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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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Tara Dunning Rejoins Avaya as Chief Revenue Officer

Tara Dunning, formerly vice president of global sales operations at BroadSoft, has returned to Avaya (NYSE: AVYA) as chief revenue officer. Dunning will oversee sales and channel operations, pricing, offer development, tools and automation and other revenue-generation approaches as well as drive revenue predictability and accountability in the newly created …

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General Atomics Unit Gets $296M USAF MQ-9 RPA Production Contract

A General Atomics business unit will provide fiscal 2017 configuration of the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft to the U.S. Air Force under a potential three-year, $295.7 million contract. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. is scheduled to complete work under the sole-source contract by July 29, 2021, the Defense Department said …

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Huntington Ingalls Receives $94M Coast Guard Contract to Fund 10th National Security Cutter Materials

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has  received a $94 million contract to obtain long-lead materials needed to build the U.S. Coast Guard‘s 10th National Security Cutter. HII said Thursday it will use the funds to procure steel, main propulsion systems, generators, electrical switchboards and major castings for the next Legend-class …

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