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Raytheon Wins $190M Air Force Deal for Reaper Drone Targeting System

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has won a $191 million U.S. Air Force contract to provide 149 multispectral targeting systems for the branch’s General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles. The company will begin delivering the systems in January 2013 and also provide support systems and spares, according to a Tuesday company announcement. Raytheon said …

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DARPA’s Bruce Wallace to Update Industry on Cloud-Proof UAV Video RFP

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants an electronic targeting system to provide clear video imaging in heavy cloud and dust environments, NextGov reports. The agency is accepting proposals for the system and DARPA Program Manager Bruce Wallace will update industry on what the agency wants at an April 30 …

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State Department Taking Contractor Bids for UAVs

The State Department has received dozens of bids from contractors as it seeks to acquire a fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles to protect diplomats in Iraq and other high-risk countries. The department is accepting responses to its request for proposals through April 23, it said in an updated posting Monday …

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URS Buys Developer of Virtual Training Systems, Flight Simulation; Randall Wotring Comments

URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) has acquired CATI Training Systems, a developer of virtual training systems and visual flight simulation environments, for an undisclosed amount. The companies have previously worked together on multiple contracts. URS said in its announcement that CATI’s team of a dozen engineers and software developers also develop technologies that …

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