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IBM’s Keith Salzman: Gov’t, Commercial Industry Partner to Address Substance Abuse Among Veterans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2017 — Keith Salzman,  chief medical information officer at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services division, has said government agencies have collaborated with the private sector to launch programs in an effort to treat alcohol and substance abuse disorders among veterans, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 11. Salzman cited in a …

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Northrop to Support Air Force’s Battlefield Comms Relay Under $140M Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) a one-year, $140 million contract modification to provide payload and operations support for an airborne communications relay that works to help warfighters transmit data and gain situational awareness. Northrop will perform support work on the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node in San Diego, California, and various …

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DLA Awards GE $98M Delivery Order to Reproduce F110 Military Jet Engines

General Electric (NYSE: GE) will remanufacture F110 military aircraft engines for the U.S. Air Force under a $98.1 million firm-fixed-priced delivery order from the Defense Logistics Agency. The Defense Department said Tuesday that GE will perform work through through Oct. 30, 2018,  in Ohio and Kansas. DLA’s aviation unit is the contracting activity and will obligate fiscal …

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Harris to Build Narrowband Soldier Radio Waveform for DoD

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2017 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a three-year contract from the National Spectrum Consortium to build a narrowband configuration of the Defense Department‘s open-standard voice and data waveform, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the narrowband mode for the Soldier Radio Waveform will work to extend the …

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Kratos Promotes Steve Fendley to Corporate SVP, Unmanned Systems Division President

Steve Fendley, formerly senior vice president, general manager and chief technology officer of the composite engineering business within Kratos‘ (Nasdaq: KTOS) unmanned systems division, will assume the role of corporate SVP and president of KUSD. The company said Tuesday Fendley will be in charge of programs on tactical unmanned combat aerial systems, …

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Boeing-Bell JV Lands $139M Contract Modification for Japan MV-22 Aircraft Engineering Services

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter  subsidiary has secured a $138.6 million delivery order modification for non-recurring engineering services to support the integration of Japan’s configuration into the MV-22B Block C aircraft and MV-22 containerized flight training device. Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will also support the development, qualification test, …

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Lockheed to Supply Navy Integrated Undersea Surveillance Tech Under $121M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $120.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide an integrated undersea surveillance system as well as engineering services for a sonar system. The Defense Department said Friday Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will support the Acoustic-Rapid-Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion sonar system that works to integrate and …

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Air Force Taps Doss Aviation for $290M Ground, Flight Training Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Doss Aviation a potential 10-year, $290 million contract to provide ground and flight training for pilots, combat systems officers, remotely piloted aircraft pilots and international military students. Doss Aviation will implement an initial flight training program meant to prepare participants for specialized undergraduate pilot, SCO and RPA …

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Weekly Roundup January 9 – January 13 2017: More Clues to Defense’s 2017 Market Picture & more

Weekly Roundup January 9 – January 13 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson This first full week back to work for us after the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season also happens to represent the last one before President-elect …

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CenturyLink Adds SDN, NFV Services to DoD Fiber-Optic Network Project; Erich Sanchack Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 13, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will deliver software-defined networking and network functions virtualization services as part of its Defense Research and Engineering Network III contract that looks to develop a fiber-optic network for the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the delivery of SDN and …

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