DRS Wins Potential $44M Contract for Navy SPAWAR Equipment, Engineering

DRS Defense Solutions has been awarded an $8.3 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract in support of the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, S.C. The contract includes options which could bring its cumulative value to an estimated $44 million. DRS will provide equipment, engineering and technical support …

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Rockwell Collins, BAE JV to Provide Data Network Terminals to U.S., Coalition Forces

Data Link Solutions,  a Rockwell Collins (NYSE: ROC) and BAE Systems joint venture, has won a $24 million U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command contract. The companies will provide tactical data exchange network terminals to U.S. and coalition forces. The link 16 terminals are jam-resistant and crypto-secured to provide real-time data communications, situational awareness, navigation and digital …

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