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Lockheed to Produce Mobile Rocket Launchers for Army Under $289M Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $289M contract to provide 24 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems and related equipment to the U.S. Army. Production of HIMARS launchers will occur at the company-operated Precision Fires Center of Excellence facility in Camden, Ark., Lockheed said Tuesday. Contract work is scheduled for completion in July …

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Gets $564M NASA X-ray Satellite Support Extension

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory has received a potential 12-year, $563.5M contract extension to help NASA manage a space observatory built to detect X-ray emissions from outer space. SAO will continue to support Chandra X-ray Observatory system engineering, ground system development and maintenance; scientific research; outreach; and mission execution and planning activities through the …

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Charles Davis Named L3 International SVP; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

Charles Davis, former acting president of L3 Technologies’ (NYSE: LLL) reconnaissance mission systems business, has been appointed senior vice president of the company’s international subsidiary. He will work with Stephen O’Bryan, corporate SVP and chief global business development officer, to manage global customer outreach, marketing and sales functions, the company said Monday. Davis will …

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Deloitte Digital’s Sasa Eric: Cloud Tech Could Help Agencies Transform User Engagement

Sasa Eric, a senior manager at Deloitte Digital, has said there are three factors agencies should consider as they transform operations through cloud adoption and one is the opportunity that cloud offers when it comes to enhancing user experience. Eric wrote that agencies should consider adopting a mix of cloud …

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Boeing to Replace Huey Helicopters Under $2.4B USAF Contract; Ed Dolanski Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a potential 13-year, $2.38B contract to replace the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of UH-1N Huey helicopters. The company said Monday it will deliver and maintain up to 84 MH-139 helicopters and provide training devices and related support equipment for the aircraft. MH-139 is based on the Leonardo-built AW139 helicopter that …

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L3 Acquires ASV Global in Unmanned Maritime Tech Expansion Push; Christopher Kubasik Quoted

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has purchased unmanned surface vessel developer ASV Global for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its autonomous maritime capabilities. The acquired company will operate as L3 ASV and will help L3 broaden its range of offerings such as integrated unmanned undersea and surface vessels, autonomous off-board …

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Robert Mullins, Stephanie Hill to Assume New Leadership Roles at Lockheed

Robert Mullins, a 20-year aerospace and defense industry veteran, has been named senior vice president for corporate strategy and business development at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) in a move that takes effect Oct. 8. He will serve as a corporate officer and succeed Stephanie Hill, who will transition to the …

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Navy Taps Eight Firms for $284M Technical, Engineering Support Services IDIQ

Eight companies have secured spots on a potential $283.8M contract to provide technical and engineering support services for electrical power and generation systems aboard the U.S. Navy’s vessels. Work will cover the installation of such power mechanisms on assault craft, submarines and surface ships, the Defense Department said Monday. Work will …

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Seven Firms to Maintain Army Medical Command Facilities Under $475M Contract

Seven companies have landed spots under a $475M multiple-award, firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance and operations services in support of the U.S. Army Medical Command’s facilities. The firms will compete for task orders to perform maintenance activities including minor construction and incidental repairs, the Defense Department said Monday. The Army will …

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NewSpring Holdings Creates Fourth Government Services Platform Through Sentinel Acquisition; Andy Maner Quoted

NewSpring’s holding company has expanded its reach in the federal services market through its purchase of The Sentinel Company for an undisclosed amount. NewSpring Holdings said Thursday the acquisition led to the creation of its fourth government services platform, which will be led by Sentinel CEO Andy Maner. Maner said …

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