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MDA Selects Lockheed, Northrop, Raytheon for Potential $4.1B Homeland Defense Radar Development IDIQ

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have landed spots on a potential five-year, $4.1 billion contract to develop and deliver radar platforms to the Missile Defense Agency. All three companies will vie for task orders to provide autonomous acquisition and persistent precision tracking and discrimination technologies …

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Ensco Presents PNT Platforms at 2018 Joint Navigation Conference

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Ensco has set an exhibit of commercial off-the-shelf technologies for positioning, navigation and timing applications at the 2018 Joint Navigation Conference that runs through July 12 in Long Beach, Calif., ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday it will showcase the Timing, Communications …

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Inmarsat Government’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Terminals a Key Area for DoD Wideband Satcom Opportunities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 9, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has noted that terminals are a key element in the findings of the Defense Department‘s analysis of alternatives on wideband satellite communications, ExecutiveBiz reported June 29. Space News reported June …

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6 Firms to Share in Army Software Engineering Support Contract

Six companies have secured positions on a potential five-year, $45 million contract to provide support services to a U.S. Army center established to develop and engineer software for weapons, training and combat support systems. Contractors will compete for task orders to assist the military service’s Armament Software Engineering Center in various …

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Northrop Wins Air Force Electronic Warfare Sensing R&D Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 5, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will research and develop a precise reference sensing system for the U.S. Air Force’s collaborative electronic warfare program under a potential $23.6 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday Northrop will perform positioning, navigation and timing …

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Northrop Vet Mike Edwards Named DigitalGlobe VP, Senior Adviser for Defense Programs

Mike Edwards, formerly corporate director of space, intelligence and cyber at Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), has joined Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR)  DigitalGlobe business as vice president and senior adviser for defense programs. DigitalGlobe said Thursday Edwards will report to President Dan Jablonsky andlead the satellite operator’s work with the Defense Department and partnerships with aerospace and defense …

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Rolls-Royce Gets $420M USAF IDIQ for Aircraft Engine Sustainment Services

Rolls-Royce has received a potential six-year, $420 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to sustain F137 military aircraft engines. The company will maintain, repair and overhaul the engine technology as well as sustaining engineering and program management support, the Defense Department said Tuesday. F137 currently powers USAF’s RQ-4 Global Hawk and the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-4C Triton …

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Boeing-Bell JV Gets $4.2B Contract Modification to Build Tiltrotor Aircraft for US Military, Japan

A joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) Bell Helicopter subsidiary has been awarded a potential $4.19 billion contract modification to produce different variants of the V-22 tiltrotor aircraft for three U.S. military services and the Japanese government. Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will provide 39 CMV-22B units to the U.S. Navy, …

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Raytheon to Produce Griffin Missiles for SOCOM Under Potential $315M IDIQ

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has landed a potential $315 million  contract to provide Griffin missiles to the U.S. Special Operations Command along with product upgrade, operations and sustainment services. SOCOM will use fiscal 2018 research, development, testing and evaluation funds to cover the contract’s minimum value and obligate additional funds with …

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Lockheed to Start Low-Rate Initial Production of Joint Air-to-Ground Missile System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2018 — Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Joint Air-to-Ground Missile has received a “milestone C” decision from the Defense Department’s defense acquisition board, allowing the company to commence the low-rate initial production of the weapon system, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the board granted …

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