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Lockheed to Help MDA Build Homeland Defense Radar Under $585M Delivery Order

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a potential five-year, $585.2M delivery order from the Missile Defense Agency to design and produce a homeland defense radar system for installation in Oahu, Hawaii. MDA obligated $51.4M in initial research development test and evaluation funds for project that commenced Tuesday and will continue …

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Phil Thiel Promoted to Dewberry EVP; Donald Stone Quoted

Phil Thiel, a more than 35-year consulting industry veteran, has been promoted to an executive vice president role at Dewberry. He will oversee Dewberry’s client engagement efforts in the federal sector and continue to manage its national geospatial and technology services business, the company said Friday. “Phil’s experience in managing …

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American Systems-MEI JV Lands Spot on $264M NASA Engineering, Technical Support IDIQ; Peter Smith Quoted

A joint venture of American Systems and Millennium Engineering and Integration will compete for engineering and technical support service task orders under NASA’s potential eight-year, $264M contract. New Horizons Aeronautics will deliver services in support of the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., American Systems said Tuesday. NHAero …

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General Dynamics Awarded $208M Education Dept Tech Support Contract

A managed affiliate of General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology segment has received a potential $208M contract to provide new technology and support services to the Department of Education. SRA International was awarded the Portfolio of Integrated Value-Oriented Technologies-Integration contract that has a six-month base period, five option years and an additional …

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Raytheon Gets $141M USAF Contract Option to Produce Lot 5 SDB II Munitions, Equipment

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a $141.4M contract option to manufacture a fifth batch of air-launched, precision-strike glide bombs. Raytheon’s missile systems business will produce 1.2K Small Diameter Bomb II munitions, 389 single-weapon containers and 344 dual-weapon containers, the Department of Defense said Tuesday. The exercised option also includes 20 demonstration effort captive …

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Planet Eyes Gov’t Market Footprint Growth Through Boundless Acquisition

Imaging satellite operator Planet has agreed to buy geospatial data management software vendor Boundless Spatial for an undisclosed sum to expand the former’s business in the public sector and commercial agriculture markets. San Francisco-based Planet said Tuesday it aims to increase utilization of its imagery products in the government sector by leveraging Boundless’ technology platforms and services. …

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Boeing Gets $92M Navy Contract to Update F/A-18E/F, EA-18G Training Systems

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential five-year, $91.7M contract to deliver training systems for aircrew and maintenance personnel of the U.S. Navy‘s and U.S. Air Force‘s F/A-18E/F and EA-18G planes. The company will also update training equipment for both aircraft platforms in an effort to interoperability with the F-35 joint simulation environment, the Department …

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Engineering Solutions & Products Gets $100M Contract to Support Army Tactical Radio Systems

Engineering Solutions & Products has received a potential five-year, $100M contract to provide technical support services to the U.S. Army‘s product manager for tactical radios. The company said it will help the service branch engineer, architect, integrate and ensure readiness of radio systems throughout the product life cycle. Work covers systems …

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Micro Focus’ Rob Roy: IT Modernization Offers Agencies Opportunity to Address Cyber Risks One Step at a Time

Rob Roy, public sector chief technology officer at Micro Focus Government Solutions, has said information technology modernization offers agencies an opportunity to make incremental changes to address cybersecurity risks. Roy wrote that agencies should consider alternatives to an all-or-nothing type of encryption, which could provide hackers a chance to unlock data …

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Report: Trump to Order Establishment of Space Command

President Donald Trump is expected this week to order the creation of a new combatant command that would focus on space, CNN reported Monday. Vice President Mike Pence is set to visit Tuesday the Kennedy Space Center in Florida and the Pentagon this week to talk about the administration’s plan …

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