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McAleese & Associates: Air Force’s Will Roper Eyes New Contractor Business Model

A report by McAleese & Associates says Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, is set to host Friday, April 26, an “open door” with industry on new contractor business models. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote …

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KBRwyle Gets $96.5M in USAF Task Orders for Aircraft Technical Support

KBR’s (NYSE: KBR) government services arm has received two task orders worth $96.5M combined from the U.S. Air Force to provide technical support for the service’s F-35 program and other aircraft platforms. KBRwyle will provide the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center with research, product assistance, analysis, engineering, airworthiness, risk …

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McAleese & Associates: Fiscal 2020 Air Force Budget Request Includes $39B ‘Non-Blue’ Funding

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says the total U.S. Air Force budget request for fiscal year 2020 is roughly $205B, including $166B in “blue” funds and another $39B in “non-blue” funds. The service’s proposed FY 2020 budget seeks $46.1B in research, development, test and evaluation funds associated …

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McAleese and Associates: DoD’s Ellen Lord Talks Software Development, Cybersecurity at Meeting

McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the remarks of Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, at a Defense Innovation Board meeting. Lord, a 2019 Wash100 recipient, discussed the need to bifurcate software development from hardware development and cited the Department of Defense’s effort to …

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McAleese and Associates: CFO Kenneth Possenriede on Lockheed’s 2019 Priorities

McAleese and Associates has released a report on Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) 2019 priorities as discussed by Chief Financial Officer Kenneth Possenriede at a JP Morgan conference on Thursday. Some of the priorities mentioned include the F-35 fighter aircraft program; missiles and fire control sector; hypersonics; and the restart of …

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McAleese & Associates: Air Force Execs Talk Prototyping, Agile Software Dev’t at AFA Symposium

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the speeches of Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Will Roper, the service’s acquisition chief, at an Air Force Association symposium that kicked off Thursday in Orlando, Fla. Wilson discussed the need for the service to dominate time, space …

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Lockheed Gets $109M Delivery Order to Support F-35 Modification, Retrofit Activities

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $108.7M delivery order under a basic ordering agreement from the U.S. Navy to support modification and retrofit work on F-35 air systems delivered to domestic and foreign military sales clients. The company’s aeronautics business will provide non-recurring and recurring engineering, site support and labor …

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McAleese & Associates: BAE’s US Electronic Systems Sector Posted 14% Growth in 2018 Sales

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says BAE Systems’ U.S. electronic systems sector saw its 2018 sales rise 14 percent to $5.3B with 15.3 percent sector operating margin and operating profit of $809M. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote BAE’s U.S. arm attributed …

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Lockheed Receives $90M Navy Contract Modification to Explore F-35 Cost Reduction Measures

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a three-year, $90.3M contract modification from the U.S. Navy to identify and implement measures to reduce the cost of the F-35 air system. The company will aim to complete the cost reduction efforts by June 2022, the Department of Defense said Tuesday. The Navy, Air Force and …

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McAleese & Associates: Lockheed’s 2018 Sales Driven by Aeronautics, Missiles & Fire Control Businesses

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) saw its fiscal 2018 sales rise 8 percent to $53.8B and the increase was primarily driven by revenue growth in the Bethesda, Md.-based company’s aeronautics and missiles and fire control segments. Jim McAleese, founder and principal of McAleese & …

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