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Lockheed to Build Airborne Launch Control System Prototype Under $81M USAF Contract; Vinny Sica Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $81 million contract to design and build a prototype designed to replace the U.S. Air Force’s aerial launch control system aboard the E-6B Mercury airborne command post aircraft. The service awarded the technology maturation and risk reduction contract through the Airborne Launch Control …

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Sallyport Awarded $400M Contract to Support Iraq F-16 Base Operations

Sallyport Global Holdings has landed a one-year, $400 million contract to help manage Iraq’s F-16 base operations through the U.S. foreign military sales program. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will deploy personnel to provide aircraft base life support and security services at Balad Air Base in Iraq. Work …

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Dr. Steven Walker Receives Wash100 at the Potomac Officers Club’s Defense Research and Development Summit

Dr. Steven Walker, director of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, was presented with a Wash100 award at the Defense Research and Development Summit hosted by the Potomac Officers Club on January 31st. The Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena. Dr. …

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Raytheon Lands $2.3B Army Contract for Patriot System-of-Systems Engineering Services

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential five-year, $2.30 billion contract from the U.S. Army to provide system-of-systems engineering support for Phased Array Tracking Radar Intercept on Target weapons. The Defense Department said Tuesday Raytheon will support Patriot-related software and refresh systems deployed outside the continental U.S. and partner countries. Patriot is a missile defense system composed of …

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On Assignment Plans $775M ECS Federal Acquisition; Peter Dameris, George Wilson Comment

On Assignment (NYSE: ASGN) has agreed to purchase Fairfax, Virginia-based technology and engineering firm ECS Federal for $775 million from majority owner Roy Kapani and investment company Lindsay Goldberg. ECS and its current leadership team will continue to operate under its brand name as a division of On Assignment, the …

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Jeff Shockey Named Boeing Defense Sales, Marketing VP; Leanne Caret Comments

Jeff Shockey, formerly vice president of federal and international affairs at Boeing (NYSE: BA), has been appointed VP of global sales and marketing at the company’s defense, space and security segment. He succeeds Tom Bell, who left the Boeing after more than two years leading the segment’s sales and marketing efforts …

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Rick Wagner: ManTech to Support Army Intell & Security Command Under $133M Award

ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential $133 million contract to support the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command in counterintelligence and counterterrorism efforts. The company said Tuesday it will deploy skilled personnel to help INSCOM conduct forensic analysis, intelligence, computer science and technology protection tasks. “Given the geometric rise in …

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Raytheon to Update, Support Canada’s Radar-Guided Naval Weapon Systems Under Potential $572M Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential 20-year, $572.3 million contract to modernize and support the Canadian armed forces’ radar-guided weapon systems designed to engage aircraft, missiles and small ship threats. The Canadian government said Friday work will include updates to 21 Close-In Weapon Systems that currently support the Canadian navy’s …

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Scientific Research Corp. Wins $87M IDIQ to Engineer, Install Navy Ship C4I Systems

Scientific Research Corp. has won a potential five-year, $86.7 million contract to engineer, integrate and install command, control, communications, computers and intelligence systems on U.S. Navy ships. Work runs through February 2023 and covers incidental supplies procurement, fabrication, test, assembly, delivery, integration, engineering and inspection of C4I systems aboard new construction …

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Thomas Kennedy: Raytheon Eyes Larger Share of $8B Over-the-Horizon Missile Market

Thomas Kennedy, chairman and CEO of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), has said he expects the company to gain a controlling share of a potential $8 billion market for surface-to-surface missiles over a decade, Defense News reported Tuesday. Kennedy said Thursday at the company’s earnings call that the proposed Naval Strike Missile …

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