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ASRC Federal Lands Potential $319M Award for NASA KSC Infrastructure, Application & Comm Services

ASRC Federal‘s data solutions business has secured a potential five-year, $319 million to support infrastructure, applications and communication functions at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA said Wednesday the company will also provide products and services to KSC as well as other NASA facilities at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station …

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Air Force Raises Boeing C-17 Sustainment IDIQ Ceiling by $7B

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured $7.13 billion in additional funds to continue to help sustain the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of C-17 Globemaster III military transport aircraft under a contract modification. The Defense Department said Monday the modification raises the ceiling value of a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract following an increase in …

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Booz Allen Wins Potential $92M MDA Ballistic Missile Defense Cybersecurity Contract

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a potential five-year, $91.5 million contract to advise and assist the Missile Defense Agency on the cybersecurity management and computer network defense of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The Defense Department said Tuesday Booz Allen will help MDA acquire, manage and operate information technology assets …

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Lockheed-Raytheon JV Awarded $134M to Supply 3 FMS Clients With Javelin Equipment

A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a five-year, $133.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Army for the delivery of Javelin equipment and associated parts to three foreign military sales customers. The Defense Department said Tuesday Javelin Joint Venture will provide non-recurring engineering services …

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Former Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work Joins Raytheon Board; Thomas Kennedy Comments

Robert Work, former deputy secretary at the Defense Department and a 27-year U.S. Marine Corps veteran, has been elected to the board of directors at Raytheon (NYSE: RTN). “Bob is well known in both the public and private sectors for his significant expertise in global security matters, most especially in the …

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Lockheed Wins $8B Follow-On Contract for Global Logistics Support to US Special Forces

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential 10-year, $8 billion contract to continue providing logistics support services to the country’s special operations forces. The Defense Department said Friday the company will also support program and enterprise management functions for USSOCOM’s program executive office of the …

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USAF Picks Northrop, Aurora Flight Sciences for $499M Aerospace Vehicle R&D IDIQ

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Aurora Flight Sciences have won positions on a potential eight-year, $499 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research, develop and demonstrate aerospace vehicle systems designed to deliver weapons, cargo and other payloads to warfighters. The Air Force Research Laboratory received six proposals for …

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Data Link Solutions, ViaSat Get $123M in Navy Contract Modifications for MIDS Radio Terminals

Data Link Solutions and ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) have received contract modifications worth $123.4 million combined to continue to develop, produce and sustain Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems terminals for the U.S. Navy. The modifications to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract increase the contract’s ceiling value from $478.6 million to $602 million, the …

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George Mason Professor & Former State Dept Official John Hillen Joins Govini Advisory Board

John Hillen, executive-in-residence and professor of practice at George Mason University’s School of Business and a board member at several companies, has joined the board of advisers at Govini. The big data and analytics company said Wednesday Hillen, a 2015 inductee into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100, will work with other industry and former government …

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AWS Eyes Defense Applications for AI-Based Image Analysis Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2017 — Amazon Web Services (Nasdaq: AMZN) has utilized an artificial intelligence service designed to help recognize objects, scenes and faces in images in a demonstration of its potential applications for Defense Department programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday Amazon Rekognition is based on deep learning …

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