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Oshkosh Secures $106M Army Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Production Funds

The U.S. Army has awarded Oshkosh‘s (NYSE: OSK) defense business $106.3 million in contract funds to build 416 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles. Oshkosh Defense will also use the money to produce 832 installed and packaged kits as part of a modification to a previously awarded contract, the Defense Department said …

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L3 Receives Potential $90M Air Force EO/IR Sensor IDIQ

L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) electro-optical and infrared business has secured a potential $90 million contract to supply EO/IR sensors and features to the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will serve as a means for the service branch to procure L3-made MX suite of turrets and features. The …

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Navy Awards Lockheed $148M Contract Modification for Israeli F-35 System Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will support weapons certification and electronic warfare analysis efforts for Israel’s F-35 Lightning II aircraft under a $147.9 million modified contract with the U.S. Navy. The company’s aeronautics business will also obtain modification kits to support the design and development of F-35 systems meant to provide 3F+ fleet capability to …

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BAE Unit to Demo Seeker System for Munitions Under DARPA Program’s 2nd Phase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2018 — BAE Systems will conduct a demonstration of its target seeker technology for the second phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program as part of a $13.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday BAE’s New Hampshire-based information and …

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Navy Picks Boeing, AAR, StandardAero for $269M in P-8A Maintenance, Repair IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA), AAR Corp.‘s (NYSE: AIR) aircraft services business and StandardAero contracts worth up to $268.7 million combined to support maintenance and repair of the service branch’s P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. All three contractors can vie for individual task orders to deliver P-8A support services to the Navy, Australian …

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Air Force Pushes Boeing JDAM Tail Kit Production Contract Ceiling to $927M

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing (NYSE: BA) a two-year, $195 million contract modification to produce additional tail kits for the service branch’s Joint Direct Attack Munitions. The modification will increase the cumulative face value of a previously awarded JDAM tail kit production contract to nearly $927.5 million, the Defense Department said Thursday. Boeing said its …

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Lockheed Tapped for Increased Hellfire Missile Production Under $80M Army Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2018 — A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) business unit will build on its production of the AGM-114 Hellfire missiles for the U.S. Army under an $80.2 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control will be tasked to set up …

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Bell-Boeing JPO to Update Configuration of 3 Navy Osprey Aircraft

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 1, 2018 — The Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bell Helicopter joint venture will work to update three MV-22 Osprey aircraft for the U.S. Navy under a $69.6 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office will apply Block C updates to the Block B aircraft as …

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BAE Unit Receives $149M Army Contract Modification for Howitzer, Carrier Vehicle Production Material

BAE Systems‘ land and armaments unit in the U.S. will support the production of howitzers and ammunition carrier vehicles under a potential $148.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Army. The modification award to BAE Systems Land and Armaments covers early procurement material for M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer and M992A3 Carrier Ammunition Tracked …

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Douglas Lopez Promoted to Engineering Services Network President

Douglas “Doug” Lopez, formerly chief operating officer of Engineering Services Network, has been promoted to president at the Woodbridge, Virginia-based government information technology and engineering services contractor. Lopez will oversee the implementation and delivery of IT, cyber engineering, program management and logistics services to Defense Department and federal civilian agency …

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