Tag Archives: Federal Aviation Administration

Raytheon to Supply GPS Navigation Payload for FAA’s GEO Satellite System

Raytheon will provide GPS air navigation technology to support the Federal Aviation Administration‘s space-based Wide Area Augmentation System under a $103 million contract. The company said Tuesday it will field the payload that will be incorporated into the WAAS system’s geostationary Earth orbit satellite and two ground uplink stations. “The WAAS system is a …

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Serco’s US Arm Lands $187M in FAA Air Traffic Control Mgmt Contracts; Dan Allen Comments

The North American subsidiary of Serco Group has been awarded two contracts worth up to $187 million combined to help the Federal Aviation Administration carry out air traffic control work in 11 states across the U.S.’ western region. Serco Inc. will assign air traffic control specialists and safety managers to 58 towers under the FAA’s Contract Tower program …

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Camber Forms Subsidiary for Unmanned Systems Business; Phil Nolan Comments

Camber Corp. has formed a new subsidiary called Unmanned Systems Innovation to support its expansion into the unmanned systems market, alongside its mentorship program and partnerships with government agencies and academia in the field. “It is our intent to be at the forefront of testing technologies and capabilities needed to fully integrate …

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Former AIA Chief Marion Blakey Named Rolls-Royce North America President, CEO

Marion Blakey, formerly president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association, has joined Rolls-Royce as president, CEO and chairman of the board for its North American business. The company said Tuesday Blakey will succeed James Guyette, who plans to retire in May. “We are extremely pleased to have Ms. Blakey leading the North …

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Harris to Upgrade FAA’s Alaska Flight Planning System; John O’Sullivan Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $98 million contract to upgrade the Federal Aviation Administration’s weather data and flight-planning system for the aviation community in Alaska. The company will also test and maintain the system under the Operational and Supportability Implementation System II program, Harris said Thursday. “OASIS is …

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FAA Awards Raytheon $350M for Air Traffic Control Updates; Michael Espinola Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $350 million contract modification with the Federal Aviation Administration to extend the company’s air traffic control center modernization work under the FAA’s Terminal Automation Modernization and Replacement program to September 2017. The company will implement the Standard Terminal Automation System at airports as part of the FAA’s efforts to transition ATC systems …

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Harris Gov’t Comm Systems Revenue Up 12% in FY 2015 1Q

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has announced financial results for the first quarter of the company’s 2015 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 26, 2014. Revenue in the company’s government systems segment increased 12 percent from the prior period to $461 million, which Harris said was driven by work on the F-35 Joint …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Adds NextGen Engineering, Analytical Contract

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has won a 38-month, $23 million contract that covers work with the Transportation Department and Federal Aviation Administration to implement the NextGen air traffic control system at airports. The company will perform engineering and analytical support work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, which includes both new and …

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Joseph Battaglia: Telephonics Support to FAA Terminal Upgrade Program to Bring More Opportunities

A Griffon (NYSE: GFF) subsidiary has received a $23 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to provide its Common Terminal Digitizer system as an upgrade to the agency’s Airport Surveillance Radar-8. As part of FAA’s Terminal Automation Modernization Replacement program, Telephonics‘ CTD system will digitize radar signals from ASR-8 and air traffic control …

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Tetra Tech to Provide FAA IT, Security Programs Support

Tetra Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) will provide information technology and security programs support services to the Federal Aviation Administration under a potential $76 million contract. The company will also perform cybersecurity-related work and help the FAA to handle hazardous materials tracking systems, the company said Wednesday. The FAA’s office of security …

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