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General Dynamics Receives $126M Contract Modification for Navy Submarine Missile Tube Components

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has received a five-year, $126.2 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to obtain long-lead-time materials for the missile tube of Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines. This submarine missile tube is part of the joint U.S./U.K Common Missile Compartment program, the Defense Department said Monday. Seventy-two …

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Lockheed Secures $211M Navy Contract for F-35 Common System Pre-Modernization Efforts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has secured a $211.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to conduct pre-modernization work on F-35 Block 4.1 common systems. Efforts under the contract will be part of the F-35 preliminary design review for the U.S. Air Force and international partners, the Defense Department said Monday. The Naval Air …

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Air Force Issues $312M Ceiling Increase Modification to Boeing JDAM Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $311.8 million ceiling increase modification under a U.S. Air Force contract for the production of Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits. The company will supply the military service with JDAM inertial guidance kits designed to increase bomb accuracy through global positioning system-based guidance updates, the  Defense Department said Monday. Boeing’s …

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HII Gets $180M Navy Funds for Additional USS Enterprise Carrier Long-Lead Material Procurement

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘s (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has received a $179.9 million U.S. Navy contract modification to obtain an additional long-lead-time material for the construction of a Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier. The Navy issued the modification to definitize efforts under a previously announced contract action and to increase the scope of work …

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John Foley Named DSA President in Series of Exec Moves

John Foley, chief financial officer and treasurer at Data Systems Analysts, has taken an additional role as president of the Pennsylvania-based technology and information management services contractor. Foley was promoted along with six other executives in a series of senior leadership changes at the company, DSA said Monday. Paul Strasser, most recently …

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Reports: Boeing Reorganizes Defense Business With 2 New Divisions

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will set up two new divisions focused on missile and weapon systems and commercial derivatives aircraft within its defense, space and security business in a move that takes effect Monday, April 2, Defense One reported Thursday. The reorganization seeks to “refine our structure around our core markets, …

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6 Firms Win Spots on $900M Contract for DoD Joint Test & Evaluation Program Support

The U.S. Army has chosen six companies to support the Defense Department‘s Joint Test and Evaluation Program under a potential 10-year, $900 million shared contract. DoD said Thursday 12 bids were submitted to the Army Corps of Engineers’ engineering research and development center for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract via the internet. …

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Christie Thomas Named HII Newport News Shipbuilding VP for Contracts, Pricing

Christie Thomas, formerly corporate director of investor relations at Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), has been named vice president of contracts and pricing for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division. HII said Friday Thomas succeeds Tom Johnston and will oversee the division’s contracts, pricing and export/import licensing and compliance functions in her new position. …

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Raytheon to Supply Air Force Radar Warning Receiver Components Under $460M IDIQ

Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) self protect systems business has received a potential seven-year, $460 million contract to supply line- and shop-replaceable units for the U.S. Air Force‘s radar warning receiver system. The company will fabricate, integrate, test and deliver the components for the AN/ALR‐69A digital RWR system under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work …

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Navy Awards Boeing $1.1B Contract to Develop Kuwait’s Super Hornet Baseline Configuration

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a potential $1.17 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to support the development of a baseline configuration needed to produce and deliver 22 F/A-18E and six F/A-18F aircraft for Kuwait. The company will also provide long-lead radar warning receivers and aircraft weaponry equipment under the foreign military sales contract, …

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