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CTC Gets Edison Award for Wastewater Purification System; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 26, 2016 — A Concurrent Technologies Corp.-developed water purification system has received recognition at the 29th Annual Edison Awards for its function to reuse up to 90 percent of wastewater, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The company said Friday it originally deployed its System for Laundry and Shower Recycle/Reuse to help …

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Navy Awards 12 Spots on $800M Multifunction RF Systems IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions to 12 companies on a five-year, $800 million contract to prototype radio frequency components for electronic warfare, communications, radar and information operations. The Defense Department said Monday contractors will vie for task orders to research, design, fabricate, integrate and test open RF systems as part of the Navy’s Electromagnetic Maneuver …

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Orbital ATK Secures $121M Navy Contract Modification for HARM Missile Conversion

The U.S. Navy has awarded an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) business unit a $121.4 million contract modification to exercise an option to convert AGM-88B High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles into 145 Lot 5 full-rate production, anti-radiation guided missile all-up-rounds. Orbital ATK’s defense electronic systems unit will also provide 12 captive air training missiles along with associated supplies …

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Air Force Orders $90M in Raytheon Targeting System Turrets, Spares

Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) has received a two-year, $90.1 million contract to supply 39 Multi-Spectral Targeting System turrets to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Monday the company will also provide associated MTS data, spares and production support services under the fixed-price-incentive-firm contract. An MTS sensor comprises electro-optical/infrared, laser designation and laser illumination tools designed to generate intelligence …

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Riverbed’s WAN Optimization Tool Gets DISA STIG Certification; Davis Johnson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2016 — Riverbed Technology has received a security certification from the Defense Information Systems Agency for the company’s SteelHead wide-area network optimization technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Riverbed said Wednesday DISA certified SteelHead as compliant with the Secure Technical Implementation Guide standards, which would facilitate its deployment …

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Textron Awarded $116M to Update Army Shadow UAS Fleet; Henry Finneral Comments

A Textron (NYSE: TXT) business unit has been awarded a $116.5 million contract to update a tactical unmanned aircraft system the U.S. Army operates for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions and to relay communications.  Textron’s unmanned systems business will work to update 24 of the Army’s RQ-7B V2 Shadow TUAS and deliver that set of unmanned aircraft back …

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ExxonMobil Wins $236M Fuel Supply Contract from DLA

ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM) has won a potential $236.5 million contract to provide fuel products to the Defense Logistics Agency‘s energy organization. DLA Energy received 37 proposals for the acquisition program and will use fiscal year 2016 to fiscal year 2017 defense working capital funds to pay for contract work, the Defense Department said Friday. The …

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Weekly Roundup April 18 – April 22 2016: First Quarter Earnings Season Arrives & more

April 18 – April 22 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Corporate earnings season is underway for the first quarter and gives an opportunity for investors to gauge the financial health and performance of the world’s largest defense and government contractors. We …

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Cisco Announces Efforts to Support NIST Risk Mgmt Framework

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 — Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO) has configured its cybersecurity products to provide assessment support to drive compliance with the security controls in the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Risk Management Framework, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Steve Caimi, industry solutions specialist at Cisco, wrote in a blog entry posted …

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Lockheed, DoD Conclude Initial Tests on Prototype F-35 Helmets

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Department‘s F-35 joint program office have concluded initial tests on a prototype third-generation helmet for the fighter jet, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Tuesday the team also integrated design updates on the F-35 escape system during the initial …

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