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Booz Allen to Continue Support for DHS Cyber Breach Simulation Program

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has received a $400, 000 contract to continue supporting a Department of Homeland Security-sponsored cyber attack preparedness exercise, Nextgov reported Thursday. Aliya Sternstein writes that Booz Allen supports the DHS’ Cyber Storm drill, which aims to evaluate the nation’s response capabilities in the event of …

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Thales to Install Naval Radars for Dutch Military

Thales Group has signed a contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding to supply and install surveillance radars for the Netherlands’ Joint Support Ship program. Thales will install its Scout Mk3 sensor technology on a vessel Damen Schelde is building for the Dutch defense materiel organization, Thales said Friday. Netherlands’ military …

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Harald Wilhelm: Airbus Aims for Salzburg Munchen Bank Buy to Form Company Bank

Airbus Group has moved to expand its financing options by agreeing to buy Salzburg Munchen Bank AG from Raiffeisenverband Salzburg. The Munich-based bank will be renamed Airbus Group Bank once the transaction is completed and the new Airbus subsidiary will provide financial services to the aeronautics and defense company, Airbus …

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John Mulholland: Boeing Tests CST-100 Vehicle Adapter, Emergency Detection System

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has concluded a series of software and hardware reviews for the company’s crew transport spacecraft under NASA’s requirements. The company completed the wind tunnel tests for the launch vehicle adapter that works to connect the Crew Space Transportation-100 spacecraft to a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket, Boeing said …

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IntelliDyne JV Awarded NIH Engineering Task Order; Tony Crescenzo Comments

IntelliDyne has been awarded a potential five-year, $48.5 million task order through its Hygeia Solutions Partners joint venture to help four health and information technology organizations carry out engineering and integration work. The consulting firm said Wednesday the partnership with Govplace, Ariadne Genomics and Earth Resources Technology received the order under …

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Linda Hudson Joins Energy Firm Southern Company’s Board of Directors

Linda Hudson, former president and CEO of BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary, has been elected to the board of directors at energy firm Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and will continue to serve as an adviser and external director at BAE Systems Inc. Hudson led the subsidiary’s armament and technical products unit …

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Exelis Buys ARC’s Air Travel Mgmt Tool; Rene Colyer Comments

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has purchased a Web-based tool developed by travel analytics firm ARC to manage corporate air travel. FareSight works to compare average ticket prices for air travel and also analyze both air travel patterns and spending, ARC announced Wednesday. “When FareSight transitioned to general availability, we purchased the product …

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Kratos to Build Navy UAV Command, Control Systems

A Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS) subsidiary has been awarded a four-year, $29.6 million basic ordering agreement to build command and control systems for the U.S. Navy‘s unmanned aerial vehicles. Micro Systems will work to engineer and develop upgrades for electronics and ground control stations used to manage UAVs, …

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Lockheed, Rolls-Royce Ink $1B C-130 Engine Deal; Tom Bell, George Shultz Comment

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) has agreed to power its C-130J aircraft with Rolls-Royce-built engines under a $1 billion deal signed by both companies. Rolls-Royce will deliver nearly 600 AE 2100 engines for the C-130J Super Hercules and develop those engines for all C-130J variants through 2025, Rolls-Royce said Wednesday. …

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Ball Aerospace to Build Atmospheric Monitoring Instrument for US-Taiwan Constellation; Dave Kaufman Comments

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. will build an environmental measuring instrument for a joint U.S.-Taiwan observatory satellite constellation under a $5.8 million contract awarded by the U.S. Air Force. The company is contracted to build five Ion Velocity Meters for the Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate-2, Ball Aerospace said Wednesday. …

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