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Air Force Increases ATI Space Enterprise Consortium OTA Ceiling to $400M

Advanced Technology International has received a $400M “other transaction” agreement modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue to manage a consortium tasked with developing prototypes of space-related technology platforms for the Defense Department. DoD said Tuesday ATI will further guide the Space Enterprise Consortium in efforts to build ground, launch and …

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Boeing Gets $2.9B Air Force Contract Modification for Fourth KC-46 Tanker Production Lot

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.85B contract modification to produce an additional 18 KC-46 aircraft designed to support the U.S. Air Force‘s aerial refueling missions. The company said Monday the lot 4 tanker production contract also covers the provision of two spare engines, five wing refueling pod kits and initial spares. Work will …

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Alion to Support NAVSEA Surface Warfare Directorate Under Potential $75M Contract

Alion Science and Technology has secured a potential $74.7M contract from the U.S. Navy to provide professional support services to Naval Sea Systems Command 21. The company will help NAVSEA’s surface warfare directorate manage key programs and support planning and readiness, financial, engineering and logistics activities, the Defense Department said Monday. SEA 21 oversees the life …

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DARPA Launches $2B Campaign to Advance R&D Work on ‘Third Wave’ AI Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled a potential $2B campaign that seeks to invest in research-and-development programs that focus on artificial intelligence. The AI Next campaign is a multi-year investment effort that aims to develop “third wave” AI technologies with contextual reasoning capabilities designed to facilitate human-machine collaboration, DARPA …

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DISA Unveils 20 Small Biz Awardees on $17.5B Encore III IT Support Contract Vehicle

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded 20 companies spots on the small business set-aside track of a potential 10-year, $17.5B contract to provide information technology platforms and services for the Defense Department and other federal agencies. DoD said Friday DISA received 95 proposals for the Encore III contract vehicle that has a …

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Leonardo DRS Secures $344M Worth of Contracts for Army Laser Rangefinder, Weapon System Verifier

Leonardo DRS’ network and imaging systems business has received two contracts worth a total of $344.3M to procure a lightweight laser designator rangefinder and provide support services for the Maintenance Support Device Version 4 Light system. The Defense Department said Friday the company will perform work under the rangefinder contract …

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UTC Gets $437M Air Force Contract Modification for Engine Risk Reduction Work

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has received a $436.7M contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to execute risk reduction efforts related to air superiority applications of a flight-weight adaptive engine. The modification falls under a previously awarded contract that covers the design, development, fabrication and test of next-generation propulsion technology, the …

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Leonardo DRS Lands $435M Contract to Support Army’s FLIR Technology Integration Program

Leonardo DRS’ network and imaging systems business has secured a $435M hybrid contract from the U.S. Army to deliver thermal imaging systems to be integrated with multiple platforms across the service branch. The company is tasked to provide second-generation forward-looking infrared thermal receiver units, kit components and spares, as well …

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Northrop, Duke & UW to Produce Metamaterial-Based Military Aircraft Antennas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is collaborating with Duke University and the University of Washington to utilize metamaterials in building configurable military aircraft antennas as part of a Defense Department-funded research project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering said Tuesday the team, through …

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DoD Announces 10 Small Biz Awardees on Potential $28B R&D Support IDIQ

Ten companies have won positions on the partial small business set-aside portion of a potential nine-year, $28B contract to provide research and development support services for the Defense Department. The contractors may compete for up to $15M worth of task orders under Pool 2 of the Defense Technical Information Center’s …

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