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Rockwell Collins to Upgrade US Navy’s Hawkeye Integrated Training System; LeAnn Ridgeway Comments

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has won a potential $40 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Navy‘s E-2D Hawkeye integrated training system. Rockwell Collins said Monday will work with ASI to update an operational flight trainer. The company will also modify the tactics trainer and maintenance trainer, and supply spares. LeAnn Ridgeway, vice president and general manager …

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Raytheon to Design Defense Operation Center for Qatar Under FMS Program; Dave Gulla Comments

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) will design an air and missile defense operation center for Qatar under a $75.6 million foreign military sale contract between the Middle East nation and the U.S. The defense operation center incorporates the Patriot system, Early Warning Radar and terminal high altitude area defense system, Raytheon said Monday. “The …

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Dan Paul: General Dynamics to Continue Hydra-70 Production for Army

A division of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will supply the U.S. Army with a Hydra-70 rocket system under a new five-year contract awarded through the U.S. Army Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal. The company said Monday its General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems business will continue to manufacture the air-to-ground rocket system to support military operations. …

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Sean Fitzpatrick: LexisNexis Extends Information Services for US Courts Admin Office

LexisNexis has been awarded a contract from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts to provide information services to federal judiciary personnel for five additional years. The company will continue to make its nonlegal and legal research tools, content and resources accessible to federal defenders, court staff members, and probation …

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December 1 Market Close: GovCon Index Starts Month With Loss

The GovCon Index kicked off the final month of 2014 with a decline of 0.826 percent — or 0.574 points — to 70.058 on Monday. Lower-than-expected sales over Thanksgiving weekend and a decline in Supply Management’s national factory activity index for October drove stock prices downward, CNBC reported. Laggers led gainers by a three-to-one ratio …

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Bridget Lauderdale Named Lockheed Corporate Strategy, BD SVP; Marillyn Hewson Comments

Bridget Lauderdale,  vice president and general manager of aeronautics operations at Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), will take a new role as SVP for corporate strategy and business development and a corporate officer of the company. Lauderdale will start in her new position on Jan. 1, 2015 and be responsible for new business capture and …

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Tom Arseneault to Head Electronic Systems at BAE’s US Arm, Retain COO Title

Tom Arseneault, chief operating officer at BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary and a 14-year BAE veteran, will take on the additional role of president of the subsidiary’s electronic systems sector on Jan. 1, 2015. BAE said Monday that Arseneault will continue to hold the chief operating officer role for the subsidiary — BAE …

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Steve Comber: Leidos to Support NIH Grants, Research Mgmt System

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will provide information technology services to the National Institutes of Health‘s Electronic Research Administration under a potential five-year, $113 million contract for work to support eRA’s electronic systems. The company said Monday that eRA develops, maintains and deploys electronic systems that manage information on NIH and Department of Health and …

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KGS Acquires Medical Simulation Tech Maker

Fairfax, Virginia-based technology and professional services contractor KGS has purchased a portion of Employee Leasing Solutions that manufactures medical training simulation products. KGS acquired the TraumaFX product line in an effort to bring “rugged and realistic” medical simulation products to its customers, the company said Wednesday. TraumaFX comprises untethered trauma training manikins with special effects technology …

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State Dept. OKs Proposed Iraq Purchase of Lockheed C-130E/J Sustainment Package

The State Department has approved Iraq’s request to purchase equipment, parts and associated training, logistics and sustainment services for Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) C-130E/J aircraft under a potential five-year, $800 million contract. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday that the proposed foreign military sale includes maintenance, documentation, spare and repair parts, …

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