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General Dynamics to Help Army Update Logistics Documentation for Buffalo Trucks

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has been awarded a $22.7 million contract to help update logistics requirements for the U.S. Army‘s fleet of Buffalo A2 M1272 armored trucks. General Dynamics Land Systems said Tuesday it will perform work in Sterling Heights, Michigan, and is scheduled to finish by March 2018. The …

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CACI Vet Arnold Morse Joins CNSI as General Counsel, Chief Legal Adviser

Arnold Morse, formerly chief legal officer and corporate secretary for CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has joined CNSI as general counsel. He will help to steer the company’s corporate strategy and serve as chief legal adviser, CNSI said Tuesday. Morse held executive-level roles at CACI for more than two decades after …

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Raytheon to Produce More Air-to-Air Missile Systems for US Air Force

A Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) business unit has received a $528, 797, 459 contract modification to produce medium range air-to-air missile systems for the U.S. Air Force. Raytheon missile systems will exercise the option on an existing contract for the 29th lot of the missiles and other AMRAAM system items, the …

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Tetra Tech to Advise USAID on Afghan Provincial Gov’t Partnership

Tetra Tech (NASDAQ: TTEK) will provide technical and advisory services to the U.S. Agency for International Development for the agency’s work with Afghanistan’s provincial government system under a five-year, $62 million contract. The company said Tuesday it will help USAID establish information management systems, databases and other governance systems to facilitate public services. The contract focuses …

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CDC Awards Emergent BioSolutions New Anthrax Vaccine Development Funds

The Department of Health and Human Services has tapped Emergent BioSolutions to further develop a new anthrax vaccine under a 30-month, $31 million contract with funding and technical support from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority. HHS said Monday the new vaccine, called NuThrax, will work to improve on the existing licensed vaccine as …

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March 24 Market Close: GovCon Index Dips as Dollar, Oil Figures Rise

The GovCon Index closed at a coss for a second consecutive day Tuesday as it recorded a decline of 0.318 points to 69.709. A 6-cent increase in crude oil and another increase in the U.S. dollar against other currencies drove U.S. trading activity Tuesday on a day that saw stocks decline, according to CNBC. Stocks traded …

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Netherlands Requests $1.05B Boeing CH-47F Helicopter Sale

The Netherlands has asked to procure $1.05 billion in Boeing-made (NYSE: BA) CH-47F helicopters and associated equipment through the U.S.’ foreign military sales program. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Monday the request covers 17 Chinook helicopters and multiple aircraft turbine engines, embedded global positioning and inertial navigational systems, radios for …

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MacB-WSRI Team to Support Air Force’s Sensing Tech R&D; Tim Lawrence Comments

A MacAulay-Brown and Wright State Research Institute partnership has been awarded a seven-year, $14 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory build sensing and sensor exploitation technologies. MacB said Monday the team will also work to develop sensor exploitation performance metrics and prediction tools, information visualization and …

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Orbital ATK to Deliver More Polar-Orbiting Satellites to NASA, NOAA

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will design, manufacture, integrate and test the Joint Polar Satellite System 2 spacecraft under a $253 million delivery order from NASA through the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III contract vehicle. NASA said Monday the company will also provide mission operations support and five Flight Segment Emulators for JPSS-2, which will support the National Oceanic …

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Air Force Releases Specs for Trainer Jet Replacement Program

The U.S. Air Force has published a set of capability requirements for the military service’s future T-X trainer aircraft, Defense News reported Friday. Aaron Mehta writes USAF’s top-level trainer specifications call for sustained G, simulator visual acuity and performance and aircraft sustainment. Other system requirements include aerial refueling, a 10-knot …

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