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Harris Gets $169M Navy Contract Option to Produce More F/A-18 Countermeasure Systems

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $168.8M contract modification to provide additional integrated countermeasure systems and other components for the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 multirole combat jets. The Navy exercised an option under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to buy 78 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures Onboard Jammer systems as part of the program’s …

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BAE Awarded $90.5M Navy C5ISR Engineering, Technical Support IDIQ

A BAE Systems subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $90.5M contract for technical support to help the U.S. Navy implement and deploy mobile command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers up to 1M man-hours of engineering and operational systems customization support for the …

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GovCon Leaders Discuss AI Innovation During Expert Panel at Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit

On Wednesday, Feb. 13th, GovCon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the Hilton in McLean, Va., for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit. Dana Deasy, the chief information officer for the Department of Defense and 2019 Wash100 award winner, delivered the event’s opening keynote address. The …

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Navy Awards Lockheed Potential $970M IDIQ for Submarine EW Tech Insertion Support

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a potential $970.1M contract to provide technical and engineering support to electronic warfare technology insertion efforts for the U.S. Navy’s submarines. The company will design, build, test, integrate, insert, refresh and support the AN/BLQ-10  EW system designed for integration into in-service and newly constructed …

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Draper Lands Potential $392M Navy Contract for Trident II Missile Guidance Tech Production

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received a potential $391.8M fixed-price-incentive-fee contract to produce submarine-launched missile guidance systems for U.S. and U.K. navies. The nonprofit organization will manufacture MK6 guidance equivalent unit designed for the Trident II D5 Strategic Weapon System, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work is initially scheduled to conclude …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit; Dana Deasy Gives Keynote

On Wednesday, Feb. 13th, Govcon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the Hilton in McLean, Va., for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit. The event featured two separate panels and three keynote speakers with Dana Deasy, the chief information officer for the Department of Defense and …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Dana Deasy His First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Dana Deasy, chief information officer for the Department of Defense, with his first 2019 Wash100 Award on Wednesday.  The Wash100 award, in its sixth annual year, recognizes the most influential and impactful executives in the GovCon industry, as selected by the …

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Chris Shank Leading SCO’s Mission to Shape the Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

SCO’s mission is to identify, analyze and prototype disruptive capabilities to create near-term operational effects in support of the Combatant Command’s most pressing challenges. As the Director of SCO, Chris Shank’s mission is developing new and innovative ways to shape and counter emerging threats across all domains, bringing unexpected and …

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FLIR Systems Signs $385M Cash Deal to Buy Endeavor Robotics; James Cannon Quoted

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) has agreed to purchase Endeavor Robotics from Arlington Capital Partners for about $385M in cash to make its entry into the market for unmanned ground vehicles for military, critical infrastructure and public safety applications. FLIR said Monday it expects the acquisition to close in the first quarter of …

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Raytheon to Update Navy Aircraft Sensors Under Potential $88M IDIQ

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential five-year, $88.4M contract to update the sensors of the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 fighter jets and EA-18G electronic attack planes. The company will incorporate tactical features into the aircraft sensor system and investigate hardware and software anomalies under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of …

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