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QinetiQ NA Lands $90M Contract to Update, Sustain Army TALON Robot Systems

QinetiQ North America has received a potential five-year, $90M contract to help the U.S. Army modernize and sustain a family of robotic systems designed to neutralize explosives and support other military missions. The company will provide reset, maintenance and recap services for the Tactical Adaptable Light Ordnance Neutralization robots, the Department of Defense said Monday. Army …

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McAleese & Associates: Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Hypersonics

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s speech at a National Defense Industrial Association-sponsored briefing on hypersonics. Shanahan said Thursday at the NDIA event that hypersonic technologies need to be operationalized. “This is about industrializing…scale…deploying [offensive-hypersonic] deterrent…and then moving to [hypersonic] defense,” he noted. He said the …

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Navy Awards Raytheon $149M Contract to Build New Standard Missile-2 Configuration

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) missile systems business has received a potential four-year, $149.4M contract to engineer, manufacture and develop a Block IIIC configuration of the U.S. Navy‘s Standard Missile-2 system. Work will occur in Arizona, Colorado, Ohio, New York and England through October 2022 under the cost-plus-incentive contract, the Department of Defense …

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Spacelabs Healthcare Wins Potential $450M DLA Patient Monitoring Tech Supply IDIQ

OSI Systems‘ (Nasdaq: OSIS) Spacelabs Healthcare subsidiary has won a potential 10-year, $450M contract to provide patient monitoring systems, accessories and training services to U.S. military branches and federal civilian agencies. The Defense Logistics Agency awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that contains a five-year base period and one five-year option, the Department of Defense …

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McAleese and Associates: DoD CIO Dana Deasy Talks Joint AI Center’s Missions at House Panel Hearing

Consulting firm McAleese and Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the testimony of Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Department of Defense, at a House Armed Services Committee subpanel hearing on artificial intelligence. Deasy appeared Tuesday before the HASC emerging threats subcommittee to discuss the newly established joint …

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GE Awarded $158M Navy Aircraft Engine Support Contract

General Electric’s (NYSE: GE) aviation business has received a potential $157.7M contract to provide holistic engine support for T64 engines used to power U.S. Navy aircraft. The Defense Logistics Agency awarded the fixed-price prospective redetermination and requirements contract that has base period of five and a half years along with one five-year option, the …

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McAleese & Associates: Trump Backs $733B to $750B Defense Budget for FY 2020

A new McAleese & Associates report says President Donald Trump appears to have expressed support to a defense budget request of $733B to $750B for fiscal year 2020 following his meeting with lawmakers and other government officials. Trump met with Defense Secretary James Mattis; National Security Adviser John Bolton; Senate Armed Services Committee …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Gets $346M Virginia-Class Submarine Support Contract Extension

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary will continue to provide lead yard support and conduct development studies and design efforts for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class submarines through the end of fiscal year 2019 under a $346.5M contract modification. The modification covers maintenance, engineering, design improvement, systems integration, logistics and …

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Four Firms Win Spots on $160M IDIQ to Help Maintain Air Force Base Facilities

The U.S. Air Force has selected four companies to provide maintenance support at multiple air bases under a potential six-year, $160M contract. Contractors will help the military service maintain the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AF Base, Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan AFB, Vandenberg AFB, Malmstrom AFB, Minot AFB, …

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Fluor to Build Army Weapons Storage, Maintenance Facility Under $146M Contract

Fluor (NYSE: FLR) has won a potential $145.7M firm-fixed-price contract to build a facility for the U.S. Army to store and maintain weapons systems. The Army Corps of Engineers received five bids for the project that is scheduled for completion by April 17, 2020, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work will …

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