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BAE Unit to Modernize Navy Dock Landing Ship Under Potential $184M Contract

A business unit of BAE Systems has secured a potential $183.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to execute fiscal 2018 modernization work on a Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship. The Defense Department said Tuesday BAE’s Norfolk Ship Repair business will help the service branch maintain, update and repair USS Tortuga systems …

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Red Hat Provides Hybrid Cloud Platform for USAF Migration Effort; Paul Smith Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — Red Hat‘s (NYSE: RHT) hybrid cloud technology has been utilized by Radiance Technologies to fulfill work on a task order to migrate the U.S. Air Force to a cloud infrastructure, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 7. Radiance has deployed a Red Hat Cloud Suite-based cloud service …

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HIG Acquires WBB to Expand Govt Market Footprint; Robert Olsen, Jeff Zanarini Comment

Private equity investment firm H.I.G. Capital has bought Reston, Virginia-based program management and consulting services provider Whitney, Bradley and Brown for an undisclosed sum. WBB CEO Robert Olsen said in a statement published Tuesday the company aims to utilize H.I.G.’s resources in efforts to expand services for federal agency customers. WBB …

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Grant Thornton’s Public Sector Group Adds Air Force Vet Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson, a retired U.S. Air Force major general, has joined Grant Thornton‘s public sector business as a senior strategic adviser for the defense and intelligence community. The 32-year military veteran will advise the company on security and defense business development and strategic matters, Grant Thornton said Friday. Carlos Otal, national managing …

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General Dynamics Unit to Sustain Control Systems on US, UK Submarines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will help sustain the attack weapon control and fire control systems for the U.S. Navy‘s SSGN guided-missile submarines and the U.K. navy’s SSBN ballistic missile submarines under a $25.7 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday General …

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Boeing, MDA Load 44th Interceptor Onto Missile Defense System Silo in Alaska

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has collaborated with the Missile Defense Agency to load the 44th interceptor onto the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense system located at Fort Greely in Alaska, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the installation marks the completion of a Defense Department goal …

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Govt Services Vet Duane Andrews Named Accelera Board Chairman

Duane Andrews, former CEO of QinetiQ North America, has joined cloud services provider Accelera Solutions as chairman of the board. Accelera said Wednesday Andrews brings to the company leadership experience in the government services industry that included a seven-year stint as QNA CEO. Steve Weiss, Accelera president and chief operating officer, said …

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Ball Aerospace Wins Potential $94M Air Force Contract for Low-Earth Orbit Satellite Tech Support

Ball Aerospace & Technologies has won a potential two-year, $93.7 million U.S. Air Force contract to provide a weather system follow-on microwave technology for a low-Earth orbit satellite. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will also conduct system design and risk reduction efforts for the satellite equipped with passive microwave imaging radiometer and …

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Lockheed Lands $386M Contract Modification to Support Air Force ICBM Re-Entry System

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $386 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue support work on the military branch’s intercontinental ballistic missile system. The Defense Department said Wednesday Lockheed’s space systems business will support the re-entry systems and vehicle subsystems of the Minuteman III ICBM. USAF awarded the …

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Raytheon to Develop Navy Aircraft Telemetry, Transmitter Systems Under $80M Contract

A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) subsidiary has landed a potential $79.6 million contract to build telemetry and transmitter systems for a U.S. Navy airborne early warning aircraft platform. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Raytheon Ktech will help the service branch develop and integrate the Commercial Aircraft Based Instrumentation Telemetry System and Airborne Command Transmitter System …

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