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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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Raytheon Continues BMD Support to MDA Under $66M SM-3 Block IIA Contract Modification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 9, 2017 — A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) business unit will continue its test and integration support for the Missile Defense Agency‘s ballistic missile defense system under a $66.4 million modification to the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award to Raytheon Missile …

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4 Companies Win $500M Army Non-Standard Mortar, Ammo Supply Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded a potential five-year, $500 million shared contract to four companies for the supply of non-standard mortar weapon systems and ammunition. The Defense Department said Monday the service branch will provide work locations and funds upon issuance of individual orders to Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Chemring Military Products, …

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Raytheon Lands $228M Army Contract Modification for Thermal Viewers, Assemblies

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a $227.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to provide horizontal technology integration; forward looking infrared and independent thermal viewers; and servo electronics unit assemblies. The Defense Department said Monday Raytheon will perform work through Sept. 25, 2018, and the Army will determine work locations …

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Army Taps AECOM Unit for Kuwait, Germany Prepositioned Stocks Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 7, 2017 — AECOM‘s (NYSE: ACM) URS Federal Services business will provide transportation logistics and maintenance services in support of U.S. Army prepositioned stocks in Germany and Kuwait under two contract modifications worth $26.3 million combined, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the $14 million modification …

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10 Companies Win Spots on $480M Army Technical, Operational Services Contract

Editor’s Note 8/9/17: The Defense Department said Booz Allen Hamilton was inadvertently omitted on the shared contract announced Aug. 4. The number of awardees has been updated. The U.S. Army has selected 10 companies to compete for technical development, technical support and operational integration task orders under a potential five-year, $480 …

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Summit Technologies to Help Air Force Plan Combat Missions Under $250M IDIQ Award

Summit Technologies has won a potential $250 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide continued support for the U.S. Air Force‘s mission combat planning process. The Defense Department said Friday the company will help the service branch plan and develop mission concepts for aircraft and weapon platforms. The Air Force received four bids for the …

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Boeing Wins $409M IDIQ Spot Under AF Thermal, Power, Controls Research Program

The U.S. Air Force has selected Boeing (NYSE: BA) as the latest awardee under a potential $409 million contract to help the military branch  develop thermal, power and controls systems for air platforms. The Defense Department said Thursday Boeing will participate in the Next Generation Thermal, Power, and Controls program that covers applied research …

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SPA Marks 45th Year in Business; William Vantine Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 3, 2017 — Systems Planning and Analysis has celebrated its 45th year in business providing a variety of services in support of the national security and defense sectors in the U.S., GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Friday it started on July 28, 1972, with three employees …

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Lockheed Secures $161M Army Tactical Missile Service Life Extension Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a $161.4 million contract from the U.S. Army to produce 150 tactical missile systems and guided missile launch assemblies under the ATACMS GMLA Service Life Extension Program. The Defense Department said Wednesday Lockheed will perform work in Texas, Arkansas, Vermont, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Missouri and Pennsylvania …

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