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Craig McKinley, NDIA President & CEO, to Retire at Year’s End

Craig McKinley, president and CEO of the National Defense Industrial Association, plans to  retire by Dec. 31 after a two-year term as the trade group’s leader. NDIA said Monday he has led the association’s efforts to develop a new strategic direction and establish relationships with government, corporate and academic stakeholders to …

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Lockheed-Northrop JV to Supply Radar Electronics for Army Apache Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2016 — The U.S. Army has awarded a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) joint venture a potential $38.4 million contract to deliver radar electronic units for the service branch’s lot 7 AH-64 Apache attack helicopters, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Longbow LLC is set to perform work …

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MDA Awards Parsons 2 Support Contracts for Missile Defense, Directed Energy Programs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 22, 2016 —Parsons has secured two “bridge” contracts worth a combined $48 million from the Missile Defense Agency to deliver advisory and support services for the agency’s Ballistic Missile Defense System and Space and Directed Energy programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company will support the Ballistic Missile Defense system …

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Lockheed Vet Michael Grasso Joins Engility as Business Development Leader

Michael Grasso, a 35-year veteran and former vice president of government relations at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has joined Engility (NYSE: EGL) as senior vice president of business development and strategic planning for the government services contractor. Engility said Monday he will report directly to CEO Lynn Dugle in his new role. Grasso’s career at Lockheed includes …

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Lockheed Secures Potential $10B IDIQ for Air Force C-130J Production Support

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a potential 10-year,   $10.02 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the military branch’s C-130J Super Hercules production effort. The sole-source contract also includes foreign military sales,  the Defense Department said Friday. DoD expects Lockheed’s aeronautics segment in Marietta, Georgia to finish contract work Aug. 18, …

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Navy Awards Raytheon Potential $723M Contract to Develop Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar

Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) has been awarded a potential $723.1 million contract to perform engineering and development work on a new airborne ship-based surveillance radar technology for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday that Raytheon’s integrated defense systems segment will build, integrate and test an engineering development model of the Navy’s Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar. DoD …

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3 Firms Land $107M in Contract Options Under Navy SSC Pacific C4ISR IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded $107.3 million in total options under a previously awarded contract to three companies for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services. Assured Space Access Technology, Koam Engineering Systems and Tactical Engineering & Analysis will continue to provide C4ISR support for the Space and Naval Warfare …

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Boeing Gets $2.8B Air Force Contract Modification for Lot 1 & 2 Tankers

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a potential two-year, $2.81 billion contract modification to deliver a total of 19 KC-46A Pegasus low-rate initial production aircraft to the U.S. Air Force. The service branch made the award for the first two LRIP lots after the aircraft received Milestone C approval from the Defense …

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USAF Awards Boeing Potential $254M F-15 Aircraft Fatigue Testing IDIQ

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $254.2 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite–quantity contract to test, repair and analyze the aircraft test articles for the U.S. Air Force’s F-15C and F-15E jets. The Defense Department said Thursday Boeing will perform the testing part of the contract on tasks meant to help the military branch evaluate …

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Utah State University’s Research Org Lands $99M MDA Space-Based Sensor R&D IDIQ

The Utah State University Research Foundation has received a potential five-year, $99.4 million contract to research and develop space-based sensor platforms for the Missile Defense Agency. The foundation will perform work at its Logan, Utah-based facility through Aug. 16, 2021 under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The …

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