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L3 Gets $69M Deal to Deliver Hardware for Army Manned-Unmanned Teaming Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 5, 2017 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has received a $69.3 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide hardware that will work to support the teaming of manned and unmanned aircraft systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the award also calls for technical and …

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Aerospace Corp. to Continue Natl Space Tech Support Under $861M USAF Contract Modification

Aerospace Corp. has received an $860.6 contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to help the national space community engineer and integrate systems. The Defense Department said Friday the modification exercises the fourth option year under a previously awarded contract and extends contractor services through fiscal year 2018. Work under the exercised …

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Huntington Ingalls to Modernize USS George Washington Carrier Under $2.8B Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) a potential $2.8 billion contract to perform refueling and complex overhaul work on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington. The Defense Department said Friday the military service will obligate $1.51 billion at the time of award from the branch’s …

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Rockwell Collins Gets $109M DLA Contract for Fighter Pilot Helmet Display Spares

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has secured a potential six-year, $108.6 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply consumable and depot-level reparable spares for helmet displays used by F-15, F-16 and F-18 aircraft pilots. The Defense Department said Thursday Rockwell Collins’ ESA Vision Systems business will deliver Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System spares to the …

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Sikorsky Gets $304M Contract Funds to Produce Initial Navy CH-53K Helicopters

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky subsidiary has received a potential $304 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy for the low-rate initial production of lot 1 CH-53K heavy-lift helicopters. The Defense Department said Thursday that Sikorsky will build two CH-53K units as well as provide aircraft, programmatic and logistics support, peculiar support equipment and …

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Orbital ATK to Modify Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles Under $157M Navy Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received a potential $156.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modify tactical missiles designed to engage enemy air defenses and mobile targets. The Defense Department said Thursday Orbital ATK will convert AGM-88B high-speed, anti-radiation missiles into 230 AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles all-up-rounds and six captive air …

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Samsung’s Yasir Aziz: Containerization Key to Agencies’ Mobile Device Management

Yasir Aziz, senior director of end user sales for Samsung Knox at Samsung Business, has said government agencies should consider containerization as an approach to mobile device management in an effort to balance their organizations’ security, flexibility and productivity requirements. Aziz wrote that containerization works to establish a “firewall-protected app container …

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Raytheon Receives $119M Integration Support Order for Navy Tomahawk Block IV Missiles

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a delivery order to help the U.S. Navy integrate seeker suite technology and processing components into the latest variant of Tomahawk cruise missiles. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will conduct analysis, trade studies, architecture, modeling, simulation development, evaluation and prototyping activities in support of the Tactical …

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AMTEC Secures $78M Army 40mm Ammo Supply Contract

National Defense Corp.‘s AMTEC subsidiary will supply 40mm ammunition systems to the U.S. Army under a potential four-year, $77.7 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday AMTEC secured the award following an online-based solicitation process that garnered one bid and is scheduled to finish contract work Sept. 30, 2021. The Army …

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Former Alion Science SVP Sean Pender Named MCR Solutions Group President

Sean Pender, formerly a senior vice president and technology solutions group manager at Alion Science and Technology, has joined MCR as president of the company’s newly established solutions group. He brings more than 30 years of technology development and implementation experience in high-profile government and international client programs to his new …

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