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Leonardo to Launch New Unit as Part of Defense, Security Electronics Portfolio Reorg

Italy-based conglomerate Leonardo has moved to combine three divisions into a new electronics division as part of growth efforts in the defense and security technology market. Leonardo said Thursday the new business will consolidate the firm’s land and naval defence electronics, airborne and space systems and defense systems businesses. The …

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SSL Among Selected Companies to Collaborate With NASA on Space Tech Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — Space Systems Loral is one of 10 companies that NASA has picked to help advance space technologies in support of future commercial and government space missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. NASA said Friday the collaborative partnership program seeks to engage industry to help address potential requirements …

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Navy Taps BAE’s US Arm for $76M Comms, Electronics Devt Support Contract; Mark Keeler Comments

BAE Systems’ U.S. subsidiary has received a potential 22-month, $76 million contract from to help the U.S. Navy design, develop and field new and existing communications and electronic systems. The contract also calls for the company to test, integrate, install, certify and maintain the communications platforms for the Naval Warfare …

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Boeing Sets Up Avionics Business in Push for Tech Insourcing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 2, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has established a business unit that will work to produce aircraft controls and electronics systems in efforts to drive technology insourcing, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Fox Business reported Monday the new Boeing Avionics organization will target the market for commercial and military aircraft …

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Northrop Grumman to Invest in Future Military Electronics Sustainment Facility in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 16, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will invest $37.2 million to help establish a defense electronics maintenance and sustainment center in Australia to support the country’s military, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the future Electronic Sustainment Center of Excellence in western Sydney will work to sustain the …

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GSA Taps W.M. Jordan to Build New NASA Langley Lab; Dave Bowles Comments

The General Services Administration has awarded W.M. Jordan Co. a $95.6 million contract to build a new research-and-development laboratory at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. W.M. Jordan is tasked to complete construction of the Measurement Systems Laboratory by late 2019 as part of Langley’s 20-year revitalization plan, NASA …

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BAE Systems to Build Circuit Analysis Tool Under Air Force Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2016 — A business unit of BAE Systems will help develop a tool that will work to analyze small circuit features on a silicon integrated circuit chip under a $9.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday BAE’s information and electronic systems integrated …

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Raytheon Lifts Guidance as 3Q Earnings Top Street; L-3’s 2017 Outlook Below Analyst Consensus

GovCon Index– and S&P 500-listed defense contractors Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) lifted full-year earnings per share and revenue guidance before markets opened Thursday with third quarter EPS above Wall Street’s expectations for both companies. Raytheon showed a year-over-year revenue increase for the third quarter on growth …

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Harris FY 2017 Guidance Below Street Estimate, 4Q Swings to Profit as Radio Maker Inks Board Appointment Pact With Jana Partners

Harris Corp.’s (NYSE: HRS) guidance for its 2017 fiscal year started July 4 came in below Wall Street’s consensus forecast before markets opened Tuesday as the communications technology contractor anticipates pressure in its tactical and maritime energy businesses to continue. Melbourne, Florida-based military radio maker Harris cited global oil price declines …

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DMEA Picks 8 Firms for $7B Follow-On Advanced Tech Engineering Services IDIQ

The Defense Microelectronics Activity has awarded positions on a potential $7.2 billion contract vehicle to eight companies to support the agency’s work on new technology insertions and applications for military systems. Contractors will bid for individual task orders over a 10-year ordering period to engineer components for the Defense Department to address operational issues with electronics’ hardware and software …

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