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General Atomics, University Partner to Build UUV Navigation, Sensing Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 30, 2017 — General Atomics will collaborate with the University of Mississippi to develop acoustic-based navigation and sensing technologies that will work to support unmanned underwater vehicle platform systems for deep-sea missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The university said Thursday the partnership involves General Atomics’ electromagnetic systems unit occupying …

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Michael Strianese: L3 Evaluates ‘Strategic Options’ for Vertex Aerospace Business

Michael Strianese, chairman and CEO at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL), has said the company has begun to assess strategic alternatives for Vertex Aerospace business after the New York-based aerospace and defense contractor posted a goodwill impairment charge for Vertex during the third quarter of 2017. Strianese said in a statement …

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Raytheon Gets $1.5B MDA Follow-On IDIQ to Continue Support for Ballistic Missile Radar Platforms

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $1.5 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the Missile Defense Agency operate and maintain two kinds of ballistic missile radar technology. The Defense Department said Friday Raytheon’s integrated defense systems unit will continue to provide logistics support, transition and transfer, depot transition and sustaining engineering services for …

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Iridium Announces Q3 2017 Govt Services Revenue, Subscribers; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) recorded $22 million in government service revenue with 95,000 government subscribers during the third quarter of 2017. Iridium said Thursday government data and voice subscribers rose 14 percent to 40,000 during the third quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with the same period last year. The McLean, …

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General Dynamics to Supply Iraq Insensitive Munitions, Cartridges Under $93M Army FMS Contract

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has received a potential five-year, $93 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to provide 120mm insensitive munition high-explosives along with tracer tank ammunition cartridges to Iraq. The Defense Department said Friday the Army Contracting Command received one bid for the firm-fixed-price contract and will …

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ManTech to Evaluate, Support C4ISR Training Systems for Navy SSC Pacific

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 26, 2017 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will provide computer-based, web-based and virtual training support for the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific under a potential $45.8 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will also conduct training analysis, evaluate Defense Department training technologies …

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MTSI to Help Develop Algorithms for MDA Interceptor & Sensor Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 25, 2017 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. will support the Missile Defense Agency‘s efforts to develop interceptor and sensor concepts under a $10 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the award covers the creation of algorithms for interceptor and sensor on-board systems as well as …

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DHA Awards 36 Spots on Potential $7.5B Military Healthcare Staffing IDIQ

The Defense Health Agency has awarded 36 small-business positions on a potential five-year, $7.5 billion contract to provide medical staffing services to U.S. military treatment facilities. The multiple-award contract solicited through FedBizOpps contains a five-year ordering period that will commence Dec. 1 and run through Nov. 20, 2022, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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General Atomics to Repair, Maintain Army Gray Eagle UAS Under $462M Contract Modification

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has secured a potential one-year, $462.1 million contract modification to help the U.S. Army maintain and repair the service branch’s fielded Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft systems. The Defense Department said Monday the Army obligated nearly $93 million in fiscal 2018 Army aviation procurement along with operations …

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Five Companies Win $99M Navy Comms Facility Maintenance, Repair IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded spots on a potential five-year, $99 million contract to five companies for repair and maintenance of the service branch’s naval communications towers and adjacent support facilities. The Defense Department said Monday task orders under the multiple-award contract may cover design; engineering analysis; plan and specification preparation; equipment …

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